Investigating sordid political corruption, journalist Harry Hendrick grows uneasy when he hears rumours of a chilling figure behind it. Mistress Hel plies her dark arts from a luxurious suburban lair, motivated by a desire for revenge from a past marred by terrible wrongs. Harry hears of demonic visions, of people under a supernatural thrall, and is slowly drawn into her web. Inside are diabolical ceremonies and visions that threaten both his sanity and his life; something black and infernal reaching out into...
When washed-up journalist Harry Hendrick wakes one morning with a hangover and a strange symbol tattooed on his neck, he shrugs it off as a bad night out. But soon more tattoos appear: grisly, violent images which come accompanied by horrific nightmares – so he begins to dig deeper. Harry’s search leads him to a sinister disappearance, torment from beyond the grave, and a web of corruption and violence tangled with his own past. One way or another, he has to right the wrongs.
First thoughts There are often conflicting feelings when a much-loved TV show like Penny Dreadful carries its stories into the comic medium. On one hand, there is excitement over continuing the stories of our favourite characters! On the other, there is the worry that the stories won’t live up to the plans the show had […]
New from acclaimed British author and all around nerd Ben Aaronovitch is volume 4 of his graphic novels based of his award winning book series Rivers of London. For those who have not read his work, fear not! One doesn’t need to have read the original books to enjoy this graphic novel series. The world […]
To say Dana Fredsti is unconventional is an understatement. Before becoming an author, Dana was an actress and theatrical swordswoman. Dana’s most famous cinematic credits include Army of Darkness, where she was the armourer’s assistant and appeared as a sword-wielding deadite. Since leaving the world of acting behind her, Dana started a career as an […]
Officially launched last week, The Spawn of Lilith is Dana Fredsti’s latest urban-fantasy/horror novel, a new series following her Ashley Parker novels (which was described as “Buffy with zombies, but different.”) The Spawn of Lilith is a new setting for Fredsti, and thus a great jumping-on point for readers. The novel is set in Hollywood, […]