[Exclusive] Dark Horse Reveals Epic Covers For ‘The Strain’ #9, ‘Colder’ #2, & ‘Ex Sanguine’ #3

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Yesterday we premiered the preview for Steve Niles’ “Criminal Macabre: Final Night – The 30 Days of Night Crossover” #1, and on Thursday we revealed a whole slew of new cover art from Dark Horse’s holiday horror lineup. We’re back today with another batch of exclusive covers and solicits. This time we’ve got the goods on “The Strain” #9 (cover by E.M. Gist), “Colder” #2 (cover by Juan Ferreyra), and “Ex Sanguine” #3 (cover by Carlos Badilla).Take the jump and check out some beautifully gory artwork!

We recently did an interview with Paul Tobin about “Colder”, which begins in November. Stay tuned for an interview with Tim Seeley about “Sex Sanguine” next week.

Ex Sanguine #3 (of 5)

WRITTEN BY: Tim Seeley and Joshua Scott Emmons
ART BY: Carlos Badilla
PUBLISHER: Dark Horse
PRICE: $3.99
RELEASE: December 12th, 2012

Saul can’t handle Ashley’s infectious joy over killing, not since he lost his ages ago. But when he tries to end their romance, innocent people die.

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The Strain #9

WRITTEN BY: David Lapham and Mike Huddleston
ART BY: Dan Jackson
PUBLISHER: Dark Horse
PRICE: $3.50
RELEASE: December 12th, 2012

Due to the machinations of a vast conspiracy, convincing the world that there’s a vampiric epidemic spreading across Manhattan has been impossible for the CDC’s Dr. Ephraim Goodweather. However, video footage of these vicious beasts—proof of their horrifying existence—might be the first step in turning the tide against the wave of bloodthirsty vamps set to drown the Big Apple.

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Colder #2 (of 5)

WRITTEN BY: Paul Tobin
ART BY: Juan Ferreyra
PUBLISHER: Dark Horse
PRICE: $3.99
RELEASE: December 5th, 2012

Declan Thomas steps into other men’s insanity, fighting the horrific creatures lurking there. But a demonic presence hiding in the real world feeds on madness. And he’s coming for Declan.