The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century #1 1910 Volume 3

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century #1 1910 Volume 3

Paperback League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

By (author) Alan Moore, By (artist) Kevin O'Neill

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  • Publisher: Top Shelf Productions
  • Format: Paperback | 80 pages
  • Dimensions: 164mm x 254mm x 8mm | 220g
  • Publication date: 19 May 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Georgia
  • ISBN 10: 1603090002
  • ISBN 13: 9781603090001
  • Illustrations note: chiefly Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 11,348

Product description

The new volume detailing the exploits of Miss Wilhelmina Murray and her extraordinary colleagues, "Century" is a 240-page epic spanning almost a hundred years. Divided into three 80-page chapters - each a self-contained narrative to avoid frustrating cliff-hanger delays between episodes - this monumental tale takes place in three distinct eras, building to an apocalyptic conclusion occurring in our own, current, twenty-first century. Chapter one is set against the backdrop of London, 1910, twelve years after the failed Martian invasion and nine years since England put a man upon the moon. In the bowels of the British Museum, Carnacki the ghost-finder is plagued by visions of a shadowy occult order who are attempting to create something called a Moonchild, while on London's dockside the most notorious serial murderer of the previous century has returned to carry on his grisly trade. Working for Mycroft Holmes' British Intelligence alongside a rejuvenated Allan Quartermain, the reformed thief Anthony Raffles and the eternal warrior Orlando, Miss Murray is drawn into a brutal opera acted out upon the waterfront by players that include the furiously angry Pirate Jenny and the charismatic butcher known as Mac the Knife.

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