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.
Reading more like Harry Palmer than James Bond, the Spider Dance is memory of a simpler time, when World War 2 was a recent memory, and the Iron Curtain carved the battered, burgeoning and caged chaos of the 50s asunder.
Fans of author A. S. Chambers have long been fascinated by the character Nightingale: a vampire who appears in several stories set in the world of paranormal investigator, Sam Spallucci. Hence, their anticipation of Songbird – the first story to focus on Nightingale – which is due to be published in July. Since her first […]
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 […]
With convention season opening this month, MCM Birmingham Comic Con returns to the Birmingham NEC on 23-24 March for a weekend filled with all things geeky. The biggest comic con in the Midlands, MCM Birmingham comes filled with content for the discerning geek, from exclusive products to an array of special guests, including: Asa Butterfield, […]
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 […]
This Summer, comic publisher Devil’s Due will release the first of several comic books by talented creator, Gus Fink. Featuring his collectible ‘Boogily Heads’ line of toys, the original comic book story will centre around a boy who is teleported by a magical portal into the land of Boogilyville, and encounters many creepy creatures who […]
There’re two kinds of people who run roleplay games. The first are those who spend hours creating meticulous maps of all the places their players could possibly visit, spending literally millions of moneys on paper and ink and wasting their own precious, precious time. Stop doing that. Buy this book. The second are those who […]