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Monster

Twelve-year old Kenneth Corman buried his abusive father outside his creaky old family home. The thing that had killed him was inside, lurking in the darkness of an upstairs room.  For all of his young life, Kenneth had been plagued by a feeling that there was something horrific dwelling in his house of secrets. But he had to know what was up there. He had to know what had killed his dad. Now it was time to face the horror behind the door…

Co-created by Alan Moore (Watchmen) and Heinzl (Doomlord), with additional story by John Wagner (Judge Dredd), Alan Grant (Batman) and Jesus Redondo (Return to Armageddon), this fear-inducing tale from the pages of Scream! is collected herein its entirety.

Monster needs a little bit of history lesson to explain where it came from so to understand wha...

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Grimm Tales of Terror Vol 2 #7

When a husband and wife find a mysterious briefcase in the backseat of their car, the wife recounts a cryptic encounter that could have ended in horror. But that’s only the beginning of the story in this creepy re-imagining of the urban legend “The Briefcase Killer.”

First a quick observation.  In this current day and age, a lot of publishers do well to support their bottom line by doing books of licensed characters.  Zenescope seems to put a clever twist on this by using familiar stories and characters from the public domain and also familiar troupes.  I was reminded by this particular comic being based on an Urban Myth and the advert for the next issue was a play on the old story “The Monkey’s Paw” which is public domain.

I wasn’t actually aware of the Briefcase Killer...

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Deviations One-Shot

“Shredder longs for little more than to inflict ultimate pain on his old enemy, Splinter. To that end he captured Casey Jones to lure the Turtles into a trap. After seeing Casey stabbed in the gut by Shredder, Raphael goes berserk.  In the resulting chaos, Leonardo is captured by the Foot and brainwashed by the shape-changing immortal known as Kitsune. From there, Leo’s family struggles to save him before the corruption of his mind is complete.  Now, imagine if things had happened a little bit differently. Imagine if Shredder killed Casey, and the resulting chaos enabled all of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to be captured and brainwashed. Would there be any hope for them? For New York City?”

The basic gist for the book is fairly simple,  What if the Turtles went evil and worked...

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Hellchild #1+2

The Story So Far…

Thousands of years ago, Hades, the God of the Underworld, had a daughter named Angelica. Because of his own foolish schemes, Angelica was tragically killed. But present day Hades is a changed man. In a committed relationship with vampire hunter, Liesel Van Helsing, Hades has taken to fighting evil.

However, as a new threat rises up in New York City, Van Helsing and Hades will be forced to face the consequences of his past evils. This is the story of the Hellchild…

Previously in Hellchild…

Liesel Van Helsing and Marian journey to the lower levels of a magical nightclub to stop a group of dark sorcerers from resurrecting the wicked Morgana, but in a twist of fate, Marian takes over the spell and resurrects Hades’ daughter, Angelica...

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Bloodshot Reborn Annual 2016

BLOODSHOT WAS THE PERFECT LIVING WEAPON.

A nearly indestructible killing machine powered by billions of nanites that give him superhuman abilities.

Long before he was REBORN, Bloodshot carried out hundreds of brutal black-ops missions for the paramilitary organization Project Rising Spirit.  These are the recently declassified files of those operations–past, present, and future.

Disclaimer – I’ve never really read any of the Valiant books before. Not when they first came out, not when Acclaim took over and not the current reboot. It’s nothing against Valiant, just have never had the time or money to get into more comics (because right now we do have so many great choices in comics nowadays, some good ones are going to get missed)...

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