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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Nemo: River of Ghosts HB

Condition: Very Fine/Near Mint

Format: Comic

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Key Features
Author(s) Alan Moore
Illustrator Kevin O'Neill
Publisher Top Shelf and Knockabout
Date of Publication 2015 First Print
Language English
Format Comic
Subject The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Nemo
Publication Data
Place of Publication London
Country of Publication England

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Nemo: River of Ghosts

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen  Nemo: River of Ghosts  The Nemo trilogy is a 216-page story arc spanning fifty years, divided into three 72-page chapters, each a self-contained narrative to avoid frustrating cliff-hanger delays between episodes, that takes place in three distinct eras. The series focuses on Janni Dakkar, daughter of Captain Nemo, introduced in Chapter 1 of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume III: Century. This book takes place in the year of 1975 and is set in South America. The publisher description states: "It’s 1975. Janni Dakkar, pirate queen of Lincoln Island and head of the fabled Nemo family, is eighty years old and beginning to display a tenuous grasp on reality. Pursuing shadows from her past—or her imagination—she embarks on what may be a final voyage down the vastness of the Amazon, a last attempt to put to rest the blood-drenched spectres of old. With allies and adversaries old and new, we accompany an ageing predator on her obsessive trek into the cultural landscape of a strange new continent, from the ruined city of Yu-Atlanchi to the fabulous plateau of Maple White Land. As the dark threads in her narrative are drawn into an inescapable web, Captain Nemo leads her hearse-black Nautilus in a desperate raid on horrors believed dead for decades.- Wikipedia Nemo: The River of Ghosts is the third and final volume of the Nemo Trilogy.

Author Biography

Alan Moore (born 18 November 1953) is an English writer known primarily for his work in comic books including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, The Ballad of Halo Jones, Swamp Thing, Batman: The Killing Joke and From Hell. Regarded by many as the best comics writer in the English language he is widely recognized among his peers and critics. Moore is an occultist, ceremonial magician, and anarchist, and has featured such themes in works including Promethea, From Hell, and V for Vendetta. He has lived a significant portion of his life in Northampton, England, and he has said in various interviews that his stories draw heavily from his experiences living there.

Artist Biography

Kevin O'Neill (born 1953) is an English comic book illustrator best known as the co-creator of Nemesis the Warlock, Marshal Law (with writer Pat Mills), and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (with Alan Moore).