“Revenge: The Secret Origin of Emily Thorne” will be released in September
Marvel Comics and ABC Studios, both owned by The Walt Disney Company, are partnering to deliver a hardcover graphic novel which would serve as a prequel to ABC drama “Revenge.”
“Revenge: The Secret Origin of Emily Thorne” will be released on Sept. 3 and takes place when the orphaned girl is 19-years-old.
“The parts of the history we’re bursting to tell is the origin of the woman you see that shows up in the pilot, as differentiated from the girl who was thrown into [juvenile detention] when her dad was taken from her,” “Revenge” showrunner Sunil Nayar told USA Today.
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