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Questions tagged [illustrated-story]

This tag is for written works that feature illustrations beyond the cover[s] and initial few pages. Where there are significant illustrations throughout the story.

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Illustrated short with memory-wiped man being shown down a hallway to an elevator

I’m looking for an illustrated story that would have been from the late 70s or early 80s. Possibly published in Creepy, Eerie or maybe the Epic magazine. I’m pretty sure it was in color, but maybe ...
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90s illustrated children's story book about two factions of alien creatures called “Blobs” and “Creeps”

I remember reading this book when I was 9 or 10. I might have been younger than 10, maybe 8 or so. In any case it was in 1998/1999 if I remember correctly. The actual book might have been published ...
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1970s/1980s illustrated hardback book in the style of John Berkey, ends with battle between protagonist and aliens

I had this book during the 1980s and early 1990s, so it could be from the 1970s as well. It's a hard back book with several linked stories in it, mainly following one protagonist and his sidekick (one ...
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Novel that is about robots fighting humans and dinosaurs

This book I think came out between 2006-2008 and I remember that the whole book was illustrated. Sadly I have no idea who the author is. I remember the story fairly well. The story starts out with a ...
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Gutsworld - a Graphic Novel about a Puritan, Victorian-Era Society trapped in a Whale-like Creature

What I'm looking for now is Visual Evidence of this thing's existence. Everything I've got together so far is below, and in the comments. It was about a Puritan, Victorian-era society trapped in a ...
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Book about a child who goes on an adventure with a witch

I'm trying to identify a book written prior to the 1980's, about a child who finds a witch and then has an adventure with her. The witch teaches her how to use plants to heal and then, I believe, they ...
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Kid's book about a robot called RUOK

I have a memory of reading a children's book when I was younger - around 1995? It was about a child who went on an adventure with two robots, one of which was called RUOK ("are you OK"). It was ...
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Illustrated horror book with several paths to follow

When I was a kid, I had this illustrated book set in an horror/fantasy/sci fi genre, where each page was a large, detailed illustration with some story notes on the left and right margins (or maybe ...
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Did John Bellairs tailor his stories to fit Edward Gorey's illustrations?

As I was preparing this answer, I was struck by the creepy hollow eyes of the two of the figures in the stained glass window on the Edward Gorey cover of John Bellairs The Revenge of the Wizard's ...
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Book Identification- Children's puzzle book about a rescue from alien abduction

I have been trying to find a book that I read when I was a kid and was wondering if anybody knew what it was. I think it was about a brother and sister, and the brother had gotten good at a video game ...
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Story ID Fantasy Series with Diagrams in Book

If I remember right, it is a series of 7, and can't have been originally published before 2010 or earlier because that's when I read it. Story consists of a big tree character near the end, the ...
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Children's/YA book where twins are separated at birth in order to save one from eugenics empire?

The Story The story takes place within an interstellar empire whose most significant feature is its eugenics program. Individual freedom has been largely removed. People do not marry, and instead ...
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Collection of Illustrated Horror Stories

I've been trying to find a collection horror stories that I used to have in the 90s when I was a small child. I don't think they had it at school. It was definitely not Scary Stories to Tell in the ...
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Trying to find an illustrated book with three sf stories: alien planet, underwater city, intelligent rocks

I'm trying to find a book that had three illustrated science fiction stories in it. The first was about explorers on an alien planet. They found a forest of trees with 'horns' or 'wires', and ...
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Are the illustrations in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Illustrated Edition canon

Can we consider the illustrations in the newly released illustrated version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone canon? I.e. can we draw conclusions about some events, characters and similar ...
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An illustrated children's book about each season being created as a planet by music

I'm trying to find an illustrated book I had as a child. I can't recall the title or illustrator but the general theme was this: A god like figure with a lute, sitar or harp plays music and creates ...
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Short Story collection about monsters

I've been searching for a collection of short stories I read as a kid. I can't say how old I was, but old enough to read because I read them myself, and certainly I read them over seven years ago (I ...
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Children’s books, one in space setting, the other in a jungle

When I was little I remember getting these two books from the library. Both books were paperback and flimsy. The pages were wide. Each book had full page illustrations with puzzles and mazes in ...
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Story about an alien invasion that could neutralize Earth's spaceships

I'm looking for a story I read about 20 years ago. It was about Earth and its people were able to create star ships capable of real space flight. Not long after this happened we were visited by a ...
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70s Book about an intergalactic cruise [duplicate]

When I was a kid I had this large (coffee table-ish) hard cover illustrated book, which was basically a travel-companion guide for people going on this intergalactic cruise. The whole thing was spun (...
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Searching for the name of a Sci Fi illustrated story from approx 1970s about a never ending war

The story is set far into the future, not on Earth, about two nations that have been at war for as long as can be remembered but the origins of the war have now been forgotten. I seem to remember ...