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(Star Trek Fotonovel #5)

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A graphic novel composed of stills from the original Tv series combined with conversation/narrative "balloons" to carry the storyline.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published February 1978 by Bantam Books
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Metamorphosis (ST Fotonovel #5) by Gene L. Coon is the last of the Star Trek fotonovels sitting on my TBR pile. In the 1970s, long before VCRs were a standard thing in most homes, Bantam Books in conjunction with Mandala Productions gave Star Trek fans the chance to relive some of the shows episodes through series of twelve fotonovels. These books were essentially proto-types of the graphic novels so prevalent today that re-tell classic stories and these used actual film stills from the show wit ...more
Another clever use of stills from the TV series combined with conversation/narrative "balloons" to create a graphic novel of an original Classic Star Trek episode.
In the days before the internet a book like this was precious to a fan.
I remember waiting impatiently for each of the photo novels to come out.
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Gene L. Coon was an American screenwriter and television producer. He is best remembered for his work on the original Star Trek series.

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