Dune Graphic Novel: Book 2 is the second part of a comic book adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic scifi novel of the same name. The graphic novel series is adapted by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson and illustrated by Raul Allen and Patricia Martin. As with Book 1, this second part is faithful to the source material, with Book 2 adapting “Muad’dib” the second book of Dune.
ELRIC : THE RUBY THRONE Written by Julien Blondel. Art & Colors by Didier Poli, Robin Recht & Jean Bastide.
“… the story you begin reading here is the saga of the Albino I would have written myself if I had thought of it first.”
In his introduction to this latest graphic novel adaptation of the Elric novels, Michael Moorcock, the original writer himself was obviously impressed enough to pen the above words. It’s easy to be cynical and slightly incredulous initially. Having read the book itself and previous comic book adaptations already, what new perspective could Blondel provide?