‘The Jade Man’s Eyes’ (graphic adaptations)

The Jade Man’s Eyes

Elric: The Sailor On The Seas Of Fate: issue Nos 6 & 7 of a seven-part graphic adaptation by Roy Thomas, Michael T. Gilbert & George Freeman; Evanston, IL: First Comics, April & June 1986, $1·75, 36 pages.

(‘Sailing To The Past’, the third and final section in the novel The Sailor On The Seas Of Fate, was an absorption of The Jade Man’s Eyes, revised in order to bring it in line with the developing series.)

Chicago: First Publishing outsized paperback, 1987 (August);
original price:  $14·95;
200 pages;

includes Introduction (non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock;

Afterword (non-fiction) by Bob Wayne;
I.S.B.N.:  0-915419-
cover artist:  P. Craig Russell.
Fullerton, CA: Graphitti outsized hardcover, 1987;
original price:  $35·95;
I.S.B.N.:  0-936211-05-9
“This is … in a limited edition of 1200 [numbered printings]. Signed by the author and artists”.
London: Titan Comics hardcover, 2015 (September 2nd);
part of the 
Michael Moorcock Library;
original price:  £22·99;
216 pages;
includes new Introduction 
(non-fiction) by Guy Lawley;
I.S.B.N.:  9781782762898;
cover artist:  Gilbert & Freeman.

Graphic adaptation (of The Jade Man’s Eyes, together with ‘The Dreaming City’) by Julien Blondel & Jean-Luc Cano (scripts), Julien Telo, Ronan Toulhoat & Stéphanie Paitreau; Grenoble: Glénat, 2021 outsized hardcover.

Elric 4: Le Cité Qui Rêve, 2021 (April 28th);
written by Blondel & Cano, art by Telo & Toulhoat, colours by Paitreau;

original price:  unknown 
(“Code Prix GL55”?);
76 pages, including (quote): “16 pages of previously unpublished illustrations reserved for the first edition”;
also includes ‘Avant-Propos’ 
(Foreword; non-fiction) by Jean-Pierre Dionnet;
I.S.B.N.:  978-2-7234-8707-8;
cover artists:  Jean Bastide.
Elric 4: Le Cité Qui Rêve: Édition spéciale, 2021 (December 15th);
original price:  unknown (“Code Prix GL71”?);
64 pages;

includes Melniboné:  L’Île Inversée
(non-fiction) by William Blanc;
I.S.B.N.:  978-2-344-04635-7;

cover artist:  Telo

First English-language version (of Le Cité Qui Rêve): Elric: The Dreaming City (in two parts [with variant covers]); London: Titan Comics, 2021, translated by Jessica Burton, £3·99.

No. 1 (Cover A, by Mike Mignola), 2021 (August 18th [dated “September” on copyright page]), 28 pages.
No. 1 (Cover B, by Valentin Sécher).
No. 1 (Cover C, by Eric Bourgier).
No. 1 (Cover D, by Telo).
No. 1 (FOC [‘Final Order Cuttoff’] Cover, by Telo).
No. 2 (Cover A, by Frank Brunner), 2021 (September 8th [dated “October” on copyright page]), 30 pages.
No. 2 (Cover C, by Stevan Subic).
No. 2 (Cover B, by Bastide).

No. 2 (FOC Cover, by Telo).

OMNIBUS: Titan: Elric: The Dreaming City, 2022 (March 29th) outsized hardcover;
dated “December 2021” on copyright page;
original price:  £17·99;
79 pages;
includes ‘Foreword’
(non-fiction) by Jean-Pierre Dionnet;

I.S.B.N. (Standard Edition): 9781785867712;
I.S.B.N. (Diamond Edition [whatever that’s supposed to mean!]*): 9781787738423;
cover by Sécher.

* Plus, as if there weren’t already enough versions of this…

Titan: Elric: The Dreaming City, the so-called “Diamond Edition” (available exclusively from a comic-book distributor of that name), 2022 (March 29th) outsized hardcover;
dated “December 2021” on copyright page;
original price:  £17·99;
79 pages;
includes ‘Foreword’
(non-fiction) by Jean-Pierre Dionnet;

I.S.B.N.: 9781787738423;
cover by Mignola.