The Illustrated Jack the Ripper

The Illustrated Jack the Ripper

by Gary Reed, Mark Bloodworth
     
 
Polly Nichols, Annie Chapman, Liz Stride, Cate Eddowes, Mary Kelly...they were the food that fed the legacy of the greatest killer of all time...Jack the Ripper. The Illustrated Jack the Ripper is a survey about the most infamous serial killer of all time. Included are looks at the official victims, suspects, Whitechapel, and more, including some official photographs

Overview

Polly Nichols, Annie Chapman, Liz Stride, Cate Eddowes, Mary Kelly...they were the food that fed the legacy of the greatest killer of all time...Jack the Ripper. The Illustrated Jack the Ripper is a survey about the most infamous serial killer of all time. Included are looks at the official victims, suspects, Whitechapel, and more, including some official photographs and newspaper articles of the time period. This short excursion provides a concise yet comprehensive survey is as a perfect introduction to the complexities of the serial killer who has fascinated criminologists and mystery buffs for over a century. Mark Bloodworth adds a number of sequential art pages, conveying a dark and sinister look to his art as each of the victims is portrayed in their final moments with Jack. The script by Gary Reed, known for his work in bringing historical and literary works to graphic novel formats, is succinct yet maintains the edge he is known for.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780941613088
Publisher:
Caliber Comics
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author

Gary Reed has written 100's of comics and graphic novels for publishers such as Caliber, Image, Desperado, Penguin, Actionopolis, and more. He was the publisher of Caliber Comics and also owned a chain of comic book stores in the Detroit area. He served as Vice President of McFarlane Toys for the first three years of that company's launch. In recent years has re-issued many of the Caliber series he created and wrote such as Seeker, Saint Germaine, Deadworld, Renfield, Red Diaries, Raven Chronicles, and others. In addition, as a freelance writer he has launched a new series of Deadworld and currently is releasing original graphic novels such as A Murder of Scarecrows.

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