From Hell: Being a Melodrama in Sixteen Parts

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Top Shelf Productions, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 560 pages
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Legendary comics writer Alan Moore and artist Eddie Campbell have created a gripping, hallucinatory piece of crime fiction about Jack the Ripper. Detailing the events that led up to the Whitechapel murders and the cover-up that followed, From Hell has become a modern masterpiece of crime noir and historical fiction.

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A Great and Twisted Tale

User Review  - Seki - Borders

Let's be honest, I don't recommend this unless you are 18 years or older. I can not stress this enough. If you are not, parents, don't let your kids get it, it has some pretty sick stuff for them, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Franklin - Goodreads

Well I've finished "From Hell." After hearing so many wonderful things about it I was disappointed to find out that it's really not that amazing. It falls into the category of books that are amazingly ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Alan Moore is widely considered to be the greatest comic book writer of all time. With over thirty years dedicated to the medium, his body of work includes "Watchmen" (the best-selling graphic novel in history), "From Hell", "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen", "Swamp Thing", "Tom Strong", "Promethea", "V for Vendetta", and "Lost Girls", just to name a few. Avatar Press has published numerous Moore projects in recent years, including his seminal guide to graphic storytelling, "Writing for Comics".

Jacen Burrows is truly one of the rising stars in comic book illustration, who has dedicated his talents to Avatar Press projects exclusively throughout the years. His artwork has brought to life the visions of such comics luminaries as Garth Ennis ("Chronicles of Wormwood", "Crossed"), Warren Ellis ("Scars"), and Alan Moore ("The Courtyard", "Neonomicon").

Eddie Campbell was born and raised in Los Angeles. He has a bachelor's degree from USC Annenberg School of Communication and USC School of Cinema-Television. His background is in art direction for both TV and film, creative direction, and graphic design.

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