Seminal sword-and-sorcery author Michael Moorcock weaves a stunning blend of magic, heroism, and wonder as his legendary Eternal Champion Elric features in two rarely seen adventures …
Based on Michael Moorcock’s beloved original stories, through the brilliant artistry of James Cawthorne this book revisits and reimagines his iconic hero, Elric of Melnibone, nearly fifty years after his inception. Elric has been continuously in print since the 1970’s, and has been a staple character in pop culture, having appeared in comics, album covers, song lyrics, and even role-playing games. Essential reading for all fans of the novels and those wishing to dip their toes into Moorcock’s vivid fantasy world.
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About the Title:
THE MOORCOCK LIBRARY: ELRIC THE ETERNAL CHAMPION COLLECTION
Publisher: Titan Comics
Hardcover, $19.99, £17.99
On sale January 2021
About the creators:
Born in London in 1939, Michael Moorcock now lives in Texas. A prolific and award-winning writer with more than eighty works of fiction and non-fiction to his name, he is the creator of Elric, Jerry Cornelius and Colonel Pyat, amongst many other memorable characters. In 2008, The Times named Moorcock in their list of “The 50 greatest British writers since 1945”.
Philippe Druillet is a comics artist and writer, known for his innovative approach to visual design. Since the start of his career in 1966, Druillet has won multiple awards, including the European Sci-Fi award for comics in 1972, The Grand Prize for a Science Fiction Franchise in 1976, in 1990 he was inducted into the European Science Fiction Society Hall of Fame for his artistry, and in 1996 he won the National Art and Graphics Grand Prize. In the US, he’s best known for his graphic adaptation of Michael Moorcock’s hit fantasy series, Elric, the Return to Melnibone, and his work for Heavy Metal, such as City of Flowers.
James Cawthorn has had a long working relationship with Michael Moorcock, illustrating his prose serials, and the comic strip Planet Peril, and writing the three-part serial Handar the Red in Tarzan Adventures, and illustrating for the Sexton Blake Library. He drew covers and interior illustrations for the science fiction magazine New Worlds from 1964, and worked with Moorcock on a variety of magazines in the 70s, drawing The Sonic Assassins, a comic strip based on the band Hawkwind, in Frendz. He drew graphic novels adaptations of Moorcock stories, including Strombringer, The Jewel in the Skull, and The Crystal and the Amulet.