Dune, Frank Herbert’s 1965 global bestseller and landmark epic science-fiction novel, has been adapted into a graphic novel by a creative team that includes Herbert’s son, Brian Herbert, an acclaimed science-fiction author in his own right, and novelist and comics writer Kevin J. Anderson, with art by Raúl Allén and Patricia Martín. The cover art is by legendary comics artist Bill Sienkiewicz. In this nine-page excerpt, the novel’s key character the Duke's son, Paul Atreides, and members of the royal family prepare to travel to, and take control of, the planet Arrakis, the only source of “The Spice,” a rare and valuable substance that extends life and human capabilities, after Paul manages to pass the harrowing and deadly test of the Gom jabba. Dune: The Graphic Novel, Book 1: Dune by Frank Herbert, adapted by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, illustrated by Raúl Allén, and Patricia Martín will be published by © Abrams ComicArts in November.