By The Editor
Feb 5, 2009 - 5:05
THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN (VOL III):
CENTURY #1 ("1910") by Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill
Co-Published By Top Shelf Productions & Knockabout
-- DIAMOND ORDER CODE: FEB09 4465
-- ISBN: 978-1-60309-000-1
-- Format: 6 5/8" x 10 1/8" graphic novel, full-color
-- Page Count / Binding: 80 pages, perfect-bound softcover
-- Audience: Mature readers (16+)
-- Retail Price: $7.95 (US)
At last! The League returns, better than ever! It's a new age, a new publisher, and an all-new adventure, packed with even more metafictional fisticuffs and diachronic derring-do!
Top Shelf is proud to announce the all-new chapter in the breathtaking series by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill. In The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Vol III): Century #1 ("1910"), our familiar cast of Victorian literary characters (or what's left of them) enters the brave new world of the 20th century!
The present installment is set against a 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 Quatermain, the reformed thief Anthony Raffles and the eternal warrior Orlando, Miss Murray is drawn into a vile opera acted out upon the waterfront by players that include the furiously angry Pirate Jenny and the charismatic butcher known as Mac the Knife. Sounds like a ripping good tale, eh?
This book will be the first of three deluxe, 80-page, full-color, perfect-bound graphic novellas, by the original League of Extraordinary Creators: Alan Moore, Kevin O'Neill, Ben Dimagmaliw (colors), and Todd Klein (lettering). Each self-contained narrative takes place in three distinct eras, building to an apocalyptic conclusion occurring in our own twenty-first century! IN PREVIEWS NOW!
LOST GIRLS (the new single-volume hardcover edition) by Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie
Published By Top Shelf Productions
-- DIAMOND ORDER CODE: FEB09 4466
-- ISBN: 978-1-60309-044-5
-- Format: 9" x 12" full-color graphic novel in dust jacket
-- Page Count/Binding: 320 pages, cloth-bound hardcover
-- Retail Price: $45.00 (US)
-- Audience: ADULTS ONLY (18+, shrink wrapped)
Previously available as a three-volume box set, Lost Girls now returns as a single deluxe hardcover!
For more than a century, Alice, Wendy and Dorothy have been our guides through the Wonderland, Neverland and Land of Oz of our childhoods. Now like us, these three lost girls have grown up and are ready to guide us again, this time through the realms of our sexual awakening and fulfillment. Through their familiar fairytales they share with us their most intimate revelations of desire in its many forms, revelations that shine out radiantly through the dark clouds of war gathering around a luxury Austrian hotel. Drawing on the rich heritage of erotica, Lost Girls is the rediscovery of the power of ecstatic writing and art in a sublime union that only the medium of comics can achieve. Exquisite, thoughtful, and human, Lost Girls is a work of breathtaking scope that challenges the very notion of art fettered by convention. This is erotic fiction at its finest. IN PREVIEWS NOW!
And don't forget:
FROM HELL by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell
Published By Top Shelf Productions
-- DIAMOND ORDER CODE: STAR16789
-- ISBN 978-0-9585783-4-9
-- Retail Price: $35.00 (US)
BACK IN PRINT & IN PREVIEWS NOW!
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