Phileas Fogg, a rich gentleman, joins some members of his private club in a wager that he cannot travel around the world in 80 days. Immediately he prepares for his departure, along with his servant, Passepartout. Little does Fogg know that Inspector Fix, a Scotland Yard detective seeking a bank robber who matches Fogg's description, is hot on their tail
Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colorful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes 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 new CCS Books 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.