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Little Girl #1

Little Girl #1

Writer: Pat Shand
Artist: Olivia Pelaez
Colors: Fran Gamboa with J. C. Ruiz
Letters & Design: Jim Campbell
Publisher: Devil’s Due Comics

Home alone. Are you really? Is there something lurking in the dark, hiding just out of sight, waiting for you to fall asleep?

Sarah is home alone. It is just her and the stuffed Penguin Damen snuck into the house as an apology. So what woke her up in the middle of the night? Who spoke to her from the other room? What happened to Al?

Little Girl is the beginnings of a good old-fashioned ghost story. The stage is set and questions are raised, so when the issue ends the reader is hooked and curious as to who this murderous little ghost is and why does she not rest easy?

Pat Shand, the story’s writer, weaves an interesting tail of sex and be...

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Dead Life #1

Writer: Jean-CharlesGaudin
Artist: Joan Urgell
Colors: Folny
Publisher: Titan Comics

Ground Zero. Stephen did not know that getting into his grandfather’s treasures in the attic so he could play Indiana Jones with the neighbor down the trail would lead to an outbreak. He was just having fun. How would he know?

Dead Life is an English reprint of the French comic, Dead Life: Crépuscule.

The story starts with scenes of life. Normal conversations and disagreements between husband and wife, the casual meal with extended family as Curtis and Kate return to his parents’ home to pick up their son, Stephen. When Curtis’s dad returns to the attic to retrieve some books he notices that one of his boxes has been opened and the contents are missing.

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She Could Fly #1

 

Writer:          Cristopher Cantwell

Artist:            Martin Morazzo

Colorist:        Miroslav Mrva

Letterer:        Clem Robins

Publisher:     Dark Horse Comics

 

A woman is seen flying about the city. No one knows who she is, or how she is able to fly, but high school sophomore Luna Brewster is fascinated.  Who is she? Where does she come from? How does she fly? What does she want?

Luna has some issues, but what teenager doesn’t? Her new school counselor  seems nice enough, and the appearance of a flying woman is unusual, definitely not crazy, right?

She Could Fly is the first issue in a four part series under the Karen Berger Books imprint of Dark Horse Comics...

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HACK/SLASH VS VAMPIRELLA: THE HEART IS A LONELY KILLER TRADE PAPERBACK

HACK/SLASH VS VAMPIRELLA: THE HEART IS A LONELY KILLER TRADE PAPERBACK

Price: $19.99

Cover: Jenny Frison

Writer: Shawn Aldridge

Art: Rapha Lobosco

Page Count: 136 pages

The Vegas strip heats up as Cassie Hack and her companion Vlad are on the trail of a deadly slasher and meet the lovely, yet lethal Vampirella. The team-up event you’ve been waiting for is a high stakes game of chance when they have to take on The Queen of Hearts!

This Volume collects the complete, 5-issue series by Shawn Aldridge (The Dark and Bloody) and Rapha Labosco (James Bond), and features all of the covers by Jenny Frison, Carli Ihde, Jen Vaughn, Kyle Strahm, Chrissie Zullo, Goran Sudzuka, Michael Dooney, Bully Tucci, and more!

Fair warning now that I will probably damning this book with faint praise as the saying ...

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Grimm Tales of Terror – Vol 4 Issue 1

ISSUE 1: NEW TEACHER

From shocking twists on classic literature to brand new takes on modern day urban legends, this terror-filled series re-imagines the creepy stories you know and love for a new generation of readers.

After the arrival of a new teacher and student to their school, three teenagers find out that some urban legends are better left unexplored and could be deadlier than they could ever imagine.

The events of this issue tie directly into the upcoming feature film.

Writer

Joe Brusha

Artwork

Sean Hill

Babisu Kourtis (Pgs. 13-23)

Colors

Fran Gamboa with J.C. Ruiz

Valentina Cuomo (Pgs. 13-23)

Spoilers in Review

This overall comic feels disjointed from the story to the art.  The major gist of the story is easy to follow...

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