Billy the Kid's Old Timey Oddities Issues
After a narrow escape, Billy and his freaky cohorts arrive at Count Dracula's in search of their alligator man. They find a welcoming offer of food and a bed, along with a not-so-subtle warning. Will Billy and the biological curiosities fall prey to the count's charms? "Eric's got a giftif you consider gallows humor an admiral talent, which I do. He's written some sick stuff here, a number of 'whoa' moments, and he's lucky to have a partner that takes the 'whoa' and makes it 'WHOA!'" -Brian Azzarello (_100 Bullets_)
After a long journey across the ocean, Billy the Kid and Fineas Sproule's band of sideshow performers find themselves in a creepy European villagea village not found on any map. It is here that Sproule believes they will find the Golem's Heart, an ancient artifact worth a fortune. However, the Heart is in the possession of the infamous mad scientist Dr. Frankenstein. To retrieve it, the group must seek him out! Don't miss the second issue of _Billy the Kid's Old Timey Oddities_ from _Goon_ creator Eric Powell and horror artist extraordinaire Kyle Hotz! Eric Powell has received the International Horror Guild Award and the Eisner Award for _The Goon_. Features art by fan-favorite artist Kyle Hotz from _The Agency_ and _The Hood_.
With his deformed allies in dire straits, Billy escapes to the edge of Loch Ness and battles the Mormon brides of Dracula! "Peppered with the humor and fantastic art that the reader has come to expect from the previous two [series], this is a page turner full of chills and excitement." -The Outhouse
After being attacked by Dr. Frankenstein's monsters, Billy and his companions are taken prisoner and locked in the doctor's dungeon. Over dinner, Dr. Frankenstein explains how eagerly he is awaiting the dissection of and experimentation on such a unique set of subjects. But after exchanging a volley of insults with Billy, Dr. Frankenstein judges him to be of little worth, bemoaning the necessary "petty violences" of Billy's existence. Jeffrey, "the miniature boy," on the other hand, is a perfect surgical specimen for one of the good doctor's "experiments." Don't miss the third issue of _Billy the Kid's Old Timey Oddities_ from _Goon_ creator Eric Powell and horror artist extraordinaire Kyle Hotz!
With a holy father in tow, Billy makes his way back to Dracula's castle. Ambushed with all his friends fallen, Billy is in a tight spot, but with the help of Saint Columba and a little prayer, he just might save the day-or at least survive it. * Written by Eisner Award winner Eric Powell!
Thanks to the combined distraction of Billy's entrapment and the explosive entry of yet another insane treasure hunter seeking the Golem's Heart, Sproule and his companions are able to escape from their bonds, but with the monstrous villagers mindlessly obeying Dr. Frankenstein's every word, none of them can escape from the lab_at least, not without Billy's help. But does Billy have the courage to overcome his greatest fears and free himself in time to save the others? Does he have the generosity of heart to risk his life for a group of people he has called "freaks"? Don't miss the fourth issue of _Billy the Kid's Old Timey Oddities_ from Eisner Award-winning _Goon_ creator Eric Powell and fan-favorite horror artist Kyle Hotz!
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 curiositiesor "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_
Billy the Kid, having faked his own death, is now free to roam America and start a new life, unhindered by his past crimes and criminal record. Free, that is, until someone discovers his true identity. Fineas Sproule and his band of traveling sideshow performers blackmail the Kid into joining their troupe. These performers are the rarest breed of human oddities and deforms: an alligator man, a dog-face boy, a wild man, a miniature boy, a psychic, a tattooed woman, and Sproule himself, also known as "The Human Spider." Billy begrudgingly agrees. Sproule, on top of everything else, is something of a treasure hunter. He and his band are set to travel to Europe to steal a priceless artifact from a mysterious scientist, a Dr. Victor Frankensteinwith Billy as their hired gun. _Billy the Kid's Old Timey Oddities_ is written by Eric Powell (writer/artist of the International Horror Guild Award winner and Eisner Award winner _The Goon_) and illustrated by Kyle Hotz (fan-favorite artist of _The Agency_ and _The Hood_). This series combines Hotz's quirky, macabre visuals and Powell's humorous, fast-paced storytelling into an offbeat, epic adventure full of interesting characters combining the unlikely genres of spaghetti western and Hammer horror.
Billy the Kid managed to make it nearly a full day in London without passing out drunk and being carted off to jail, which unfortunately wasn't long enough to find Jack the Ripper, who is still on the loose. The remaining members of Fineas Sproule's traveling spectacle of biological curiosities are on the case, but with "freaks" suspected of being behind the Ripper murders, none of them are safe. It's up to a very hung-over Billy and conjoined twins Malcolm and Miles to break out of jail and find the real killer. From _The Goon_ creator Eric Powell! _Goon_ backup story by Powell! Powell's _The Goon_ was named the #4 Essential Indie Comic by UGO.com!
Jack the Ripper stands revealed! The bad news is he's kidnapped a member of the traveling sideshow where Billy the Kid serves as a hired gun! Now Billy and the four-armed leader of the troupe must race to save their friend from the demented killer. Of course, it doesn't help that Billy is a suspect himself, with the London police hot on his heels! From _The Goon_ creator Eric Powell! _Goon_ backup story by Powell! Powell's _The Goon_ was named one of the **comics of the decade** by _The Onion_'s AV Club!
Billy the Kid's mission to stop Jack the Ripper comes to its explosive finish! In this issue, the Ripper kills people, the freaks look freaky, and Billy says something offensive. Don't miss the conclusion to Eric Powell and Kyle Hotz's weirdest tale yet! _Goon_ backup story by Eric Powell! Powell's _The Goon_ was named the number-four essential indie comic by UGO.com!
The world believes the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid was killed by Pat Garrett, but in reality the Kid is very much alive, the hired gun of Fineas Sproule's traveling spectacle of biological curiositiesor "freaks," as Billy calls them. In their latest adventure, Billy and crew confront their most vicious challenge yet: Jack the Ripper! In London to visit a true Elephant Man, Billy, Sproule, and the company learn about the Whitechapel murders and the fact that disfigured people are being blamed for the killings and targeted for mob justice. As the group takes on the case, Sproule looks for information at every bar in the city, while Billy tags along to drink whiskey and flirt with prostitutes at each onewhich might be a better way to find the Ripper than he realizes. Includes _Goon_ backups by Eric Powell!