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They were genetically engineered to be supra-human weapons of mass destruction, but ultimately dismissed collectively as Elephantmen. Hip Flask, Ebony Hide and Obadiah Horn count amongst their number; wounded animals who, despite their differences and origins, must live in the world of man.
Collects ELEPHANTMEN #1-7 featuring art by Ladrönn, Moritat, Henry Flint, Tom Scioli, David Hine and Chris Bachalo.
On Sale: July 2008
Story: Richard Starkings
Artwork: Moritat, Henry Flint, Tom Scioli, David Hine and Chris Bachalo.
Cover: Boo Cook
Back cover: Boo Cook
224pp full color with wraparound cover by Boo Cook for $16.99
"This book really does have something for every comic fan. It's a fast paced Sci-Fi epic which could literally go anywhere."
, Super Robot Mayhem
"Wounded Animals is one impressive package. Its stories take hold, ring true and evoke emotion because we can see the parallels in our own world."
— Chad Boudreau
, Comic Readers
"Muted colours shot through with bright neon lights set the tone for the dark urban future of Mystery City. Undoubtedly worth your time."
— David & Barry
, Geek Syndicate
"An awesome sci-fi noir comic. I honestly can't recommend this book enough."
, Nerd City
"Themes from Frankenstein and Planet of the Apes converge in these original, multi-layered stories."
— Erik Wise
, via GoodReads
"A fascinating world that's destined to look fabulous on the big screen someday."
, A.V. Club
"I was completely hooked. Ideas in here are among the most interesting and have the most potential to have a long life in terms of characters and engaging stories this side of Walking Dead. (5/5 goggles)"
— Brandon Borzelli
, Geek Goggle Reviews
"Elephantmen is science fiction at its very best, a morality tale cloaked under the guise of futuristic noir."
, Lethal Entertainment
"One of the most rewarding comics out there. It took out my mind and replaced it with a pleasant jelly. You should pick this up and if you don't you're STUPID."
, Comic Flipper
"Comic of the Day. A man who thinks of everything, Starkings' book is the sharpest looking trade on any bookshelf."
, 365 Days of Comics