With their series House of Penance, Peter Tomasi (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern) and Ian Bertram (Batman Eternal, Wolverine and the X-Men) wove a macabre tale of guilt, ghosts, and guns, in a fictionalized account of Sarah Winchester’s descent into madness. Now, Dark Horse is proud to present a deluxe library edition collecting all six issues of House of Penance in an oversized hardcover format with new cover art, sketchbook extras, and more.
House of Penance is a horrific tale of how fortune brings misfortune, as a grim and determined woman oversees the construction of a house twenty-four hours a day for twenty years mission to wash away the blood curse of her husband’s invention, the Winchester rifle, from claiming her own life and soul.
Praise for House of Penance:
“Blending horror, history, and fiction, House of Penance stands as a singular triumph. Tomasi and Bertram have crafted something truly special with this book.” –Scott Snyder (Wytches)
” House of Penance is hypnotic, disturbing and mysterious in all the right ways. Peter Tomasi and Ian Bertram have crafted one of the creepiest, most compelling and beautifully drawn new books of the year” –Jeff Lemire (Black Hammer)
“House of Penance is Peter Tomasi’s finest work to date, a haunting, macabre experience that will stay with any thoughtful reader long after its conclusion. A fine tale well told, and highly recommended.” –Garth Ennis (Preacher)