LOS ANGELES 08/25/2022 — Today Skybound unveiled a new look at Creepshow #1, the debut issue of the hugely anticipated five-issuecomic book anthology based on Greg Nicotero’s hit Shudder TV series produced and licensed by Cartel Entertainment. Creepshow #1 will arrive in comic book shops September 21, 2022.
In the spirit of all iterations of Creepshow in pop culture, each issue of the Creepshow comic anthology series will come packed with two spine-chilling stories, and this new look showcases a truly terrifying story about a killer clown.
Legendary writers Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series) and Stephen Langford (Creepshow TV series) team up with artist John McCrea (Hitman) to petrify readers with the party antics of Shingo, the birthday clown with an appetite for more than cake!
All-star writer/artist Chris Burnham (Die! Die! Die!) also adds to the debut issue with a terrifying tale of trick or treaters who are taught what happens when you mess with the wrong house.
In addition to the main cover by Chris Burnham featuring the iconic Creep, Creepshow #1 comes with an impressive lineup of variant covers. A cover by Declan Shalvey (Moon Knight) and a 1:10 incentive cover by singular artist Vance Kelly will also be available.
The lineup behind this Creepshow issue joins the superstar roster of creative teams from the worlds of comics, film, television, and beyond working on the anthology, including David & Maria Lapham (Stray Bullets), Steve Foxe (Razorblades: The Horror Magazine), Erica Henderson (Assassin Nation, Dracula, Motherf**ker), Francesco Francavilla (Night of the Ghoul, Detective Comics) and L Marlow Francavilla, Ariela Kristantina (Chain), Jorge Corona (The Me You Love in the Dark), and Steve Orlando (Spider Man 2099). Brian Witten is overseeing on behalf of Nicotero’s Monster Agency Productions. Each issue of the five-part anthology will feature uniquely horrifying standalone stories guaranteed toSCARE YOU TO DEATH.
The Creepshow comic miniseries deal was brokered by Striker Entertainment.
Click below to see the preview!
Creepshow #1 (of 5) will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, September 21, 2022.
The full list of covers is below:
- CREEPSHOW #1 CVR A by Chris Burnham (JUL220023)
- CREEPSHOW #1 CVR B by Declan Shalvey (JUL220024)
- CREEPSHOW #1 CVR C by Vance Kelly (1:10 Incentive) (JUL220025)
- CREEPSHOW #1 CVR D Blank Sketch Cover
Click below to see all the covers!