God of Tremors #1
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God of Tremors #1

Writer: Peter Milligan Artist: Piotr Kowalski Publisher: Aftershock Comics Release Date: August 18, 2021 Cover Price: $6.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 2
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A 19th Century gothic horror of exorcism, demonic worship and epilepsy.  

When Aubrey has his first seizure, he's pulled out of school and hidden away in the family's remote country estate. His father - a high-ranking English priest - tries to chase the "devil" out of Aubrey - but maybe the devil lurks in the grotesque pagan effigy that dwells on the grounds. And maybe the devil will turn out to be Aubrey's only ally...

A singular tale of nightmarish terror and creeping enlightenment told against a backdrop of ignorance and brutality, GOD OF TREMORS springs from the fertile imagination of award-winning writer Peter more

  • 9.5
    AIPT - Madeleine Chan Aug 18, 2021

    A seething, thematic gothic exploration of epilepsy in the brutal context of god-fearing 19th century England that aptly mirrors the present, God of Tremors adds another hit to Milligan's library of horrific wonder. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Henry Finn Aug 23, 2021

    "God of Tremors" #1 is a well-done period piece with a personal touch. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Big Comic Page - Adam Brown Aug 18, 2021

    This story can be taken at face value and in of itself itll deliver a decent dose of short story horror. Allow yourself to question and scrape at the corners here however and I think youll be more satisfied. Its a good thing we left such things as religious hypocrisy, misogyny, and a generally blinkered world view back in the Victorian Age, right? Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Aug 18, 2021

    Peter Milligan and Piotr Kowalski do their best gothic horror impersonation in God of Tremors from AfterShock Comix. As an exercise in genre, it's largely successful. Read Full Review

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