Coffin Hill Vol. 1: Forest of the Night
Following a night of sex, drugs and witchcraft in the woods, Eve Coffin wakes up naked, covered in blood and unable to remember how she got there. One friend is missing, one is in a mental ward--and one knows that Eve is responsible.Years later, Eve returns to Coffin Hill, only to discover the... show more
Following a night of sex, drugs and witchcraft in the woods, Eve Coffin wakes up naked, covered in blood and unable to remember how she got there. One friend is missing, one is in a mental ward--and one knows that Eve is responsible.Years later, Eve returns to Coffin Hill, only to discover the darkness that she unleashed ten years ago in the woods was never contained. It continues to seep through the town, cursing the soul of this sleepy Massachusetts hollow, spilling secrets and enacting its revenge. Set against the haunted backdrop of New England, COFFIN HILL explores what people will do for power and retribution. Noted novelist Caitlin Kittredge, author of the Black London series, brings a smart, mesmerizing style to comics. Artist Inaki Miranda (FABLES) brings his dynamic storytelling to COFFIN HILL, following an acclaimed run on FAIREST.Collects COFFIN HILL #1-7
Publish date: May 20th 2014
Pages no: 168
Edition language: English
Horror comics are rare. Good horror comics are an even rarer find. With lurid illustration and coloring, and a contemporary Gothic sensibility, Coffin Hill fulfilled this for me. I read the first volume in one sitting, about two hours, turning each page with a salacious excitement to see what happen...
Amazing artwork. This was a really cool graphic novel. Some parts were a little confusing to me, but I loved the back and forth between the present story and flashbacks. A lot going on, which is slightly overwhelming, but most of it is tied up by the end. Definitely looking forward to the second vol...
Um, I am not sure what I just "read." Read being there are no words in this! I have a copy for review and it is nothing but images? Why a writer and illustrator when it is just pictures?! They art isn't badly done but this makes no sense. I feel as though I just wasted 10 minutes of my time cli...
Gave it a quick re-read and felt even more annoyed with it the second time, hence the downgrade from 3 to 2 stars. Just one awful cliché after another, and a storyline that's all over the place.