Comic Spotlight: Anno Dracula: 1895: Seven Days In Mayhem #1
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Anno Dracula: 1895: Seven Days In Mayhem #1
Written by Kim Newman
Art by Paul McCaffrey
Colors by Kevin Enhart
Letters by Simon Bowland
Cover A: Paul McCaffrey
Cover B: Tom Mandrake
Cover C: Brian Williamson
Cover D: Jeff Zornow
Cover E: Mike Collins
Cover F: Ben Oliver (Forbidden Planet/Jetpack Comics Variant)
Cover G: Ben Oliver (“Phoenix Event Exclusive” Variant)
Titan Comics
Release Date: March 22, 2017
Cover Price: $3.99

I loved the original 1992 Anno Dracula novel by British writer Kim Newman. Let’s just get that out of the way, okay? So it stands to reason that I would jump at the chance to review the new comic book Anno Dracula: 1895: Seven Days In Mayhem #1, right? Well, you would correct. And for a fan like me, the comic was pretty much what I would want and expect. But for the first-time reader, not so much.

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Comic Review: Halloween: The First Death of Laurie Strode #1
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By TygerLily Ernst

Halloween: The First Death of Laurie Strode #1
Written by Stefan Hutchinson
Drawn by Jeff Zornow
Devil’s Due Publishing
Cover Price: $3.50; Available now

I must confess that I’m a huge Halloween fan. Really a horror film fan in general, but Halloween has my heart. It was the movie Halloween that made me afraid of the hall closet in my grandmother’s house well into my teenage years. So, when I had the opportunity to review Stefan Hutchinson‘s Halloween: The First Death of Laurie Strode, of course, I jumped at it and gratefully I was not disappointed.

At first look you know you’re in for a ride. There are a variety of covers, Michael with a knife, his reflection in a pool of blood, and one where Michael is holding a human head, but the one they used is striking. It is simply the mask with hair of fire, truly ominous.

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