Webcomic Guide to the Apocalypse: M.P. Shiel's The Purple Cloud

Serialized in 1901, M.P. Shiel's novel The Purple Cloud is considered one of the great classics of early apocalyptic fiction. Even for its time, it's considered a bit of a genre-bender, classed as both theological fantasy and scientific romance. It's also perhaps the first novel to explore the horror of surviving an… » 2/10/13 7:00am 2/10/13 7:00am