Ringworld: The Graphic Novel, Part OneRingworld: The Graphic Novel (Volume 1)
Based on the novel by Larry Niven. Adapted by Robert Mandell. Illustrated by Sean Lam
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On Sale: 07/08/2014
ISBN: 9780765324627272 Pages
A modern science fiction classic, Larry Niven's Ringworld won the Hugo and Nebula Awards for best novel in 1970. Now this SF classic is adapted into a thrilling manga adventure by Robert Mandell and Sean Lam.
In Ringworld: The Graphic Novel, Part One, two-hundred-year-old human Louis Wu is recruited by a two-headed alien named Nessus to join him, a catlike warrior alien named Speaker, and the infinitely lucky human Teela Brown to explore an alien artifact.
They find a Ringworld, a ribbon millions of miles long built around a distant sun. The civilization has fallen into savagery, though, and after crashing into the Ringworld, Louis must come up with a clever plan to get back to known space, hundreds of light years away.
Praise for Ringworld: The Graphic Novel, Part One
“His tales have pulse-pounding narrative drive. Niven is a true master!” —Frederik Pohl
“Excellent and entertaining...woven together very skillfully and proceed[ing] at a pretty smooth pace.” —Algis Budrys on Ringworld
“This rousing sequel to the classic Ringworld continues the adventures of Louis Wu and Speaker-to-Animals on that fantastic planet.” —School Library Journal on The Ringworld Engineers; also selected as An ALA Best Book for Young Adult