Spider Scavengers of the Slaughtered Sacrifices GN (2002 Vanguard) comic books
Richard Wentworth has investigated the grotesque slaying scenes: Xinda, Barbarian Queen crucified atop the Chrysler Building; a deadly re-enactment from hit animated series, North By Northwest Park at the Lincoln Center. The killer, a Satanic demon called Slaughter-house Skeleton, appears to be inspired by the foe from another popular TV series, Tiffany, the Werewolf Whacker! It isn't until Wentworth--as his masked renegade alter ego, the Spider invade the private estate of Steven Streisand that both realize how incredibly far-reaching and utterly devastating these brutal acts will become. Who is behind them and why?
Don McGregor is the well-known writer/creator of mystery graphic novels including Detectives Inc., Alexander Risk, and Nathaniel Dusk. PAUL BISHOP (Author of Tequila Mockingbird and Head of LAPD's Sex Crimes Unit) writes, "(McGregor's) characters resonate with hardboiled legacy Raymond Chandler twisted by Jim Thompson. Don McGregor is the crowned king of the graphic noir novel." Don's mysteries have been enthusiastically reviewed in ELLERY QUEEN MAGAZINE, MYSTERY MAGAZINE, and by distinguished mystery authors: ED MCBAIN, PETER O'DONNELL, STUART KAMINSKY, BILL PRONZINI and MAXWELL GRANT.
Gene Colan is the grand naturalist illustrator of comics and graphic novels. In his 50 year career, Colan has added considerable drama to the exploits of Daredevil, Batman, Tomb of Dracula, Howard the Duck, Dr. Strange, Nathaniel Dusk, Wonder Woman, and is the co-creator of Blade which has spawned, to date, two major motion pictures staring Wesley Snipes. Gene's beautiful pencil techniques give the characters of The Spider, breath and bone.
Softcover, 112 pages, B&W.
Cover price $14.95.