The The Behemoth from the World Below wiki last edited by MoonBoi on 03/03/14 07:37AM View full history

Arak and Valda reach Rome on Christmas Eve to seek the counsel of Pope Hadrian. However, there have been strange disappearances in Rome of late, and the Pope asks the two to guard his Christmas procession. The following day, the procession is attacked - from below!

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A Strange Mix of History, Howard, Lovecraft and The Bible 0

Evidently Dick Giordano agreed with the assessment I made of Arak last issue, that while the art and plotting was good, the actual scripting and dialog was lacking; because this issue, Gerry Conway and Mike W. Barr were brought in as 'scripters', and suddenly the narration and dialog is much improved.  If last issue was squarely in R.E. Howard territory with some history mixed in, this issue ramps up the history, retelling the story of Carolus Magnus' connection to the Papacy, the story of the C...

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