FROM HELL is the story of Jack the Ripper, perhaps the most infamous man in the annals of murder. Detailing the events leading up to the Whitechapel killings and the cover-up that followed, FROM HELL is a meditation on the mind of a madman whose savagery and violence gave birth to the 20th... show more
FROM HELL is the story of Jack the Ripper, perhaps the most infamous man in the annals of murder. Detailing the events leading up to the Whitechapel killings and the cover-up that followed, FROM HELL is a meditation on the mind of a madman whose savagery and violence gave birth to the 20th century. The serialized story, presented in its entirety in this volume, has garnered widespread attention from critics and scholars. Often regarded as one of the most significant graphic novels ever published, FROM HELL combines meticulous research with educated speculation, resulting in a masterpiece of historical fiction both compelling and terrifying. This new edition, which has been completely re-mastered, is certainly the finest edition of the book produced to date.
Publish date: June 8th 2004
Publisher: Top Shelf Production
Pages no: 572
Edition language: English
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Series: From Hell -11 (#1)
I was going to use this for a square. But since I skimmed the last 200 pages, I'm not really comfortable using it. (Undoubtedly because I have so many books that qualifiy for squares). Moore's story telling is good and I love the historic notes. So why two stars to this good look at the Ripper? ...
This graphic novel combines chicken scratch artwork and uneven lettering with lacklustre storytelling. It was confusing and boring at the same time. I cannot recommend it at all. The only reason I wasn’t completely lost at the start was because I’d seen the movie years ago. The artwork made it almos...
Ripperology is a mess of theories and conspiracies, an impossible puzzle which obsessive writers turn into narratives that tell us more about the author than about crime or murder. Moore knows this as well as anyone, pointing out in his afterward that the whole thing has become a silly game, a mastu...
Jack the ripper story. Interesting.
Both the artwork and the story were elaborate and interesting, but neither was good for a comic book.The artwork was ink on paper and it was masterfully executed, but in many frames I couldn’t differentiate characters and it made me confused. By the way, I think that Campbell managed to portray 19th...