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Quirk Books Releases a Trailer for The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black





Quirk Books Releases a Trailer for The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer BlackQuirk Books has released a trailer for The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black, the first novel by artist/author E.B. Hudspeth, and since it's "deliciously macabre and beautifully grotesque... with the added allure of gorgeous, demonically detailed drawings," we had to share it.

Synopsis:
Philadelphia. The late 1870s. A city of cobblestone sidewalks and horse-drawn carriages. Home to the famous anatomist and surgeon Dr. Spencer Black. The son of a “resurrectionist” (aka grave robber), Dr. Black studied at Philadelphia’s esteemed Academy of Medicine, where he develops an unconventional hypothesis: What if the world’s most celebrated mythological beasts—mermaids, minotaurs, and satyrs— were in fact the evolutionary ancestors of humankind?

The Resurrectionist offers two extraordinary books in one. The first is a fictional biography of Dr. Spencer Black, from his humble beginnings to the mysterious disappearance at the end of his life. The second book is Black’s magnum opus: The Codex Extinct Animalia, a Gray’s Anatomy for mythological beasts—dragons, centaurs, Pegasus, Cerberus—all rendered in meticulously detailed black-and-white anatomical illustrations. You need only look at these images to realize they are the work of a madman. The Resurrectionist tells his story.

The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black

The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black

The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black

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