The Mortal Instruments – City Of Bones Adaptation From Th3rd World Studios Debuts as a Digital Exclusive on comiXology Today

New York Times bestselling author Cassandra Clare and publisher Th3rd World Studios have teamed up to release Clare’s acclaimed urban fantasy trilogy The Mortal Instruments as a series of graphic novels with today’s exclusive digital release of issue 1 of The City of Bones, on comiXology.

Todays’ release of City of Bones issue #1, marks the first graphic novel adaptation of The Mortal Instruments series. All nine issues will be released digitally by Th3rd World Studios and will initially only be available through comiXology.

The series will be adapted into graphic novels by veteran comics writer Mike Raicht and art on the series will be handled by talented newcomer, Nicole Virella with colors by Jeremy Mohler, and lettering by Steve Wands.

In City of Bones, the handsome Jace introduces fifteen-year-old Clary Fray to the world of the Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of warriors dedicated to driving demons out of our world. She is sure that Valentine, the evil and powerful Shadowhunter, is responsible for her mother’s disappearance, but she’s about to discover much more.

Readers will be able to instantly download the digital version of City of Bones today through comiXology, making it available across comiXology’s entire platform, which includes iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and the Web. The series will then continue its digital release on a monthly basis.

The Mortal Instruments, a contemporary fantasy story revolving around characters Clary Fray, Jace Wayland, and Simon Lewis became a New York Times bestseller upon its release, winning numerous awards. It has gone on to sell millions of copies worldwide in multiple languages, and spawned successful sequel and prequel trilogies. Screen Gems is currently in production on the film adaptation of City of Bones, with a script written by Jessica Postigo and scheduled for release on August 23rd, 2013.