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The book that inspired the film BLADE RUNNER comes to comics! Graphically interpreting the full text of Philip K. Dickand#8217;s groundbreaking sci-fi masterpiece DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;THE BOOK THAT INSPIRED THE FILMandnbsp;BLADE RUNNERandnbsp;COMES TO COMICS! Worldwide best-selling sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick's award-winningandnbsp;DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?andnbsp;has been called "a masterpiece ahead of its time, even today" and served as the basis for the filmandnbsp;BLADE RUNNER.andnbsp; BOOM! Studios is honored to present the complete novel transplanted into the comic book medium, mixing all new panel-to-panel continuity with the actual text from the novel in an innovative, ground-breaking 24-issue maxi-series experiment. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;San Francisco lies under a cloud of radioactive dust.andnbsp; The World War has killed millions, driving entire species to extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remained coveted any living creature, and for people who couldn't afford one, companies built incredibly realistic fakes: horses, birds, cats, sheep... even humans.andnbsp; Rick Deckard is an officially sanctioned bounty hunter tasked to find six rogue androids — they're machines, but look, sound, and think like humans — clever, and most of all, dangerous humans.andnbsp; Rick Deckard, Pris, The Voight-Kampff Test, Nexus 6 androids, the Tyrell Corporation: join us for the publishing event of the year!andnbsp;andlt;BRandgt;"After I finished reading the screenplay forandnbsp;BLADE RUNNER, I got the novel out and looked through it. The two reinforce each other, so that someone who started with the novel would enjoy the movie and someone who started with the movie would enjoy the novel." — Philip K. Dick

Product Details

ISBN:
9781608865000
Author:
Dick, Philip K
Publisher:
Boom Town
Illustrator:
Parker, Tony
Illustrator:
Sienkiewicz, Bill
Author:
Parker, Tony
Author:
Dick, Philip K.
Author:
Sienkiewicz, Bill
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Crime & Mystery
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Science Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full Color
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10.19 x 6.62 in 21.42 oz

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