Praise be the Comic gods! Another installment of Monster Motors hits shelves this upcoming February. Brian Lynch’s (upcoming Minions flick) adventures of Vic Frankenstein and his assistant iGOR was personally one of my favorite comics of this past year. Not only did feature a quirky script from Lynchby, but also some dyno-mite pencils from Irishmen Nick Roche (Dr. Who, Transformers).
If you weren’t able to pick this up during the summer, make a point to do so. It’s on my top ten of the year!
Monster Motors Roar Back To Life at IDW
Classic Monsters Meet Classics Cars This February
San Diego, CA (November 14, 2014) – Following in the tire tracks of this summer’s Monster Motors, about which Comic Book Therapy said “Monster Motors is a one-shot, but hopefully IDW decides to extend the warranty on this shiny new car,” IDW is happy to announce just that: February sees the launch of the two-part follow-up to the acclaimed debut by Brian Lynch, Nick Roche and Leonard O’Grady: Monster Motors: The Curse of Minivan Helsing.
Genius mechanic Vic Frankenstein and his assistant iGOR (interactive Garage Operations Robot) have moved to the quaint town of Transylvania, Kentucky. But this quaint town has a bit of a problem; it’s becoming overrun by Monster Motors! Vampire cars suck gas from their victims and lunar-powered werewolf vehicles grow fangs and claws when the moon is full! And that’s just for starters.
Someone has to keep them all in check. Enter MINIVAN HELSING: four-wheeled monster-hunter. It is his job to hunt down the Monster Motors and bring them to justice. His new target? Vic and his Frankenride, a monstrous truck made from the parts of fallen cars and trucks.
“MONSTER MOTORS is a world I love coming back to,” said Lynch. “Combining everyone’s favorite monsters (and, with this story, monster hunters) with the coolest vehicles originally made me say ‘wow, if I were a kid I’d love to see this’. But as the world gets fleshed out and we start figuring out each Monster Motors’ personality, I realized this was a story anyone can enjoy, no matter their age. It’s got tons of action, it’s funny, it’s scary, and thanks to Nick and Len, it’s the best looking book you’ll read all month.”
Don’t miss the next chapter in the story Horror Talk called “the kind of fun, creative story that comics were made for. It’s silly and easy for kids to pick up while also being smart enough for adults. This needs to be an ongoing title. 10 out 10.”