The Picture of Dorian Gray
Oscar Wilde and Ian Edginton
Oscar Wilde's classic tale of a man who, exhilarated by his friends' praise of his youth and beauty, asks to be able to retain them eternally has been elegantly transformed. The adaptation retains ‘all the wonder of Oscar Wilde's text' while portraying the story ‘in a fresh, new fashion. '
The original author of The Picture of Dorian Gray. Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) was an Irish playwright, poet and author of numerous short stories and one novel. Known for his biting wit, he became one of the most successful playwrights of the late Victorian era in London. // Ian Edginton, one of Britain's best-known writers, has had a tremendous impact on the world of comics. In his illustrious career he has worked for Lucasfilm, Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Fox to adapt Star Wars, Star Trek, Alien, Predator and Terminator properties, as well as with the H.G. Wells estate to adapt War of the Worlds for Dark Horse. He owes his success to good collaborations with other artists from the industry, most famously D'Israeli (Scarlet Traces) and Steve Yeowell (The Red Seas). In 2007, his graphic novel Scarlet Traces: The Great Game was nominated for Best Limited Series and Best Writer at the prestigious Eisner Awards. // I. N. J. Culbard is an award-winning artist who has collaborated on a critically acclaimed Sherlock Holmes series with Ian Edginton, as well as adapting At The Mountains of Madness and The Case of Charles Dexter Ward for SelfMadeHero. He also illustrates The Deadwardians for Vertigo. His latest works include Deadbeats (with Chris Lackey and Chad Fifer), the Lovecraft adaptation The Shadow Out of Time, and Celeste.