Earlier this week in our interview with Dark Horse Comics Senior Managing Editor Scott Allie, we mentioned that the World Horror Convention is happening March 29th-April 1st in Salt Lake City, and already a few bits of news are coming out from it.
From the Press Release:
In conjunction with the release of Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden’s latest collaboration, Joe Golem and the Drowning City, earlier this week and Mignola’s appearance at this weekend’s World Horror Convention, Dark Horse is pleased to announce a limited edition hardcover release of the book.
After a séance gone horribly wrong, strange men wearing gas masks and rubber suits abduct the aging psychic Orlov the Conjuror, sending his young assistant, Molly McHugh, racing through the canals of a submerged Manhattan. As Molly flees her captors through a sunken city full of scavengers, her one hope comes in the form of two strange men: Simon Church, a Victorian-era detective kept alive by clockwork gears and magic, and his assistant, Joe, whose mysterious past is hinted at in dreams of stone and witches.
“Joe and his world are made up of all those things I love: crumbling ruins, strange Victorian devices, and unknowable supernatural forces,” said co-creator Mike Mignola. “These are the very same elements that went into the creation of Hellboy but here hammered into different shape and relocated to New York City. Hellboy is Joe’s country cousin.”
The deluxe limited edition collection features multiple illustrations by Hellboy artist Mike Mignola, as well as a signature plate signed by both Mignola and Golden, and is presented in a handsome slipcase. Additionally, only the Dark Horse edition will feature the previously unpublished story “Joe Golem and the Copper Girl.”
The deluxe hardcover edition of Joe Golem and the Drowning City will be released in an extremely limited edition of only 1,000 copies on September 26th and will retail for $99.99.
Don’t want to wait for September? Pick up a copy of Joe Golem and the Drowning City from St. Martin’s Press via the EvilShop below.
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