A History of Violence is a graphic novel published in 1997, written by John Wagner with art by Vince Locke. The book is the basis for the 2005 film of the same name directed by David Cronenberg and starring Viggo Mortensen. The story follows Tom McKenna, an owner of a small town diner, as he becomes a hero after foiling a robbery attempt. The film was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 2005 Academy Awards.

Item number 98773
Category Graphic Novel
Type Fiction Tie-In
Language English
Country of origin USA
Related people John Wagner
Vince Locke

Part of the Linda Ruth Williams and Mark Kermode Collection