Sound. Check. Sight. Check. Smell. Check. Touch. Check. Taste . . . Artist Marian Churchland (Beast) brings another sense, Taste, to the forefront with her stunning art in “Extra Sensory” MADAME XANADU #28. For Charlotte Blackwood, taste turns into a nightmare when every time she eats a meal, she gets a vision of what her food went through before arriving on her plate! Can Madame Xanadu help get her off this bad trip? [gallery link="file"]
Touch may be the most sensual of the five senses, but it's the bane of Neon Blue, a porcelain vision of beauty who doesn't care for physical contact. See, Blue isn't what she seems, and touching her leads to nothing but ill fortune and untimely death. But when Blue crosses paths with Madame Xanadu in 1964, will this finally be the end of her long, insensitive life? Part 4 of Extra Sensory features art by artist Celia Calle. Look, but don’t touch: [gallery link="file"]
The Witch Queen seems to think that Fig is very important, but the more time they spend together, the more the Witch Queen has her doubts in House of Mystery #28 written by Matt Sturges and artist by Luca Rossi. Plus, this month's short story is illustrated by cover artist Esao Andrews (FABLES: 1001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL) and stars the dearly departed Poet.
Madame Xanadu: “EXTRA-SENSORY” Hi Marley,
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The original MADAME XANADU team of Eisner nominees Matt Wagner and Amy Reeder Hadley is back! Bringing to my mind a certain AMC TV show, this month’s issue is full of fashion . . . and unexplained occurrences. When the gloss and polish of a 1950s Madison Avenue exec's wife begins to tarnish she needs more than a pair of pants. Check out the cover and these gorgeous pages from issue #16: [gallery link="file"]