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The Twilight Zone: The After Hours (Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone )

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One of most ground-breaking shows in the history of television, The Twilight Zone has become a permanent fixture in pop culture. This new graphic novel series re-imagines the show's most enduring episodes, in all their original uncut glory, originally written by Rod Serling himself, and now adapted for a new generation—a generation that has ridden Disney's Twilight Zone To ...more
Paperback, 72 pages
Published September 16th 2008 by Walker & Company (first published 2008)
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Alexandra
Jun 24, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
if i've ever seen this episode it was only once or twice a long time ago and i only remember the vague idea of it and not any of the fine details, so i really liked this graphic novel reading experience because it was as if i were putting together the missing pieces from my memory.

the after hours is very surreal and unsettling like a dream you have where you are familiar with the setting but things don't look quite the way you think they should.

my copy is actually an ARC and so it would have b
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Li Ling
Jan 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
read this a while back and IT BLEW MY MIND. SO CREEPY. AND I'M SO MAD BECAUSE I probably misplaced it ugh
Dann
Jun 16, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017
The classic television episode The Twilight Zone: The After Hours enters another dimension of imagination as a full-length graphic novel. The story follows a young woman who goes to a department store to buy her mother a gift but ends up getting more than she bargained for. Adapted from Rod Serling’s original script, writer Mark Kneece takes a few liberties that expands upon the story to fill-in a few gaps. Rebekah Isaac’s artwork, however, stays quite faithful to the television episode; capturi ...more
Genevieve Goldstein
The main character in this book is Marsha White, she is a mannequin and every year, each mannequin in her store gets one month to turn Into human. It was Marsha's month, but she stayed to long. She started getting crazy, and panicked, she thought she had a mother, so she went to go by a golden thimble. So she went to a mall and a person asked her to go to the 18th floor. When Marsha did, she found nothing in the cases except for the thing she wanted to buy, a golden thimble. When she paid for it ...more
Kate
As you might know, I love all things horror, so when I came across graphic novels based on "The Twilight Zone" I had to read them. This was the first one, I have another on hold.

This volume follows a confused woman who goes to a department store to buy a golden thimble as a gift for her mother. She keeps thinking the mannequins are talking to her. When someone finally asks her if she needs help, they direct her to the 18th floor... except there is no 18th floor.

The graphic novels are based on ac
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Emilia
Oct 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
So creepy! But i loved it.
The main character Marsha White is pulled into the real world and starts to believe that she is a human, but she is really a mannequin after all. Her dreams and thoughts are pasted onto the pages of this captivating comic. I was utterly sucked into this graphic novel, showing me the difference between reality, and thought. All though Marsha has a great time, she will have to leave the real world, of course after being chased through a stretch of time and space, and fin
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Oliver
Apr 24, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not a bad book. The artwork is solid, but lacks depth. The After Hours was a reasonable episode of The Twilight Zone, not one of the best, not one of the worst, but it probably wouldn't be one of my first choices to adapt as a graphic novel. The art os okay. Well drawn enough, but lacking depth.

Perhaps the most interesting part of it is the inclusion of scenes which were written for the episode, but never made it in. They don't add much to the story and I don't think the original episode was le
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Peacegal
Dec 14, 2011 rated it it was ok
If you found the movie "Mannequin" to be terrifying, this one's for you. Otherwise, it's not one of the stronger entries in this series...
Leanne
Jul 21, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A quick, enjoyable read. The art is well-drawn, supports the story and brings the reader into a different world. I felt that some parts weren't written very clearly or were too vague for a graphic novel, but I guess that's just the style of The Twilight Zone. Anyhow, I thoroughly enjoyed The After Hours .
Jonathan Maas
Sep 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great retelling of a great tale. Great art - just incredible all around!
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Mark Kneece has written stories for numerous comics, including Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight. He helped found the sequential art department at the Savannah College of Art and Design and teaches comics writing as a professor of sequential art. He lives in Savannah, Georgia.
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