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King Solomon's Mines plus Allan Quatermain plus Montezuma's Daughter

Book Palace Books |  King Solomon's Mines plus Allan Quatermain plus Montezuma's Daughter

Illustrated British Classics: King Solomon's Mines plus Allan Quatermain plus Montezuma's Daughter
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Three British comic strips that boast the talents of Jesus Blasco, Mike Hubbard, Cecil Doughty, Bill Baker and John Millar Watt.

These collected strips are reproduced from original artboards and have never looked better.


Gathered together are three classic adaptations behind a Millar Watt cover: King Solomon's Mines, Allan Quatermain and Montezuma's Daughter, each written by the father of the lost world genre.

King Solomon's Mines is one of the most famous of all adventure novels: adventurer Allan Quatermain is asked to help find his friend's brother who is presumed lost deep in the unexplored interior of Africa whilst looking for the legendary King Solomon's Mines. The artwork is some of Bill Baker's best and one wonders why the equally talented C. L. Doughty took over part-way through.

Allan Quatermain: in mourning for his only son, Quatermain persuades his friends (jncluding Zulu chief Umslopogas) to accompany him into Maasai territory. Travelling by canoe, they find themselves in the kingdom of Zu-Vendis, a country ruled by an isolated warlike white race … The artwork in line & wash by Mike Hubbard.

Montezuma's Daughter: superbly adapted and penned by Jesus Blasco, Thomas Wingfield sets off to avenge the murder of his mother. After a brush with the Spanish Inquisition, shipwreck and slavery, his search leads him to the shores of Mexico where he is captured by the Aztecs. He is taken to the emperor who will decide hios fate. Then the Spaniards arrive …

click pics to see LARGE full page strips by Jesus Blasco and Mike Hubbard from the book ...

 

 


Author: H Rider Haggard, introduction by Steve Holland
Artists: Jesus Blasco, Mike Hubbard, Bill Baker, C.L. Doughty, John Millar Watt (cover)
Publisher: Book Palace Books, 2013 First Edition
Number of pages: 126
Format: Soft Cover; Black & White illustrations
Size: 8" x 12" (210mm x 297mm)
ISBN: 9781907081163

Book Palace Books |  King Solomon's Mines plus Allan Quatermain plus Montezuma's Daughter

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