When the Sky Burned PB (1973 Popular Library Novel) comic books
1st printing. By Ben Bova. Fifty years ago the sky burned. The sun released an enormous giant flare, more powerful than anything humanity had ever seen before. Virtually everything alive on the daylight side of the planet was scorched to oblivion. Those that didn't die by the flare were killed in the subsequent nuclear blasts, the burning sky misinterpreted as a preemptive nuclear strike by nations that possessed nuclear weaponry. But, despite the terrible toll both the flare and nuclear strikes took, some managed to survive. Softcover. 4-in. x 7-in., 256 pages, text only. Cover price $1.25.