Master Race: And Other Stories

Fantagraphics Books
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This comics anthology includes Krigstein’s most famous story ― which broke both aesthetic and narrative boundaries ―plus material that’s never been reprinted since the 1950s.

In addition to "Master Race,” this volume includes “The Flying Machine” (based on a story by Ray Bradbury). Other stories include: “Slave Ship,” an unpublished science fiction tale that was only discovered in the decades following EC’s demise, “The Monster From The Fourth Dimension,” a horror/science fiction shocker that has never been reprinted since its original appearance in 1954, and other Krigstein crime, horror, war, and science fiction stories covering the full gamut of EC titles, including Tales From the CryptCrime SuspenStoriesShock SuspenStoriesAces High, and Incredible Science Fiction.

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About the author

Bernard (B.) Krigstein (1919-1990) was trained as a classical painter, butearly on he recognized the artistic potential of the comics medium.He wasinducted into the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1992 and the WillEisner ComicBook Hall of Fame in 2003.

Albert B. Feldstein (1925-2014) was an American writer,editor, and artist, best known for his work at EC Comics (particularly in the science fiction genre) and, from 1956 to1985, as the editor of the satirical magazine Mad.

Ray Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois, in 1920. Growing up during the Great Depression, Bradbury began writing at the age of 11. Unable to join the military in World War II due to his poor eyesight, he began publishing science fiction stories. In 1947 he married Marguerite McClure and they had four daughters. His career as a writer included such notable works as Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, and I Sing The Body Electric. Primarily known for his successes in science fiction, Bradbury also worked on various horror and mystery stories, as well as screenplays and television scripts. During his lifetime he received numerous awards, including a Pulitzer in 2007. Bradbury passed away in 2012.

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Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
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Published on
Jan 10, 2018
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Pages
232
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ISBN
9781683960942
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Language
English
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Genres
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Horror
Comics & Graphic Novels / Anthologies
Comics & Graphic Novels / Crime & Mystery
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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