Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (By Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith) adapted by Tony Lee, illustrated by Cliff Richards
If you enjoyed Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, then you’ll be overjoyed by this graphic adaptation. Personally, I found it twice as humorous and far more easy to hack through than the original zombie-Austen mashup. And who doesn’t like more pictures, really?
Illustrated by Cliff Richards (who did Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
Cover art by Tony Lee (also did the Doctor Who comics)
I’ll admit that I haven’t been super excited, and so haven’t yet bothered to go and get a copy (and it costs about (AU)$23 and I’m a struggling student). However, following the recent Twilight graphic novel… it can’t get much worse, right? I’m reserving judgement. Apparently it’s all black-and-white, with an organic style (meaning that a lot of the original lines that artists put in for scale and sketches behind the pictures are still in the background, so it looks unfinished). Continue reading
Yeah, we’re all getting a teensy bit sick and tired of the P&P&Z posts, but here’s another one… and I’m actually a bit excited. To be released on 4 May this year (though I have seen 5 May floating around), the new novel is a Del Rey piece, said to be being adapted by Tony Lee and illustrated by Cliff Richards (who you might know from some Marvel comics pieces).
Graphic novels are a guilty pleasure of mine, but with a film already in the making… is this a PPZ overkill? I have read some people say they would never read the book, but would give the graphic novel a look- so maybe it’s appealing to a whole new audience. Maybe it’s getting other people into classics. Maybe it should be released a lot later on. Maybe it’s not. I don’t know. Continue reading