|Scream & Misty Halloween Special 2018|
With the current heatwave still trying to melt our faces off, it's hard to concentrate on the idea that its only three months until Halloween.
Luckily, comic book publishers are starting to do that for us!
Following the success of last year's Halloween Special, 2000AD publishers' Rebellion are offering another Scream & Misty Special this year - scheduled to start haunting shelves on October 31.
Two of Britain’s best loved comics have reunited offering an anthology of brand new tales, guaranteed to terrify and entertain you this Halloween!Meanwhile, Dynamite is producing five, 40-page, self-contained, seasonally-themed one-shots for its most popular titles: Army of Darkness, Elvira, Bettie Page, Vampirella, and Red Sonja.
Featuring more treats than tricks, including the further misdemeanours of Max the computer in The 13th Floor, ghoulish goings on with the undead WW1 pilot the Black Max, zombie and vampire DNA combine to create a brand new horror sensation called Decomposition Jones plus a tomb full of other tales from the realms of the Mist.
Army of Darkness Halloween Special is written by Chad Bowers, Chris Sims, and Benito Cereno with artwork by Eoin Marron and Anthony Marques:
When a crazed tour guide raises the spectral remains of the galleon that brought the Necronomicon to America, Ash finally meets the one thing he hates more than Deadites – ghost pirates! It’s chainsaws and boomsticks against cutlasses and muskets, and if Blackbeard’s men can’t have their treasure, the Promised One’s head will have to do!
Elvira Halloween Special is written by Dan Parent, Fernando Ruiz, and Scott Bryan Wilson with artwork by Dan Parent and Fernando Ruiz:
Everyone’s favorite Mistress of the Macabre, Elvira is spinning her wheels hostessing horror film festivals at the local drive-in when she discovers the opportunity to get in good with George Rottmero, producer of the greatest, grittiest, most realistic horror movies ever. When she discovers the grave secret behind Rottmero’s success, her dreams of superstardom might become deader than her undead co-stars!!
Bettie Page Halloween Special is written by David Avallone and Leah Williams with artwork by Julius Ohta and Fernando Ruiz:
Bettie Page is back! Is a Boston artist in contact with godlike space invaders, or is he just nuts? Bettie brings the love, and the craft in the latest chapter in writer David Avallone’s Secret Diary of Bettie Page!
Vampirella Halloween Special is written by Scott Lobdell and Blake Northcott with artwork by Rapha Lobosco and Anthony Marques:
Where Vampirella comes from they don’t celebrate birthdays — so she had to choose her own. Is it any wonder she picked Halloween night? Unfortunately, her simple celebration is interrupted by — you guessed it — one of those pan-dimensional demonic invasions that often seem to take place on All Hallows Eve!
Red Sonja Halloween Special is written by Erik Burnham and Tom Defalco with artwork by Tom Garcia and Anthony Marquez:
During the Festival of the Dead, an old woman hires Sonja to find and save her son from a terrible evil. What Sonja is not told is that this terrible evil is the curse of lycanthropy… can Sonja defeat a werewolf during one of the longest and most magic-filled nights of the year, or will skill and luck finally fail her? Find out in Red Sonja: Curse of the Wolf!