League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
In the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Quartermain is found in a opium den in Africa. His life seeming over until Wilhelmina finds him and gets him to join her in order to save England and perhaps the world. His life comes together somewhat but his addiction is a liability. They eventually meet Captain Nemo and set out to find Edward Hyde and Hawley Griffin. This completes the team and sets them out on their first adventure.