Life, the Universe, and Everything (1996) comic books
It's the raucous third chapter in Douglas Adams's hilarious The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, adapted by DC Comics and co-produced with Byron Preiss Visual Productions. The bewildering adventures of sole-surviving Earthman Arthur Dent and his savvy alien ally, Ford Prefect continue as our hapless heroes are enlisted by the geriatric Slartibartfast in a last-ditch attempt to save the galaxy from the scourge of the dreaded war robots from the planet Krikkit! Adapted by John Carnell. Art by Paris Cullins, Neil Vokes and John Nyberg. FC, 48 pg. Prestige Format. Cover price $6.95.
Ford Prefect, Arthur Dent and Slartibartfast discover why the universe is about to be destroyed and attempt to save it. Along the way, Arthur learns how to fly, Ford crashes the longest-running and most destructive party in the history of the galaxy, and Trillian has a serious flirtation with the Norse god of thunder. Adapted by John Carnell. Art by Neil Vokes and John Nyberg. FC, 48 pg. Prestige Format. Cover price $6.95.
In the conclusion of this 3-part miniseries, Slartibartfast and his amazingly fast ship, the Bistromath, carry our heroes to the homeworld of the Krikkit Robots to solve the mystery of Krikkit spaceflight and their war against the rest of the galaxy. As Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect go up against the Krikkit Robots, Marvin becomes a hero; Zaphod finds his courage; the Tinman gets a heart; and Dorothy decides there's no place like home! Adapted by John Carnell. Art by Neil Vokes and John Nyberg. Cover by Neil Vokes and Steven Fastner. FC, 48 pg. Prestige Format. Cover price $6.95.