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Hellgate: London

3.79  ·  Rating details ·  68 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
MI5 agent Lyra Darius discovers a human charnel house in the heart of London while tailing Lord Sumerisle, the recently resigned Home Office Minister for Internal Affairs. She's soon entangled in a bloody intrigue with Knights Templar, and everything is building up to All Hallows Eve.
Paperback, 104 pages
Published July 10th 2007 by Dark Horse Comics
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Mar 02, 2015 added it
While the story isn't anything significant (a MacGuffin quest with three characters chasing it, most of whom aren't developed to any extent), this book captures the aesthetics of Hellgate perfectly, and that more than anything else would be the reason to read this. It's such a unique concept for a world, and the imagery here focuses on that, so even though the story isn't that important, it's still worth a look.
Dec 22, 2007 rated it it was ok
Shelves: kmks, dystopia
The plot is - wait. What plot?! Lots of glossy pages can make up for a weak storyline and poor execution. I thought the game (from what I've read and heard about it) was pretty cool; but the comic surely isn't.
Jan 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I love this Trilogy... From start to finish it is fast paced and action packed.

If you love the idea of Demons, Knights, Magic, & Modern Day Warriors this is the series for you.

Based on the game. Hellgate: London

Note: If you are a religious person this is not the book for you.
Feb 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
A very good precursor to the Hellgate London Trilogy of novels as well as the game itself. Solid artwork and enough charater development to bring you in wihtout becoming tedious. As a acomic book geek and fan of the hellgate london realm, I felt this fit in quite nicely.
Jun 20, 2015 rated it really liked it
Very good and to read at a fast pace.

Recomendo, mas podia ser melhor.
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Hellgate London 1 8 Aug 26, 2008 06:05AM  
Edginton sees part of the key to his success coming from good relationships with artists, especially D'Israeli and Steve Yeowell as well as Steve Pugh and Mike Collins. He is best known for his steampunk/alternative history work (often with the artist D'Israeli) and is the co-creator of Scarlet Traces, a sequel to their adaptation of H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds. With 2000 AD we has written L ...more
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