Already the winner in my head for “Best Crossover Title From A Publisher Not Named DC/Marvel Comics”, Eric Powell and Steve Niles are giving their fans a huge Christmas In July gift with “WHEN FREAKS COLLIDE”, which will be hitting store shelves this Wednesday. The book will pit alcohol enthusiast against alcohol enthusiast, and beyond the break you can check out a 5 page preview. Read on for the skinny…
The spotlight has official been placed on macabre maven Steve Niles (Interview) recently, as the writer continues to be on the rise in 2011. Not only does his “CRIMINAL MACABRE” story have a spot in the upcoming fourth issue of “DARK HORSE PRESENTS”, a 400+ page omnibus on the way, AND an all new one-shot hitting stores in September (See inside), but it is also making its way into the very twisted world of Eric Powell’s “THE GOON” with “WHEN FREAKS COLLIDE”! The year only continues to heat up for Cal McDonald and the rest of the cast of the book, and beyond the break you can not only check out the official press release for the one-shot with Eric Powell, but also the next solo project for the character called, “NO PEACE FOR DEAD MEN”. Read on for the skinny…
One of the most beloved and talked about horror series of the last decade was without a doubt Eric Powell’s ‘THE GOON’ from Dark Horse Comics. The series has been on somewhat of a hiatus of late, but fans will be happy to hear that today the publisher announced an all new crossover one-shot event that will feature Powell’s hulking brute, and he will be bringing along some company in the form of Steve Niles’ “CRIMINAL MACABRE”! The book is set to drop on July 20th, but below you can get all the details and a first look at the advance cover art.
WRITTEN BY: Steve Niles and Eric Powell
ILLUSTRATIONS BY: Christopher Mitten
COVERS BY: Michelle Madsen, Eric Powell, and Fiona Staples
“Cal McDonald, the drug-fueled paranormal private dick, goes head to head with Lonely Street’s zombie-pulverizing Goon, in a weird in-between world full of monsters, horror, and humor!”
“CRIMINAL MACABRE/THE GOON: WHEN FREAKS COLLIDE” Hits Stores July 20th From Dark Horse Comics! (MSRP-$3.99)