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Fiction and Excerpts [7]

The Martian Chronicles Graphic Novel (Excerpt)

, || The Earthmen came by the handful, then the hundreds, then the millions. They swept aside the majestic, dying Martian civilization to build their homes, shopping malls, and cities. Mars began as a place of boundless hopes and dreams, a planet to replace an Earth sinking into waste and war. It became a canvas for mankind's follies and darkest desires. Ultimately, the Earthmen who came to conquer the red-gold planet awoke to discover themselves conquered by Mars. Lulled by its ancient enchantments, the Earthmen learned, at terrible cost, to overcome their own humanity.

Something Wicked This Way Comes Graphic Novel (Excerpt)

, || In this classic tale Cooger and Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show howls into Green Town, Illinois, at three in the morning a week before Halloween. Under its carnival tents is a mirror maze that steals wishes; a carousel that promises eternal life, in exchange for your soul; the Dust Witch, who unerringly foresees your death; and Mr. Dark, the Illustrated Man, who has lived for centuries off the misery of others. Only two boys, Will Halloway and Jim Nightshade, recognize the dark magic at work and have a plan to stop this ancient evil—that is, if it doesn't kill them first.

The Martian Chronicles Graphic Novel (Excerpt)

Please enjoy this excerpt from the forthcoming graphic novel adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles, written by Ray Bradbury and drawn by Ron Wimberly, out July 19th from Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux.

The Earthmen came by the handful, then the hundreds, then the millions. They swept aside the majestic, dying Martian civilization to build their homes, shopping malls, and cities. Mars began as a place of boundless hopes and dreams, a planet to replace an Earth sinking into waste and war. It became a canvas for mankind’s follies and darkest desires. Ultimately, the Earthmen who came to conquer the red-gold planet awoke to discover themselves conquered by Mars. Lulled by its ancient enchantments, the Earthmen learned, at terrible cost, to overcome their own humanity.

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Something Wicked This Way Comes Graphic Novel (Excerpt)

Please enjoy this excerpt from the forthcoming graphic novel adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes, written by Ray Bradbury and drawn by Ron Wimberly, out July 19th from Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux.

In this classic tale Cooger and Dark’s Pandemonium Shadow Show howls into Green Town, Illinois, at three in the morning a week before Halloween. Under its carnival tents is a mirror maze that steals wishes; a carousel that promises eternal life, in exchange for your soul; the Dust Witch, who unerringly foresees your death; and Mr. Dark, the Illustrated Man, who has lived for centuries off the misery of others. Only two boys, Will Halloway and Jim Nightshade, recognize the dark magic at work and have a plan to stop this ancient evil—that is, if it doesn’t kill them first.

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Fahrenheit 451: The Graphic Novel, Part 5 (Excerpt)

Tor.com is pleased to offer the first part of Tim Hamilton’s graphic novel adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. Including a new foreword by Bradbury himself, the graphic adaptation of Fahrenheit 451 is a striking work of art that expertly captures the now-classic story of Guy Montag’s awakening to the dangers of censorship. Fahrenheit 451 remains a very relevant book today, and this graphic adaptation is sure to introduce this seminal work to new readers.

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Series: Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451: The Graphic Novel, Part 4 (Excerpt)

Tor.com is pleased to offer the first part of Tim Hamilton’s graphic novel adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. Including a new foreword by Bradbury himself, the graphic adaptation of Fahrenheit 451 is a striking work of art that expertly captures the now-classic story of Guy Montag’s awakening to the dangers of censorship. Fahrenheit 451 remains a very relevant book today, and this graphic adaptation is sure to introduce this seminal work to new readers.

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Series: Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451: The Graphic Novel, Part 1 (Excerpt)

Tor.com is pleased to offer the first part of Tim Hamilton’s graphic novel adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. Including a new foreword by Bradbury himself, the graphic adaptation of Fahrenheit 451 is a striking work of art that expertly captures the now-classic story of Guy Montag’s awakening to the dangers of censorship. Fahrenheit 451 remains a very relevant book today, and this graphic adaptation is sure to introduce this seminal work to new readers.

[Read more]

Series: Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451: The Graphic Novel, Part 2 (Excerpt)

Tor.com is pleased to offer the first part of Tim Hamilton’s graphic novel adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. Including a new foreword by Bradbury himself, the graphic adaptation of Fahrenheit 451 is a striking work of art that expertly captures the now-classic story of Guy Montag’s awakening to the dangers of censorship. Fahrenheit 451 remains a very relevant book today, and this graphic adaptation is sure to introduce this seminal work to new readers.

[Read more]

Series: Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451: The Graphic Novel, Part 1 (Excerpt)

Tor.com is pleased to offer the first part of Tim Hamilton’s graphic novel adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. Including a new foreword by Bradbury himself, the graphic adaptation of Fahrenheit 451 is a striking work of art that expertly captures the now-classic story of Guy Montag’s awakening to the dangers of censorship. Fahrenheit 451 remains a very relevant book today, and this graphic adaptation is sure to introduce this seminal work to new readers.

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Series: Fahrenheit 451

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