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by Ghastly McNasty


Rebellion, publisher of 2000AD, has begun soliciting orders for a Scream & Misty Hallowe’en Special through comic shop distributor Diamond, promising new stories starring classic characters from two much-loved British comics published in the 1970s and 80s.

Wrapped in a cover by Henry Flint, we’re to be treated to the return of wo of Britain’s best-loved supernatural comics , resurrected and merged into one terrifying tome featuring all-new stories!

The story line up is as follows…

  • Max the crazy computer makes a welcome return in “The Thirteenth Floor” by Guy Adams, John Stokes and Frazer Irving
  • The fangs are out in “The Dracula File” by Grainne McEntee and Tristan Jones
  • Weirdos, warriors and weasels plucked from the pages of various 70s and 80s British comics congregate in “Death-Man: The Gathering” by Henry Flint
  • Kek-W and Simon Coleby collaborate on “Black Max” (actually a character who first appeared in another short-lived comic, Thunder), the German World War One fighter pilot that’s descended from a race of bat-people
  • The high-rise horrors of Birdwood are back in “Return of the Sentinels” by Hannah Berry and Ben Willsher
  • Fairies can be frightening in “Fate of the Fairy Hunter” by Alec Worley and DaNi

For ordering information (Previews code AUG171919) from your local comic shop, check out this page on the Diamond PREVIEWS web site.

It’s our understanding understand the special will also be on sale in UK newsagents and has a cover price of £3.99, with an on sale date of 18th October 2017, on shelves until 13th December.

Story courtesy of Down The Tubes.

by Ghastly McNasty

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