9781683832034

H. G. Wells

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  • ISBN13:

    9781683832034

  • ISBN10:

    1683832035

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-10-02
  • Publisher: Insight Editions/Incredibuilds
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Summary

Watch as the line between man and animal is blurred in this thrilling H. G. Wells graphic novel adaptation!

Shipwrecked in the Pacific Ocean, Edward Prendick is rescued only to find himself on the strange island of Dr. Moreau. Hidden away on his remote island, Dr. Moreau has been conducting bizarre experiments for over ten years, genetically modifying animals to give them each a conscience and the ability to speak. These “Beastmen” obey a very precise set of rules called The Law, which forbids them to exhibit any primitive behavior and commands that they worship Dr. Moreau like a god. Trapped on the jungle island, Prendick soon discovers that the animal impulses of these creatures are far from forgotten.

Based on the original story by H. G. Wells, this graphic novel adaptation brings a whole new look to the disturbing and visionary tale of The Island of Doctor Moreau. Rediscover this science fiction classic in comic book form today!

Author Biography

Dobbs was a film history teacher before he embarked on his career as a comic book writer. Since writing his first graphic novel, Welcome to Paradise, Dobbs has written a number of comics inspired by late-nineteenth-century literature and history, such as Scotland YardMr. Hyde against FrankensteinAlamo, and Allan Quatermain and King Solomon's Mines, and, more recently, adaptations of works by Stefan Wul and H. G. Wells.

Fabrizio Fiorentino is an Italian designer who has worked on a number of popular comic titles, including Marvel’s The Amazing Spider-Man and DC Comics’ CatwomanJustice League, and Titans.

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