Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Stormbreak the Graphic Novel adapted by Anthony Johnston
This graphic novel by Anthony Johnston is reasonably true to the original story penned by Anthony Horowitz although obviously some scenes are shortened The book was illustrated by Kanako Damerum and Yuzuru Takasaki. Alex Rider, the protagonist, discovers his uncle and adopted parent, Ian Rider, is a spy and he himself self is dragged into the spy world shortly after his murder. He is given the special mission of infiltrating a large computer manufacturing facility where computers which are going to be distributed around British schools contain a deadly virus. Alex is posing a an award winning computer geek who has been invited to the facility because of his computer skills.