The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born # 5
It’s been a wild four issues thus far, as young Roland Deschain has set down the path to become the Gunslinger of his dreams, and in Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born #5 (of 7), our young hero faces his greatest challenge yet. The popular protagonist from Stephen King’s acclaimed Dark Tower series of novels must contend with the forces of evil amassing powerful weapons to be used for nefarious means…that may just cost Roland’s father his life! Written by Peter David and Robin Furth, with art by Jae Lee & Richard Isanove, Dark Tower: Gunslinger Born has become the series that the critics won’t stop raving about!
ComicsShouldBeGood’s Brian Cronin praised the “nuanced writing of Peter David” and said, “With the beautiful artwork of Jae Lee, it is almost like watching a stage play being performed for me, with the dialogue and the artwork mixing together wonderfully.”
PopSyndicate.Com called Dark Tower: Gunslinger Born “a book of undisputed quality” and praised the creative as “some of the best writing and artistic talent in the business.”
Troy Brownfield of Newsarama.Com exclaimed “David nails every inch of it” and praised the series’ “resoundingly” beautiful art, adding that it’s “career-defining work.”
For more information on Dark Tower: Gunslinger Born make sure to visit www.marvel.com/darktower and don’t miss the newest chapter of this hit series!
DARK TOWER #5 FINDS ALLEGIANCES ARE BROKEN AND DEADLY FORCES ADVANCE
Stephen King’s chart-topping epic continues with the release of issue #5 this week Just outside Hambry, Roland makes a monstrous discovery: The evil Farson and his Coffin Riders have stolen the awesome weapons of the Old Ones and now have the oil to power them and launch an attack against the Affiliation—a group which counts among its members Roland’s father, Stephen Deschain! And, at just the wrong time, the young gunslinger’s ka-tet may be splintering, when Cuthbert accuses Roland of cowardice and rides off on his own. Things are going sour in Mid-World, sai. All this plus a six-gun full of extras!
With the release of this week’s issue, Lilja’s Library declares “With over half of the story arc done I can honestly say that Gunslinger Born is a success.”
With only two issues to go, the action’s only going to get hotter, the stakes higher, and the danger greater!