- Star Wars creator George Lucas kicks off the full-color,
chronological, hardcover presentation of the EC Comics line with a foreword introducing readers to the wonders of Weird Science. Included are stories by Al Feldstein, Bill Gaines and others with art by legendary illustrators such as Wally Wood, Harvey Kurtzman, Joe Orlando, Jack Kamen, Feldstein and others from the first six issues of this pivotal comic book title. Find out what made
EC among the most influential comic book lines ever in this complete and newly re-colored collection.
- This volume reprints the first six complete issues (24 stories) of the comic book Weird Science, originally published in 1950, and features science fiction and fantasy stories, flying saucers, aliens, other worlds, space travel,
similar to the first science fiction movies of the same period.
About the Author
Bill Gaines was an American publisher and co-editor of EC Comics. Following a shift in EC's direction in 1950, Gaines presided over what became an artistically influential and historically important line of mature-audience comics. He published the popular satirical magazine Mad for over 40 years. He was posthumously inducted into the comic book industry's Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame (1993) and the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame (1997). In 2012, he was inducted into the Ghastly Awards' Hall of Fame. The author lives in Brooklyn, New York.