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Powell and Hotz Return with More Billy the Kid

Jenna D. 07/08/2012 ZDONOTUSE

Billy the Kid is back and this time, better than ever. In the next Billy the Kid adventure, Billy will be a a trained gunman and face the Loch Ness monster. Billy The Kid’s Old Timey Oddities and the Orm of Loch Ness will be available on October 17th.



Billy the KidFrom the minds of Eric Powell (The Goon, Buzzard, Chimichanga) and Kyle Hotz (Buzzard, Zombie, The Hood, The Agency) comes the next arc in Billy the Kid’s wild adventures!


The world believes the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid was killed by Pat Garrett, but in reality the Kid is very much alive, the hired gun of Fineas Sproule’s traveling spectacle of biological curiosities—or “freaks,” as Billy calls them. In their latest adventure, Billy and crew head to Loch Ness to rescue their lizard-skinned comrade Callahan from the wrath of Count Dracula.


Praise for the work of Eric Powell and Kyle Hotz:


“At last, a lit-and-history riff to rival The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.”

—Entertainment Weekly


“If The Goon wasn’t enough evidence, Billy the Kid’s Old-Timey Oddities is Exhibit B in the case that something just ain’t right in Eric Powell’s head.”

—The Fourth Rail


For additional information, check out the exclusive news on iFanboy!


Billy the Kid’s Old Timey Oddities and the Orm of Loch Ness is on sale October 17, 2012!


About Dark Horse

Founded in1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. The company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent such as Frank Miller, Mike Mignola, Neil Gaiman, Brian Wood, Gerard Way, Felicia Day, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends such as Will Eisner, Neal Adams, and Jim Steranko, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, including The Mask, Ghost, Timecop, and SpyBoy. Its successful line of comics and products based on popular properties includes Star Wars, Mass Effect, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, Emily the Strange, Tim Burton’s Tragic Toys for Girls and Boys, Serenity, and Domo. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading publishers of both creator-owned content and licensed comics material.

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Jenna D. is an avid fan of graphic novels and Batman. When she's not writing, singing, reading or getting educated you can find her on twitter or facebook.

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