BEFORE TOMORROWLAND (Disney Press; On sale: April 7, 2015) is a prequel novel to Walt Disney Studios’ Tomorrowland, which hits theaters on May 22, 2015. This all-new, original story comes straight from the minds of the film’s creators and gives readers a glimpse into the secrets behind the world of Tomorrowland.
The story begins in the year 1939, when a secret society of extraordinary geniuses is about to reveal an incredible discovery with the world. But a misguided enemy–half man, half machine–will stop at nothing to prevent the group from giving this forbidden knowledge to humanity. Meanwhile, a mother and son on vacation in New York City are handed a comic book infused with a secret code that will lead them straight into the crossfires of the conspiracy. Filled with action and adventure, BEFORE TOMORROWLAND will show the origins of how Tomorrowland came to be. The book will also feature a 20-page full color comic insert, bringing to life the comic that plays an integral role in the story
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Brad Bird is the Academy Award winning writer and director known for hit films such as The Incredibles, Ratatouille, and The Iron Giant.
Damon Lindelof is the co-creator, executive producer, and head writer for the critically-acclaimed ABC show, Lost. He is also the writer of the 2006 comic book miniseries Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk.
Jeff Jensen is a senior writer for Entertainment Weekly. His true crime graphic novel, The Green River Killer: A True Detective Story garnered rave reviews, including the following quote from Stephen King: “Terrific. It’s got the scariest opening sequence I’ve read in years, and the novel as a whole makes compelling stay-up-late reading. Great, creepy stuff.”
Jonathan Case is an artist and writer based in Portland, Oregon. His work includes the graphic novel, Dear Creature, illustrations for the Batman ’66 comics, and art for multiple Dark Horse Comics publications, such as The Green River Killer, The Guild, and House of Night. His art is also featured in the Eisner Award-winning anthology, Comic Book Tattoo.