From Hell by Alan Moore & Eddie Campbell

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This dark, unsettling work is a sober meditation on mysticism, politics and our morbid fascination with the Whitechapel murders...From Hell is mature and serious work from two artists at the peak of their creative ability.
-The Zone

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NOTE: This comic is for adult viewers only, due to sexual content and nudity.

From Hell features the story of Jack the Ripper, the most infamous serial murderer of all time. Alan Moore names Dr. Gull as the villain and creates the most compelling and terrifying psychological study ever undertaken. All the conspiracies and cover-ups are considered and bound together in this vortex of terror. A gripping crime noir masterpiece of historical fiction.
 

About Alan Moore & Eddie Campbell

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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. 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, Neonomicon, 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.
 
Published July 1, 2009 by Top Shelf Productions. 572 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Fiction
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All: 6 | Positive: 5 | Negative: 1

Boing Boing

Above average
on Sep 23 2012

Clocking in at close to 600 pages, this is not a one-evening read, as too many graphic novels are...But it perfectly suits Alan Moore's complex script about the Jack the Ripper killings in London in the 1880s.

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Curious Book Fans

Above average
on Sep 24 2010

This is an astounding piece of work that is full of vivid characters and fascinating ruminations on history, buildings...escape, society, architecture, and, of course, Jack the Ripper.

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The Zone

Above average

This dark, unsettling work is a sober meditation on mysticism, politics and our morbid fascination with the Whitechapel murders...From Hell is mature and serious work from two artists at the peak of their creative ability.

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Library Journal

Above average
on Sep 18 2009

I recently read Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell’s From Hell and found it to be a hard book to step out of, leaving as it does the echo of evil and dizzying disorder in its wake.

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Helium

Above average
on May 23 2009

If you love crime books or are a fan of Jack the Ripper then you will probably get far more out of this book...if you are simply picking it up because you like other pieces of Moore's work then you may be better off looking at something else.

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Above average

It can be hard to read at the beginning, but it makes more sense as one continues. It’s one of those books that linger after the last page is read. Gritty and disturbing, it often concentrates on the true squalor and horror...

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BruceNolan 20 Oct 2013

The movie was excellent and it was better than the book. But the novel is still unputdownable.

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