In the mid-1990s, David Kim lived in a world where bicycle piranha would secretly feast on chained-up two-wheelers. He fought against incarnations of misdirected rage and rode in elevators where you had to read stories aloud to get to the right floor. He was the main character of Xombi, a comic about an unkillable…
We've been totally digging John Rozum and Frazer Irving's relaunch of DC's supernatural comic series Xombi, what with its crime-fighting nuns and exceedingly strange villains. Check out this exclusive five-page preview of the next issue.
Xombi was one of the coolest comic books of the 1990s, and it wasn't hard to see why each cover sported an adoring blurb by Alan Moore. And now this weird horror/superhero title is coming back on Wednesday.
The mid-1990s was the heyday of Vertigo Comics, DC's trippy, grown-up imprint. But one of the best Vertigo-esque comics appeared instead, almost unnoticed, on DC's Milestone Imprint. And after 14 years, the unsettling supernatural nanotechnology tale XOMBI is coming back.
Midnight, Mass, the amazing Vertigo comic about a husband-and-wife team of monster hunters who recruit a new asssistant, is finally getting the adaptation it deserves: as a TV series for NBC. Please let it live up to the comic's brilliance.