Mark Twain's sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, chronicling the adventures of Sawyer's friend, Huck Finn. Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colorful comic strip form, providing an excellent introduction for younger readers. Also includes theme discussions and study questions.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (pen name Mark Twain) (30 November 1835 - 21 April 1910) was an influential American writer, whose notable works include "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." MIKE SEKOWSKY made his debut during the War, in several issues of USA Comics. He illustrated several 'Submariner' and 'Captain America' stories. Throughout the 1940s, he provided artwork for All Winner Comics, Classics Illustrated, Comedy Comics, Marvel Mystery Comics, Tough Kid Squad, Young Allies Comics, Daring Comics and Two Gun Kid. He became a versatile Marvel and DC artist in the 1950s, drawing various romance and superhero titles until the 1970s. At DC, he drew numerous romance, western and science fiction titles. He is best known for the 'Justice League of America', which he co-created with writer Gardner Fox in 1961. In addition, he assisted Frank Giacoia on the daily 'Sherlock Holmes'. He has also drawn for several Charlton titles, such as 'Masked Raider', 'Ramar of the Jungle' and 'Scotland Yard', as well as Dell/Gold Key and Tower titles. FRANK B. GIACOIA studied at the School of Industrial Arts in Manhattan and at the Arts Students League. He became a staff artist at the Iger Shop in 1941. Among his early comic book art, are crime stories for ACE, horror comics for Avon and work for Classics Illustrated. He has done countless titles for DC/National, such as 'Molly Adams', 'The Flash', 'Batman' and war stories. Giacoia has contributed to Dell, Eartern Color, Fawcett, Harvey and Feature/Prize/Crestwood. From the 1960s through the 1980s, he was mainly active as an inker for Marvel Comics, among others on Jack Kirby's 'Captain America'. In the 1980s, he also did inks on Archie Comics. Among his syndicated comics are the daily 'Spider-man' (1978-1981), 'Flash Gordon' (1959-60/68/69/86), 'Incredible Hulk' (inks, 1979-1980), 'Johnny Reb and Billy Yank' (1956-1959), 'Sherlock Holmes' (1954-1955) and 'Thorne McBride' (1960-1963).