Originally released digitally as a four issue comic series and created by one the greatest writers of all time, Channel Evil is Alan Grant's imagination unleashed without compromise. With a foreword by Pinhead himself, Doug Bradley, this looks like it is going to be a blast. Published by Renegade Arts Entertainment Ltd.
Did I mention it was by Alan Grant!!!! He is one of my all time favourite comic book writers. I'll say it again it's by ALAN GRANT.
A slick and sleazy chat show host gets more than he bargained for when he channels an ancient source of evil, unleashing terror and carnage upon the world.
The story follows Jez Manson, a local TV chat show host ready to exploit everyone in a bid to make the big time. After watching a successful medium channel a benign spirit, Jez invites her on his show, ready to ridicule her for cheep laughs an a few headlines. But Jez is persuaded to try channelling himself. Full of scorn Jez agrees, planning to fake it, but it turns out that Jez is a natural and finds himself channelling Baal, an ancient source of evil.
Trying to laugh the whole thing off, Jez is unaware that he has opened a door for Baal to exploit and return chaos and destruction to the world. Jez finds his dreams full of twisted nightmares that share too many details with the next days news reports.
But the channelling show has made the national news and Jez could be on to the big time. Persuaded to channel him again on live TV, Jez knows deep down he's on the edge of the abyss but the lure of fame and fortune is too strong. What will he unleash this time?
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