A Kickstarter program has been started to turn Heinlein’s Citizen of the Galaxy will be the first graphic novel adapted from Robert Heinlein’s Virginia Edition.
Citizen of the Galaxy will be the first graphic novel adapted from Robert Heinlein’s Virginia Edition, which is the complete and definitive 46 volume collector’s set of all of Heinlein’s works. This project is approved by the copyright owner, the Heinlein Prize Trust and will be produced with the support of the Virginia Edition Publishing Company. The purpose of the Heinlein Prize is to encourage and reward progress in commercial space activities that advances Robert and his wife Virginia’s dream of humanity’s future in space. The Virginia Edition Publishing Company is responsible for the production and distribution of the authoritative text of all of Robert Heinlein’s published fiction and non-fiction – The Robert A. Heinlein: Virginia Edition Collection.
What’s this all About?
Robert A. Heinlein™ is an enduring and influential American writer of speculative fiction. In his lifetime, Heinlein published over 150 novels, short stories, and articles, won six Hugo awards, and has had his work adapted to big-budget movies and television shows. His books are in print in dozens of languages spanning the globe and his influence can be seen in many authors today.
This project will feature some of the best and fastest-rising talents in the graphic novel industry. If Citizen of the Galaxy is successful, other Heinlein titles from his Virginia Edition Collection will be considered for adaptation into graphic novels. So, please pledge your support to re-imagine this epic and timeless story of Robert Heinlein into the visual medium of graphic novels.