Thursday, September 02, 2010

Wednesday Comics on Thursday - September 2, 2010

Here are some of my favorites out of the comics that I picked up on Wednesday, September 1, 2010.

From Dark Horse Comics:

Baltimore: The Plague Ships, #2 of 5

Writer: Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden

Artist: Ben Stenbeck
Colorist: Dave Stewart
Cover: Mike Mignola
Genre: Horror

Setting sail from a harbor choked with sunken ships, where plague victims are burned in great furnaces, Lord Baltimore reveals a terrible incident that took place during the war, where his men fell victim to creatures that feast on the freshly dead, and Baltimore himself first met the vampire who has become his obsession.

Blackbeard: Legend of the Pyrate King, #5
Writer: Gregg Hale, Eduardo Sanchez, Jamie Nash, Robert Napton
Penciller/Inker: Mario Guevara
Colorist: Romulo Fajardo Jr.
Covers: Lucio Parillo
Genre: Historical Adventure

The ultimate origin of the world's most famous pyrate continues! Blackbeard takes command and the Queen Anne's Revenge is born - the most famous pyrate ship to ever sail the seas!

Dean Koontz's Frankenstein, Vol. 2, #1

Writer: Dean Koontz Chuck Dixon
Penciller/Inker: Tim Seeley
Cover: Brett Booth
Genre: Horror/Adventure

Dean Koontz's hit series returns!

Detectives O'Conner and Maddison delve deeper into the mysterious life of Victor Helios, trying to uncover his ultimate goal, while members of Victor's "New Race" begin to show they are not as perfect as he assumed. Randall Six continues his quest to escape from Hands of Mercy, as Officer Harker descends further into madness. And Erika Helios discovers some of her husbands' unfinished creations?

From the masterly pen of New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz-and featuring an adaptation by legendary comic book writer Chuck Dixon and gorgeous illustrations by artist Tim Seely, creator of Hack/Slash -Dean Koontz's Frankenstein: Prodigal Son is a story filled with fast-paced action, gripping horror, and thrilling adventure.
IDW Publishing:
Bram Stoker's Death Ship, #4 of 4

Writer: Gary Gerani
Artist: Stuart Sayger
Cover: Cliff Nielsen
Genre: Horror
The crew of the doomed sea vessel, the Demeter, are being killed like clockwork and the culprit is evil itself! Bram Stoker’s Death Ship, concludes this terrifying tale of the voyage from Transylvania to England. Now, with the crew’s corpses scattered across the ocean, the ships’ Captain is the only man left standing between this unholy thing in the cargo bay and its final destination.

Strange Science Fantasy, #3 of 6
Writer: Scott Morse
Artist: Scott Morse
Cover: Scott Morse
Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy

Written and illustrated by award-winning talent, Scott Morse, features a tale grounded only by bizarre landscapes and “off the wall” characters. Exploring “pop-culture as religion”, this issue we discover the mysterious stalker in the shadow world of cinematic icons; THE PROJECTIONIST! Plus: an all-new one-page tale by Paul Pope!


  1. WOW The Death Ship cover looks amaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaazinggg.

  2. @SpazP It is a great cover! I need to check if there are variants for this series.

  3. @SpazP It is a great cover! I need to check if there are variants for this series.