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Evil Dead 2: Tales of The Ex-Mortis was a three issue anthology comic by Space Goat Publishing, released in late-2015 and early-2016. The series involved various people in various times and locations searching for or using the Necronomicon Ex-Mortis. While printed as a physical comic book in three issues, the series was also released digitally in ten separate chapters. 

Stories In The Series

Issue #1

  • Soul Power (Part 1): A college student seeks out the Necronomicon to help him win the heart of a girl who doesn't even notice him.
  • The Lottery (Part 1): In 4000 BC, A human sacrifice ritual made to ensure abundance in crops and livestock suddenly no longer has the desired effect it did for hundreds of generations, but their most resent sacrifice could change that...
  • Deadite Man Walking: A wheelchair bound professor at Glendale University uses Necronomicon Ex-Mortis to conjure up some new legs, but he quickly learns that what you get from the Book of The Dead isn't always what you want...
  • Camp Deserted (Part 1): The Necronomicon is accidentally donated to a summer camp, and sure enough, someone reads from it's blood inked pages...

Issue #2

  • Soul Power (Part 2): A college student's journey to find Necronomicon Ex-Mortis continues.
  • The Lottery (Part 2): The most resent human sacrifice battles the dark lord Dagen for his freedom.
  • Scream Queen: while staying at a cabin for the Miss Galaxy pageant, a runner up in the competition does battle with her possessed Deadite friends.

Issue #3

  • Soul Power (Part 3): A college student's journey to find The Necronomicon is unsuccessful, but you don't need it if you know the spell...
  • Say Your Prayers (Camp Deserted Part 2): Deadites are unleashed upon an old western town in Arizona when an outlaw sells his soul to the Devil.
  • Das Book: The Nazis find the remains of a pharaoh who was sealed in a tomb with pages of The Neconomicon Ex-Mortis.

Cover Gallery


  • Ash Williams (or possibly his simulacrum duplicate) only appears in the introduction page of each issue, but does not appear in any of the stories themselves.
    • Raymond Knowby is the only character from the Evil Dead 2 film to actually appear in any of the stories (specifically Soul Power Parts 1 & 3).
  • Had the book not been cancelled before it's publication, this series would have been collected in Space Goat's Evil Dead 2 Omnibus.