There’s a few new comics I wanted to point out that debut this week:
Dracula #1, Marvel Comics. This is the same mini-series (written by Roy Thomas) based on Bram Stoker’s tale and published back in 2004. However, the gorgeous artwork by the legendary Dick Giordano has been colored by the talented June Chung. Also check out the new and amazing cover art by Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic!
Buzzard #1, Dark Horse Comics. If you’re a fan of Eric Powell or his award-winning paranormal inspired comic, The Goon, then you’ll be happy to see that Powell’s universe continues to expand with the mysterious “Buzzard” debuting this week!
Dark Horse describes the series: “The mysterious man known as Buzzard is lost, wondering what manner of creature he is, following his brutal showdown with the loathsome Zombie Priest in Eric Powell’s celebrated Goon Year. Buzzard leaves home, wandering into the shadowy spirit realm of the forest. A dark path leads to a village living in fear of a bestial race of savages. More animal than man, these creatures hunt the villagers and drag them from their slumber in the depth of night.”
The talented “master of the macabre” horror comic artist Kyle Hotz lends some assistance with a new bonus short story, “Billy the Kid’s Old Timey Oddities” that leads up to the three-issue series launch coming in September.
Hack/Slash: My First Maniac #1, Image Comics. Tim Seeley’s critically acclaimed cult action horror hit HACK/SLASH returns in a new mini series. The main character, Cassie Hack, is the daughter of an undead murderer known as the Lunch Lady and must decide if she wants to use her newfound slashing skills to save others. If you nothing about the original series, it’s OK. Apparently it’s a great time to jump on board.
While parousing the internet today, I found that the folks at comicsalliance.com had posted an awesome unofficial one-shot promo page that creatives Scott Allie, Tim Seeley, Dave Stewart and Nate Piekos got together to promote the June 9 releases of “Solomon Kane: Death’s Black Riders” #4 and “Hack/Slash: My First Maniac” #1. Check out the mash-up of Dexter vs. Jason vs. Hack/Slash!