Joe Golem: Occult Detective:The Drowning City #1

Writer: Mike Mignola, Chris Golden Artist: Peter Bergting Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: September 12, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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A psychic medium is captured by a crazed scientist desperate to find an occult object that will connect him to worlds beyond the veil, and paranormal investigator Simon Church and his hardy detective race to find the artifact with the help of the medium's assistant before its supernatural side effects can destroy the city. But another mystery looms more than ever, as the occult detective searches for answers about his real identity and his past that's been kept secret for so long.  

  • 7.5
    Multiversity Comics - Mark Tweedale Sep 12, 2018

    A strong opening which should satisfy fans of the original novel and fans of the comic series. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AiPT! - Forrest Hollingsworth Sep 12, 2018

    A faithful, if pedestrian, adaptation of Joe Golem's first story provides all the dark pulpy fun one would ever want from a Mignola story without having to worry how it connects to the often overwhelming Hellboy world. Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Chase Magnett Sep 12, 2018

    While this version of New York City that functions more like Venice is still a truly fantastic setting, "The Drowning City" #1 fails to provide a hook beyond the quality of its visual storytelling. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Major Spoilers - Robert Mammone Sep 15, 2018

    Mignola and Golden continue the two-fisted, occult adventures of detective Joe Golem, in this spooky return to drowned New York! Read Full Review

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