Classics Illustrated #17: The Secret Agent

Classics Illustrated Graphic Novels

Joseph Conrad and John K. Snyder III

Papercutz

1597074160

9781597074162

56 Pages

$9.99

CAD10.99

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The Secret Agent is the story of Mr. Verloc, a reluctant spy who is pressured by his superiors into joining an anarchist plot to blow up the Greenwich Observatory in 1886 London. This unspeakable act of terror sets the stage for a gripping political thriller, brought to life by John K. Snyder’s extraordinary comics art.

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"Children are more ruthless about what they consider entertaining. They don’t love books because they think they should. They love stories that deliver, and Classics Illustrated always had the goods. Looks like it still does."—Newsweek

"Congress should create an amendment that demands every single school in America place Classics Illustrated in their curriculum."—Diamond Galleries Scoop

"For those who may have grown up with the original Classics Illustrated, Papercutz’s decision to resurrect the series will be welcome news."—Omnivoracious 

"The remarkably detailed color illustrations open passages that words alone cannot convey. Recommended."—Library Media Connection  

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John K. Snyder III’s work has been seen in comics such as The Duckberg Times to Green Lantern and Doctor Mid-Nite. His work was previously seen in CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #12 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He was nominated for an Eisner Award in 1989 for his work on Grendel.

Joseph Conrad was a master prose stylist, widely regarded as one of the greatest English-language novelists. Writing in the heyday of the British Empire, Conrad drew upon his experiences in the French and later the British Merchant Navy to create short stories and novels that reflect aspects of a worldwide empire while also

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  • Joseph Conrad and John K. Snyder III

  • John K. Snyder III’s work has been seen in comics such as The Duckberg Times to Green Lantern and Doctor Mid-Nite. His work was previously seen in Classics Illustrated 12 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He was nominated for an Eisner Award in 1989 for his work on Grendel.

    Joseph Conrad was a master prose stylist, widely regarded as one of the greatest English-language novelists. Writing in the heyday of the British Empire, Conrad drew upon his experiences in the French and later the British Merchant Navy to create short stories and novels that reflect aspects of a worldwide empire while also plumbing the depths of the human soul.

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