Thumbs up for The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume I by Alan Moore. Graphic novel.
A witty romp filled with characters cleverly brought together from the great adventure works of the 19th century – Captain Nemo, Allan Quartermain, Dr. Jekyll, Mina Harker and so on. Some of the best steampunk I’ve read so far. Sadly my enjoyment of the book was soured somewhat by the stultifying prose story at the end, which reads like Alan Moore trying to sound Victorian by using too many adjectives.… >> Read more