Tom Sawyer is a young orphan living with his half brother Sid at their Aunt Polly's house. A bad apple in school, he resists all efforts at correction, except when it comes to courting the lovely Becky Thatcher. Along with his buddy Huck Finn, Tom fools around, plays practical jokes and causes trouble—until the day when the two witness a murder.
The greatest American novel comes gets the CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED treatment in this haunting, vibrant adaptation!
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, also known as MARK TWAIN, is America's most famous literary icon. Born in 1835 in Missouri, Twain grew up on the banks of the Mississippi River and worked as a printer's apprentice, a licensed river pilot, and eventually a newspaper reporter for several newspapers all over the United States. Twain began to gain fame when his story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calavaras County" appeared in the New York Saturday Press on November 18, 1865. He went on to write 28 books and numerous short stories, letters and sketches.
MIKE PLOOG is a legendary fantasy artist best known for his haunting work on Marvel’s line of horror comics in the 1970s, including Ghost Rider, Man-Thing, and Werewolf By Night. An accomplished visual designer, his work has appeared in the films Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, and the Lord of the Rings Trilogy.