Stephen King, Animated

If you can use downloadable video to promote a movie, why not use it for a book?

This is what Stephen King and his publisher Scribner are doing for his forthcoming short-story collection, Just After Sunset (pub date, Nov 11). Marvel Comics is turning one of the stories, titled N, into a 25-episode downloadable video, reports the Wall Street Journal. Downloads will be available through iTunes and Amazon beginning Monday. A pass for all 25 episodes will cost $3.99 (episodes will also be free on Monday to some cellphone users and on CBS is Scribner’s parent company).


Scribner will sell a special edition of the book that includes a DVD of the entire video series. The ISBN for that edition is not yet available.

Just After Sunset

Stephen King

  • Hardcover: $28.00
  • Publisher: Scribner (November 11, 2008)
  • ISBN-10: 1416584080
  • ISBN-13: 978-1416584087
  • Audio CD: Unabridged, $49.99
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio; (November 11, 2008)
  • ISBN-10: 0743575318
  • ISBN-13: 978-0743575317

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