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Pigeons From Hell

Lansdale, Joe R. (Book - 2009)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Pigeons From Hell
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Master horror storyteller Joe R. Lansdale throws his scathing wit and wild, otherworldly creations into the mix as he brings Robert E. Howard's classic tale of dark revenge to the present . . . and into the unwilling lives of the Blassenville mansion heirs, twin sisters Claire and Janet. When Griswell fled the Blassenville estate those many years ago, he couldn't have imagined the grotesque horrors that would eclipse the ones he saw then -- but they're here! With more than twenty books to his credit, Joe R. Lansdale is an acclaimed storyteller. He's been called "an immense talent" by Booklist; "a born storyteller" by Robert Bloch; and The New York Times Book Review declares he has "a folklorist's eye for telling detail and a front-porch raconteur's sense of pace." He's won a ton of awards, including five Bram Stoker horror awards, a British Fantasy Award, the American Mystery Award, the Horror Critics Award, the "Shot in the Dark" International Crime Writer's award, the Booklist Editor's Award, the Critic's Choice Award, and a New York Times Notable Book award.
Authors: Lansdale, Joe R., 1951-
Title: Pigeons from hell
Publisher: Milwaukie, Or. : Dark Horse ; London : Diamond [distributor], 2009
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 93 p. :,chiefly ill. (chiefly col.) ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: written by Joe R. Lansdale ; art by Nathan Fox ; colors by Dave Stewart ; letters by Richard Starkings & Comicraft
Notes: "Based on the short story by Conan creator Robert E. Howard."
Additional Contributors: Howard, Robert E. (Robert Ervin), 1906-1936
Stewart, Dave
Fox, Nathan
ISBN: 1595822372
9781595822376
Branch Call Number: GN LANSDALE 2009
Subject Headings: Mansions Comic books, strips, etc Twins Comic books, strips, etc
Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Horror comic books, strips, etc
Topical Term: Mansions
Twins
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An adaptation but still in Joe's unique style, this graphic novel from Robert E. Howard's classic southern horror yarn still creeps me out. Recommended!


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Mar 12, 2012
  • metalsox rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A simple horror story that manages to stay scary after all these years.

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