- Graphic Classics: Mark Twain is revised, with an all-new comics adaptation of "Tom Sawyer Abroad" by Tom Pomplun and George Sellas. Returning from the first edition are "The Mysterious Stranger" by Rick Geary, "A Dog's
Tale" by Lance Tooks, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog" by Kevin Atkinson and "The
Carnival of Crime in Connecticut" by Antonella Caputo and Nick Miller. Also "Is
He Living or Is He Dead?," "A Curious Pleasure Excursion" and eight women artists interpret Mark Twain's "Advice to Little Girls." With a dramatic cover painting by George Sellas.
About the Author
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), best known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an author and humorist noted for the novels The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (which has been called "The Great American Novel") and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, among many other books. Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, and he spent time as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before finding fame as a writer.
Date of Birth:November 30, 1835
Date of Death:April 21, 1910
Place of Birth:Florida, Missouri
Place of Death:Redding, Connecticut