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Paperback The Picture of Dorian Gray Book

ISBN: 0785126562

ISBN13: 9780785126560

The Picture of Dorian Gray

(Part of the Marvel Illustrated Series)

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Painter Basil Hallward has done a portrait of a strange subject - youthful Dorian Gray, a man with a mysterious and tangled history. The young man broods on how unfair it is that he will age and his... This description may be from another edition of this product.

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Roy Thomas' Adapation of a Classic Tale

It seems Marvel Comics is making its trade paperbacks a bit smaller nowadays, which was disappointing. I was not thrilled with this format. Much smaller than the usual comic book and so makes it a bit more difficult to hold in the hand without creasing or damage. OK, but what about the story?? Roy Thomas has done many masterful adaptations for Marvel: Conan, Star Wars, etc., etc. and does very well here. As he explains in the introduction essay, the story in many ways did not lend itself to a comic book style, so he changed a few things around which the art speaks for itself. You feel for this young man as he realizes what fate has granted him. Eternal youth while those around him fade to black. Except the blackness of his soul reflected in the painting is quite the fright. I think Oscar Wilde would have liked the way Thomas wrapped up the ending. A Victorian story for the modern age -- good job. Other Roy Thomas adventures: The Iliad (Marvel Illustrated) Marvel Visionaries: Roy Thomas HC Essential Classic X-Men Volume 3 TPB (X-Men (Graphic Novels)) (v. 3)
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