Twilight Zone: The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street by Mark Kneece, Rod Serling
  

Twilight Zone: The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street

Written by Mark Kneece, Rod Serling

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Maple Street USA—late one Saturday afternoon a mysterious flash of light cuts off all the electricity. But this is no ordinary power failure, and the neighbours on Maple Street will soon find themselves in the dark with an enemy of their own creation . . . in the Twilight Zone.

Brilliantly conceived, the graphic novels in this series capture the TV drama of an iconic and cult classic TV show – The Twilight Zone - from the 1950s. Set in a world that is like our own but has another dimension, each book is a highly dramatic adventure powerfully told in striking visual images matched by a text that has been adapted from Rod Serling’s original scripts – in their entirety

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Twilight Zone: The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street by Mark Kneece, Rod Serling

The stories are compelling and in the visual images they echo the storyboarding of the original television, but offer a fresh interpretation, as seen through the eyes of a new generation of artists. Half a century on, The Twilight Zone remains part of our culture, routinely referenced in print and on television, as it succinctly describes the bizarre and the unexpected.

Click here to view other titles in The Twilight Zone series. Given the televisual nature of these graphic novels with minimal text and maximum visual impact even the most reluctant readers will be gripped.

About the Author

Mark Kneece, Rod Serling

Mark Kneece co-wrote a story in Alien World in 1987 for Pacific Comics and discovered a talent for comics writing. He has written stories for Hellraiser (Marvel / Epic), Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight (DC Comics), The Spirit: New Adventures (Kitchen Sink Press) and Tarzan for the syndicated newspaper strip (United Media). He is the author of the Twilight Zone series, published by Bloomsbury in 2009.

Rod Serling was born in Syracuse, New York, the second of two sons of Esther (née Cooper) and Samuel Lawrence Serling. His brother, Robert J. Serling, later became a novelist. Serling was raised in Binghamton, New York, where he later graduated from Binghamton Central High School. He earned his B.A. in 1950 from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Though brought up in a Jewish family, Serling became a Unitarian Universalist. Serling's family had a summer home on Cayuga Lake, in New York's Finger Lakes region, which inspired the name "Cayuga Productions" for use on Twilight Zone productions.

The first episode of the Twilight Zone was shown in 1959.

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Paperback

Author

Mark Kneece, Rod Serling
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Author's Website

rodserling.com/default.htm

Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Publication date

2nd February 2009

ISBN

9780747587910

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