The Legend of Luther Arkwright

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‘The Adventures of Luther Arkwright,’ first serialised in 1978, is considered by many to be the first British graphic novel. Praised by many writers and artists, including Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Jean Giroud (Moebius) and Michael Moorcock, the ground-breaking, experimental adult SF story was a seminal work, inspiring and influencing many comic creators. Its sequel, ‘Heart Of Empire,’ was published in 2001. Both books have been continually in print since they were first published. Set 50 years later, ‘The Legend of Luther Arkwright’ is another stand-alone story. While still maintaining total continuity with the Arkwright mythos, it is a different kind of adult adventure.

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A new book in Bryan Talbot’s award-winning science fiction graphic novels series, starring the legendary character Luther Arkwright

The Adventures of Luther Arkwright
, first serialised in 1978, is considered by many to be the first British graphic novel. Praised by many writers and artists, including Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Jean Giroud (Moebius) and Michael Moorcock, the ground-breaking, experimental adult SF story was a seminal work, inspiring and influencing many comic creators. Its sequel, Heart Of Empire, was published in 2001. Both books have been continually in print since they were first published.

Set fifty years later, The Legend of Luther Arkwright is another stand-alone story. While still maintaining total continuity with the Arkwright mythos, it is a different kind of adult adventure. Pursued across multiple historically divergent parallel worlds, both utopian and dystopian, and facing a far superior adversary, Arkwright battles to save humanity from mass destruction; his only edge is his experience and force of will.

The Legend of Luther Arkwright, beautifully drawn by master storyteller and Eisner Award-winning comics creator Bryan Talbot, is a milestone in British comics history.

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Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 30.3 × 21.3 × 2.5 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

224

Language

English

Edition

Graphic ed

Dewey

741.5 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K