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Riot Games Partnering with Marvel Entertainment for League of Legends Comics

Posted by Suzie Ford on Nov 19, 2018  | Comments

Riot Games Partnering with Marvel Entertainment for League of Legends Comics - MMORPG.com

In one of the more intriguing pieces of news coming through the pipeline today is that Riot Games and Marvel Entertainment have teamed up to bring the world League of Legends comics! The first graphic novel will be called League of Legends: Ashe: Warmother and is being prepped for release in May.

Ashe is one of the game's original heroes and the story for the graphic novel centers around her life in Freljord. The story is being penned by LoL Senior Narrative Designer Odin Austin Shafer with art being created by Nina Vakueva who has worked on "Heavy Vinyl" in the past. 

Speaking to TheVerge, Riot's Greg Street said, "We see similarities between the League of Legends Universe and the Marvel Universe as both of them feature an array of characters with compelling and diverse backgrounds."

With League of Legends being one of the most widely played games in the world, the comic series allows players to explore the lore behind the characters in a new, unique way.

Check out the full article at the link above.

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Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom
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