Daily Archives June 15, 2019

Elvira Mistress of the Dark Spring One-Shot

Story by Scott Bryan Wilson, Fernando Ruiz, and Dan Parent
Art by Fernando Ruiz and Dan Parent
Color by Valentina Pinto and Brittany Pezzillo
Letters by Taylor Esposito

Elvira is a unique “property” to work with. Because Elvia, the trademark, is synonymous with Elvia the character. Elvira, the character, is synonymous with Cassandra Peterson, the actress who created the persona as the host of Elvira’s Movie Macabre. In an era of recasts and reboots, there will never be another Elvira. She was the star, not Cassandra Peterson.

At the same time, Elvira has a long history in comics. But I’ve never had the chance to really read them until now. I opened this one-shot not being sure what to expect. I won’t lie when I say it took a bit to wrap my head around things...

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