Classics Illustrated Deluxe #11: The Sea Wolf.pdf
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JACK LONDON was an American author, journalist, and social activist. He is best remembered as the author of "The Call of the Wild" and "White Fang, " both set in the Klondike Gold Rush. He also wrote of the South Pacific in such stories as "The Pearls of Parlay" and "The Heathen," and of the San Francisco Bay area in "The Sea Wolf." London was a passionate advocate of unionization, socialism, and the rights of workers and wrote several powerful works dealing with these topics such as his dystopian novel "The Iron Heel, " his non-fiction expose "The People of the Abyss, " and "The War of the Classes." London died in 1916 on his ranch in California. With his dynamic graphics, RIFF REB'S has established himself as one of the founding fathers of a new school of comics artists. In 1984, he founded the Asylum studios, where he was soon joined by fellow artists like Edith, Kisler, Cromwell, Ralph, Gonnort, Joe Ruffner and Karim to work on animated series and graphic novels. Most recently, he has adapted Pierre Mac Orlan's satirical pirate book 'A bord de l'Etoile Matutine' for Soleil and further stories from the sea in his series 'Le Loup des Mers.'
When the intellectual Humphrey van Weyden is lost at sea and rescued by Captain Wolf Larsen, he thinks he's been saved, but his troubles have just begun. Forced into a brutal life of hard labor and bare knuckle brawling aboard the seal-hunting schooner, Ghost, van Weyden must learn how to survive as quickly as he can. After a botched mutiny leaves van Weyden in danger and his soul in the balance, only the love of the beautiful castaway Maud Brewster can keep him tethered to the world he once knew. A new life is on the horizon for the brave couple, but Wolf Larsen is still at large . . .Jack London's classic adventure is lavishly illustrated by Riff Reb's in this thrilling graphic novel for the ages!