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I seen a TV show that was reinvented as a graphic novel.
So I wrote: I find this iteration quite disturbing.

I used "iteration" but that applies to a new version of software as I could not find the right word.

Is this an acceptable usage or is there a better word to use?

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    edition is the standard term
    – Dan Bron
    Commented Jul 9, 2018 at 13:37
  • This version of a work of creative thing. Version of a work.
    – Lambie
    Commented Jul 9, 2018 at 14:23
  • For what it's worth, iteration can apply to anything that's part of a recurring series of events, not just software. Commented Jul 9, 2018 at 15:31
  • Why all the close votes? This completely fits in with single-word-requests.
    – AndyT
    Commented Aug 10, 2018 at 15:45

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If you mean: it was a TV show, and now it has been re-done as a graphic novel. I would not call that a new edition. I would call it an adaptation:

An adaptation is a transfer of a work of art from one medium to another.

Wikipedia

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  • +1 "John Smith wrote the original book; Jane Green adapted it for the stage".
    – John Feltz
    Commented Aug 10, 2018 at 15:50
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a new edition TFD

d. A version of an earlier publication having substantial changes or additions: a newly revised edition of a standard reference work.

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