The Flaming, Voiceless Dead – Preview Harrow County # 3 From Dark Horse

I'm really digging Harrow County, the highly original horror comic from Dark Horse written by Cullen Bunn and illustrated by Tyler Crook. Both these guys know exactly what they are doing with the genre, and they are working in a period setting of mid-century (or earlier?) America in a rural community, following the life of a young woman who may or may not be the reincarnation of a community-executed witch out for revenge.

Then there are the long, spooky walks in the autumn woods and the stumbling upon of haunted cemeteries that just make this comic look and feel so different from anything you might have encountered before. In my advance review of the series, I compared the storyline to Nathaniel Hawthorne's horror work, and while that comparison has some accuracy in the folk-tale feel of the comic, as the series progresses it continued to feel more individualistic.

STK675671Issue #3 is arriving on July 8th, and Dark Horse describe this issue thus:

Terrified by what she's learned of witches and monsters, Emmy takes shelter in an ancient graveyard, as she's hunted down by her own family!

Yeah, this issue is clearly going to get crazy.

Here's our preview of the conflict and horror ahead:

Print Print Print Print Print Print PrintHarrow County #3 is out July 8th and is currently listed in Previews World with item code: MAY150095

About Hannah Means Shannon

Editor-in-Chief at Bleeding Cool. Independent comics scholar and former English Professor. Writing books on magic in the works of Alan Moore and the early works of Neil Gaiman.

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