Classics Illustrated

A Cultural History

By William B. Jones, Jr.
(McFarland & Company, Hardcover, 9780786438402, 381pp.)

Publication Date: August 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

Shop Local
Enter your zip code below to find indies closest to you.

Go


Description
From 1941 to 1971, the well-loved yet controversial Classics Illustrated series brought abridged, comics-style versions of literary masterpieces such as Homer's Odyssey, Shakespeare's Macbeth, Melville's Moby Dick, Shelley's Frankenstein, and Wells' The Time Machine to millions worldwide. Founded by Russian Jewish immigrant Albert Kanter at the dawn of the "Golden Age" of comics, the series used the comic-book form to introduce young readers to the works of great authors. The restoration of the series in 2003 reenergized the brand and introduced the series to a whole new generation of readers.
Indie Bookstore Finder

Indie Bestsellers

Landline
Rainbow Rowell
St. Martin's Press
Daily Love
Mastin Kipp
Hay House
The Magician's Land
Lev Grossman
Viking Adult
10% Happier
Dan Harris
It Books

Make Your Own Wishlist

FIND US ON:
IndieBound on Twitter IndieBound on Facebook







Update Profile