I do enjoy a good pulpy detective tale, and I also enjoy tales involving the Cthulhu mythos. When Dark Horse announced Weird Detective by Fred Van Lente and Guiu Vilanova, I knew someone got their peanut butter in my chocolate.
David Collins has taken Emma to Collinwood after discovering his bete blanc uncontrollably feasting upon a poor, woodland deer. As he tries to conceal her within the walls of the mansion, Barnabas—bereft of his own vampiric powers—ventures to the Blue Whale to investigate Willie’s claim that Roger and Carolyn murdered someone in the basement. Confused? You won’t be after this Major Spoilers review!
Collinsport, 1972 — A dark force is preying upon a small Maine fishing town; one child has been taken and there’s reason to think more may follow. The reluctant vampire Barnabas Collins seeks to find the perpetrator of this crime, but could he just as easily be the cause?