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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Happy Halloween: Download Halloween Man vs. Invisible Man FREE at Indyplanet

Hey Gang- if you've heard me rant about how wonderful Halloween Man is, you MUST go check out Indyplanet Digital, which is having a Halloween special on Drew Edward's fantastic indy comic-- including my recent favorite Halloween Man vs. Invisible Man, collected, FREE. About that one I recently wrote:
Drew Edwards completes the four-part monster bash between Halloween Man, the zombie with a heart of gold and a Reed-Richards-smart girlfriend faces off against HG Wells' most evil creation, The Invisible Man. I've really been enjoying this story because it's played like a monster procedural. ...with Halloween Man investigating a series of attacks in the leather district of Halloween Man's home, Solar City. Soon it became clear that "The Terror" was obsessed with the clientele of the leather bars and could attack them with near-impunity because the police had no interest in patrolling the district.
That left Solomon (Halloween Man) to pick up the search, one outsider looking after a community of outsiders. But it turned out that The Terror was actually none other than the insane Griffin, the sadistic, brilliant scientist who created a formula to turn himself invisible, and that has now rendered him impotent and insane. This four-part story has been illustrated by Sergio Calvet, who I think brings just the right quirky, even cartoonish tone to the book. His is one of my favorite interpretations of Halloween Man yet, handling horror, violence and tenderness equally well. This is great stuff. Halloween Man continues to be a favorite independent comic of mine and one of the few that I think holds up next to any new comic on the stands this week. Definitely check it out if you haven't had a taste.
So now is your chance to sample this comic that I LOVE-- and I say that without a penny of payola-- for free, so check it out!

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