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WITCHFINDER: REIGN OF DARKNESS BRINGS IN JACK THE RIPPER

Hellboy creator Mike Mignola has taken on some classic monsters of myth and folklore. This November, he tackles one from real life. Witchfinder: Reign of Darkness features London's most famous serial killer: Jack the Ripper. Mignola is joined by co-writer Chris Roberson, artist Christopher Mitten, and colorist Michelle Madsen for this five-part mini-series following Sir Edward Grey, the occult adviser to the Queen.

Sir Edward Grey is the only one who thinks Jack the Ripper’s murders have an occult purpose. When Scotland Yard turns its back on him, Grey finds an ally in American occult adventurer Sara Jewell. But the forces aligned against their investigation are more powerful than either one of them imagines.

“It’s been long-established that Sir Edward Grey was involved in some capacity in the investigation into the Ripper killings in 1888, and that shortly afterward he left government service for good,” said Roberson. “But we’ve never known just what Sir Edward discovered during his investigation, or who was behind the Ripper murders in the world of Hellboy, or what happened that caused the royal Witchfinder to having a falling-out with Queen Victoria…until now, at least. In the pages of Witchfinder: Reign of Darkness, we’ll be exploring all of those questions, and more, as Sir Edward’s investigation into a string of grisly murders leads him in directions he couldn’t have guessed, encountering new enemies and new allies along the way.”

“It’s not hard to have a blast illustrating a Witchfinder story for the first time, particularly since in this story Sir Edward is dealing with the notorious Ripper murders and resulting fallout,” said Mitten. “It's an interesting time to be wandering around inside this world, playing with the styles and the architecture, the mood of time and place as seen through the Mignolaverse lens. We revisit some wonderful set pieces from Victorian London, while finding a few new ones. The terrific characters are just the icing on the cake.”

Witchfinder: Reign of Darkness begins on November 27th, 2019.

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