The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 2
The inspiration behind the blockbuster movie, THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN once again uses the classic characters from familiar literature to tell a tale of epic proportions in Victorian England.In volume two, when alien invaders from Mars mercilessly attack London, the throne quickly... show more
The inspiration behind the blockbuster movie, THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN once again uses the classic characters from familiar literature to tell a tale of epic proportions in Victorian England.In volume two, when alien invaders from Mars mercilessly attack London, the throne quickly calls upon Allan Quatermain, Mina Harker, Captain Nemo, the Invisible Man, and Dr. Jekyll to protect the empire.Using their various skills and intellect, the League goes about preparing a defense against the invasion but when the Invisible Man joins the Martian's cause, all appears to be lost.Now, as one of the members dies a horrific death, the League turns to the legendary Dr. Moreau as their last desperate hope.
Publish date: September 1st 2004
Pages no: 228
Edition language: English
Series: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (#1)
I tried reading From Hell and it ended up bothering the hell out of me + felt like a slower-paced version of A Treasury of Victorian Murder Compendium, and I'm not even a big fan of that work, either. Although I am a HUGE The Watchmen fan, I was a little distressed to pick this up, worrying that t...
I admit I saw the movie first. With that out of the way, I am going to try hard not to compare the two in my review, even though I did when I was reading. I will just add that I have no quarrels with the casting decisions all around (not including the addition of Dorian Gray and Tom Sawyer). I've be...
Hmm.. what do I say really? I am a fan of Kevin O'Neill's artwork and I hadn't heard of him before this, so that's something gained. Otherwise I'm just not a fan of this series. I definitely support the theory behind it, and I like similar works (Hellboy/B.P.R.D., The Chronicles of the Imaginarium G...
This book had a very rough start with me and there were a few times that I could've set it down completely, but overall it got better. I don't know if its Moore or what, but the blatant sexism/misogyny really bothers me. It affected my enjoyment with Watchmen and it was just as brutal here. Call m...
I did see the movie years ago so I had a general knowledge of the characters which is pretty much all the two had in common. It was okay. I liked the art style but couldn't get into the story.