New in Comics: Stever Gerber’s The Infernal Man-Thing and More

By | October 16, 2012

A few choice selections from the comics due out October 17th:

Infernal Man-thing TPB
Marvel

Description: It’s the story no one thought existed -Steve Gerber’s final Man-Thing tale!

First, in the classic ‘Song-Cry of the Living Dead Man,’ Man-Thing stumbles across a lone man, desperately scribbling down his thoughts in the halls of an abandoned insane asylum.

But this man’s inner demons appear in the flesh to torment him – and it’s driving the Man-Thing mad! Will Brian Lazarus succumb to the madness of everyday life? Then, in Gerber’s never-before-seen sequel, what is the mystery behind the ‘Screenplay of the Living Dead Man’?

Collecting MAN-THING (1974) #12, INFERNAL MAN-THING #1-3 and material from SAVAGE TALES (1971) #1.

By: Steve Gerber, Roy Thomas, John Buscema

Billy the Kid’s Old Timey Oddities and the Orm of Loch Ness #1
Dark Horse

Description: The world believes the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid was killed by Pat Garrett, the Kid is very much alive, the hired gun of a traveling spectacle of biological curiosities-or “freaks,” as Billy calls them. Billy and crew head to Loch Ness to rescue their lizard-skinned comrade from Count Dracula.

* From the Eisner Award-winning creator of The Goon!

* See the cast of Billy the Kid in this month’s issue of The Goon!

“At last, a lit-and-history riff to rival The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.” -Entertainment Weekly

By: Eric Powell, Kyle Hotz, Tracy Marsh, Kyle Hotz, Daniel Brown

Zaucer Of Zilk #1 (of 2)
IDW

Description: Get Zaucy! IDW is proud to announce this special collaboration with 2000 AD and Rebellion Publishing, The Zaucer of Zilk, Brendan McCarthy & Al Ewing’s phantasmagorical psychedelic extravaganza from beyond the fringes of imagination! This special 2-issue adventure features an inter-dimensional magician who travels across the realms to save his number-one fan from the dank clutches of arch-nemesis Errol Raine, as visualized by the brilliantly surreal artist McCarthy!

By: Brendan McCarthy

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