Coming soon from the Treasury of British Comics is Misty: 45 Years of Fear, a hardcover collection bringing together some of the best stories of the classic British girls’ horror comic – and Rebellion have revealed their webshop edition exclusive cover, pre-orders open now.
The collection includes several classic tales from the title’s original run and two stories from the 2020 Misty Special, one, “Home for Christmas“, written by Lizzie Boyle, featuring art by David Roach.
Back in 1978, British comics were changed forever with the release of Misty, the classic weekly cult horror comic for girls. Masterminded by Pat Mills, the creator of 2000AD, this weekly comic featured the best comics talent working on haunting, terrifying tales.
With work by John Armstrong, Shirley Bellwood, Mario Capaldi, Brian Delaney, Jordi Badia Romero and Jaume Rumeu Perera, this hardcover collection is out on 13th September 2023.
The collection includes the long stories “Moonchild” (by Pat Mills and John Armstrong, previously collected in Misty Volume One), “The Nightmare Academy” (writer unknown, art by Jaume Rumeu Perera), “The Loving Cup” (writer unknown, art by Brian Delaney), “The Sentinels“(by Malcolm Shaw and Mario Capaldi, previously collected in Misty Volume Two) and the shorter stories “The Power of Young Melissa“, “The Twin Catastrophes“, “The Day The Sky Grew Dark” (writer unknown, art by Jorge Badia Romero), “Mirror Mirror” (writer unknown, art by Isidre Monés, “Home For Christmas” (by Lizzie Boyle with art by David Roach, which featured in the 2020 Misty Special) and “The Aegis” (by Kristyna Baczynski and Mary Safro, also from the 2020 Misty Special).
From high 1970s glamour to chilling stories that have haunted readers for decades this collection curates the creepiest, campest Misty serials and short stories alongside critical essays, in a volume perfect for readers old and new.
• Pre-order Misty: 45 Years of Fear – the Treasury of British Comics web shop exclusive edition here
• Misty: 45 Years of Fear – the standard edition – is available to pre-order now from AmazonUK | Treasury of British Comics
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