Burke & Hare
WINNER OF THE SCOTTISH INDEPENDENT COMIC BOOK AWARD FOR BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL AND BEST WRITER (MARTIN CONAGHAN).
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 medical establishment.
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