‘Astonishing X-Men: Gifted Prose Novel’ by Peter David to be released

Joss Whedon and John Cassaday’s “Astonishing X-Men: Gifted” graphic novel (#1 – #6) will be available in prose novel format September 5, 2012. Award-winning writer Peter David is writing the “Astonishing X-Men: Gifted Prose Novel” with 352 pages. It is currently available for a $16.49 pre-order at Amazon.com.

Description from Amazon.com:

Astonishing X-Men #1 coverThe X-Men have evolved. Cyclops and Emma Frost re-form the team with the express purpose of “astonishing” the world. But when breaking news regarding the mutant gene unexpectedly hits the airwaves, will it derail their new plans before they even get started? As demand for the “mutant cure” reaches near-riot levels, the X-Men go head-to-head with the enigmatic Ord, with an unexpected ally – and some unexpected adversaries – tipping the scales! Experience the blockbuster re-imagining of the X-Men like never before in this new adaptation!

“Astonishing X-Men” is available in other non-comic formats, too. Both “Gifted” and “Dangerous” have been converted into motion comics, which are available on sites such as Amazon, iTunes and Netflix.