Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman #1

Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman #1

Writer: Tom Ward Artist: Luke Parker Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: June 18, 2014 Cover Price: $0.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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The Most Remarkable Human Being Ever to Draw the Breath of Life. Betrayed, robbed and left for dead by his tour manager, Merrick finds his way back to London where he is rediscovered by Dr. Frederick Treves who, unknown to Merrick, is the man responsible for his exile to Europe. Treves takes Merrick back to the London hospital where he can recover, promising to search for a cure to Merrick's condition but actually attempting to unlock the secret of his skin for his own gain.

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Dan Leicht Mar 15, 2015

    Ward and Parker take on history in their interpretation of the story of Joseph Merrick, a man whose story has been told in many forms and portrayed by various actors over the years in both plays and film. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Bastards - Dustin Cabeal Feb 15, 2014

    I would say this is a mood book and though I hate to compare or mention the Mignolaverse over and over, Merrick perfectly fits in with that world and genre. That being said if you're in the mood for a series like that then Merrick is a great choice. If that's never been your cup of tea, then I don't see Merrick winning you over. Read Full Review

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