Graphic Classics Volume 17: Science Fiction Classics
Edited by Tom Pomplun
Cover Artist: Front Cover: Micah Farritor: Back Cover: George Sellas.
Review by Gayle Surrette
Eureka Productions Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780978791971
Date: 15 June 2009 List Price $17.95 Amazon US / Amazon UK / Show Article /
Once again, Graphic Classics has put together an exciting collection of classic stories adapted to a graphic format -- this time it's science fiction classics. Leading off with H.G. Wells War of the Worlds, adapted by Rich Rainey and illustrated by Micah Farritor. Other stories in this volume are: "In a Thousand Years" by Hans Christian Andersen, adapted and illustrated by Hunt Emerson; "In the Year 2889" by Jules Verne, adapted by Tom Pomplun, illustrated by Johnny Ryan, color by Kevin Atkinson; "A Martian Odyssey" by Stanley G. Weinbaum, adapted by Ben Avery, Illustrated by George Sellas; "The Disintegration Machine" by Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Rod Lott, illustrated by Roger Langridge; "The Bureau d'Echange de Maux" by Lord Dunsany, adapted by Antonella Caputo; and "The Machine Stops" by E.M. Forster, adapted by Tom Pomplun, illustrated by Ellen L. Lindner. From official release/information:
Product Description: The first full-color volume in the Graphic Classics series features an all-new comics adaptation of H.G. Wells' "The War of the Worlds" by Rich Rainey and Micah Farritor. Also E.M. Forster's dark vision of the future "The Machine Stops", illustrated by Ellen Lindner. Plus stories by Jules Verne, Stanley Weinbaum, Lord Dunsany and Arthur Conan Doyle, with art by Brad Teare, George Sellas, Roger Langridge, Johnny Ryan and Hunt Emerson.
(Source: Eureka Productions)