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Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone: The Midnight Sun
WB GN Midnight-sun
Publisher:Walker Books
Series:Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone
Volume:Volume 1
Alternate Number:
Cover Date:June 2009
Cover Price:$9.99 USD (SC), $16.99 USD (HC)
Cover Credits:
Pages:72 pages
Format:Color; Graphic Novel
Writers:Rod Serling (writer), Mark Kneece Kneece (adapter)
Artists:Anthony Spay (illustrator)
Previous Issue:Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone: Death's Head Revisited
Next Issue:Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone: The Big Tall Wish
For the TV episode, see The Midnight Sun.

"The Midnight Sun" was a The Twilight Zone graphic novel, published by Walker Books.

Description from Walker Books:

"In an abandoned New York City, two women struggle to survive as the thermometer reaches an unbearable 140° and modern-day conveniences become luxuries. As these women are pushed to their limits, the Earth becomes more hostile. This snapshot of two women facing the unthinkable is an inspiring portrait of courage."

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

Two women in a world with an ever increasing temperature must deal with the resulting chaos.

Response and analysis

Critical response

School Library Journal labeled the novel a "worthwhile purchase."[1]

Notes and annotations

  • The story in the graphic novel was based off of the original story written by Rod Serling, famously featured in The Twilight Zone TV series episode of the same name.
  • "The Midnight Sun" includes a scene that was unable to be filmed for the television show due to budget constraints.[1]

See also

Notes and references


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Reviews for Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone: Death's Head Revisited." School Library Journal. Retrieved: July 8, 2009.


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