Classics Illustrated #12: The Island of Dr. Moreau

Classics Illustrated #12: The Island of Dr. Moreau

by H. G. Wells, Eric Vincent
     
 

One of H.G. Wells's most visionary tales, "The Island of Dr. Moreau" relates the disturbing tale of Pendrick, a shipwrecked naturalist who unwittingly discovers a horrific scientific and social experiment that is creating a mutant race of hideous creatures, half-human and half-beast. Terrifying and spellbinding, Wells's masterpiece warns of the catastrophe that

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Overview

One of H.G. Wells's most visionary tales, "The Island of Dr. Moreau" relates the disturbing tale of Pendrick, a shipwrecked naturalist who unwittingly discovers a horrific scientific and social experiment that is creating a mutant race of hideous creatures, half-human and half-beast. Terrifying and spellbinding, Wells's masterpiece warns of the catastrophe that could result when man recklessly tampers with nature. Eric Vincent's artwork vividly summons up the nightmarish life in Dr. Moreau's tortured world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597072359
Publisher:
Papercutz
Publication date:
01/04/2011
Series:
Classics Illustrated Graphic Novels Series, #12
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Steven Grant proposed and wrote the original "Punisher" comicbook series for Marvel Comics. He has also written for DC Comics and several independent comicbook companies. His work has been seen previously in CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #5 "Hamlet" and #8 "The Count of Monte Cristo."

Eric Vincent was part of the underground comics movement of the late 1970's and early 80's, publishing his own magazine "Cerberus." His work has also appeared in comicbooks from Image Comics and Dark Horse.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
September 21, 1866
Date of Death:
August 13, 1946
Place of Birth:
Bromley, Kent, England
Place of Death:
London, England
Education:
Normal School of Science, London, England

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