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ANNE RICE

Anne Rice, among the most iconic creators in horror, brings one of her richest stories to graphic novel form. A tale of murder, demonic revenge, and the redemptive power of faith. Ornately illustrated by the New York Times best-selling team of Renae De Liz and Ray Dillon (The Last Unicorn).

McCourt • De Liz • Dillon

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Anne Rice Adapted by Mariah McCourt Art by Renae De Liz and Ray Dillon Written by

Lettering by Shawn Lee Original Series Edited by Chris Ryall and Mariah Huehner Collection Cover by Renae De Liz and Ray Dillon Collection Edits by Justin Eisinger and Alonzo Simon Collection Design by Shawn Lee

Special thanks to Becket Ghioto for his invaluable assistance IDW founded by Ted Adams, Alex Garner, Kris Oprisko, and Robbie Robbins

ISBN: 978-1-61377-173-0

International Rights Representative, Christine Meyer: christine@gfloystudio.com

ISBN: 978-1-61377-185-3 (Signed Edition)

Ted Adams, CEO & Publisher Greg Goldstein, President & COO Robbie Robbins, EVP/Sr. Graphic Artist Chris Ryall, Chief Creative Officer/Editor-in-Chief Matthew Ruzicka, CPA, Chief Financial Officer Alan Payne, VP of Sales

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SERVANT OF THE BONES. APRIL 2012. FIRST PRINTING. © 1996 by Anne O’Brien Rice. © 2012 Idea and Design Works, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The IDW logo is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. IDW Publishing, a division of Idea and Design Works, LLC. Editorial offices: 5080 Santa Fe St., San Diego, CA 92109. Any similarities to persons living or dead are purely coincidental. With the exception of artwork used for review purposes, none of the contents of this publication may be reprinted without the permission of Idea and Design Works, LLC. Printed in Korea. IDW Publishing does not read or accept unsolicited submissions of ideas, stories, or artwork. Originally published as SERVANT OF THE BONES Issues #1–6.


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PSALM 137 By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hanged out harps upon the willows in our midst thereof. For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion. How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land? If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy. Remember, O Lord, the children of Edom in the day of Jerusalem; who said, Rase it, rase it, even to the foundation thereof.

O daughter of Babylon, who are to be destroyed; happy shall he be, that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us. Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.


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