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Criminal Macabre/The Goon: When freaks collide (Criminal Macabre: A Cal McDonald Mystery)

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The Goon and his sidekick Franky and Criminal Macabre's Cal MacDonald and his zombie associate Mo-lock team up to battle werewolves and vampires after a chance meeting in another dimension.

Story by Steve Niles. Art by Christopher Mitten. Colors by Michelle Madsen. Cover art by Fiona Staples. Variant cover by Eric Powell.
comic, One shot, 22 pages
Published July 2011 by Dark Horse Comics Inc.

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John
Aug 21, 2011 John rated it liked it
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My journey to Criminal Macabre/The Goon: When freaks collided started this past Friday. With temperatures hovering over 100 degrees, our office closed early to let employees escape from the unbearable heat. While it was much appreciated, one has to question the merits of releasing folks during the hottest part of the day in New York City.

Still, I had a plan; I would make my way up to 13th Street and catch the bus on Broadway. My main goal was to do it without melting into a hot mess. That called
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Tom
Jul 23, 2012 Tom rated it it was ok
A cross over comic featuring two characters I've never come across before. It was ok, quite entertaining (must admit the line: "That's a werewolf idiot! Let's smash it with a pipe!" was one of the funniest things I've read in a comic) and I may check out some of the other comics in the future.
Roscoe Ellis
Sep 28, 2011 Roscoe Ellis rated it really liked it
Written by Steve Niles, this book was an absolute delight to read, as expected. A cameo appearance at story's end was a delightful surprise, as was a full-page "pinup" graphic by Ben Templesmith in the book's back pages.
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STEVE NILES is one of the writers responsible for bringing horror comics back to prominence, and was recently named by Fangoria magazine as one of it's "13 rising talents who promise to keep us terrified for the next 25 years."

Niles is currently working for the four top American comic publishers - Marvel, DC, Image and Dark Horse. He got his start in the industry when he formed his own publishing
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