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Anyone else read these? I finished the first two recently. If you can deal with the 19th century racism/sexism/everythingism, they're pretty fun.

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Never heard of them. What are they about?*

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I know of him because of the movie The League of Extraordinary Gentleman. He was that guy who could use his hand pistol like a sniper rifle.
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Pretty sure that without that sexily sexually repressed aging man, Indiana Jones would never have been thought up. Plus the books themselves make fun of 19th century-isms
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It should have more penny farthings.
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Like all books.

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Like everything.

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I have the desire to own that shirt from Amazing Super Powers that has the fellow riding a Penny Farthing and it says "Not a crime" on it.
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First Batman comic I ever read was Batman Vs Predator.

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