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Singularity getting the graphic novel treatment

Tuesday, 21st July 2009 21:22 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Activision and Twistory Studios along with Image Publishing plan to release a graphic novel for Singularity.

David Atchinson of the Occult Times Taskforce, Davide Fabbri (Heavy Metal and Dark Horse’s Star Wars), Christopher “mink” Morrison(Dust, 13 Chambers and Dark Horse’s upcoming Shinjuku) and Yoshitaka Amano, and Tom Mandrake(Batman, The Punisher) are teaming up to bring the story to life.

The single issue graphic novel will be available following the launch of Singularity the game in early 2010.

Big news day for Comics apparently. Press release through the break.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Activision Publishing Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI – News) is teaming with an all-star cast to create the first graphic novel of Raven’s upcoming first person action-title, Singularity(TM). In collaboration with Twistory Studios and Image Publishing, industry veterans David Atchinson, of the Occult Times Taskforce, Davide Fabbri, with credits from Heavy Metal and Dark Horse’s Star Wars, Christopher “mink” Morrison, whose narrative works include, Dust, 13 Chambers and Dark Horse’s upcoming Shinjuku with Yoshitaka Amano, and Tom Mandrake, a renowned artist of Batman and The Punisher, will tell the story of the shadowy events, which occurred off the Russian Peninsula, that unraveled time as we know it and ultimately led to the Singularity. The single issue graphic novel will be available following the launch of Singularity the game.

Atchinson, Fabbri and Morrison will be on-hand at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, on July 23 – July 26, and available at select times in Activision’s booth #5001 for autographs and photographs. For more information visit www.singularity-thegame.com.

In Singularity, time is both your greatest enemy and your deadliest weapon. As players attempt to unravel a deadly Cold War conspiracy that has fractured the fabric of time itself, they must fight their way through an ever-shifting environment occupied by Russian mercenaries and time-ravaged creatures. Singularity will be released in early 2010 on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC and has not yet been rated by the ESRB.

About Activision Publishing, Inc.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products.

Activision Publishing maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, Russia, Japan, South Korea, China and the region of Taiwan. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company’s website, www.activision.com.

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