Berger Books March 2018 Solicitations for Mata Hari, Hungry Ghosts

In advance of Dark Horse Comics' March 2018 solicitations, CBR has the advance look at solicitation text and covers for two of the latest releases in its Berger Books imprint, headed up by legendary comic book editor Karen Berger: Mata Hari #2 by Emma Beeby, Ariela Kristantina and Pat Masioni; and Hungry Ghosts #3 by the Get Jiro duo of Anthony Bourdain and Joel Rose, plus artists Paul Pope, June Kim and José Villarrubia. Check back with CBR later today for Dark Horse's full March 2018 solicitations.

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Mata Hari #2

  • Emma Beeby (W), Ariela Kristantina (A), Pat Masioni (C), Ariela Kristantina with Pat Masioni (Cover)
  • On sale March 21, 2018
  • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Ongoing
  • In the late 19th century, a woman was defined by the men in her life. From her bankrupt father to a lecherous headmaster, Margaretha Zelle was never destined to enter high society. This notorious woman who found fame and fortune as an exotic dancer is now imprisoned as a spy, being questioned by a French military interrogator, a man determined to get her confession. But battling the wills of the men who would try to control her is nothing new to the woman who became Mata Hari . . .

Hungry Ghosts #3

  • Anthony Bourdain and Joel Rose (W), Paul Pope, June Kim (A), José Villarrubia (C) Paul Pope (Cover)
  • On sale March 28, 2018
  • FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Ongoing
  • One by one the 100 candles are snuffed out as the ghostly game of dread and terror continues through the never-ending night. Next up, two tales of shocking horror: “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach” takes on a whole new meaning as an accomplished young chef returns to his small-town home from the big city to find insatiable mouths to feed. And in the frozen countryside of Nigata Prefecture, a village cook learns the importance of discretion the hard way after an encounter with the alluring, mysterious Snow Woman.

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