The astounding tales of Marvel’s iconic Super Heroes and villains brought to thrilling life in exciting new prose novels of adventure and heroism.

It isn’t easy being extraordinary. Superhuman powers can be both a gift and a curse in a world where those talents can be used for good or evil. A lucky few are taught how to control their abilities at the Charles Xavier Institute, while others must master their uniquely dangerous powers alone. Will they become true heroes and heroines when called upon to defend the world, or turn their fearsome abilities to conquering the world? Meanwhile, in a realm beyond Earth, mighty heroes do battle with monsters of myth and undertake quests to restore peace and honor to the legendary halls of Asgard and the Ten Realms.

“One of the things I like best about this book is that you acknowledge that Johnny Blaze is an idiot”
Tomb of Ideas Podcast

“Ninety percent of the novel is Rocket Raccoon flying into things, Gamora threatening to decapitate people, and Ms Marvel jumping off the outside of spaceships. Promise. There are surprise villains, too.”
Animate Stooge

“I really wanted to write a book that would be accessible to new Marvel fans while still containing plenty of Easter eggs for die-hard X-fans to enjoy. So if you’ve only seen a Marvel movie once, you should be able to pick up this book and understand it. But if you’ve read all the comics, you’ll also have some inside information about why these characters don’t like each other and what happens next. So hopefully it’s an enjoyable experience regardless of your Marvel background. That’s the goal, anyway.”

– Carrie Harris

“The Patriot List, essentially, is a book about villains being their absolute worst selves whilst pretending to be good guys.”

– David Guymer

“This is an epic team-up between the goddess Lady Sif, sister of Heimdall, and the leader of the Valkyries, Brunnhilde. They’re old rivals but older friends, so Brunnhilde knows of Sif’s impetuosity and tendency towards recklessness, while Sif chafes under Brunnhilde’s steady leadership.”

– Anna Stephens

“Outlaw: Relentless is about going home as an adult – wherever you think of as home. It’s about rediscovering the things you loved, the things you told yourself you did, and the things that made you a worse person. And maybe a few of the things that made you a better one.”

-Tristan Palmgren

“The opportunity to write a giant-scale clash between these two groups was irresistible. Structuring the story was tough, but lots of fun. I really wanted to make sure the characters drove the conflicts at every stage; that’s absolutely key to Marvel storytelling.”

– Stuart Moore

“When Rogue came along, I was thrilled. She had all this lovely internal conflict, but she also had a sense of humor. ”
This Bliss Life, Interview with Alisa Kwitney, author of Rogue: Untouched

“Elsa is a fabulous character who should be more of a recognisable hero in the Marvel Universe, because she combines badassery and hilarity in a way few others do.”
Trans-Scribe, Interview with Cath Lauria, author of Elsa Bloodstone: Bequest

“The X-Men are superheroes whose virtues are their vices. That is to say, there is often something in their personalities or in the nature of their powers that is both an asset and vulnerability.”
Track of Words, Interview with Alisa Kwitney, author of Rogue: Untouched

“It was SO MUCH FUN figuring out who to bring into Elsa’s book. This was my first time working on a project in such a vast established universe, and while there were a few characters who were off-limits up front, I still had a fair number of people to work with when it came to the rest of the cast.”
Track of Words, Interview with Cath Lauria, author of Elsa Bloodstone: Bequest

“[Doctor Doom’s] been my favourite Marvel character for as long as I can remember – well over 40 years!”
UM Today, Interview with David Annandale, author of The Harrowing of Doom

“Anole is the sort of character you see mentioned a lot when people talk about minor heroes they’d like to see more of. It was clear early on that, as a charming, witty and fun kid, he’d be an enjoyable character to write about.”
ComicSXF, Interview with Robbie MacNiven, author of First Team

“Family is a core theme of so many of the stories that feature Marvel’s X-Men. In a word of tension and prejudice, acceptance is hard to come by, and the very abilities that might seem to make someone exceptional also make them at best outcasts, and at worst, targets.”
Track of Words, Article by Robbie MacNiven, author of First Team

“I wanted to focus on a character from the Asgardian part of the Marvel Universe who I always felt had a great deal of story potential but never really had too much focus placed on him.”
Track of Words, Interview with C L Werner, author of The Sword of Surtur

Interview with Carrie Harris, author of Liberty & Justice For All
Sample Chapter Podcast

“Doctor Doom has been my favorite of all Marvel characters for well over 40 years. His Gothic Hero-Villain persona pulled me in long before I even knew what such a character type was.”
Track of Words, Interview with David Annandale, author of The Harrowing of Doom

Comic Book Herald, Interview with Carrie Harris, author of Liberty & Justice For All

“In comics, we see a lot of the likes of Storm and X-23 because they’re just so powerful, and in visual ways. But in prose, we can explore what it’s like to be the healer and the time manipulator, and give them a chance to shine.”
Comic Years, Interview with Carrie Harris, author of Liberty & Justice For All

Pop Goes the Culture, Podcast interview with Carrie Harris, author of Liberty & Justice For All

Xavier Files, Podcast interview with Carrie Harris, author of Liberty & Justice For All

“I really wanted to write a book that would be accessible to new Marvel fans while still containing plenty of Easter eggs for die-hard X-fans to enjoy.”
Track of Words, Interview with Carrie Harris, author of Liberty & Justice For All

“I hope readers will come away feeling they’ve read a rousing fantasy adventure true to the spirit of the Marvel Universe. Beyond that, I hope they’ll regard Heimdall as a cool character they’d like to see more of.”
Track of Words, Interview with Richard Lee Byers, author of The Head of Mimir

“I love Domino’s voice. From the start, I knew this story had to be told in the first person. She’s sharp, she’s funny, and she’s punchy. I loved spending time with her, and just letting her talk. The big draw of a prose novel about Domino is getting a chance to spend more time with that voice than comics could allow.”
Track of Words, Interview with Tristan Palmgren, author of Domino: Strays

 

“I started reading Gail Simone & David Baldeón’s 2018 Domino – and its follow-up, 2019’s Domino: Hotshots – and fell in love with Domino’s voice.”
Xavier Files, Interview with Tristan Palmgren, author of Domino: Strays

Summer 2022 Titles Announced! December 9, 2021 - It's cold here in the UK Aconyte office so we're trying to keep warm by looking ahead to Summer 2022, which means... NEW TITLES! We've got some very cool and exciting novels coming next summer which you'll be able to pre-order now! You'll notice there are a few REDACTED titles… Read more.
Asmodee Entertainment press release Changes to UK Schedule October 28, 2021 - Hello all! Today we have a special message for our UK readers. As you may be aware the state of global shipping right now is going from bad to worse (le sigh). Container shortages, HGV driver and warehouse staff shortages, vessels being turned away from port due to congestion… you… Read more.
Spring 2022 Title Announcement! August 17, 2021 - We’re back again with a 2022 sneak peek of the titles coming to bookshops, FLGs, and ebooks in the Spring. Over the coming months, we’ll be releasing the amazing covers that you have come to expect from us. So, whether you’re waiting for another story from Viking raided England, an… Read more.
Asmodee Italy are bringing our books to the MCU! June 22, 2021 - The Asmodee Italia team announced it yesterday afternoon and we’re letting you know in case you missed it that our Marvel prose novels are being translated to Italian, yay! This extends the multi-year partnership that we already have with the team for our range of game-based novels. Asmodee Italia has… Read more.
The International Association of Media Tie-In Writers Scribe Awards June 8, 2021 - WHOOP WHOOP!!! For those of you not in the know, The International Association of Media Tie-In Writers is the specific organisation for our little corner of the publishing world. Every year they host the Scribe Awards which recognises the accomplishments of the unsung authors in this particular field. Although we’re… Read more.
Coming this Fall. Thrills, spills, and tentacles… (probably) April 30, 2021 - We’re back with a sneak peek at some of our fantastic titles coming this Fall to bookshops, FLGs, and ebook. Over the coming months, we’ll release more information about them including the amazing covers that you have come to expect from us. So whether you’re waiting for another story from… Read more.
BIG Spring/Summer title announcement! March 1, 2021 - It’s been a while since we gave you a BIG update on the behind-the-scenes work going on here at Aconyte. You’ve all been very patient and as such, we thought it about time we reward you with a GIGANTIC list of really cool sounding titles coming in the spring and… Read more.
Asmodee Entertainment press release New Marvel Prose Novels Heading For Germany In Multi-Book Deal February 15, 2021 - Aconyte Books, the novels imprint of global games publisher Asmodee, are delighted to announce the latest fruits of their ongoing relationship with noted German publishing house Cross Cult. In spring 2021, a new strand will be launched in Germany to publish translated editions of Aconyte’s range of adventure novels set… Read more.
Marvel's Xavier's Institute: First Team by Robbie MacNiven In Conversation With Robbie MacNiven For Marvel: Xavier’s Institute: First Team January 26, 2021 - Marvel’s mutant heroes return when a remarkable student rushes to save his family but ends up in a whole heap of trouble, in this Xavier’s Institute novel, First Team We managed to grab a few moments with Robbie during lockdown to talk about his newest novel, First Team, which is… Read more.
UK Publication Update January 14, 2021 - Hello and Happy New Year to you all! Today we have a special message for our UK fans. Due to the effects of the usual suspects (gestures out the window at the plague-ravaged, and now mostly snow-covered, wasteland, sighs heavily then turns back to the laptop…), our shipments of books… Read more.

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