Classics Illustrated Deluxe #7: Around the World in 80 Days

Classics Illustrated Deluxe #7: Around the World in 80 Days

by Jules Verne, Aude Soleilhac
     
 

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Jules Verne’s adventure story about a wager to circumvent the globe in 80 days was so popular when it was first published that it spawned several real-life copycats who tried to replicate the adventures of Phileas Fogg and his valet Passepartout. In this adaptation French writer Loïc Dauvillier teams with artist Aude Soleilhac. Soleilhac’s vibrant

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Overview

Jules Verne’s adventure story about a wager to circumvent the globe in 80 days was so popular when it was first published that it spawned several real-life copycats who tried to replicate the adventures of Phileas Fogg and his valet Passepartout. In this adaptation French writer Loïc Dauvillier teams with artist Aude Soleilhac. Soleilhac’s vibrant and detailed work captures the numerous people and places encountered in Verne’s epic tale, which still manages to elicit wonder and excitement in readers over 125 years after it was first published.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597072847
Publisher:
Papercutz
Publication date:
11/08/2011
Series:
Classics Illustrated Deluxe Graphic Novels Series, #7
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,159,329
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Loïc Dauvillier was born in Cambrai, France in 1971. In 1996, he helped to found Editions Charette where he worked with Jean-Luc Loyer. In 2004, Dauvillier began work for Editions Delcourt with his adaptation of “Oliver Twist,” after which CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED DELUXE writer Jean David Morvan (“The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”) hired him to adapt “Around the World in 80 Days.”

Aude Soleilhac is an artist whose work includes “Marine and Cornelius,” a graphic novel adaptation of “Tristan and Isolde,” and the comic strip “Vil City.” Soleilhac also draws for the studio “Cutts.”

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
February 8, 1828
Date of Death:
March 24, 1905
Place of Birth:
Nantes, France
Place of Death:
Amiens, France
Education:
Nantes lycée and law studies in Paris

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