The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Vol. 1 - Comics by comiXologyFaced with an apparent weapon of mass destruction, British intelligence recruits a quintet of individuals with extraordinary ability to seek out and neutralize the menace. The assembled league of extraordinary gentlemen, ironically led by a young woman, recovers the essential component of the weapon only to discover they have been double-crossed by British intelligence, which plans to use the component in a weapon of their own. The league intervenes once again and saves the day. The British Military Intelligence, Section 5 e. Moriarty's right-hand man, Campion Bond, works as a public go-between to conceal identities and motives. Bond contacts Miss Wilhelmina Murray, recently divorced, and recruits her as the leader of the forming league of extraordinary gentlemen from whence the graphic novel derives its title. Murray, recently divorced and having survived the advances and attacks of Count Dracula, is joined by Captain Nemo and his famous submarine the Nautilus.
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Omnibus Jubilee Edition
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Vol. 1
London, The Victorian Era draws to a close and the twentieth century approaches. It is a time of great change and an age of stagnation, a period of chaste order and ignoble chaos. It is an era in need of champions. In this amazingly imaginative tale, literary figures from throughout time and various bodies of work are brought together to face any and all threats to Br.
According to Moore, the concept behind the series was initially a " Justice League of Victorian England " but he quickly developed it as an opportunity to merge elements from many works of fiction into one world. Elements of Volume I were used in a loosely adapted feature film of the same name , released in and starring Sean Connery. The year is , and Mina Murray is recruited by Campion Bond on behalf of British Intelligence and asked to assemble a league of other extraordinary individuals to protect the interests of the Empire : Captain Nemo , Allan Quatermain , Dr. Jekyll , and Hawley Griffin the Invisible Man. Following this they take part in the events of H.
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is a comic book series co-created by writer Alan Moore and artist Kevin O'Neill which began in The series spans two six-issue limited series, Volume I, Volume II, and an original graphic novel Black Dossier from the America's Best Comics.
diy book cover for textbook