Darwin's Diaries Vol.1: The Eye of the Celts
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Darwin's Diaries Vol.1: The Eye of the Celts

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Victorian England. In Yorkshire, several men and horses working on a railway line have been killed. The police suspect some kind of wild beast. The government calls on controversial naturalist Charles Darwin to help with the investigation. A reasonable move, but one that is dicatated rather by the least known part of his work: research on what other people would qualify as...more
Paperback, 56 pages
Published 2010 by Cinebook
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Darwin Diaries was an interesting read with a unique premise and beautiful but graphic artwork. I appreciated the palette and also really liked that the artwork had a unique and interesting palette of natural browns and reds.

The historical detail on the men's costumes and looks was perfect - very 1850s. Yet I cannot fathom why the women's costumes were all pigeon fronted Gibson Girl frocks from the turn of the century - i...more
Mikey
Excellent illustrations and a compelling opening to this series.

I must admit I don't read a great many comics but the context of evolution and Darwin's rise to fame drew me in.

Gruesome in places. This murder mystery set among a backdrop of industrialisation, (the rise of the railway) sees Darwin turned detective, by appointment of the Prime Minister.

It's fascinating to see Darwin being forced to re-consider his theory of evolution as the beasts at the heart of the work don't fit into his under...more
Selina Lock
Interesting mystery adventure staring Darwin and set against a backdrop of industrial and political intrigue. Full review for BFS.
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