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Stickleback: England's Glory

(Stickleback #1)

3.78  ·  Rating details ·  67 ratings  ·  3 reviews
London, the turn of the 19th century. In this sprawling city, the inhabitants live in fear of a villainous character known only as Stickleback. He's rumoured to be a master criminal, pulling the strings amidst the denziens of the underworld, manipulating them to his own ends. But Detective Valentine Bey is determined to hunt him down. ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published August 1st 2008 by Rebellion
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Mar 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book is one of the Rebellion reprints taken from the pages of 2000AD a comic I lived off during my time at University. The art work like many of these reprints is unique and instantly recognisable. The story is part old London town meets HP Lovecraft with the sort of action and dialogue you would expect from 2000AD at its best.
The book consists of two stories complete and standalone in their own right - however they do make reference to each other. but it is not critical. My only real comp
Sep 12, 2010 rated it really liked it
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I have really liked Edington's stories so far. Because of that, I was a bit dissapointed with this one. The story felt a bit pointless and like it was not going nowhere.
But I really liked the way Edington used the english language with this one,not forgetting the setting where the story was laid: London with trade mark land marks (London Eye) but still like it was set in Victorian times or something like that.
Another thing I'm not too sure about was the art. Sometimes it was right up my alley, b
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Mar 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
Gorgeous book! The "paint and collage" technique gives each scene such lovely depth and character.
Oh and it's a cracking yarn too!
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