Published: October 24th, 2018
Written by: Scott Lobdell, Blake Northcott
Art by: Rapha Lobosco, Anthony Marques
Dynamite Entertainment, 27 Pages
I recently backed Blake Northcott and Scott Lobdell’s crowdfunded comic book Everglade Angels because I’ve followed Northcott for awhile on Twitter and I’ve been a fan of Lobdell’s work for years. Plus, I live and grew up in the Everglades, so I have some invested interest in the comic’s setting.
But I didn’t realize until this week that they had worked together previously on this Vampirella Halloween Special from last year. So being that it is Halloween week, I figured I’d give it a read.
And since I dig the hell out of the Vampirella character anyway, that was even more incentive to check this out.
So this was a single issue comic but it had two short stories in it. Both were pretty good and amusing and I enjoyed them as shorts.
The first tale has to do with Vampirella taking care of some major baddies on Halloween. She also receives help from some other characters but I don’t want to spoil any of the details.
The second story is more comedic and has Vampirella trying to get back at some trick or treaters that TPed her house. It’s a pretty fast read but it was still pretty entertaining.
Both stories had different artists with very different styles but I enjoyed the look of the book throughout.
Overall, this achieved what it set out to do, which was provided a couple of fun stories themed around Halloween.
Pairs well with: other Vampirella titles from Dynamite, as well as the Harris Comics era.