Emily Bronte’s romantic masterpiece established the quintessentially dark, brooding antihero in the form of the character Heathcliffe when first published. Heavily influenced by the poet Lord Byron, the beautiful flow of her words is matched by Rick Geary’s art in this comics adaptation. Fan favorite and award-winning artist and writer Rick Geary’s work was seen in Papercutz’ CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #1 “Great Expectations.”
Rick Geary is one of the most celebrated and widely recognized artists working in comics today. He started his career at The National Lampoon where he drew for 13 years. His graphic novels include adaptations for CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED and the nine-volume series A TREASURY OF VICTORIAN MURDER for NBM Publishing. A new series A TREASURY OF 20th CENTURY MURDER began in 2008 with “The Lindbergh Child” and was followed by 2009’s “The Famous Players” and 2010’s “The Ax-Man of New Orleans,” all of which were Junior Library Guild selections. The series has sold over 120,000 copies. He lives and works in Carrizozo, New Mexico.