ROAD OF BONES, ISSUE #4

Writer: Rich Douek

Illustrator: Alex Cormack

Publisher: IDW


Road of Bones, issue #4, cover, IDW, Douek/Cormack
Road of Bones, issue #4, cover, IDW, Douek/Cormack

WHAT IS IT?

The final chapter of a 4-issue miniseries. A brutal, '50s-era Russian Gulag tale that mixes terror and horror elements with natural and supernatural origins.

Road of Bones is Eastern Promises meets Nightwatch set in a snowy wasteland.


Or, looked at in another way, it's like a bizarre retelling of the Jews' exodus from Egypt. The men must leave a place where they were treated incredibly poorly and used as slave labor. Then, they must cross a great distance in order to be free. And now, in issue #3, we reach the point where our free men are hungry. But there will be no mana from Heaven in this comic...

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

(Spoilers for previous issues)