The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 2: The Absolute Edition

  • Title: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 2: The Absolute Edition
  • Author: Alan Moore Kevin O'Neill
  • ISBN: 9781401206116
  • Page: 296
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Vol The Absolute Edition The second critically acclaimed LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN miniseries by Alan Moore and Kevin O Neill is given the Absolute treatment arriving as a stunning oversized slipcased two book hardc
    The second critically acclaimed LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN miniseries by Alan Moore and Kevin O Neill is given the Absolute treatment, arriving as a stunning oversized, slipcased two book hardcover set The 224 page Book One contains the thrilling 6 issue miniseries, complete with the Almanac of fantastic places, while the 224 page Book Two contains Alan Moore s entThe second critically acclaimed LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN miniseries by Alan Moore and Kevin O Neill is given the Absolute treatment, arriving as a stunning oversized, slipcased two book hardcover set The 224 page Book One contains the thrilling 6 issue miniseries, complete with the Almanac of fantastic places, while the 224 page Book Two contains Alan Moore s entire scripts for the graphic novel, a rare and wonderful treat for any fan of sequential storytelling Included in the script book are a number of pages of Kevin O Neill art reproduced from the pencils and printed here for the first time.This epic Victorian adventure continues in grand fashion as our intrepid band of heroes Mina Murray, Allan Quatermain, Captain Nemo, Dr Thomas Jekyll and the Invisible Man a.k.a Hawley Griffin once again face a dire threat Only this time it s not just the fate of an Empire that hangs in the balance but that of the entire world Don t miss the gorgeous Absolute presentation of an incomparable adventure TalentWriter Alan MooreColorist Ben DimagmaliwInker Kevin O NeillPenciller Kevin O NeillSpecsU.S Price Graphic Novel 75.00 USDOn Sale Date Jun 29 2005Volume 2nd

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    About Alan Moore Kevin O'Neill


    1. Alan Moore is an English writer most famous for his influential work in comics, including the acclaimed graphic novels Watchmen, V for Vendetta and From Hell He has also written a novel, Voice of the Fire, and performs workings one off performance art spoken word pieces with The Moon and Serpent Grand Egyptian Theatre of Marvels, some of which have been released on CD.As a comics writer, Moore is notable for being one of the first writers to apply literary and formalist sensibilities to the mainstream of the medium As well as including challenging subject matter and adult themes, he brings a wide range of influences to his work, from the literary authors such as William S Burroughs, Thomas Pynchon, Robert Anton Wilson and Iain Sinclair New Wave science fiction writers such as Michael Moorcock horror writers such as Clive Barker to the cinematic filmmakers such as Nicolas Roeg Influences within comics include Will Eisner, Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Kirby and Bryan Talbot.


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    1. It was entertaining in its own way, but not really my taste. (view spoiler)[If you think you would enjoy seeing the wrinkled ass of Allan Quartermain while he humps Mina Murry, then this is the book for you. As an added bonus, you will also get to witness Mr. Hyde butt-rape the Invisible Man to death. Yes. You read that right. Also, in case you are a huge fan of animal/human hybrid-making mad scientists, Dr. Moreau makes a cameo appearance.The actual story going on in the background involves an [...]

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    2. I don't know why, but I don't much care to write a review, yet I feel compelled to do so. And because of that you get point form adapted from a discussion I've been having about the comic while reading it. •One of my favourite parts of League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Vol 2 are Kevin O'Neill's pencils. The way he exaggerates features through understatement is difficult to describe, but there is a sort of Victorian reality that he captures that is really effective. Another cool bit of pencilli [...]

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    3. ‘La Liga de los Caballeros Extraordinarios, Volumen 2’ (The League of the Extraordinary Gentleman, Vol. 2 #1-6, 2002), de Alan Moore y Kevin O’Neill’, continúa donde se quedó el primer volumen, es decir, con un extraño objeto en forma de bala cayendo desde el espacio. Como era de prever, la Tierra, en concreto Inglaterra, está siendo invadida por Marte y sus artilugios de tres patas. De nuevo, el variopinto grupo comandado por Mina Murray, tendrá que hacer frente a la amenaza.Aventu [...]

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    4. Ovog puta za osnovu imamo Rat Svetova i moram da kazem odlicno je ukomponovano. Prica je zabavna i brza, likovi se fino dalje razvijaju a kraj je takav da se ne zna kako bi ovo moglo dalje.Jedini minus je sto se likovi suvise brzo razvijaju i ne bi bilo lose da su sve ovo razvukli na bar jos jedan volume.U svakom slucaju odlican nastavak.

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    5. Even better story than volume one. However, Alan Moore's seeming obsession with creating ancilliary documents as companion pieces to his stories is getting a bit tiresome.The New Traveller's Almanac included with volume two is insufferably long and tedious prose. Moore melds all manner of details from sundry novels into one universe in the context of a travelogue of weird phenomena (perhaps channeling Charles Fort if Fort had a PhD in Victorian literature), but it quickly loses all redeeming val [...]

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    6. In my opinion, this is a hell of a good read.The author took famous characters from Victorian popular literature and put them together into a 'special action group' that works for MI5 in the last decade of 19th Century England. MI5 is lead by Mycroft Holmes by the way.The League consists of Mina Murray, Alan Quartermain, Henry Jekyll and his alter-ego, Captain Nemo and Hawley Griffin, otherwise known as the Invisible Man.And the situation they have to deal with is the invasion of Earth by Mars.I [...]

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    7. This is one of those situations where there was just more stuff I disliked than stuff I liked. I almost quit after the first few pages because I wasn't interested in the story that began there, if it was going to continue (sorry vague but trying not to be spoilery). I'm also very disappointed in Mina. She has the potential to be the most awesome character, but instead, she's a forceful if sometimes clueless leader, a victim, a sexual object, a maternal figure Basically all the stereotypical woma [...]

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    8. Not as good as the first book, but it's such a brilliant concept, one barely notices the difference.

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    9. So Alan Moore hates women. I guess having read V for Vendetta and Watchmen should have made me aware of that, but call me slow.While the story and art were as interesting as in the first book, the details were mostly gross. First of all, two whole sex scenes between Mina and Allan, which I could have tolerated if not for the mutual professions of love. Then there is an assault on Mina where she doesn't vamp out and fight back. Lastly, someone is raped to death. Oh yeah, and Martians are invading [...]

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    10. Volume one of this graphic novel left me on the fence. I wasn’t overly interested in carrying on, yet because my friend had let me borrow her omnibus I decided it couldn’t hurt. After all, it was something that could be completed in no time at all.Truthfully, I enjoy volume two much more than I enjoyed volume one. There was more substance to it than the first book, with more happening throughout. We truly see our characters, watching them interact with each other, seeing the way they deal wi [...]

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    11. When I was sixteen, I was at a comic book convention in Chicago, waiting in line for the guest of honor's autograph- Frank Miller. Alongside him were others like garth Ennis and Alex Ross who were doing signings as well. For some reason or other they brought up Alan Moore and joked about how he was most likely sitting in a closet with a candle and a typewriter in a castle somewhere in England. Having only seen one picture of Moore at the time, used over and over again for all of his works and in [...]

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    12. Reviewing any of the three volumes in Alan Moore's League of Extraordinary Gentlemen series is a difficult task. Without reading the edited annotations of Jess Nevins, the story seems somewhat shallow and bland. However, the annotations of various librarians and connoisseurs of Victorian-era literature add so much insight into almost every panel that it can become overwhelming and the story itself can get lost in the backdrop.Another reviewer on has said half of the genius in LoEG is in its oft [...]

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    13. Quite a disappointment after the richness, complexity and wit of volume one. A stunning opening chapter whets the appetite, but thereafter the plot meanders in several directions at once, none of them satisfying. The members of the league (and writer Moore) seem more interested in internal frictions within the group than the threat they are facing. O'Neill's artwork is as accomplished as ever, and Jekyll has an interesting scene, but Nemo is given nothing whatsoever to do, and the "clever" refer [...]

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    14. I was hoping that, as with some of the other graphic novels I've read, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen would get better as it went on. I was sorely disappointed. The mashing up of different classic novels felt forced, there was little character development, and, to be perfectl honest, I found some of the content disturbing and repellent. I'm not really into rape. At all, actually.

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    15. Va de más a menos. El comienzo es estupendo, en especial en el apartado gráfico, pero conforme avanza la historia va perdiendo fuerza y las escenas pierden espectacularidad.No quiero decir nada de la trama por no entrar en spoilers, pero no me gusta la falta de protagonismo de Nemo; el papel preponderante de Jeckill/Hyde no está mal, pero no me convencen sus motivaciones, y Mina y Quatermain están que ni chicha ni limoná.

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    16. What a disappointment! Nowhere near as good as the first one. Started off fantastic with the use of War of the Worlds but then it just deteriorated as it went on and the story lost all direction and focus. Biggest disappointment was seeing Mina reduced from the strong independent character she was in the first volume to the sex object she became in this one.

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    17. Very good follow on story. The characters get more intense. Very recommended

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    18. I appreciate the illustrations, the homage to classic fiction, and Alan Moore's talent for kickass scenes. It's too bad Alan Moore has never met a woman in his life, because the women he writes are laughably unreal. In this one, anyway.

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    19. There was some super problematic shit in this book and a couple full pages worth of totally skippable dreck, but overall this made good on a lot of the themes and stories that seemed to be often ineptly treading the surface in the first volume. If you read the first one and you wanted it to be better (not, like, a LOT better, but to be what it could be), then you should read this one. This is the story; the first one is the set-up.

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    20. 3.5 stars there were aspects of this volume that I liked and there were aspects I didn't like. It did take me a bit to get into the story. I keep expecting it to be like the movie, but it's not.

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    21. This graphic novel makes for a great little trip, with touch-down in several literary worlds within a single night. That's all I needed to finish the actually graphic part – don't be fooled by my start-finish dates; that's how long I spent coaxing myself to read the "Traveller's Almanac" at the end. Kept falling asleep, and at last I gave up, 'cause there's just no point in denial: I read only for the pictures. Still, there's something in these pictures for everyone. Sci-fi tones, explosions, [...]

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    22. My review for volume one is parallel to this volume.I will just add this tidbit:I thoroughly enjoyed the narrative blurbs at the end of each issue. It reminded me of Adam West's Batman; "Will Batman and the Boy Wonder meet their ultimate end? Tune in next week. Same bat-time, same bat-channel!"

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    23. If you like my reviews, check out my beauty and book blog, ReadsByAmanda! Thanks for reading! :)The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen continues with the league setting out to protect England, as always. In the second installment, alien invaders from Mars come down to wreak havoc and take over Earth. I adored the fact that they did The War of The Worlds. This series is good at mixing Victorian Steampunk and science fiction and it's a cool twist on the original plot while adding pop culture and li [...]

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    24. I haven't read the first of these comics, and probably need to. Of this one, I can say I like the premise, but wish the execution had been a little better. For one, I see no reason why Griffen should betray the Earth except, perhaps, he's barking mad. For another, I'm not sure why Nemo gets so angry about germ warfare when it's clearly a case of 'us or them' at the point it's used, so much that one member's life has been lost merely to stall the invaders. I suspect there's more to it than is see [...]

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    25. Wow. Uhm. Yeah, so what to say here. This is one of those things that I sort of loved but will never, ever recommend to anyone. Ever. Moreso even than Game of Thrones. I actually really liked it, but wow. It had these great bits in it where Hyde only listens to Mina, and they have this lovely moment, and I was like AW And even the part where Griffin attacks Mina was so heartbreaking and awful but wonderful because you knew Hyde was going to come back and save her. But then when Hyde did exact hi [...]

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    26. I skipped the first volume, as the library got this into into my hands first. After having read, I am unsure if I shall go back & read vol. 1 or not.The story itself is OK. It's not great though maybe vol 1 is the book everyone is raving about?The concept though - that is brilliant. Take the extraordinary characters from books written throughout history and bring them together to save the world or condemn it.I was not, however, expecting to see nudity or rape drawn on the page. Had I realize [...]

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    27. Yeah no. This wasn't really my cup of tea. - Like, first of all, the more reviews I've read, the more I see that there are other literary references in the book that I just didn't get. I would think this makes the whole thing considerable less fun to read. - Again, with the rape. It's real tiring. - And Mina x Quartermaine was just a big nope for me. The term "gubbsjuka" comes to mind. Like srssslyyy. Keep your masturbatory fantasies to yourself Moore 'kay? - And also Mina was way less cool, bad [...]

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    28. This volume picks up where the last left off, and pushes the envelope in a number of different ways -- the opening battle scene on Mars; Quartermain and Ms Murray's tryst in the woods; Hyde's punishment of the traitorous Griffin. It is a double-edged sword, as it keeps the series interesting, but also makes it seem a bit overdone at times.That being said, it is nowhere near as overdone as the terrible movie by the same name. One of my only complaints with this comic series is that I kept expecti [...]

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    29. re-read! LoEG holds a very special place in my heart, and I try to read my copies at least once a year.Favorite things:- How young and untainted both Murray and Quartermain seem, in comparison to the later volumes.- Mister Hyde. Just thinking about him makes me feel like I'm on a rollercoaster. I think my feelings about him kinda went like this: excited -> curious -> respecting -> unnerved. -> OH GOD NO THIS IS JUST TOO MUCH -> WHY -> angry apprehensiveness -> sadness- All t [...]

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    30. recien terminada la primera saga, en la que Londres se salva de una guerra de criminales, ahora, es atacada por una invasión de Marte, con los marcianos del mismísimo John Carter, con miedo, desesperación, traición, violenciate tomo es una obra maestra del comic, desde el primer numero, el cual transcurre todo en marte, desde la perfilación de Hyde como personaje, los miedos de minaapenas le puedo reprochar haber terminado tan rapido y cierta prisa en las ultimas paginas, el dibujo de O´Ne [...]

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