From hell: being a melodrama in sixteen parts

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Eddie Campbell Comics, 1999 - Fiction - 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 (1999)

As Campbell fans worldwide might expect, it's not enough for him to give us a breathless adventure, he's at his characteristic mischief, piling on wry allusions and hidden wonders in every page. Take for instance these various circus acts, the elastic woman, the man of fire -- here are the prototypes of every classic comics superhero. Leotard's first company is even called "Le Quartette Fantastique"! And watch the very end for the last Leotard circus show, when in 1932 Ohio, two Jewish kids in the audience are busy drawing the circus Strongman, in his tight fitting leotard and flowing red cape....

Eddie Campbell is the acclaimed artist behind From Hell, for which he won the Ignatz award for Outstanding Graphic Novel and the Eisner award for Best Graphic Album. In 2001, From Hell was made into a major motion picture starring Johnny Depp.

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