Author: C. E. L. Welsh
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
In graphic novel format recounts the life and career as a magician and escape artist of Ehrich Weiss, better known as Harry Houdini, from the perspective of his last weeks, as seen by a fictional young assistant and his uncle.
In this graphic novel version, scientist Pierre Aronnax and his trusty servant set sail to hunt a sea monster, but instead discover a high-tech submarine under the command of the mysterious Captain Nemo.
Author: Jack London
Publisher: Puffin Books
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Presents a graphic-novel version of the tale of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, that is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack. Original.
Author: Jack London
Publisher: Osmora Incorporated
Release Date: 2014-09-29
The Call of the Wild is a novel by Jack London published in 1903. The story is set in the Yukon during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush—a period when strong sled dogs were in high demand. The novel's central character is a dog named Buck, a domesticated dog living at a ranch in California as the story opens. Stolen from his home and sold into the brutal existence of an Alaskan sled dog, he reverts to atavistic traits. Buck is forced to adjust to, and survive, cruel treatments and fight to dominate other dogs in a harsh climate. Eventually he sheds the veneer of civilization, relying on primordial instincts and lessons he learns, to emerge as a leader in the wild.
From his throne high on Mount Olympus, the mighty and powerful Zeus reigned over ancient Greece with his fellow Olympians. Feared for his lightning bolt but loved for his compassion for humanity, Zeus ushered in an era of peaceand prosperity. But Zeus’s ascension to power was not a title handed over freely. Zeus claimed power for his own by waging a horrible war that threatened to destroy the entire world. And he was opposed in this battle for all existence by none other than his own father.See how he takes power for himself as he picks up for the first time his famous sword of storms and leads the rise of the Olympians.
A brilliant graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman's critically acclaimed novel for young people. When Coraline moves to a new home, she is fascinated by the fact that the 'house' is really only half a house - it was divided into flats years before. And it soon becomes clear to Coraline that the other flat is not quite as cosy and safe as her own.
In an ancient age, when gods and goddesses walked with mortals. Sita is the kind-hearted and intelligent princess of the kingdom of Videha. Married to Rama, prince of Ayodhya, her journey in life takes her from exhilaration to anguish. Along the way, she has to leave behind the luxury of royal comforts and live the simple, harsh life of a forest dweller where lurking in every shadow is danger. Ensnared in the evil plans of the wicked demon-king Ravana, Sita is abducted and hidden away in Lanka. Will Rama muster up a strong army to rescue Sita from the demon’s clutches? Will Sita return to Ayodhya to become queen of the land... or is she destined to be mistrusted and live alone for the rest of her life? Adapted from the ancient Indian epic, the Ramayana, this is a touching tale of love, honour, and sacrifice that reveals one woman’s shining strength in an unforgiving world.