Three years ago this month, Zuda Comics launched a web-based graphic novel called “High Moon”, written by David Gallaher and drawn by Steve Ellis. It blended werewolves, arcane horror and the Old West in way that was fascinating to read and beautiful to look at. High Moon went on to win a contract with DC Comics after only two months, and in 2009 it won a Harvey Award for Best Online Work. Zuda Comics is now gone, but High Moon lives on at comiXology, where you can read the first issue for free, and the rest are available for purchase at a whopping 99 cents each. You can also purchase Volume 1 as a trade paperback from any decent comic shop or from Amazon. Whatever you do, however you do it, check it out– aside from being one hell of a read, it’s proof (in my opinion) that the Internet is fertile ground in which truly excellent comics can take root and thrive.
In Eddie Nickerson’s horror Western ‘High Moon’ a reckless outlaw is a small town’s only hope for survival from a vicious band of werewolves.
There’s nothing further to go on at the moment, but the title and the premise sound a lot like David Gallaher and Steve Ellis’s outstanding web series High Moon. Let’s hope they’re one and the same!
ArcLight sent in a heads-up that Zuda Comics‘ Civil War / Old West werewolf comic High Moon will be available in print format in October 2009. According to this post on Zuda Comics’ blog, it sounds like the entire run of the comic will be collected in a book, rather than released as a monthly title. I’ve mentioned High Moon before on Werewolf News, and while I’m not caught up on the latest few issues (posts? releases?), I strongly recommend it!
Allow me to once again recommend High Moon, the ongoing “supernatural shenanigans in the Old West” comic saga by David Gallaher and Steve Ellis. It’s pretty much the top-rated series running on Zuda Comics, and with over 60 pages of excellent art and a creative, engaging story, it shows no signs of slowing down. Check it out!
A comic featuring werewolves in an Old West setting? A werewolf anti-hero who hung out with Abe Lincoln and sports sideburns that make Logan look like a 14-year-old? If this sounds like your kind of thing, allow me to direct you to High Moon, an ongoing web comic by David Gallaher and Steve Ellis. (more…)