X-Files Cover A 'Year Zero'
(Part 1)

by Karl Kessel
X-Files Cover RI

Investigating the case of a black leopard on the loose in an Atlantic City warehouse, Mulder and Scully receive help in the unlikely form of Dell Spoon, an animal control worker acting on the instructions of a mysterious ‘Mr. Zero’. Recognising the name, Mulder tells Scully of the very first X-Files case, way back in 1946...

Punished for punching his superior, hot-tempered Special Agent Bing Ellinson is partnered with newly-promoted Humility ‘Millie’ Ohio and assigned to investigate a series of animal-related murders. Set up to fail, both agents agree to form an unlikely alliance and prove their superiors wrong. Following up a tip-off from housewife Dorothy Sears in Long Island, New York, Bing and Millie encounter a Peeping Tom, who escapes by leaping up and across the rooftops. Speaking to Dorothy, the two agents learn that the intruder was her friend, one ‘Mr.Xero’…

Art by Greg Scott and Vic Malhotra
Colours by Mat Lopes
Letters by Robbie Robbins
Executive Producer Chris Carter

*Featuring Special Agent Fox 'Spooky' Mulder and Special Agent Dana Scully, and introducing Special Agent Bing Ellinson and Special Employee Humility ‘Millie’ Ohio

*Published by Dark Horse Comics, July 2014

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