League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen II #6

Writer: Alan Moore Artist: Kevin O'Neill Publisher: America's Best Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Sep 13, 2003

    Kevin O'Neil illustrates League of Extraordinary Gentlemen in a way that can only be classified as European. The style of Mr. O'Neil which is a cross between Ed Gorey, he who provides Mystery! its animated opening and Burne Jones woodcuts. The sense of ghoulish delight and black comedy from Hyde comes out particularly well in in Mr. O'Neil's singular style, and while one may expect that such an odd technique may hamper expression or lead to an overall stiffness, it instead conveys brilliantly the characters feelings and behavior as well as the mood. Read Full Review

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Sep 18, 2003

    A fairly enjoyable finish that won't be overly surprising to readers who have read the novel that Alan Moore has drawn his plot from, as the solution for the Martian's defeat is pretty much the same. However, there are some solid moments in this issue for fans of the League, as yet another member of the cast exits the book in an equally memorable fashion as the late Invisible Man, and another member officially calls it quits when he learn the depraved actions that he's been party to. Now on one hand as a fan of the original novel it's nice to see Alan Moore hasn't made any radical changes to the story, beyond showing us the events playing out as seen from the League's viewpoint. However, speaking as a reader who entered this miniseries looking for another League adventure, I was rather disappointed by the lack of direct involvement the cast was allowed to have. Still Mister Hyde's departure from the cast is well worth the price of admission, and overall this final chapter is a very str Read Full Review

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