In H. G. Wells’s novel, what is the name of the Invisible Man? March 16, 2012 by Pamela Landy · Filed Under: Literature Leave a Comment In H. G. Wells’s novel, the name of the Invisible Man was Griffin. The Invisible Man was published in 1897. Griffin remains invisible until he is dying. Related PostsWhat error appears at the end of The Invisible Man (1933)?Who is the hero of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man (1952)?Whose death leads Ira Wells (Art Carney) to team with Margo Sperling (Lily Tomlin) in The Late Show (1977)?How long was novelist and critic Rebecca West (1892-1983) the lover of H. G. Wells?What did Adam Smith mean by the “invisible hand” of economics?