Mutiny on the Bounty

James Norman Hall, Charles Nordhoff

Nordhoff and Hall's account of the infamous mutiny that took place on board HMS Bounty in 1789
Date Published :
August 2016
Publisher :
Classics Illustrated Comics
Contributor(s) :
Henry Kiefer, Morris Waldinger
Series :
Classics Illustrated
Illustration :
Full color throughout
Format Available    QuantityPrice
ISBN : 9781906814212
Pages : 48
Dimensions : 9.5 X 6.5 inches
In stock


Nordhoff and Hall's account of the 1789 mutiny on board HMS Bounty, perpetrated by Fletcher Christian and the crew, against the tyrannical Captain William Bligh and his officers.

Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colorful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes a biography of Captain William Bligh, historical maps of the Bounty's journeys, 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 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.

About The Author

James Norman Hall (22 April 1887 – 5 July 1951) was an American author best known for the novel Mutiny on the Bounty with co-author Charles Nordhoff. During World War I, Hall had the distinction of serving in the militaries of three Western allies: Great Britain as an infantryman and then flying for France and later the United States.

Charles Nordhoff (1 February 1887 - 10 April 1947) and James Norman Hall (22 April 1887 – 5 July 1951) collaborated on a large number of written works, notably their "Bounty" trilogy, accounting the tale of the mutiny on board the HMS Bounty and its aftermath, which included "Mutiny on the Bounty", "Men Against the Sea", and "Pitcairn's Island".

Henry Carl Keifer was a prolific illustrator whose earliest published work appears to have been an adaptation of Thomas Bailey Aldrich’s Story of a Bad Boy in 1928 and he illustrated more than sixty different comic series between 1935 and 1955. He was best known for Wambi the Jungle Boy by Fiction House - 1940-1948. He became involved with Classics Illustrated in the early 1940s and his work is both distinctive and stimulating. There are many examples of his work throughout the CI series.

MORRIS WALDINGER was an artist, writer and letterer for several American comic book publications during the 1950s and 1960s. To the legendary Classics Illustrated series, he contributed Nordhoff and Hall's 'Mutiny on the Bounty', that appeared in 1952.He cooperated on several 'Wonderwoman' issues in the 1950s and 1960s, both as a scriptwriter and artist. He illustrated war, romance and western titles for Charlton, DC and Feature Comics. Waldinger was a letterer for DC from the 1950s throughout the 1970s.

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