Tales of Wit and Wonder

Eureka Productions has released a revised second edition of its long-out-of-print Graphic Classics: Mark Twain, the eighth volume in the Graphics Classics series of comics adaptations of great literature whose contributors include many British creators.

With a dramatic cover painting by George Sellas, this edition contains 38 pages of new material, including a never-done-before comics presentation of Tom Sawyer Abroad, Mark Twain’s little-known sequel to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, with adaptation 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 (Really Heavy Greatcoat) Miller.

Also included are Is He Living or Is He Dead?, A Curious Pleasure Excursion, and eight women artists interpret Mark Twain’s Advice to Little Girls.

Graphic Classics: Mark Twain is available from amazon.com and amazon.co.uk, and is in bookstores, comics shops, or direct from the publisher at www.graphicclassics.com.

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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