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Rick Geary

Forfatter af The Borden Tragedy

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Værker af Rick Geary

The Borden Tragedy (1997) 221 eksemplarer
The Beast of Chicago (2004) 160 eksemplarer
Jack the Ripper (1995) 135 eksemplarer
The Lindbergh Child (2008) 132 eksemplarer
The Saga of the Bloody Benders (2008) 121 eksemplarer
The Case of Madeleine Smith (2006) 117 eksemplarer
The Mystery of Mary Rogers (2001) 117 eksemplarer
Trotsky: A Graphic Biography (2009) 116 eksemplarer
The Murder of Abraham Lincoln (2005) 107 eksemplarer
A Treasury of Victorian Murder (1987) — Forfatter — 107 eksemplarer
Another Chance to Get It Right (1993) — Illustrator — 102 eksemplarer
Noir: A Collection of Crime Comics [2009] (2009) — Forfatter — 80 eksemplarer
The Lives of Sacco & Vanzetti (2011) 77 eksemplarer
Classics Illustrated: The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells (2008) — Adapter — 62 eksemplarer
The Adventures Of Blanche (2009) 47 eksemplarer
Housebound With Rick Geary (1991) 33 eksemplarer
Cravan: Mystery Man of the Twentieth Century (2005) — Illustrator — 33 eksemplarer
At Home With Rick Geary (1985) 24 eksemplarer
The True Death of Billy the Kid (2014) 21 eksemplarer
Cyberantics: A Little Adventure (1992) 19 eksemplarer
Louise Brooks: Detective (2015) 16 eksemplarer
The Elwell Enigma (2013) 6 eksemplarer
Blanche goes to New York (1992) 5 eksemplarer
The Wallace Mystery 4 eksemplarer
Asesinatos victorianos (2007) 4 eksemplarer
Rick Geary's Book of Murder (2009) 4 eksemplarer
Prairie moon and other stories (1992) 3 eksemplarer
Tales of Hot Rod Horror, Vol. 1 (2005) 3 eksemplarer
The Mask in School Spirits (1995) 3 eksemplarer
Blanche Goes to Paris (2001) 3 eksemplarer
A is for Antichrist: Obama's Conspiracy Alphabet (2014) — Forfatter — 2 eksemplarer
The Brontes: Infernal Angria (2019) — Illustrator — 2 eksemplarer
Television 2 eksemplarer
Stories From The 90s 2 eksemplarer
The Mask Summer Vacation (1995) 2 eksemplarer
Beautiful Monsters (2020) — Illustrator — 1 eksemplar
Blanche goes to Hollywood (1993) 1 eksemplar
Gumby #3 1 eksemplar
Assassini vittoriani (2009) 1 eksemplar
Tales of Hot Rod Horror 2 (2013) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

The Cat Who Dropped a Bombshell (2006) — Omslagsfotograf/tegner/..., nogle udgaver1,340 eksemplarer
The Best American Comics 2006 (2006) — Bidragyder — 531 eksemplarer
The Big Book of Urban Legends (The Big book Series) (1995) — Illustrator — 313 eksemplarer
The Unwritten Vol. 06: Tommy Taylor and the War of Words (2012) — Illustrator — 308 eksemplarer
The Best American Comics 2008 (2008) — Bidragyder — 294 eksemplarer
The Big Book of Conspiracies (Factoid Books) (1995) — Illustrator — 232 eksemplarer
The Big Book of Weirdos (1995) — Illustrator — 203 eksemplarer
The Big Book of Death (Factoid Books) (1995) — Illustrator — 172 eksemplarer
Graphic Classics: H. P. Lovecraft (2007) 143 eksemplarer
MySpace Dark Horse Presents Volume 1 (2008) — Bidragyder — 86 eksemplarer
The New Comics Anthology (1991) — Bidragyder — 66 eksemplarer
Usagi Yojimbo, Book 23: Bridge Of Tears (2009) — Illustrator — 66 eksemplarer
Graphic Classics: Mark Twain (2007) — Illustrator — 61 eksemplarer
The Usagi Yojimbo Saga Book 6 (2016) — Illustrator — 58 eksemplarer
Graphic Classics: Ambrose Bierce (2003) — Illustrator, nogle udgaver57 eksemplarer
MySpace Dark Horse Presents Volume 5 (2010) — Bidragyder — 15 eksemplarer
Gumby, Vol. 1: 50 Shades of Clay (2017) 15 eksemplarer
American Splendor: Vertigo No. 1-3 (2006) — Illustrator — 5 eksemplarer
Lockjaw: Dog Days #1 (2017) — Illustrator — 5 eksemplarer
Voyages: Adventures in Fantasy, Vol. 1 (1983) — Bidragyder — 5 eksemplarer
The Unwritten #31.5 (2011) — Illustrator — 4 eksemplarer
Aesop's Fables #1, March 1991 (1991) — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer
Usagi Yojimbo [1996] #100 — Bidragyder — 1 eksemplar

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The Bloody Benders, "The Infamous Homicidal Family of Labette County, Kansas."! Ma, Pa, John Jr., and Kate!

The book starts with a nice map of the state of Kansas, 1870. And then in Part I, we get a nice history lesson of the settling of Kansas, including "Bleeding Kansas" and how it became intwined with the slavery issue at that time in United States history. And then come the Benders...

They murder travelers and rob them, killing a total of approximately eight people and stealing almost $6,000 plus jewelry, saddles, clothes, and more. A bloody family indeed! And then, poof! They're gone!

It's a nice, concise retelling of the saga of the Bloody Benders. And quite disturbing! Good artwork too!
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Stahl-Ricco | 7 andre anmeldelser | Mar 1, 2024 |
The Murder of Abrham Lincoln is an entry in Rick Geary's Treasury of Victorian Murder graphic novels. I've found the other books in the series interesting, so I went ahead and bought this one (even thought the basics were familiar to me).
 
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JalenV | 7 andre anmeldelser | Oct 26, 2023 |
The Mystery of Mary Rogers is another of Rick Geary's true crime graphic novels. This one took place in 1841, and remains unsolved. Three maps are provided before part I: The first is a look at the New Jersey and New York areas mentioned. The second is a closer look at the City of New York in 1841. The third is the Jersey Shore.

Part I covers the discovery of Mary Rogers' body, the inquest, and what New York City was like in 1841.

Part II is a biography of Mary Rogers from her birth to the day after she disappeared. We learn about her two main suitors, law clerk Alfred Crommelin and cork-cutter Daniel Payne, who had a weakness for booze. If you're guessing that Mary chose
Payne, you're right - much to her widowed mother's disapproval.

Part III covers the investigation, which got started only after the police and the acting mayor were prodded into action by a monetary reward some citizens offered and the influence of the newspapers. Both suitors had to give an account of themselves. Some leads were pursued, but they were dead ends. Men were arrested and released. Mary is buried in an unmarked grave. At least it's in a graveyard. Then there is the discovery, months later, of a ticket with some of Mary's clothes in it. This brings the Ned Moore's House tavern at the Loss family, a widow and her two sons, who ran it.
We get some contemporary theories and a suicide.

Part IV is about how Edgar Allan Poe, who had been acquainted with Mary Rogers back when she worked at Anderson's cigar store, turned the tragedy into a story, 'The Mystery of Marie Rogêt'. This section doesn't cover something I read in
Poe the detective; the curious circumstances behind The mystery of Marie Rogêt
by John Evangelist Walsh: that Poe had to quickly rewrite installment four of his story because of the news of a deathbed confession after installment three came out.

Part V is more about Mary Rogers. What happened to Mrs. Loss is a reminder about gun safety being necessary in the home. There's a supposed deathbed confession. The events described in the confession are discredited. Mr. Geary gives a page listing eight very good questions about the case that are still unanswered. Three possible solutions are given, one each for Mary Rogers' suitors, one some people think about Edgar Allan Poe as the killer, and what happened when Mr. Anderson died.

The case is interesting enough even without the connection to Edgar Allan Poe's story. I recommend it to true crime fans.
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JalenV | 8 andre anmeldelser | Oct 19, 2023 |
The Case of Madeleine Smith is a case I'd already read about in two of the books from Mr. Geary's bibliography: Crimes of Passion and Victorian Murderesses. As I recall, those books concentrated mainly on the romance, the poisoning, and the trial. This book is divided into several parts: Death by Poison, Madeleine and Emile, A Forbidden Romance, An Attachment Severed, The Trial of Madeleine Smith, and The Rest of Her Life.

The first five parts are a very good introduction to the case, but it was the last part that really fascinated me. I hadn't known she'd reverted to her childhood nickname of 'Lena'. She and her brother Jack moved to London, where she married her art teacher (yes, he knew who she was), and became a leading hostess in London's artistic and intellectual circles. She was also a Socialist. Some of their friends knew who she had been (loved George Bernard Shaw's comment).

Madeleine had two children by her first husband and they both grew up to be radicals. Her first husband died in 1910. The widow moved to her son's place in New York city during World War I. Her second husband was more than 10 years younger than she was. (I also loved the way she treated some movie guys who tried to blackmail her into getting involved in a film they were making of her life.)

She actually lived through most of the Roaring Twenties, which I did not expect. I'm glad I added this book to my collection.
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JalenV | 10 andre anmeldelser | Oct 9, 2023 |

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