Born OTD in 1866, English author, writing dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary; and often referred to the ‘father of science fiction’, H.G. Wells. ‘The War of the Wolrds’ is one of the earliest stories to detail a conflict between mankind and an extraterrestrial race. The novel is the first-person narrative of both an unnamed protagonist in Surrey and of his younger brother in London as southern England is invaded by Martians.

H. G. Wells The War Of The Worlds

At the turn of the nineteenth century, a group of friends listen to the adventures of a man who claims to be the world’s first time traveler. His story begins in the year 802,701. Earth is inhabited by the Eloi, descendants of men, who live in harmony, spending their time playing and eating fruit in an immense Garden of Eden. But beneath this paradise lies a terrible secret, for another species dwells in the depths of the earth: the Morlocks. These red-eyed, apish creatures thrive in darkness, and every night they rise to the surface to kidnap and feed on the Eloi.

H. G. Wells’ classic tale The Time Machine was one of the first stories to ever explore the notion of time travel. Now rediscover this incredible work of science fiction with a stunning, all-new graphic novel adaptation!

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