The Mystery of Mary Rogers by Rick Geary
(A Treasury of Victorian Murder)

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Mary Rogers was a compellingly beautiful lass employed in a cigar store in New York City. Then, she suddenly disappeared, her body recovered in the Hudson off the Jersey side. The press had a field day with all the shocking possibilities. Inspired Edgar Allen Poe’s “Mystery of Mary Roget.”
 

About Rick Geary

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An award-winning cartoonist and illustrator, Rick Geary has worked for Marvel Entertainment Group, DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, and Heavy Metal, and has contributed to National Lampoon and The New York Times Book Review.
 
Published February 1, 2001 by NBM Publishing. 80 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Comics & Graphic Novels, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Non-fiction

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The author/illustrator of Jack the Ripper (1995) continues to focus on Victorian crime in this latest historical comic, part of a series on 19th-century murder, based on a true-life story so compelling it inspired a short story by Edgar Allan Poe.

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Two lifeless bodies, one belonging to Edward Hall, a local and well-liked minister, and the other to Eleanor Mills, a singer in his church’s choir, are found in a park in a quiet New Jersey suburb on September 14, 1922.

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Geary (Jack the Ripper) adds to his Treasury of Victorian Murder series, this time retelling a true tale of the disappearance and murder of Mary Cecilia Rogers, which prompted a media frenzy in 1840s New York.

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