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Gunslinger BornStephen King's The Gunslinger Born
(Dark Tower Graphic Novel)

Author: Peter David, Robin Furth
Illustrator: Jae Lee, Richard Isanove
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Date: 2007
Awards: Amazon's Best Books of 2007: Comics & Graphic Novels
Ages: 17+
Advisory: Parental Advisory for Strong Language & Content
Topics: graphic novel, comic, fiction, fantasy, adventure, western
Summary: Fans of the Dark Tower series will enjoy this backstory of Roland Deschain and his friends.

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Teaching and Learning Connections

Create a literature circle on the "Weird West" (wikipedia).

Explore the connection between the poem "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came" (wikipedia) by Robert Browning and the Dark Tower series.

The Lord of the Rings, the Arthurian Legend, and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly were identified by Stephen King as inspiration for The Gunslinger. Can you find specific examples of connections?

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