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Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone: The After Hours
WB GN After-hours
Publisher:Walker Books
Series:Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone
Volume:Volume 1
Alternate Number:
Cover Date:October 2008
Cover Price:$9.99 USD
Cover Credits:
Pages:72 pages
Format:Color; Graphic Novel
Writers:Rod Serling (writer), Mark Kneece (adapter)
Artists:Rebekah Isaacs (illustrator)
Previous Issue:N/A
Next Issue:Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone: Walking Distance
For the TV episode, see The After Hours.
For the TV segment, see The After Hours (segment).

"The After Hours" was a The Twilight Zone graphic novel, published by Walker Books.

Description from Walker Books:

"Submitted for your approval: Marsha White, a dissatisfied shopper with an unusual problem. This is one shopping trip that is marked final sale, return only to the customer service desk—in the Twilight Zone!"

Series information

The graphic novel series by Walker Books, as part of their young readers line, adapts stories written by The Twilight Zone creator, Rod Serling for the iconic television series. The series began in October, 2008, with the publication of graphic novel treatments of the episodes "The After Hours" and "Walking Distance". New adaptations for other memorable original stories were released in the spring and summer of 2009.

Publication details

  • Size: 6-5/8" x 10"

Story summary

A woman was trapped in a department store, seemingly tormented by the mannequins from the store. They claimed that she was one of them, a mannequin; one that had forgotten her identity and assumed that she was a real woman.

Response and analysis

Critical response

School Library Journal honored the release for preserving the "weird and creepy" elements that the Twilight Zone television series was noted for and said that the story was "brilliantly adapted." At the same time, their review expressed, "the dated and mono-cultural nature of the stories and images, both designed to reflect the feel of the 1950s world of Twilight Zone, may be off-putting to students expecting the adaptations to have a more modern or diverse feel."[1]

Notes and annotations

See also

Notes and references


  1. "Reviews for Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone: The After Hours." School Library Journal. Retrieved: July 8, 2009.


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