Philadelphia, the late 1870s. A city of gas lamps, cobblestone streets, and horse-drawn carriagesand home to the controversial surgeon Dr. Spencer Black. The son of a grave robber, young Dr. Black studies at Philadelphia's esteemed Academy of Medicine, where he develops an unconventional hypothesis: What if the world's most celebrated mythological beastsmermaids, minotaurs, and satyrswere in fact the evolutionary ancestors of humankind?
The Resurrectionist offers two extraordinary books in one. The first is a fictional biography of Dr. Spencer Black, from a childhood spent exhuming corpses through his medical training, his travels with carnivals, and the mysterious disappearance at the end of his life. The second book is Black's magnum opus: The Codex Extinct Animalia, a Gray's Anatomy for mythological beastsdragons, centaurs, Pegasus, Cerberusall rendered in meticulously detailed anatomical illustrations. You need only look at these images to realize they are the work of a madman. The Resurrectionist tells his story.
Generi Fumetti » Graphic Novel , Romanzi e Letterature » Fantasy » Narrativa a Fumetti » Fantascienza , Architettura Design e Moda » Design e Grafica » Illustrazione e grafica pubblicitaria , Fantasy Horror e Gothic » Fantascienza
Editore Quirk Books
Formato Ebook con Adobe DRM
EAN-13 9781594746246 9781594746246