H.G. Wells' The Island of Dr. Moreau #2

Writer: Ted Adams, Gabriel Rodriguez Artist: Gabriel Rodriguez Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: October 16, 2019 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 3
7.5Critic Rating
7.2User Rating

THE POWERHOUSE CLIMAX OF A REIMAGINED SCIENCE FICTION CLASSIC!
By the writer of DIABLO HOUSE and artist of LOCKE & KEY!

The action ramps up as Ellie learns more about Moreau's experiments on the animals that have been brought to the island. At the same time, the animals start to question the authority of the man who changed them. Will Moreau's hubris lead to his own downfall? Will Ellie escape the island? Find out in The Island of Dr. Moreau #2.

  • 9.0
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Oct 31, 2019

    Several changes from the classic tale make this worth hunting down. The changes are interesting and thought provoking. The visuals are to die for. Rodrguez and Dniel have created nightmares and horrors that breathe life into this story. This is must-own for any fan of classic horror or classic literature. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Oct 16, 2019

    H.G. Wells' dated approach to plotting, in addition to the translation of prose to comics, causes problems in the second half of this adaptation. Rather than reading like coherent narrative, the issue becomes a fractured assembly of key moments. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    GTMedia Reviews Jan 18, 2020

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    I didn't know at the time of reading the first installment that this was a two-part series. If I had known this at the outset I would have held off on the purchase and reviewed the comic once it had been collected in trade. The story wraps up in this issue but suffers some serious pacing issues most likely due to the process of condensing a 209-page novel into a 53-page series.

    The comic book picks up immediately of the cliffhanger of the last issue. Ellie has the creatures at her back and Moreau's men closing in. Ellie eventually is convinced to back down after the doctor tells her that he sent his men after her not because he wanted to do her harm but because the creatures a more

  • 7.0
    Gizmo Oct 27, 2019

    Again, the artwork is fantastic but the narrative needs more pages to breath.

  • 6.5
    Veido Oct 26, 2019

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