Lilith (the Mother of All Monsters!) has risen from her slumber, and a new group of antiheroes form to challenge this age-old threat. They are the loosely connected Midnight Sons, and each one of them will play a role in fighting off the demonic Lilith and her many horrifying children.
With an influx of scary villains, extreme action sequences, and earnest looks into a reluctant hero’s tortured inner world, the early days of the Danny Ketch Ghost Rider era infused contemporary superhero comics with a sort of hyper-violent neo-noir sensibility. This created a series that suited the overall vibe of Marvel Comics while featuring a uniquely sensitive and conflicted hero. Leading into Rise of the Midnight Sons, we’re following the path carved out by Danny Ketch’s earlier appearances, making this a rare crossover that successfully juggles the introduction of many new premises while remaining entrenched in a sense of undeniable history. [Read more…] about Monsters, Mayhem, and Marvel Horror in The Rise of the Midnight Sons