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Transformers Turned Into Graphic Novel by Local Publisher

The popularity of graphic novels has grown in the last 10 years. Hollywood has taken notice and chain bookstores like Borders have established separate sections for them. San Diego is home to a small

Transformers Turned Into Graphic Novel by Local Publisher

Tom Fudge: This week, Transformers, the movie, opened in theaters. The film is based on the Transformer toy, that's been popular for quite a while. The movie also presents an opportunity to a San Diego publishing company that's built quite a reputation in the comic book industry.

IDW Publishing has become known for creating comics and adapting shows like CSI to the comic book form. The company now has a deal with the movie studio to publish two graphic novels that are based on the transformers movie. One is a movie prequel and one is an adaptation of the film. 

Guests

  • Chris Ryall, publisher and editor-in-chief of IDW Publishing, a San Diego based company that publishes comic books and graphic novels.
  • Ted Adams, co-founder and president of IDW Publishing.