For the book it is adapted from, see The Amulet of Samarkand.
The Amulet of Samarkand graphic novel
The Amulet of Samarkand
Biographical Information

Jonathan Stroud

Cover artist

Lee Sullivan

Release date





Hyperion Books/Miramax Books (US)
Corgi (UK)


The Amulet of Samarkand is a graphic novel based on the book of the same name, the first title in the Bartimaeus Sequence. The graphic novel was first published in 2010, and chosen as a Great Graphic Novel for Teens by the Young Adult Libraries Association (USA) 2010. It received positive reviews from The Times, The Bookseller and Publishing News, and was a collaborative effort.

Jonathan Stroud, the author of the entire series, adapted The Amulet of Samarkand to graphic novel form with Andrew Donkin, a well known author in his own right, having worked on Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight and helping adapt the Artemis Fowl series to graphic novel form. Lee Sullivan, an accomplished comic artist, made the graphic novel's art, Nicolas Chapius was the colourist and Chris Dickey did the lettering.

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