Amazing Screw- On Head by Mike Mignola
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The triumphant return of Screw-On Head!
When Emperor Zombie poses a threat to the safety and well-being of all life on earth, President Lincoln enrolls the assistance of a mechanical head. Accompanied by his loyal manservant, Mr. Groin, and his faithful canine companion, Mr. Dog, Screw-On Head embarks on a perilous journey. This adventure takes him through ancient tombs, aboard a Victorian flying contraption, and face to face with demons from an alternate dimension residing inside a turnip.
This beloved compilation of unconventional characters created by Mignola also includes “The Magician and the Snake” from Dark Horse Maverick: Happy Endings. Additionally, this paperback edition offers all fifty pages of supplementary material from the original hardcover release, making it widely accessible for the first time.
Mike Mignola’s Amazing Screw On Head: A Standalone Masterpiece
Welcome to Cartoonist Cafe! Today, we are going to discuss an amazing comic called “Mike Mignola’s Amazing Screw on Head.” This comic was released in 2002 and it quickly became one of my favorites. Unlike Mignola’s popular Hellboy series, this comic is a standalone story packed into a single issue. It follows the adventures of the title character, Screw on Head, who is a government agent in the 1800s. He is enlisted by none other than Abraham Lincoln himself to save the world and the Union. The comic is full of silly and funny moments, but it still maintains Mignola’s signature serious and dark style. The art is visually stunning, with bold shapes, clever composition, and a brilliant use of blacks and whites. The colors, done by Dave Stewart, add depth and enhance the overall atmosphere of the comic. The villain, Emperor Zombie, and his gang provide an entertaining and engaging conflict for Screw on Head to deal with. The comic also includes some unexpected and thought-provoking elements, like the use of juxtaposing images and text to create new meanings. Overall, “Mike Mignola’s Amazing Screw on Head” is a must-read for any comic enthusiast. It showcases Mignola’s incredible storytelling skills and unique artistic style. So, pick up this comic and enjoy the wonderful world of Screw on Head!