A shadow passes overhead and a loud roar is heard, accompanied by a flash of light. Neighbours along Maple Street grow confused as they find that the telephones no longer work and there is no power. As the sun sets, they gather together in the street to discuss the matter. Only Tommy, a young boy, sees the situation for what it is - an alien invasion which disrupts his neighbourhood.
Rod Serling worked as a writer and producer throughout his career in television, and won the most Emmy awards for dramatic writing in the history of television. He wrote over seventy-five episodes of The Twilight Zone series for which he won two of his Emmys. Rod was also the show's creator, host and narrator. Mark Kneece co-wrote a story in Alien World in 1987 for Pacific Comics and discovered a talent for comics writing. He has written stories for Hellraiser (Marvel / Epic), Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight (DC Comics), The Spirit: New Adventures (Kitchen Sink Press) and Tarzan for the syndicated newspaper strip (United Media). Rich Ellis is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, where he received a BFA in Sequential Art. Rich is currently living and working in Portland, Oregon.