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Black orchid

Author: Neil Gaiman; Dave McKean; Todd Klein
Publisher: Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Before introducing the modern version of The Sandman, Neil Gaiman wrote this dark tale that reinvented a strange DC Comics super hero in the Vertigo mold. Featuring spectacular art by Gaiman's frequent collaborator, Dave McKean, BLACK ORCHID is now collected in a deluxe trade paperback After being viciously murdered, Susan Linden is reborn fully grown as the Black Orchid, a hybrid of plant and human, destined to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Comics (Graphic works)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gaiman; Dave McKean; Todd Klein
ISBN: 9781401294823 1401294820
OCLC Number: 1105745321
Notes: "Originally published in single magazine form in Black Orchid 1-3"--Title page verso.
"DC black label"--Cover.
Target Audience: Suggested for more mature readers.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Responsibility: written by Neil Gaiman ; illustrated by Dave McKean ; lettered by Todd Klein.

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"Before introducing the modern version of The Sandman, Neil Gaiman wrote this dark tale that reinvented a strange DC Comics super hero in the Vertigo mold. Featuring spectacular art by Gaiman's frequent collaborator, Dave McKean, BLACK ORCHID is now collected in a deluxe trade paperback After being viciously murdered, Susan Linden is reborn fully grown as the Black Orchid, a hybrid of plant and human, destined to avenge her own death. Now, as this demigoddess attempts to reconcile human memory and botanical origins, she must untangle the webs of deception and secrets that led to her death. Beginning in the cold streets of a heartless metropolis and ending in the Amazon rainforest, this book takes the reader on a journey through secrets, suffering and self-rediscovery"--

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