You might have thought you knew everything about Goon's past after _Chinatown_, but there's more to the story. And most of that story has to do with his aunt. How did he come to be raised by her? How did she wind up as a circus performer? And what is the tragedy that ties them inseparably together? Dive deeper into the Goon's origin! _The Goon_ is backand bimonthly! "Powell is serious about his craft, turning in gorgeously grotesque artwork that balances the horror and humor of the script remarkably well. Part H. P. Lovecraft, part Harold Gray, Eric Powell is a twisted genius with the talent to compensate for his perversion."_The Onion_'s A.V. Club
_The Goon_ is a hilarious blend of pulpy horror and slapstick comedy following the ongoing misadventures of the man they call the Goon and his spastic sidekick, Franky, as they battle the legions of the undead! _Comics Buyer's Guide_ says, "_The Goon_ is an absolute riot!" "When zombies are overrunning the city, there's only one man tough enough to keep the undead in line: Eric Powell's _The Goon_."Jeff Smith "_The Goon_ is a wild ride filled with imagination, intrigue, horror, and laughs."Ain't It Cool News
In order to try to compete with the gimmicks and rehashes of the Big Two superhero companies, Eric Powell has decided to completely sell out and relaunch the Goon in this super-epic, brand-new, first-ever first edition of the thirty-ninth issue of _The Goon_! Not only do the Goon and Franky get new costumes, but we also discover there are different-colored versions of the Goon! Green Goon! Red Goon! Blue Goon! Purple Goon! WHAT A PLOT!
In Eric Powell's biggest story since 2008, what's left of the Zombie Priest's race of witches comes after the Goon, forcing him to face his nightmares or lose his town! * Eisner Award winner Eric Powell! After all these years, _The Goon_ still manages to be a title for the true comic lover that doesn't mind a bit of the surreal and peculiar in their reading.�Complex
Back in his teenage days when Prohibition was going on, Goon used to hot-rod moonshine past the law for fun and profit. That is, until he ran into a gang of gearhead rockabilly ghouls out for blood! A bootleggin' Goon takes on undead rockabillies! _The Goon_ goes monthly! "GO ON, READ THE GOON!"-Major Spoilers
What's an enterprising, demonic witch doctor and former mob boss of the undead to do when he finds himself down on his luck? Witchcraft for hire, of course. The Zombie Priest, now going under the alias of Mr. Corpus, proves there's no keeping a good fiend down and he's still more than willing to make trouble for the Goon! * Includes a black and white _Goon_ short illustrated by Mark Buckingham (_Fables_). * The Zombie Priest is back! * Now monthly!
The Zombie Priest, now going by the name Mr. Corpus, has reemerged and given the Goon a dire warning. But will the Goon listen or will he just go for the punching? My vote's on the punching. Featuring a cover by Blur Studio, the animation studio producing the _Goon_ film. Features a backup story by Eric Powell and Mark Buckingham (_Miracleman_). **Don't be a creep! Read _The Goon_!**
When Sproule's Biological Curiosities and Wild West Extravaganza pulls into town on Halloween, it's all tricks and little treats for Goon and company. The cast of _Billy the Kid's Old Timey Oddities_ guest-star in this multigenerational mystery. Includes a black-and-white _Goon_ short illustrated by Mark Buckingham (_Fables_)
�LAGARTO HOMBRE REGRESA! �Ah, Jes̼s dulce! �El horror de ese bocadillo de jam�_n Lagarto Hombre ha regresado! �El diablo! es el diablo! �El se̱or salvo nosotros! �Lagarto Hombre comer�� a sus beb̩s en la noche! �Vuela como gatos malos en la cara!* *We apologize to our Spanish-language readers; the process that created the Lagarto Hombre gave him terrible grammar. The quirky sense of humor, dark seriousness, and glorious monster mayhem make it a top of the pile read whenever an issue is released.�Bleeding Cool
The Walking Dead Compendium Vol. 1 is here, collecting issues 1-48!Now's your chance to experience this gripping read for the first time or catch up on the tale with the first four years worth of material, collected in one volume for the first time.Since 2003, Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead has been redefining the survival horror genre with its unique and vivid account of life after the end of the world. Although the cast is diverse and often changing (including, of course, a great number of zombies), at the heart of every tale is Rick Grimes: former police officer, husband, father, and de facto leader of a ragtag band of survivors looking to make a future for themselves in a world that no longer has one. To call The Walking Dead a zombie tale is accurate to a point, but it touches on only one facet of a story that asks timeless questions about what it means to live. It also asks whether or not this is possible in a world full of the dead. This is a great opportunity to experience this gripping read for the first time or catch up on the tale with the first four years worth of material, collected in one volume for the first time. Collects Volumes 1-8.
As the Goon patiently waits for the men sent to kill him, he passes the time with a classic book that parallels his descent into a man turned animal. Eric Powell delves into a reflective _Goon_ tale inspired by the work of legendary fantasy author H. G. Wells. _The Goon_ is old school coola great gurgling gumbo of EC comics horror, Monty Python wit, and 1930's pulp.� Entertainment Weekly
Get your daily recommended allowance of giant killer robots, mad scientists, zombies, voodoo priests, decapitations, and midgets! It's everything a growing boy needs. Dark Horse Comics presents issue #2 of Eric Powell's _The Goon_! It's more fun than a knife to the eye! Featuring the first appearance of the diabolical Dr. Alloy! Zombies provided by Jethro and Earl Zombie Wranglerin' and The Adopt-A-Zombie Foundation.
The Goon and Franky have been best friends for as long as we can remember, ever since they was rotten little tykes. In this issue you're gonna find out how the two of them became best pals, and how they muscled their way into the rackets of big-time crime boss Labraziowho, incidentally, nobody's seen in a while. This trip down memory lane ain't gonna be no joyride, neither. There's gonna be zombies, voodoo priests, swearin', ugly people, and a whole bunch of getting cracked on the head wit' a heavy object. You better pick up yer flippin' copy of _The Goon_ before yer dancin' at the end of a rope without any music. "Every comic should be this fun to read!"_Wizard_
This climactic issue wraps up the story that started sixteen years ago with the very first issue of _The Goon_. The Goon has hard choices to make. Some live. Some die. And everything changes. Don't miss this major turning point in the _Goon_ mythology. There aren't many characters like the Goon in comics and there aren't many creators as unique and enjoyable as Eric Powell.�IGN
Two great Goon stories for the price of one! In the first story, the Goon and Franky make their way to the bottom of the sea in search of sunken treasure, only to fall into the clutches of a wretched, evil sea hag, who turns out to be lonely for a man. In the second story, guest artist Kyle Hotz (_Criminal Macabre_, _Billy the Kid's Old Timey Oddities_) joins Goon creator Eric Powell, as an insane skunk-ape ruins a pie-eating contest that the Goon has money riding on. Nothing comes between the Goon and his money! _Entertainment Weekly_ listed _The Goon_ at #4 on their Must-Have List. "_The Goon_, in short, is good, and Powell's artwork will leave you drooling like an undead ghoul at a brain buffet."_Entertainment Weekly_
Rick Grimes is not prepared for this. A couple months ago he was a small town cop who had never fired a shot and only ever saw one dead body. Separated from his family he must now sort through the death and confusion to try and find his wife and son. Collects issues #1-6.
It's full-blown war between the Goon's Family and the Witch Gang, while the Goon becomes entangled with a woman who is more than willing to fight by his side. Meanwhile, Willy Nagel's own personal story of revenge is played out, revealing his past secrets. Created by Eisner Award winner Eric Powell!
The Goon and his best pal Franky don't take too kindly to havin' a zombie priest and his undead cronies puttin' the snatch on their old pal the Buzzard, even if the Buzzard's a creepy old goat with a mug like a pot of mulligan stew. This time they're going to put the hurt on the Priest but good_if they can make it to the end of Lonely Street past a couple hundred blood-hungry, flesh-eatin' zombies, and break into the Priest's heavily fortified, black-magic stronghold. One thing's for suresomebody's going out in a meat wagon! It ain't too late to get in on the series that's got everybody flappin' their pie choppers.
Returning with the second eight volumes of the fan-favorite, New York Times bestseller series, The Walking Dead, collected into one massive paperback collection! This is the perfect collection for any fan of the Emmy Award-winning television series on AMC: over one-thousand pages chronicling the next chapter of Robert Kirkman's Eisner Award-winning continuing story of survival horror - beginning with Rick Grimes' struggle to survive after the prison raid, to the group's finding short solace in The Community, and the devastation that follows. In a world ruled by the dead, we are finally forced to finally start living. Collects The Walking Dead #49-96.
**There is no match for this comic in look or content.�Comic Bastards** **There aren't many characters like the Goon in comics and there aren't many creators as unique and enjoyable as Eric Powell.�IGN** After the tragic events of _Occasion of Revenge_, the witch coven believes that control of the unnamed town will soon be in their grasp and the Goon's tragic soul will contribute to the curse that increases their power. But has their plot destroyed the Goon or created a monster too savage for them to withstand? _Once upon a Hard Time_ is a climactic miniseries that has major consequences for the Goon and his supporting cast. If you're a _Goon_ fan, you can't miss this. Powell's story is sweet when it needs to be, warm and touching when it wants to be, and brutal and gruesome when it has to be.�Bloody Disgusting
As if the Goon doesn't have enough to worry about, what with zombies, werewolves, vampires, bog lurks, and psychic amphibious mammals running around. The last thing he needs is an ALIEN INVASION! A gelatinous space blob comes to town for a little Earthly vacation, but all hell breaks loose when he unleashes an unstoppable, towering, fire-breathing Mexican lizard! All seems lost until a figure from the past steps in to lend the Goon a hand, but WILL IT BE TOO LATE?! �Eric Powell's _The Goon_ has been hailed by _Entertainment Weekly_ as a book that will leave you drooling like an undead ghoul at a brain buffet.� If you wanna splatter your scares with a solid dose of laughter, _The Goon_ will be right up your alley. This mixture of Lovecraftian pulp horror and wild slapstick comedy will deliver a devastating 1-2 combination of laughs and chills.�_Wizard_
The Goon and Franky have seen their share of supernatural-type hubbub, but when a big, red, stump-headed gorilla with a stone hand called Hellboy shows up on Lonely Street, they ain't exactly prepared for the hell that's about to break loose. And Hellboy ain't exactly prepared for Franky and the Goon! This is the crossover event of the year, and we ain't talking about pancakes and hot noodles! If you miss this, you might as well go crying home to Mama! Mike Mignola's Hellboy and Eric Powell's Goon team up for one of the coolest, funniest, and smartest crossovers ever in this historic comics event!
Just in time for the new season of The Walking Dead on AMC, the fan- favorite, New York Times bestselling series returns with its third massive paperback collection! With over 1,000 pages, this volume contains the next chapter of ROBERT KIRKMAN's Eisner Award-winning continuing story of survival horror. Rick Grimes's dream of rebuilding civilization is tested as the people of Alexandria come into contact with other communities that have developed their own methods of survival. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #97-144.
The return of Eric Powells Chimichanga! Wrinkles Traveling Circuss most adorable bearded girl and her savory-named beast are back, and there is a new act in store! Come one, come all to the Sorrow of the Worlds Worst Face! But beware: those who look behind the curtain are in for an awful treat, and its not just his face were talkin about! Featuring art by Stephanie Buscema! Chimichanga is full of that youthful vigor that makes The Goon such a delight.äó , Broken Frontier
The Goon's violent revenge spree continues as he brutally puts down his adversary, but will the coven of Magpies have the last laugh when his tortured soul contributes to their power? Will he find some form of redemption before it's too late? **Eisner Award winner Eric Powell!** There aren't many characters like the Goon in comics and there aren't many creators as unique and enjoyable as Eric Powell.�IGN
Vampires. What have they become? Effeminate, fang-bearing, prissy types wearing billowy shirts and velvet suits that would embarrass a gay pirate. Mostly the Goon just straps them to the hood of his car and sets them on fire. But that is not what vampires used to be. In the beginning they were restless spirits who would rise from the grave to leech the life from their still-grieving loved ones. Now one of these ancient succubi has returned with her heart set on the man they call Goon.
Goon and Franky meet a sailor on the hunt for his buddy . . . but trouble ensues when the trio go bar to bar in genre-hopping pursuit. _Revenge_what better way than to have a cover by one of the greatest humor cartoonists of all time, JACK DAVIS! * Created by Eisner-award winner Eric Powell!
The Goon's town is set in no time and has no name_but did you know it had a football team? Hearken back to the days of leather-helmet, iron-man football, as four-time Eisner nominee Eric Powell shows how a young, up-and-coming leg breaker for the Labrazio family (the Goon, ya simpleton) had a hand in forming the team that gave hope to the downtrodden populace living with poverty, constant gang war, and an insurgence of flesh-eating zombies. International Horror Guild Award winner in 2003 for Best Illustrated Narrative Nominated for four 2003 Eisner Awards
Chimichanga is full of that youthful vigor that makes The Goon such a delight.Broken Frontier A mysterious rival circus has arrived, and Lula, the adorable bearded girl, is here to defend her turf! But the heebie-jeebies are rampant in the ghostly circus, and the Hall of Mirrors may be the scariest part yet! Come one, come all to the Circus of the Lost! Featuring art by Stephanie Buscema!
As a special holiday treat, the cast of _The Goon_ would like to perform that time-honored holiday classic _A Christmas Carol_. Yes, it's Dickens's heart- warming tale of a deadbeat dad who always shows up late for work and won't work on Christmas to provide his invalid son with proper medical attention. And then three ghosts come and terrorize some old rich guy into paying for the cripple's medical expenses. 2004 Eisner Award winner for Best Single Issue _The Goon_ received four 2004 Eisner nominations. 2003 International Horror Guild Award winner for Best Illustrated Narrative
_The Goon_ kicks off a new story arc with this issue, wherein a mad scientist and uneasy ally of the Goon, Dr. Hieronymous Alloy, begins to break down_literally. His metallic skin is beginning to oxidize, and unless an element can be found to reverse the process, Alloy will most certainly rust over and die. As the doctor isolates the problem, it becomes apparent that the element he seeks cannot be found on this world. His only chance is to send an unsuspecting Goon and Franky to a parallel universe to find the key to his recovery. Goon and Franky must fight an absurd array of strange and otherworldly monsters from out of space and time in classic Wally Wood tradition. Written and drawn by Eisner Award�winning creator Eric Powell, with stunning painted covers, _The Goon_ is not to be missed.
THINGS WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN!� That's the overly dramatic crap publishers put in solicitation copy to get you to buy their books. The books that tell the same story over and over again. Nothing really changes. There's no impact. I'm not going to tell you anything that happens in this issue of _Occasion of Revenge_ because to tell you anything would be to tell you too much. Other than that the Goon will never be the same again. Unlike some, I mean it.Eric Powell _The Goon_ retakes his spot back at the top of the list of greatest comics on the shelf in current production.�Comic Bastards
Sure, self-experimentation seems like it's all fun and games, but then it starts affecting your mind and you unleash your killer robots on the city. Just look at what happens to Dr. Alloy here. He goes nutty as an outhouse rat, folks. But don't worry, Goon wouldn't let no mechanized contraption knock down his favorite watering hole, Norton's Pub. Let's just keep our fingers crossed that Franky and butler Lagarto Hombre can find a cure for Alloy's madness before he goes ticking off the Goon. 2003 Eisner Award winner for Best Single issue (_The Goon_ #1) 2003 International Horror Guild Award winner for Best Illustrated Narrative
Dark Horse presents new editions of the entire Hellboy line with new covers, beginning with Seed of Destruction, the basis of director Guillermo del Toro's blockbuster films. Hellboy is one of the most celebrated comics series in recent years. The ultimate artists' artist and a great storyteller whose work is in turns haunting, hilarious, and spellbinding. Mike Mignola has won numerous awards in the comics industry and beyond. When strangeness threatens to engulf the world, a strange man will come to save it. Sent to investigate a mystery with supernatural overtones, Hellboy discovers the secrets of his own origins, and his link to the Nazi occultists who promised Hitler a final solution in the form of a demonic avatar.
" ... Hellboy is a brilliant example of how to elevate the comic of the future to a higher literary level while achieving a higher pitch of excitement."
—Robert Bloch, from his introduction
" ... Hellboy is a brilliant example of how to elevate the comic of the future to a higher literary level while achieving a higher pitch of excitement."
—Robert Bloch, from his introduction
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!
Things have gone south and the Goon's got himself in deep this time. The G-men have taken the opportunity to kick Goon while he's down and haul him off to Cade's Island Maximum Security Prison to rot for the rest of his days. Now it's up to Franky to plan a daring prison break and spring the Goon before he finds himself outnumbered on the wrong end of an all-out prison brawl with a load of old foes.
It's well known that a nameless man known to some as the Zombie Priest came to the Goon's burg to build a gang from the dead. But why? Who is he? Where did he come from? What are the origins of his mysterious power? Why has he set loose a plague of zombies? Could it be from emotional problems? Was he breast-fed for too long? Was he potty trained too quickly? Would he be a nicer fella if a nice lady friend baked him a cake? All this and more revealed in this startling tell-all issue! 2004 Eisner nominee for Best Single Issue, Best Continuing Series, Best Humor Publication, and Best Writer/ArtistHumor
Travelling near the edge of the Brokilon forest, monster hunter Geralt meets a widowed fisherman who's dead and murderous wife resides in a eerie mansion known as the House of Glass, which seems to have endless rooms, nothing to fill them with, and horror around every corner.
Things continue to go downhill in the Goon's war with the witch clan, but the Kid Gargantuan's personal tale of revenge may be the downfall of everyone. * Created by Eisner Award winner Eric Powell! His brutal irreverence and pure fun reminds readers why comics are fun and unlimited in potential.�Bloody Disgusting _The Goon_ retakes his spot back at the top of the list of greatest comics on the shelf in current production.�Comic Bastards
The war against the Zombie Priest is going well as the Goon and his allies have managed to put a stranglehold on the Priest's supply of fresh corpses for his zombie legion. But just as things seem to be cooling down on Lonely Street, a mysterious figure arrives on the scene to seek revenge on one of the Goon's best pals, Norton. Come see why Eric Powell's _The Goon_ won this year's 2005 Eisner Award, not only for Best Humor Publication, but also for Best Continuing Series. BEST CONTINUING SERIES, people! Come on! What's it gonna take?! Read this book, already!!! 2005 Eisner Award winner for Best Humor Publication and Best Continuing Series!
The tide has turned in Goon's war against the undead hordes of the Zombie Priestor has it? With Buzzard now preventing the harvest of any fresh corpses from the cemetery, the Priest grows desperate. So desperate that he unleashes incantations of previously unseen power to create a whole new breed of minionone that may be beyond even the strength of the Goon to contain. But one pays a price for conjuring such evil into the world, and the Zombie Priest quickly discovers that the cost of such power may be far more than he bargained for. Includes the bonus story "Spike" by Tom Sniegoski and Michael Avon Oeming See why _Wizard_ magazine says, "There's simply no reason not to read it." _The Goon_ won two 2004 Eisner Awards for Best Continuing Series and Best Humor Publication and two 2005 Eisner Awards for Best Humor Publication and Best Continuing Series.
In the penultimate chapter of this critically-acclaimed story arc, the noose tightens as The Spirit’s quest finally leads him to confront Sachet Spice, daughter of the internationally feared criminal mastermind, Mikado Vaas! A desperate chase brings all parties to the very precipice of disaster. Meanwhile, Ellen Dolan must deal with both her convalescing father as well as figuring out how to cleanly end things with her former paramour, Archie Shales. Will Mikado Vaas allow his beloved daughter to suffer prosecution at the hands of Central City law enforcement? Or will the infamous crime lord take steps to wipe out his former prisoner? Will Eisner’s The Spirit is one of the hallmarks of the comic art form and his adventures come to life again at the hands of Eisner Award-winning author, Matt Wagner along with the visual team of artist Dan Schkade, colorist Brennan Wagner and the stylish lettering of A Larger World studios.
Merging with a bizarre spiritual force called Genesis, Texan Preacher Jesse Custer becomes completely disillusioned with the beliefs that he had dedicated his entire life to. Now possessing the power of "the word," an ability to make people do whatever he utters, Custer begins a violent and riotous journey across the country. Joined by his gun-toting girlfriend Tulip and the hard drinking Irish vampire Cassidy, the Preacher loses faith in both man and God as he witnesses dark atrocities and improbable calamities during his exploration of America.
Things have taken a turn for the worse in the battle for control of Lonely Street. The Zombie Priest's new army of monstrosities is quickly overrunning the town, destroying everything in sight. Their mission: destroy Goon and Buzzard. As the pair struggle to survive the attack of these new nasty little creatures, Goon begins to wonder if perhaps Buzzard isn't sharing all he knows. 2005 Eisner Award winner for Best Humor Publication and Best Continuing Series!
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_.
As chaos erupts in the streets from the unnamed Priest's growing power, the Goon is faced with an even deadlier foe_a darker evil from the depths of hell itself. Now it's up to Goon and Franky to save their burg from this outlandish beast, this harbinger of total destruction, this_this_really BAD, uh, thing! This issue will stun you! It'll shock you! You can't unsee what you see here! Not for the faint of heart. Don't miss it!! Special guest appearances by Mike Allred and Mike Hawthorne!
The long winter of our discontent is overfeast your eyes on the return of Eric Powell and _The Goon_! That's right, Powell has finally escaped Albatross's basement and returned to the sweet, nurturing bosom of funnybooks. The regular ongoing series picks up right where it left off as the Zombie Priest's sanity cracks up. His endless swarms of beastly little minions attack the Goon and Franky en masse, and there's no telling how long the brand-new Norton's Pub will last this time around!
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!
Eric Powell has clawed his way out of Albatross's basement and back into the hearts of horrified readers everywhere with the return of his flagship character in a new (or at least only gently used) ongoing series. The diabolical magician Drakston Entity and his saucy avian sidekicks are backwith a mission! Can Goon and Franky's resolve withstand the charms of these tartish harpies? Does Franky even have resolve? Do we even care?
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!
The Priest's madness and use of forbidden magic have finally drawn the attention of his unearthly kin. When a powerful member of the Priest's race appears to investigate the disturbances, he discovers more than he bargained for. And he's prepared to turn the town on its ear to exploit what he finds.