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Legendary Comics Announces New Fantasy RomCom Original Graphic Novel Three Little Wishes by Award-winning Author Paul Cornell and Reveals Sneak Peek of the Art

Legendary Comics Announces New Fantasy RomCom Original Graphic Novel Three Little Wishes by Award-winning Author Paul Cornell and Reveals Sneak Peek of the Art

The comic, announced today during Legendary’s C2E2 panel, is set to hit retailers and online stores on July 12, 2022

LOS ANGELES, December 10, 2021 – Legendary Comics announced today a new graphic novel Three Little Wishes from multiple award-winning author Paul Cornell (Doctor Who, I Walk With Monsters) with art by Steven Yeowell (Maniac, Red Fang) during Legendary’s “Script to Screen/Screen to Script” panel at C2E2. The fantasy romcom original graphic novel follows a contract lawyer, who upon discovering a fairy that grants three wishes, attempts to fix the world, and will be available to readers in stores and online on July 12, 2022

Of course on the day Kelly Castleton decides to be spontaneous on ONE LITTLE THING, she stumbles upon an ancient magic with the power to change everything! What to do – world peace? Win back her oh-so-perfect ex? Well, if underthinking got her into this mess, her habitual overthinking should be able to get her out of it! When the fairy king Oberon is released from his enchanted imprisonment, he offers Kelly the simplest of gifts: THREE LITTLE WISHES. That’s all, no need to think too hard about it. Just wish for what you’ve always wanted, and he’ll give you exactly that. Exactly, to the T… what could possibly go wrong?

“I’ve been a fan of Paul since Doctor Who, and I jumped at the chance to work with him,” said Nikita Kannekanti, Senior Editor at Legendary Comics. “When I first heard the pitch for Three Little Wishes, I loved his snappy dialogue and Kelly’s desire to change the world for the better. It’s been a blast working with this creative team and bringing the story to life, and I hope readers enjoy following Kelly, Oberon, and Annie on their hilarious chaotic adventures!”

“It’s been a delight to work with this incredibly talented team on a proper magical rom com that asks some big questions about the modern world,” said Cornell.

In addition to announcing Three Little Wishes, fans were treated to a sneak peek at how Legendary selects and creates stories for the screen and page during today’s C2E2 virtual panel. Napton was joined by Jennifer Breslow (EVP of Television and Digital Media) and Barnaby Legg (SVP Creative Strategy) as they discussed their roles at Legendary and what they look for when choosing projects for development. Cornell and Legendary Comics’ Senior Editor Nikita Kannekanti then discussed creative pitches that have inspired them and were joined by the full Three Little Wishes creative team—Yeowell, Pippa Bowland (colorist) and Simon Bowland (letterer)—as they divulged details about the new graphic novel. To access the full C2E2 panel, visit C2E2.com.

About the creators:
Paul Cornell has written episodes of Elementary, Doctor Who, Primeval, Robin Hood and many other TV series, including his own children’s show, Wavelength. He’s worked for every major comics company, including his creator-owned series I Walk With Monsters for The Vault, The Modern Frankenstein for Magma, Saucer State for IDW and This Damned Band for Dark Horse, and runs for Marvel and DC on Batman and Robin, Wolverine and Young Avengers. He’s the writer of the Lychford rural fantasy novellas from Tor.com Publishing. He’s won the BSFA Award for his short fiction, an Eagle Award for his comics, a Hugo Award for his podcast and shares in a Writer’s Guild Award for his Doctor Who. He’s the co-host of Hammer House of Podcast.

Steven Yeowell has been a massively popular 2000 AD artist since his debut as artist of the classic Zenith. He is also co-creator of Maniac 5, Red Fang, Red Razors and The Red Seas, and has pencilled Armitage, Black Light, DeMarco PI, Devlin Waugh, Future Shocks, Judge Dredd, A Life Less Ordinary, Nikolai Dante, Pussyfoot 5, Vector 13, Black Shuck and Sinister Dexter. His work outside the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic includes Batman, Doom Patrol, The Invisibles, Sebastian O, Skrull Kill Krew, Starman and X-Men.

For Three Little Wishes preview art, visit: https://bit.ly/3y98N8B.

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About Legendary Comics:
Legendary Comics was born out of a passion for mythic entertainment, seeking out new talent and working with the best and the brightest in the industry to create transportive worlds, inspirational characters, and spectacular adventures that leap off the page. Founded in 2011, Legendary Comics has produced an exciting catalogue of original titles that continues to grow and evolve. From partnerships with industry legend Frank Miller to Grant Morrison’s Eisner-nominated Annihilator, Legendary Comics has a passion for innovative new stories, including the fantasy graphic novel The Heart Hunter, the historical fiction story Championess (based on the true story of Elizabeth Wilkinson) and Jessica Chobot and Erika Lewis’ hit webseries, Firebrand: The Initiation of Natali Presano. In addition to original titles, Legendary Comics also expands the scope of the cinematic universes of its parent company Legendary Entertainment, by bringing big-screen adventure exploding onto the comic book page. Working with the visionary filmmakers and the architects of Legendary’s Monsterverse, they have delivered the level of quality and authenticity our fans demand with New York Times best-sellers such as Godzilla: Aftershock, Pacific Rim: Aftermath, and Skull Island: The Birth of Kong, to name a few. http://www.legendary.com/comics

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