1937: The world on the brink of war. But in the city of Riverburgh, NY, 40 miles north of Manhattan, there was a different kind of war brewing. A war against the gangsters and thugs who ruled the streets and against the corrupt politicians who turned a blind eye to the evil that ran rampant. In a city where everyone had given up hope and cried to the heavens for a savior, a savior had arrived. But was he heaven-sent or a monster from hell? A grim, skull-faced being who glowed with a terrible brightness.
The first volume in an epic tale of heroes, villains, murder, and madness. Follow the birth and growth of one of the strangest characters in new pulp fiction to date, The Black Centipede, as created by Chuck Miller!