Call it the Succession of horror comics… Joshua Williamson and Andrei Bressan’s Dark Ride offers plenty of monsters and squishy stuff for fright fans, but it’s fueled by the the family at its heart — the ruthless Dantes and their theme park Devil Land. Dark Ride #8 promises a conclusion to the latest chapter of these dysfunctional fear mongers’ story, and we’ve got a gallery of pages and covers from the issue for you today. After these official details from Skybound HQ…
Skybound today revealed a first look at Dark Ride #8, the explosive conclusion to the amusement park horror series’ second story arc. From the iconic Birthright team of writer Joshua Williamson (Duke, DC’s Superman,), artist Andrei Bressan (DC’s Justice League Incarnate), colorist Adriano Lucas (DC’s Nightwing), and letterer Pat Brosseau (Creepshow), the next issue of this hit comic book series will be in comic book shops on September 13, 2023.
The showdown between Halloween and Sam is here! The winner will control the future of the Dante family…and Devil Land!
Dark Ride #8 continues the stacked variant cover lineup that has run throughout the series. In addition to the main cover by Andrei Bressan and series colorist Adriano Lucas, Dark Ride’s Cover B variant spotlights park mascot Danny D. Evil, with an issue #8 cover by Maan House (20 Degrees Past Rigor), while Cover C showcases Devil Land’s resident femme fatale and horror aficionado, Halloween, with the third of four new covers by Paulina Ganucheau (Zodiac Starforce).
Additionally, megastar creator Tony Fleecs (Stray Dogs, Star Wars Adventures) continues art directing the classic homage poster variant program that ran throughout the series’ first arc. The 1:25 incentives will also span the Cover D slot of Dark Ride’s second arc, with Trish Forstner (Stray Dogs) at the helm for issue #8, the final issue of this arc.
Dark Ride #8 (SRP: $3.99) will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, September 13, 2023.
The full list of covers is below:
- Dark Ride #8 CVR A by Andrei Bressan & Adriano Lucas
- Dark Ride #8 CVR B (Danny D. Evil Mascot Variant) by Maan House
- Dark Ride #8 CVR C (Halloween Character Spotlight Variant) by Paulina Ganucheau
- Dark Ride #8 CVR D 1:25 INCV (Classic Homage Poster Cover) by Tony Fleecs & Trish Forster