Classics Illustrated #17: The Secret Agent

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Overview

"The Secret Agent" is the story of Mr. Verloc, a reluctant spy who is pressured by his superiors into joining an anarchist plot to blow up the Greenwich Observatory in 1886 London. This unspeakable act of terror sets the stage for a gripping political thriller, brought to life by John K. Snyder’s extraordinary comics art.

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Overview

"The Secret Agent" is the story of Mr. Verloc, a reluctant spy who is pressured by his superiors into joining an anarchist plot to blow up the Greenwich Observatory in 1886 London. This unspeakable act of terror sets the stage for a gripping political thriller, brought to life by John K. Snyder’s extraordinary comics art.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Classics Illustrated always had the goods. Looks like it still does." — NEWSWEEK

 

"Highly imaginative art and adaptations." — DIAMOND GALLERIES SCOOP

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781597074162
  • Publisher: Papercutz
  • Publication date: 7/2/2013
  • Series: Classics Illustrated Graphic Novels Series , #17
  • Pages: 56
  • Sales rank: 1,472,833
  • Age range: 8 - 14 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Joseph Conrad

John K. Snyder III’s work has been seen in comics such as The Duckberg Times to Green Lantern and Doctor Mid-Nite. His work was previously seen in CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #12 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He was nominated for an Eisner Award in 1989 for his work on Grendel.

Joseph Conrad was a master prose stylist, widely regarded as one of the greatest English-language novelists. Writing in the heyday of the British Empire, Conrad drew upon his experiences in the French and later the British Merchant Navy to create short stories and novels that reflect aspects of a worldwide empire while also plumbing the depths of the human soul.

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    1. Also Known As:
      Jósef Teodor Konrad Walecz Korzeniowski (real name)
    1. Date of Birth:
      December 3, 1857
    2. Place of Birth:
      Berdiczew, Podolia, Russia
    1. Date of Death:
      August 3, 1924
    2. Place of Death:
      Bishopsbourne, Kent, England

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  • Posted June 29, 2014

    Lovely...! beautiful.....!.... Just enjoy it.....!

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