Today marks the beginning of my first-ever serialized graphic novel. In addition to this special three-page episode, you can also read the prequel episodes. Finally, at the bottom of the page you’ll find some historical facts that inspired the fiction! To enlarge any image, simply click on it.
The Ellis-Merton Asylum is modeled on the Milwaukee Soldiers Home. I used to work near this magnificent yet creepy old building and passed it daily on my lunchtime walks.
Special Agent Morse arrives in a hansom cab, a popular mode of transportation in the late 1880s to early 1890s.