NEW YORK, N.Y. –“Coffee table book”—Fans of Spike TV’s docu-series “ 1000 Ways to Die” will be able to thumb through some of the show’s most interesting deaths, as plans for a graphic novel were announced Monday by Spike TV.
The 200-page graphic novel based on the popular television series will be available in comic stores throughout the United States this fall to coincide with new original episodes.
The first ever graphic novel adaptation of a Spike TV show will be produced by Tedesco and Zenescope Entertainment, one of the most recognized independent comic book and graphic novel publishers in the world behind such titles as “Grimm Fairy Tales,” “SE7EN,” and “Return To Wonderland.”
“We’re definitely very excited to be working with the crew over at Spike. Our brands fit extremely well together and ‘1000 Ways to Die’ is a phenomenal property to bring into the world of graphic novels,” Tedesco said in a statement.
Premiered in May 2008, ‘1000 Ways to Die’ recreates some of the most outrageous true stories of those who have met their demise in odd and unusual ways. The fast-paced show combines dramatic witness testimonials, along with grim facts and scientific expert explanations with catchy names for each death minuet.
The popular death series was created by executive television producer, Thom Beers, who also serves as producer for Discover Channel’s “Deadliest Catch,” and“Ice Road Truckers,” as well as, “Ax Men” for the History Channel.
“1000 Ways To Die,” one of the cable network’s highest-rated original series, is now in its third season.Tags: 1000 Ways to Die, comic, Graphic Novel Adaption of Popular Spike TV Show, series, Television