Fear and Looking


It’s not like it’s the first time the book has come around in a different medium, so why not comics?

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a deeply visual book, and while Terry Gilliam’s film adaptation is nothing if not visually stimulating, it lacks some of the power of Thompson’s language. Out this October, a new graphic novelization by Troy Little draws inspiration from Ralph Steadman’s original illustrations while sticking to the page.

Roxie Pell is a student at Wesleyan University, where she writes for Wesleying and The Argus and tweets hilarious nuggets of pure wisdom @jonathnfranzen. More from this author →