Thursday, October 25, 2012

October's Graphic Novel Guide to All Things Terrible!

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The month of October is a time for when the foliage turns ashen, the weather gets cooler and staying warm requires a good book. The tomes offered here are a selection for graphic novel enthusiasts with varied interests. Videogamer, classic comics or television buff, this selection is a must for the coming Halloween season.

"Darksiders II: Death's Door Graphic Novel"

One of the horseman of the apocalypse, Death, is on a mission to destroy a rogue demon and where he goes transcends time and space! This compilation collects issues #0 to #5 of the digital comic and it reveals a few secrets from the videogame that may surely shock!


Darksiders II at Amazon

"Eerie Presents El Cid" (Hardcover)

Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, also known to historians as El Cid. was an eleventh century Spanish military commander who led both Christians and Moors into battle. In the pages of "Eerie" magazine, however, writer Budd Lewis and artist Gonzalo Mayo transform El Cid into a larger-than-life fantasy warrior. He battles dragons, trolls, and sirens for his life and demons for his soul! This deluxe hardcover collects every El Cid adventure that ran in Warren Publishing’s "Eerie" magazine in the mid-1970s, featuring the elaborately detailed artwork of Mayo, plus "Eerie’s" original historical background feature.

Crossed Volume 4 "Badlands"

This comic book series is said to be the next "Walking Dead," and readers have a chance to get caught up with the action in this latest compilation. Garth Ennis and Jamie Delano pen this series about surviving against insurmountable odds. A hard cover and signed edition is available.

Available at Amazon:

Crossed Volume 4 at Amazon

"Dark Shadows: The Complete Series" (Hardcover)

Just in time for Halloween is a multi-volume book collection that reprints all 35 issues of "Dark Shadows" as published by Gold Key. Each volume is supplemented with poster art, pin-ups and documentary material from the series.

Volume 1 is here:

Dark Shadows at Amazon

"Father Gaetano's Puppet Catechism: An Illustrated Novella" (Hardcover)

(Amazon) - From the creator of "Hellboy," "Father Gaetano's Puppet Catechism" by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden is an illustrated novella that brings the Twilight Zone originality to the written page.

In the aftermath of a critical World War II battle, Father Gaetano is assigned as the sole priest at the Church of San Domenico in the small, seaside Sicilian village of Tringale. The previous pastor has died and there is a shortage of clergy at the moment. So, until another can be spared, the young priest must say all of the masses himself.


"Horror in the West"

(Previews) - "Horror in the West" is a horror anthology featuring eleven stories that combine the mysticism of the Old West with demons, zombies, aliens, and blood-curdling storytelling. A man who cannot be killed by the hangman's noose, alien cattle-drives for human flesh, demon-slaying bounty hunters all of these stories can be found here. "Horror in the West" will take you by the reigns and drive you straight over the edge!

Available at Amazon here:

Horror in the West at Amazon

"Ragemoor"

(Previews) - "Ragemoor!" A living castle, nurtured on pagan blood, harborer to deadly monsters! A fortress possessed of its own will and ability to change itself, with the power to add and destroy rooms and to grow without the help of any human hand. Its servants aren’t human, its origins are Lovecraftian, and its keeper must fend off the castle walls from the terrible race of worm men!

Available at Amazon here:

Ragemoor at Amazon

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