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The War of the Worlds is a timeless science fiction novel by H.G. Wells. Taking place in London, it covers the fears, escape plans and struggles for reunion of families amidst an invasion from Mars. An inspiration to artists of every sort from radio to literature to film.
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SCIENCE FICTION CLASSICS presents comics adaptations of stories from the original creators of science fiction including "The War of the Worlds" by H.G. Wells and "A Martian Odyssey" by Stanley G. Weinbaum. Also featured are "In the Year 2889" a rare short story by Jules Verne, and "The Shadow and the Flash" by Jack London. Plus E.M. Forster's only SF tale "The Machine Stops", and shorts by Fitz-James O'Brien and Hans Christian Anderson.
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One of the most gripping of H.G. Wells' science-fiction sagas, "The Invisible Man" (1897) is the story of a brilliant young scientist who hastily experiments upon himself, becoming invisible and mad. He is imprisoned in a nightmare of his own making. From its opening in a small village inn, the narrative moves inexorably towards a climax of terror as the whole of England unites to hunt down and destroy the invisible alien. Beautifully illustrated, this classic tale captures the imagination of readers of all ages and inspires a love of literature and reading. The Invisible Man is a perfect addition to your digital, Classics Illustrated library.
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The Time Machine is a science fiction tale by H. G. Wells, published in 1895, and is considered by many to be one of the greatest works of science fiction ever created. After inventing a machine that can move through time, the Traveler leaves Victorian London and goes far into the future. The world he discovers seems calm and quiet but as the Traveler looks below the surface he realizes that things are not exactly as they appear. Thought provoking and beautifully illustrated, this classic captures the imagination of readers of all ages and inspires a love of literature and reading.
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The Food of the Gods is a science fiction saga by H.G. Wells. Mr. Bensington and Professor Redwood were amongst a new breed of men - or 'scientists' as they had become known. After discovering Herakleophorbia IV, a chemical that accelerates growth, the countryside is overrun with giant chickens, rats, wasps and worms. Havoc ensues, but Benson and Redwood are undeterred and begin to use 'the food of the gods' on humans. Soon, children are growing up to 40 feet high. But where will the experiments end? Thought provoking and beautifully illustrated, this classic tale captures the imagination of readers of all ages and inspires a love of literature and reading. A must-have classic for your digital library!
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"At All Costs," Part 1. On the eve of the history-making "Worlds Collide" crossover event, Sonic's Team Fighters have reached the frigid north! The plan: finally rescue Mecha Sally. But will Silver's arrival help or hinder their efforts? Meanwhile, "Operation: Deadly Cuddles" goes into full effect, menacing Team Freedom! It's the last stop of the road to the Sonic/Mega Man crossover event - with an explosive ending that will rock Sonic's world!
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The biggest, most shocking event in Sonic comic history is underway, and YOU can grab a front-row seat in “Countdown to Chaos" part one! Sonic and Tails are on a journey to the Mystic Ruins jungle in search of their missing pals. What they encounter is sure to surprise you! Meanwhile, Dr. Eggman begins the long trek back to his deadly Death Egg II battle fortress. Will our heroes find him and stop him before he launches again? And just who, or what, is the "Sky Patrol" and what does it have to do with the missing Freedom Fighters? Don't miss a moment of the chaos, featuring the first in a series of ALL-NEW inter-connecting covers by Sonic art superstar Ben Bates!
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IT ALL BEGINS HERE! Moving at the speed of sound, keeping the world free from robotic tyranny—it’s SONIC THE HEDGEHOG! Spin-dashing directly out of the MEGA-SMASH “Sonic/Mega Man: WORLDS COLLIDE” story arc, “Countdown to Chaos” speeds into brand new comic book stories with new friends, new foes and new adventures! The entire planet has been rocked by Dr. Eggman’s Super Genesis Wave! Sonic wakes up to a world and a life he doesn’t recognize! It’s up to him to gather up his friends—the Freedom Fighters—and figure out what’s been changed. Meanwhile, below his very feet, a new threat is threatening to burst out!
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These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers. Each 64-page softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. What would it be like to travel thousands of years into the future? How would Earth have changed? Would people have changed too? Step aboard The Time Machine and journey to the year 802,701. Learn how humankind has evolved into two-races one simple and child-like and the other strange and terrifying. Then join the Time Traveler as he travels still further, revealing the final secrets of Earth's future. 64 pages, FC
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These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers. Each 64-page softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. Do UFO's really exist? Could creatures from another planet visit Earth? In The War of the Worlds they do exist and the visitors from the planet Mars come to Earth with not so friendly intentions- to destroy our civilizations! Can humans stop these monstrous invaders before they destroy everything and everyone on Earth? 64 pages, FC
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