Mary Rogers was a compellingly beautiful lass employed in a cigar store in New York City. Then, she suddenly disappeared, her body recovered in the Hudson off the Jersey side. The press had a field day with all the shocking possibilities. Inspired Edgar Allen Poe’s “Mystery of Mary Roget.”
The second volume in the "A Treasury of Victorian Murder" series of graphic novels examines the "career" of Jack the Ripper, as viewed through the diary of a gentleman of the time obsessed with the ongoing case.