The Talisman: Road Of Trials Hardcover Graphic Novel from Del Rey Comics written by Stephen King, Peter Straub & Robin Furth. Arwork by Tony Shasteen, Nei Ruffino. The gripping novel that follows young Jack Sawyer on a desperate quest between two worlds - ours, and a mysterious alternate version of Earth called The Territories - comes to magical life in glowing artwork by Tony Shasteen, scripted by Stephen King expert Robin Furth. The Talisman: The Road of Trials collects issues #0-5 of the thrilling comic book series and features original, never-before-seen material, including interview with Stephen King and Peter Straub, a cover gallery, and early character sketches. RELEASE DATE 26TH MAY 2010.