After witnessing the supernatural events, Detective Dora continues to investigate the death of Alfie, meanwhile, Ellie investigates further into the supernatural forces that is plaguing Britain and infecting the entirety of it. What is it that Ellie and Dora discover that ties their investigations together? And who is behind it?

While the first issue focused on the main protagonist, Ellie, this issue focuses on the other, Dora. Si Spurrier takes readers through her journey as to how she entered the fold from issue 1. It’s a pretty grizzly sight as readers see the unfortunate turn of events that led to Dora’s entrance into Ellie’s life during issue 1. The interplay between Ellie and Dora is a highlight amongst many other things in this issue as Spurrier expands upon the world that Ellie inhabits, with seedy characters, and more mystery as to how Alfie’s death ties to the demon occurrences that are happening all over Britain in this supernatural noir tale.

As for the art in this book, Charlie Adlard delivers effectively expressive artwork and when coupled with Dodgson and Hannah Cul’s colorwork, really cements the tone of the story when paired together with Spurrier’s script, thanks to the lettering of Jim Campbell. Campbell does a splendid job with lettering the book. One of my favorite things about Campbell’s lettering is when characters are making tangential comments within their dialogue, or briefly uttering to themselves. The way Campbell shows a character’s train of thought through dialogue by highlighting some of the dialogue a different shade of color, adds more personality to the characters within the book. This series continues to be a great supernatural noir that fills the void for anyone that adores anything Vertigo and is worth adding to your list for new comic book day.

By Anthony Andujar Jr.

Anthony Andujar Jr. is an NYC cartoonist and lover of comics and music. So much so that it led him to writing comic book reviews in between it all.