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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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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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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 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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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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"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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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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"Countdown to Chaos" Part Two: The long-awaited debut of the NEW Freedom Fighters CONTINUES! The mysteries deepen as Sonic and Tails find their long lost pal Antoine! But what is the state of our formerly fallen fellow freedom fighter? What has Uncle Chuck's research uncovered about the nature of the dark power they’ve found seeping from the earth? And an unlikely return of a character you won’t expect alongside Uncle Chuck! PLUS—Eggman versus G.U.N.! The prize: Eggman’s life! The action rolls on, featuring new cover art from Sonic art superstar Ben Bates, which connects with the other “Countdown to Chaos” covers to form one giant image of awesomeness!
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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. When a brilliant scientist discovers an invisibility formula, he turns to a life of crime- stealing and terrorizing the public. 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. 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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War of the Worlds - Classics Illustrated #124 in Mandarin
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A digital only release! Somewhere in this great nation is Skin Horse, a top-secret government agency in charge of providing aid to America's nonhuman citizenry. Perpetually overworked and underpaid, these dedicated civil servants soldier on with a dedication exceeded only by their respective passions for heavy rifles, stylish footwear, and good sturdy squeaky toys. They're not our country's best, nor our country's brightest, but to all the lost and lonely creations of misguided science wandering the wild places of this country, they are a beacon of minimum-wage hope. This is one of their stories.
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A digital only release! Somewhere in this great nation is Skin Horse, a top-secret government agency in charge of providing aid to America's nonhuman citizenry. Perpetually overworked and underpaid, these dedicated civil servants soldier on with a dedication exceeded only by their respective passions for heavy rifles, stylish footwear, and good sturdy squeaky toys. They're not our country's best, nor our country's brightest, but to all the lost and lonely creations of misguided science wandering the wild places of this country, they are a beacon of minimum-wage hope. This is one of their stories.
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A digital only release! Somewhere in this great nation is Skin Horse, a top-secret government agency in charge of providing aid to America's nonhuman citizenry. Perpetually overworked and underpaid, these dedicated civil servants soldier on with a dedication exceeded only by their respective passions for heavy rifles, stylish footwear, and good sturdy squeaky toys. They're not our country's best, nor our country's brightest, but to all the lost and lonely creations of misguided science wandering the wild places of this country, they are a beacon of minimum-wage hope. This is one of their stories.
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