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Young Vimal is an outcast, constantly bullied and brutalized by his peers. Having never met his father, he has been told by his schoolmates that he's the horrific offspring of a demon that impregnated his noble mother. When he accidentally awakens Jara, an actual demon of sinister beauty and malevolent power, from a centuries-long slumber, his life takes a turn for the evil. Fed by the boy's anger and pain, Jara twists the trauma into a thirst for vengeance, offering him a 'magic' powder with which to exact revenge on his tormentors. But such gifts come with a price... This original tale is the first East-meets-West collaboration between British comics' master Mike Carey (X-Men, Lucifer, Unwritten) and Indian writer Samit Basu (Devi, Tall Tales).

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In the Forests of India 0

A beautiful and touching story about love, prejudice, origins, culture, society, family, knowledge, faith and mystery brought by the crafted and powerful hands of Mike Carey (reminding me of his time behind Hellblazer) and utterly painted by the spectacular Ashok Bhandana. This tale takes place in India, back when Britain ruled over its domains (in the 18th century till early 20th), where a group of soldiers are being hunted by a mythical creature. This is a story about changing, metaphorically ...

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