Syzygy pronounces MEGALOPOLIS, Francis Ford Coppola graphic novel at WonderCon

Syzygy Publishing, the brand new Picture Imprint headed by Chris Ryall and Ashley Wooden, introduced their collaboration with Francis Ford Coppola on a graphic novel tie-in to his upcoming movie, MEGALOPOLIS. Jacob Phillips will present artwork for Coppola’s graphic novel debut.

In accordance with Ryall, Megalopolis will debut in 2024:

“He’s [Coppola] been writing for many years making an attempt to get it precisely the place he needs it to be and ready for the expertise to catch as much as what he thinks it needs to be visually.  And so, he stated he wished a graphic novel part to it. It’s going to be tied into the movie in ways in which that I believe are distinctive and attention-grabbing. It’s not a straight adaptation or something like that, however it’s a part of the world he’s creating.”

Wondercon Syzygy panel - Megalopolis

Ryall was joined by writers David M. Booher (Rain), Jordan Hart, and screenwriter David Ebeltoft (Right here Alone) to speak about their present and future books with the Syzygy imprint. Syzygy. which in line with, means a pair of related or corresponding issues, is Ryall’s try to precise what he known as his and Wooden’s off-kilter sensibilities.

Together with Megalopolis, Ryall introduced 11 forthcoming titles for the imprint beginning with the June 2023 launch of TALES OF SYZPENSE. Different titles anticipated all through 2023 and 2024 embody:

  • SELF HELP (Summer season 2023)
  • THE DROWNED MAN (Fall 2023)
  • THE CABINET (Fall 2023)
  • A HAUNTED GIRL (Fall 2023)
  • THE LEGENDARY LYNX (Fall 2023)
  • MOONSHINE BIGFOOT (Winter/Spring 2024)
  • TAKE THE FALL (Winter/Spring 2024)
  • SIMON DARK (Fall 2023)
  • BLOOD: A TALE (Fall 2023)
  • MEGALOPOLIS (2024)

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