Just launched yesterday, here is the latest comic from the PARAGON stable - Cushing & Sons
Written by Mark Howard (aka the Legendary Shark) - the pen behind the brilliantly epic Flesh tale in Zarjaz recently and illustrated by daveycandlish (with cover colours by Jim Cameron and lettered by John Caliber) this is inspired by our love for the old Hammer Horror films of our youth, as Mark puts it in his introduction;
I decided to build my own fantasy world based on a fusion of the Hammer films and the actors who so gloriously made them what they were. When I realised that there was a legitimate chronological gap between the films The Legend of the Seven Golden Vampires and Dracula: AD 1972 which just cried out to be filled, my massive ego told me that I was just the writer to fill it.
And so I stole the Van Helsing character and changed his surname to Cushing in honour of the Man Himself, set my sights on the early 20th Century to cash in on that whole Indiana Jones vibe and then just let rip.
So when I saw the script I decided to try for a Paul Grist vibe to the art
And who wouldn't want to read an adventure story of hunting were-lions in Africa?
This 32 pager has been designed to be read on an e-reader but as it is a pdf, it can be read on any machine or tablet capable of downloading it. Did I mention it's FREE?!!
I'd love to know what you think of it - you can download a copy from
It is also available as an A5 printed version - squarebound, like a Commando comic - for £2 +p&p for those who prefer things old school - just click the link in the right hand column>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Have a read and let me know what you think - we already have Book Two planned, so there will be more adventures for Cushing & Sons - monster hunters!
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