• Format: Hardbound
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  • Published on: 1/30/2018
  • ISBN: 9781683832003
  • Pages: 116
  • Trim Size: 8.5 x 11.25
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H. G. Wells: The War of the Worlds

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Several days ago, projectiles from the Red Planet began to rain down on Earth. Professor Ogilvy of the small town of Ottershaw, England, is skeptical of theories that it is an alien attack—until a meteor crashes near his home. Inside the crater, he discovers a giant cylinder that can only be the work of a superior civilization—the intentions of which are not peaceful. From the extraterrestrial capsule emerges a tripod, an immense machine of death that is soon joined by many others, with the sole intention of exterminating all life on Earth.

H. G. Wells’s science fiction classic The War of the Worlds has been adapted several times for the big screen and radio shows across the globe. With this stunning and faithful graphic novel adaptation, the epic tale has finally found a place in comics.

About the Author

Vicente Cifuentes, Illustrator: Vicente Cifuentes is a cartoonist born in Albacete, Spain in 1979. He began working for the American market in 2005 by collaborating with the publishers Arcana and Alias. A few years later, he began working for Marvel on X-Men , Hulk , New Exiles and DC Comics on titles such as Batgirl , Green Lantern, Superman, Justice League Dark and Aquaman .

Dobbs, Writer: Dobbs was a film history teacher before he embarked on his career as a comic book writer. Since writing his first graphic novel, Welcome to Paradise, Dobbs has written a number of comics inspired by late-nineteenth-century literature and history, such as Scotland YardMr. Hyde against FrankensteinAlamo, and Allan Quatermain and King Solomon's Mines, and, more recently, adaptations of works by Stefan Wul and H. G. Wells.