Breathtaking Adaptations: 13 Classic Books Transformed Into Graphic Novels (PHOTOS)

08/20/2010 06:01 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

First there was the book. Then there came the film. Or sometimes, there is the comic book, and then there is the film. Case in point: "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World," this summer's runaway sensation based on the graphic novel by Bryan Lee O'Malley.

In honor of "Scott Pilgrim," we published the "7 Best Graphic Novel to Film Adaptations" slide show last week. And it got us thinking ...

What other book adaptations are out there?

We've seen graphic novels-into-films and, of course, books-into-movies, but what about books-into-graphic novels? What happens when you take a classic work of literature and transform it into a graphic text?

You won't believe what classic books have been transformed into comics. From "Genesis" to "Metamorphosis," see the best here.

What other adaptations should have made the list? What other classic books still need a graphic novel version? How about an "Audacity Of Hope" graphic novel? Let us know in the comments section below.

13 Great Graphic Novels Adapted From Classic Books
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