Poe: Stories And Poems #1
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Poe: Stories And Poems #1

Writer: Gareth Hinds, Edgar Allan Poe Artist: Gareth Hinds Publisher: Candlewick Press Release Date: August 2, 2017 Cover Price: $22 Critic Reviews: 1
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In a thrilling adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's best-known works, acclaimed artist-adapter Gareth Hinds translates Poe's dark genius into graphic-novel format.

It is true that I am nervous. But why will you say that I am mad?

In "The Cask of Amontillado," a man exacts revenge on a disloyal friend at carnival, luring him into catacombs below the city. In "The Masque of the Red Death," a prince shielding himself from plague hosts a doomed party inside his abbey stronghold. A prisoner of the Spanish Inquisition, faced with a swinging blade and swarming rats, can't see his tormentors in "The Pit and the Pendulum," and in "The Tel more

  • 8.5
    Comicsverse - AJ Zender Aug 9, 2017

    While it brings little new to the original stories, POE: STORIES AND POEMS is a beautiful and dark adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's work. By adding concrete settings and characters to these narratives, a new depth is achieved that only enhances these iconic tales. Read Full Review

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