Rod Serling's Planet of the Apes: Visionaries #1
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Rod Serling's Planet of the Apes: Visionaries #1

Writer: Dana Gould Artist: Chad Lewis Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: August 22, 2018 Cover Price: $19.99 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
9.0Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

Experience the Planet of the Apes as it was first envisioned by Rod Serling. Based on the original script by Rod Serling and adapted by comedian and screenwriter Dana Gould (The Simpsons, Stan Against Evil), this graphic novel presents an alternate vision of the classic film.
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Taylor is Thomas, and Ape City isn't a crude, primitive grouping of huts, it's a bustling and urbane metropolis filled with cars and skyscrapers and a vibrant ape culture. Apes wear modern clothes and drive modern cars, they have talk shows and nightclubs and alcohol. How does a human fit into this world, and what will his presence mean to how Apes.and hum more

  • 9.0
    Flickering Myth - Calum Petrie Aug 21, 2018

    I very much enjoyed this graphic novel, more than I thought I would with the subject matter. The original-eraPlanet of the Apes films transfer much more easily to print media where the limitations of CGI and costumes/make-up are not present. When this book ends with the story being totally wrapped up, there is a sense of finality where I knew the story wouldn't have to be extended; it's a stand-alone tale that tells a brilliant story and ends on a powerful note. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Gizmo Dec 23, 2018

    Having read the novel, and enjoyed all of the films and many Boom comics, I'm truly impressed with how many different ways the Planet Of The Apes can be presented. Gould and Lewis present a captivating adaptation of Rod Serling's original screenplays that captures the same magic of the '68 film while introducing new angles, shifted theme focus, and perhaps the most tragic ending to date.

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