Mike Mignola Provides Wicked Cocktail Drawing for Peyer & Scott’s Wrong Earth Special
Hellboy creator Mike Mignola offers wicked cocktail design in Tom Peyer and Greg Scott Bad ground: meat #1 special.
CBR can exclusively reveal the design of Mignola for Bad ground: meat #1 with a preview of the next special. Written by Peyer and illustrated by Scott, Bad ground: meat #1 also features cover art by Jamal Igle, Bill Morrison, and Gene Ha. The issue comes from Ahoy Comics and wraps up the publisher’s unique Multi-Earth event.
The synopsis for Bad ground: meat #1 reads: “The Multi-Earth Event Concludes With A Special Written By WRONG EARTH Co-Creator Tom Peyer! On Earth-Alpha, Did Dragonflyman and Stinger Meet Their Match in Dr. Meat? The Nightmare of Can Stinger be a bad dream?Meanwhile, on Earth-Omega, Dragonfly meets someone he can talk to and help him out in times of need – for both.The five WRONG EARTH specials feature covers by co-creator Jamal Igle and a special incentive cover by legendary artist Gene Ha (Top Ten, Mae). This issue also includes a second incentive cover by Bill Morrison (The Simpsons).”
The Bad Earth Franchise
Bad ground: meat #1 was originally announced in 2021 by Ahoy Comics alongside four other one-shots expanding the core world Bad Earth franchise. The 2018 series sees a superhero named Dragonflyman inhabit a world with his sidekick, Stinger, while the character is seen as a “deadly exterminator” on another Earth. The two characters then switch places, causing all sorts of chaos. Created by Peyer and Igle, a second Bad Earth series called Dragonfly & Dragonfly came in 2019 with artist Peter Krause, followed by a third entry titled Bad Earth: Night and Day in 2021.
Additional one-shots announced in 2021 include The Wrong Earth: Trapped on Teen Planet #1 by Gail Simone Bill Morrison, Walter Geovani and Rob Lean; The Bad Land: Fame and Fortune #1 by Mark Russell and Michael Montenat; Jbad earth: purple #1 by Stuart Moore and Fred Harper; and The bad ground: confident men #1 by The best in the world Mark Waid and Leonard Kirk.
Mignola’s contribution to Bad ground: meat #1 comes with a “Cocktails To Kill For: Dr. Meat’s Guide to Drinking” backmatter written by David Hyde. The page provides recipes for a number of creatively titled drinks, including “Angel of Death”, “Death In The Afternoon”, “The Last Monologue” and more.
Bad ground: meat #1 is out July 27 from Ahoy Comics.
Source: Ahoy Comics