Clive Barker's The Great And Secret Show, Volume 2
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Clive Barker's The Great And Secret Show, Volume 2 (Clive Barker's The Great And Secret Show )

4.33 of 5 stars 4.33  ·  rating details  ·  1,051 ratings  ·  7 reviews
It begins here The second half of an adaptation of master of horror Clive Barker's epic journey into the fantastic, The Great and Secret Show.
Paperback, 152 pages
Published August 21st 2007 by IDW Publishing
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Andrew
Jul 29, 2011 Andrew added it
After volume 1, this was quite a let down. Too much narration was used to keep the story moving, and not enough dialogue. I think they just tried to cram too much into one volume.
Angel
Jan 04, 2012 Angel rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Clive Barker fans, horror readers
I did not rate this higher because, for a graphic novel, it can get a bit verbose at times. This slowed down the pace for me as a reader at times. Having said that, this is a very rich work with much depth. It is a tale of a battle between good and evil forces and those folks who get caught up in the battle. And it all starts in a dead letters section of a post office (or so it seems).

Readers who have enjoyed works by Stephen King, such as The Stand, and the more recent series by Hill, Lockey &...more
Roswita
A visual masterpiece. If you've read the book, you'll love the graphic novel. Barker's work translates amazingly well to this format. Chris Ryall and Gabriel Rodriguez were obviously the right team for this project. A big thank you to whoever put them together with Clive Barker!

The story is about a man's journey to discover the secret world he senses is just out of reach. Bits and pieces of the puzzle come his way and he discovers an ambition in himself he never knew he had. To learn the secret,...more
Susan
oddly, some Clive Barker is better in visual format...

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Rodrigo Esquer
The story is somewhat washed to make it available for all kinds of public, that's just fine, but the drawing is too cartoonish to depict the real horror and wonder of the original novel
Cristian Marrero
Good ending to the entire first part of this two part book. I only hope CLive Barker allows permission for the final half to come out as his art was intended for.
Elizabeth
An interesting story, I enjoyed reading it, but it was rather confusing. I feel like there must be something I'm missing that would cause the story to make sense.
11811 (Eleven)
If you liked the novel you should seriously check this out. The artwork alone is pretty crazy.
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