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Cover from The War of the Worlds (Eternity, 1988), issue 5

The War of the Worlds (Eternity, 1988), issue 5 cover.

This is undoubtedly the most extreme make-over of The War of the Worlds yet written, jettisoning as it does almost every bit if lore laid down by H.G. Wells in favour of an extremely gory and disturbing version of the invasion. In fact, about the only familiar reference point left, are the Tripods, which I think it fair to say are some of the most scary.... read more.

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The War of the Worlds (Eternity, 1988), issue 1 cover. The War of the Worlds (Eternity, 1988), issue 2 cover. The War of the Worlds (Eternity, 1988), issue 3 cover.

Front cover from War of the Worlds issue 1 (Eternity Comics).

Front cover from War of the Worlds issue 2 (Eternity Comics).

Front cover from War of the Worlds issue 3 (Eternity Comics).

The War of the Worlds (Eternity, 1988), issue 4 cover. The War of the Worlds (Eternity, 1988), issue 5 cover. The War of the Worlds (Eternity, 1988), issue 6 cover.

Front cover from War of the Worlds issue 4 (Eternity Comics).

Front cover from War of the Worlds issue 5 (Eternity Comics).

Front cover from War of the Worlds issue 6 (Eternity Comics).

The War of the Worlds (Eternity, 1988), issue 2 interior.

Interior from War of the Worlds issue 2 (Eternity Comics).

See also

Comics

1955
Classics Illustrated 124

Classics Illustrated 124. The most famous and enduring comic book adaptation of The War of the Worlds.

1974
Now Age Illustrated: War of the Worlds

Now Age Illustrated: War of the Worlds. A very obscure comic book version with art by renowned artist Alex Nino.

1990
Sherlock Homlmes in the case of the missing Martian

Sherlock Holmes in the case of the missing Martian. The Martians were defeated as Wells recorded, but in post war England, Sherlock Holmes must once more face their power.

2003
Scarlet Traces

Scarlet Traces. A fasinating sequel to the War of the Worlds that wonders what might have come of all that discarded Martian technology.

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