The Book + The Storyboard Book


Raiders!  The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made in Paperback – by Alan Eisenstock

The low-on-budget / high-on-creativity ultimate 80's Betamax-shot love letter to the original Raiders has spawned a critically-acclaimed book by author Alan Eisenstock, published by St. Martin's Press / Thomas Dunne Books.


Now in paperback-- featuring the Raiders! documentary poster art (Paul Shipper) cover.  Own your own copy of the critically-acclaimed book, RAIDERS!  The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made by Alan Eisenstock (film rights optioned by NAPOLEON DYNAMITE producer Jeremy Coon).




Raiders Adaptation Storyboard Book – by Eric Zala

Experience what’s been called the “greatest fan film ever made” as planned, shot-for-shot, through the eyes of its director, Eric Zala.  See for the first time, Zala’s drawings (602 drawn from memory!) of every shot in RAIDERS before the original was released outside of theaters.  This handmade blueprint used to create RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION over the next six years is finally revealed –  along with production sketches, childhood correspondence, rare photos… and a local police report!  

Book Combo - The Book in Paperback + The Storyboard Book in Paperback


    “A super-charged (parents: read with caution!) mini-epic that replaces Hollywood dazzle with something far more compelling: the agony and ecstasy of raw adolescent delirium.”  – Daniel Clowes, GHOST WORLD

  • Travel back in time to 1982 with Eric Zala.  The storyboards were drawn with amazing accuracy, and all by memory!

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 Site Designed & Created by Eric & Cassie Zala; ZD Logo by Rosina Rothman; Raiders Cartoon by Jeff Owens; Book Cover by St.Martin's Press: Adaptation Poster by Adam McDaniel;

Doc Posters by Drafthouse Films, Paul Shipper & MONDO; Photos by the Zalas, Chris Strompolos, Jayson Lamb, Mat Szwajkos,Shelly Stallings, Jennifer Stockert, Tony Armer & Tess Chibirka