The Eyes of Frankenstein #3 of 4
Written by Steve Niles
Art by Christopher Mitten
Colors by Michelle Madsen
Letters by Nate Piekos
Cover by Justin Erickson
Dark Horse Comics
Release Date: November 27, 2013
Cover Price: $3.99
Cal McDonald, the creation of Steve Niles (possibly best known for his title 30 Days of Night) is back in his latest mini-series under the Criminal Macabre banner. As the inset of the comic so accurately summarizes him, Cal is a pill-popping, alcoholic degenerate, who teams up with his ghoul associate Moâ€™Lock and traverses around the sin-infested streets of Los Angeles battling a growing horde of monsters. Think Dylan Dog but with less clarinet and more inebriation. The Eyes of Frankenstein picks up shortly after Calâ€™s last adventure where he found himself transformed into one of the undead and is now contending with life, so to speak, as a ghoul.
For Cal though, there is no rest for the weary and he finds himself quickly swept up in his latest adventure, this time providing his unusual investigative talents to Frankentsteinâ€™s monster, who is slowly going blind and it is up to Cal to find a solution. Through his associate Moâ€™Lock, Cal reluctantly turns to Jason Hemlock, an authority on the occult, for assistance. Hemlock may just be able repair the Monsterâ€™s eyes, and shed some light on Calâ€™s transformation into a ghoul, but is his help truly benevolent or is there a larger sinister plan at work?
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