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THE UN-MEN #1
U.S. Price: 
2.99
 

Breakout writer John Whalen and Eisner-nominated artist Mike Hawthorne (THE EXTERMINATORS, Queen and Country) bring chilling new life to THE UN-MEN — the former SWAMP THING adversaries created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson — with a series that explores what it means to be a freak in a society filled with gawkers.They say the freaks come out at night. But in Aberrance, U.S.A., freaks are big business. On the board of directors sit the freakiest freaks of all — birthed in the profane laboratories of Anton Arcane — THE UN-MEN. In this new, ongoing series — masterfully mixing gritty noir, grindhouse horror and gallows humor — an albino agent known as Kilcrop is dispatched by the government to solve the murder of a sideshow attraction called "The Gill-Boy." To uncover the truth, Kilcrop must infiltrate Aberrance, where society's most misshapen outcasts find their own kind of freedom. But with the original Un-Men in charge, Kilcrop must confront a corruption far deeper than the mysterious death of a man who breathes through his neck. And he must deal with his growing love for a one-armed, angel-winged beauty named Niko — an attraction that could prove fatal. The truth he discovers may be the secret hidden within his own outsider's soul.

Talent

Colorist Tanya Horie
Painted cover by: Tomer Hanuka
Letterer DC Lettering
Penciller Mike Hawthorne
Written by: John Whalen

Specs

Series:
U.S. Price:
2.99
On Sale Date:
Aug 8 2007
Volume/Issue #:
1
Color/B&W:
Color
Trim Size:
Comic
Page Count:
32
Binding:
Comic

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