Phil Hester

The Bats Swoop Down In 'Mother Panic' #3 [Exclusive Preview]
Mother Panic, by Jody Houser and Tommy Lee Edwards, is about a new character who fights criminals as a high-tech masked vigilante in Gotham City. She wears a cape and a helmet with pointed ears, but her outfit is white, and she's clearly unaffiliated with Batman and his allies. In fact, when th…
'Deadman: Dark Mansion Of Forbidden Love' #3 [Preview]
Sarah Vaughn, Lan Medina and Jose Villarrubia's Deadman: Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love --- while not officially a DC Rebirth title --- has been one of the most exciting titles released in the Rebirth era, mixing gothic horror, romance, and superheroes in a way the character was always crying o…
Phil Hester On The Darkness In 'Blood Blister' & 'Shipwreck'
Blood Blister, the new horror comic from writer Phil Hester and artist Tony Harris debuting this week from AfterShock, tells the story of Brandon Hull, a man whose soul becomes so corrupted by the banal evil of the superficial choices he makes that it begins to manifest on his previously flawless ph…
The Art Of 'Deadman: Dark Mansion Of Forbidden Love'
I've expressed my excitement about Deadman: Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love plenty of times before. Written by Sarah Vaughn with art by Lan Medina, it's a gothic haunted house story that's simultaneously retro in its tone and progressive in its politics.

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Aftershock Announces 'Blood Blister' and 'Animosity: The Rise'
Both books that Aftershock Comics announced at New York Comic Con this past weekend are essentially horror, but coming at the concept from two very different directions. Blood Blister looks too be a pretty intense examination of moral corruption through a body horror lens, and Animosity: The Rise of…
On The Cheap: 'Green Arrow' Comixology Anniversary Sale
This week, DC Comics is celebrating the 75th anniversary of Green Arrow who debuted alongside Aquaman (whose anniversary was celebrated last week) in More Fun Comics #73. To celebrate seventy five years of the Emerald Archer, Comixology has a week long sale featuring a host of his defining runs, so …
AfterShock Announces 'Shipwreck' From Ellis And Hester
Phil Hester is one of my favorite creators in comics. No matter what he's working on, whether it's writing the working-class magic epic that is Mythic, drawing a classically underrated run on Swamp Thing, or working as a cartoonist on his mind-bending The Wretch, number one with a bullet o…

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