Black Orchid

Black Orchid

By the acclaimed writer of THE SANDMAN LIBRARY. Consider the orchid: exotic, intoxicating and rare. Consider Black Orchid: a demigoddess in search of her own identity. The flowerlike result of a scientific experiment, the Black Orchid must reconcile ...

Title:Black Orchid
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780930289553
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    Black Orchid Reviews

  • Alejandro

    The blooming origin of Black Orchid is here! This TPB edition collects “Black Orchid” #1-3.Creative Team:Writer: Neil GaimanIllustrator: Dave McKeanLetterer: Todd Klein SEEDS OF CREATION In t...

  • Jeff

    FLOWER POWER!! Keep your love beads in your patchouli-reeking denim vest, hippie, this is a super hero comic. Of sorts. Oh, and the pony tail combined with the receding hair line doesn’t do much ...

  • Anne

    3.5 starsBlack Orchid is more or less the same kind of thing I've come to expect from Gaiman.In other words, if you love his Don'tNeedToExplainEverything style of storytelling, then this will more tha...

  • Chad

    I haven't read this since it was originally released in the early 90's. Dave McKean provides some of the best artwork of his career.Gaiman touches on the original Black Orchid before moving onto his o...

  • Trish

    I've been meaning to read this for a long time. I've never read a comic by Neil Gaiman before but I wanted to. And Dave McKean, who's the illustrator, has done a marvellous job with several of Gaiman'...

  • Dave Schaafsma

    I was prepared not to like this, as I happened to see a reviewer I immensely respect, Sam Quixote, give it two stars (though I also know he dislikes Gaiman, and Gaiman's mentor Alan Moore, though does...

  • Kosta Voukelatos

    Black Orchid was a very enjoyable read which delved into themes of trauma and revenge. Throughout the novel there were many DC characters that made cameo appearances which I wasn’t expecting at all!...

  • J.G. Keely

    An important example of the re-creation and reimagining of comics by British authors during the mid eighties, Black Orchid combines Gaiman's mythology with McKean's powerful artistic visions in the se...

  • Kirstine

    This book is beautiful. I mean, you say that sometimes, it's a word that we fling around and use when we can't think of anything else to say. But this book is beautiful.The art is stunning and makes y...

  • Arie

    Hands down the most beautiful comic/graphic book I have ever read. The artwork is stunning, and the story is complimentary to it. There are a few familiar characters (Poison Ivy, Swamp Thing, Lex Luth...