45 Years of Fear: pre-order the classic girls’ horror comics of ‘Misty’

12th April 2023

"The most peculiar, imaginative and challenging work in British comics " - The New Statesman

Misty: 45 Years of Fear is the forthcoming hardcover collection bringing together some of the best stories of the classic British girls' horror comic.

In 1978 British comics were changed forever with the release of Misty, the classic cult horror comic for girls. Masterminded by Pat Mills, the creator of 2000 AD, this weekly comic featured the best comics talent working on haunting, terrifying tales.

With work by John Armstrong, Brian Delaney, Mario Capaldi, Jordi Badia Romero, Shirley Bellwood, and Jaume Rumeu Perera, this hardcover collection is out on 13 September.

Featuring the long stories 'Moonchild', 'The Nightmare Academy', 'The Loving Cup', 'The Sentinals' and the shorter stories 'The Power of Young Melissa', 'The Twin Catastrophes', 'The Day The Sky Grew Dark', 'Mirror Mirror', 'Home For Christmas' and 'The Aegis', from high '70s glamour to chilling stories that have haunted readers for decades this essential collection curates the creepiest, campest Misty serials and short stories alongside critical essays, in a volume perfect for readers old and new.