Monday, May 23, 2011

Archaia Monkeys Around With "Conspiracy Of The Planet Of The Apes"

Archaia Entertainment reports that "Conspiracy of the Planet of the Apes", its first illustrated novel through book trade distributor Publishers Group West, will be available July 25, 2011, written by Andrew E.C. Gaska, adapted from a story by Gaska, Rich Handley, Christian Berntsen and Erik Matthews.

The book has 30 full-color paintings and 19 black-and-white illustrations, including a cover by Jim Steranko and interior art by Ken Kelly, Mark Texeira, Leo Leibelman, Matt Busch, Brian Rood, Tom Scioloi, David Hueso, Dan Dussault and Dirk Shearer :

"...'Conspiracy of the Planet of the Apes' recounts what happened between the scenes of the classic 1968 Twentieth Century Fox film, centering on the astronaut 'John Landon', Chimpanzee scientists 'Dr. Milo', 'Dr. Galen', and 'Gorilla Security Chief Marcus'..."

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