Includes three chilling Poe tales: "The Gold Bug"; "The Tell-Tale Heart"; and "The Cask of Amontillado". In "The Gold Bug", three men search for the infamous Captain Kidd’s vast hidden treasure using a mysterious golden beetle to navigate the way! In "The Tell-Tale Heart", a man is driven to the brink of insanity, racked with guilt after murdering his innocent landlord. In "The Cask of Amontillado", a man exacts a terrible revenge upon another who has taunted him for years…
Classics Illustrated tells these chilling tales in colorful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes theme discussions and study questions, which can be used both in the classroom and at home to further engage the reader in the story.
The Classics Illustrated comic book series began in 1941 with its first issue, Alexandre Dumas’ "The Three Musketeers", and has since included over 200 classic tales released around the world. This new CCS Books edition is specifically tailored to engage and educate young readers with some of the greatest works ever written, while still thrilling older readers who have loving memories of this series of old.
Hardcover: 52 pages
Publisher: Classics Illustrated Comics (August 23, 2016)