Burke & Hare
In 1828, two Irishmen named William Burke and William Hare
murdered 16 innocent people and disposed of the bodies by bringing
them to Dr. Robert Knox at Edinburgh University for dissection,
setting in motion an unthinkable scandal that would rock the world's
Writer Martin Conaghan and artist Will Pickering deliver a ghoulishly
true story of medicine, murder and money set at the height of
Edinburgh's enlightenment. In addition to the full length illustrated
comic story, this graphic novel is also fully annotated with details of
the case. Special introduction by Judge Dredd writer Alan Grant.
Bonus art gallery featuring work from Frank Quitely and Gary Erskine.
Cover by Rian Hughes.
Written by: Martin Conaghan
Art by: Will Pickering
Print: Black and White