The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Classic Comic Store Limited, 2016 - Boys - 51 pages
Mark Twain's sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, chronicling the adventures of Sawyer's friend, Huck Finn.

Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colorful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes a biography of Mark Twain and study questions, which can be used both in the classroom or at home to further engage the reader in the story.

The Classics Illustrated comic book series began life in 1941 with its first issue, Alexandre Dumas' "The Three Musketeers", and has since included over 200 classic tales released around the world. This new CCS Books edition is specifically tailored to engage and educate young readers with some of the greatest works ever written, while still thrilling older readers who have loving memories of this series of old. Each book contains dedicated theme discussions and study questions to further develop the reader's understanding and enjoyment of the work at hand.

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About the author (2016)

Mark Twain was born Samuel L. Clemens in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835. He worked as a printer, and then became a steamboat pilot. He traveled throughout the West, writing humorous sketches for newspapers. In 1865, he wrote the short story, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, which was very well received. He then began a career as a humorous travel writer and lecturer, publishing The Innocents Abroad in 1869, Roughing It in 1872, and, Gilded Age in 1873, which was co-authored with Charles Dudley Warner. His best-known works are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mississippi Writing: Life on the Mississippi, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He died of a heart attack on April 21, 1910.

MIKE SEKOWSKY made his debut during the War, in several issues of USA Comics. He illustrated several 'Submariner' and 'Captain America' stories. Throughout the 1940s, he provided artwork for All Winner Comics, Classics Illustrated, Comedy Comics, Marvel Mystery Comics, Tough Kid Squad, Young Allies Comics, Daring Comics and Two Gun Kid. He became a versatile Marvel and DC artist in the 1950s, drawing various romance and superhero titles until the 1970s.At DC, he drew numerous romance, western and science fiction titles. He is best known for the 'Justice League of America', which he co-created with writer Gardner Fox in 1961. In addition, he assisted Frank Giacoia on the daily 'Sherlock Holmes'. He has also drawn for several Charlton titles, such as 'Masked Raider', 'Ramar of the Jungle' and 'Scotland Yard', as well as Dell/Gold Key and Tower titles.

FRANK B. GIACOIA studied at the School of Industrial Arts in Manhattan and at the Arts Students League. He became a staff artist at the Iger Shop in 1941. Among his early comic book art, are crime stories for ACE, horror comics for Avon and work for Classics Illustrated. He has done countless titles for DC/National, such as 'Molly Adams', 'The Flash', 'Batman' and war stories.Giacoia has contributed to Dell, Eartern Color, Fawcett, Harvey and Feature/Prize/Crestwood. From the 1960s through the 1980s, he was mainly active as an inker for Marvel Comics, among others on Jack Kirby's 'Captain America'. In the 1980s, he also did inks on Archie Comics.Among his syndicated comics are the daily 'Spider-man' (1978-1981), 'Flash Gordon' (1959-60/68/69/86), 'Incredible Hulk' (inks, 1979-1980), 'Johnny Reb and Billy Yank' (1956-1959), 'Sherlock Holmes' (1954-1955) and 'Thorne McBride' (1960-1963).

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