The action and weirdness continues in Xombi #2 from DC Comics. Picking up where the last issue ended, David Kim, Catholic Girl, Nun The Less, and Nun Of The Above take on a horde of ghouls from long ago Halloweens. As they battle, a portal is discovered that must be the escape route of the prisoner that Kim is after. Leaving the nuns behind to deal with the ghouls, David jumps the portal to track his target.
The nuns regroup after their battle and learn that there may be more to the person that they thought David was trailing. David and a Rustling Husk, a homunculi hit man created from the ghosts of wasps and yellow jackets, that were driven mad with desperation from trying to get through a closed window, find their quarry. Someone named Annie Palmer facilitated the escape of James Church, a person who has become the crude, disgusting, embodiment of the fictional Mr. Hyde character.
Working for Roland Finch, a man who had been posing as a prison guard, Annie Palmer tries to convince Mr. Hyde to change back to James Church. Its then that David and the Rustling Husk jump in to recapture Church. Held at gun point, Mr. Hyde finally relents to the demands to change back to his other half. Only he reveals that he isn’t who everyone thought he was. And David Kim may have way more than he can handle.
Catholic girl with religiously charged powers, and nuns firing novena bullets, bullets that are embodied with the attributes of saints, taking down a mob of ghoulish trick-or-treaters. A creature created from the desperate spirits of dead wasps and yellow jackets. The physical embodiment of a fictional monster from classic literature. And an ancient creature that is rage incarnate. The Zombi team continues to bring the action and wiedness in this issue.
John Rozum writes Zombie # 2, with Frazier Irving creating the artwork, and Dave Sharpe doing the lettering. The writing and art is fresh and unique. A few more pieces of the story are revealed. And the characterizations, details, and textures that the creative team puts into these issues, continues to make Zombi one of the best comic books being published.