“Run For The Stars” was the third in a series of short stories by Harlan Ellison of the Earth-Kyba War that ran in Epic Illustrated. Thse adaptations by Ken Steacy were later collected by Comico in the Night and the Enemy graphic novel.
In Archie Goodwin’s “Overview: Notes On Stories & Contributors” column at the beginning of this issue Harlan Ellison is quoted as saying the following when first viewing the completed art boards for “Run For The Stars”:
“This is the best and most imaginative pictorial adaptation of my work that has ever appeared in comics. I’m knocked out by it. I think Ken Steacy has done an extraordinary job.”
“Run for the Stars” included in the collections A Touch of Infinity, 1960; The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World, 1969; Run for the Stars, 1991; Edgeworks 4, 1997