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1920/2000: The Dooms that Came to Sarnath and Gotham


I finally did it! I found Batman: The Doom that came to Gotham! This is a series of 3 prestige format books written by Mike Mignola and Richard Pace with art by Troy Nixey and Dennis Janke that draws from the works of H. P. Lovecraft.

This is not an impossible book to find, but it is rare. The cheapest I could find it on Ebay was just shy of $100. The last time I was in my comic shop they had a set for $75, which I couldn’t do. I used to work there so I thought maybe next time I’d be able to haggle it down, but I didn’t have to. I found it today in a used comic store for $8 a piece.

Which, I found out when I got home, will mean nothing in a month, when it is finally released as a trade. But whatever, I’m going to have this victory. Continue reading

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An Original Western/Horror Short Story

The following is an original story I wrote over the course of a day. It was just for kicks to play around with a couple themes and  and get an idea of how a comic would be written. Let me know what you think. Be warned, this is the first piece of fiction I have created since high school, ten years ago, with the exception of my tax forms.
A Deadly Chill

Page 1

Panel 1

Bill Rogers is leaving the saloon, it’s late, and he is just shy of sober. Snow is falling, but there is no snow on the ground.

Panel 2

He is startled to see a wolf on the other side of his horse. He reaches for his gun.

Panel 3

He runs to the other side of his horse, ready to shoot, but is shocked again as he finds a shadowed man instead of a wolf.

Panel 4

Bill: “Sorry partner, I must have had a little more whisky than I thought”

Panel 5

The stranger: “I thirst”

Bill responds: “Uhh, alright. Well, let me set you up with the bartender, he owes me a favour”

Panel 6

The stranger: “I thirst”

Bill: “… So you’ve said. Come on, I’ll get you all squared away”

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