Moriarty: The Lazarus Tree Gets Collected in March
Writer Daniel Corey returns in March with more adventures of the nefarious Professor Moriarty, arch nemesis of Sherlock Holmes, in MORIARTY: THE LAZARUS TREE VOL 2 TP from Image Comics. Collecting issues #5 through #9 of the ongoing series, MORIARTY: THE LAZARUS TREE features artwork from Anthony Diecidue (Stan Lee’s TIME JUMPER) and comic book legend Mike Vosburg (HBO Tales from the Crypt), with colors by Perry Freeze and letters and design by Dave Lanphear.
Following the misdeeds of the original supervillain, it is 20 years after the death of Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty finds himself afflicted with unsettling visions. He sets sail for Burma in search of an old ally, but finds himself caught up in a city on the brink of revolt, a troublesome Imperial Policeman, and a secret that holds the key to his destiny.
Here’s what reviewers are saying about MORIARTY: THE LAZARUS TREE:
TOP TEN ONGOING COMICS OF 2011 – ComicBook.com
“To me, the book is what I imagine Kubrick’s take on Holmes lore might be…” – The Daily BLAM!
“Professor Moriarty is treated with the respect a villain of his caliber should be treated. Pick it up!” – Impulse Gamer
“It’s fast-paced, entertaining and extremely clever…” – Comiclist
“This comic is a lot of fun. It’s really easy to get caught up in the adventure of MORIARTY and Corey has crafted a villain of such diabolic proportions.” – Freakin Awesome Network
“…It’s an incredible adventure that’ll leave you begging for more by the time you reach the final panel.” TOP FIVE BOOKS OF 2011 – Mass Movement Magazine
MORIARTY: THE LAZARUS TREE, VOL. 2 TP, a 136-page full-color paperback, will be on sale in stores March 14th for $14.99 and is available to order in the January 2012 edition of Diamond Previews (JAN120526, ISBN: 978-1-60706-490-9). For more information, please visit www.professorjamesmoriarty.com and www.facebook.com/daniel.corey.