Ubisoft Announces Splinter Cell Graphic Novel

Ubisoft Announces Splinter Cell Graphic Novel

Today, Ubisoft® announced a partnership with the well known writer, Nathan Edmondson, and the graphic artist, Marc Laming, to create a graphic novel based on Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell®. This will introduce readers to new facets of Sam Fisher and will explore the Splinter Cell universe from a fresh perspective.

Expected to release in 2013, the Splinter Cell Echoes graphic novel takes place between the events of Tom Clancy’s™ Splinter Cell Conviction® and  Blacklist™. The story is inteded to bridge the gap between the two games with through a realistic, original story setting the tone for the opening events in Splinter Cell Blacklist.

Splinter Cell Blacklist“Nathan Edmondson and Marc Laming are respected experts in their fields and we are so incredibly fortunate to have them on board for the Splinter Cell graphic novel,” said Patrick Redding, game director, Ubisoft Toronto. “Nathan’s work in The Activity put him on our radar with its gripping balance between real-world geopolitics and high-tech spy fantasy themes we also explore in Splinter Cell. We’re confident that all readers – whether t they’ve played every game in the series or are new to the franchise – are going to really engage with this story and the level of fine detail Nathan and Marc inject into their book.”

Nathan Edmondson is a comic book author and screenwriter, native of Augusta, Georgia. Some of his best known works include comics Who is Jake Ellis?Grifter, and The Activity. As an illustrator and comic book artist, Marc Laming work on The Activity and has contributed illustrations and art for dozens of other comics to some of the world’s biggest publishers, including DC Comics and Image Comics.

“Sam Fisher is a legend, but this story is our own. We are working with Ubisoft to add something special to the Splinter Cell canon that will simultaneously be exciting to fans of the series while being a thrilling stand-alone read,” said Nathan Edmondson. “Together with Marc Laming, Studio Lounak, and the Ubisoft Toronto team, we’re shedding new light on Sam Fisher.”

If you would like more details and information about the availability for the Splinter Cell Echoes graphic novel, it will be revealed in the coming months. For more information on Splinter Cell Blacklist, please visit: www.splintercell.com

And more information on Nathan Edmondson and Marc Laming, can be found at: nathan-e.com and monkeymarc.blogspot.com/.

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