Creepshow Holiday Special #1 Trades Cheer for Fear This December
Skybound announced the upcoming release of the Creepshow Holiday Special #1. This new one-shot is part of the immensely popular comic book anthology based on Greg Nicotero‘s hit Shudder TV series, produced and licensed by Cartel Entertainment. Comic book shops will be stocking this chilling holiday special starting in December.
Prepare for a holiday special of terrifying proportions as Creepshow aims to put fear in your cheer! In this issue, you’ll experience the birth of a new horrifying holiday classic with The Christmas Man, crafted by Daniel Kraus, known for his work on The Shape of Water, and illustrated by the talented Jonathan Wayshak, renowned for his work on Skin Crawl and Ferryman.
You’ll also encounter a cautionary tale about stealing the wrong package in Package Thief, written by the jingling James Asmus (Survival Street, Rick & Morty) and brought to life by the lively Letizia Cadonici (House of Slaughter).
Not only does Creepshow Holiday Special #1 feature a captivating main cover by Guillem March, but it also boasts an impressive lineup of variant covers, including a cover by Jonathan Wayshak and a 1:10 incentive cover by Jorge Corona.
In other Creepshow news, Volume 2’s creative team includes an all-star roster of talents such as Garth Ennis (Preacher, The Boys), Becky Cloonan (Wonder Woman), Phil Hester (Gotham City: Year One), Michael Wash (The Silver Coin), Dan Watters (Homesick Pilots, Arkham City), Abigail Larson (Sandman Universe: The Dreaming), Zoe Thorogood (It’s Lonely at the Centre of the Earth), Joel Farrelly (Tell Me a Story), Goran Sudžuka (Ghosted, Year Zero), Nick Dragotta (East of West), Alisa Kwitney (Mystik U), Saladin Ahmed (Dragon, Miles Morales: Spider-Man), Joe Quinones (Batman ’89), Tim Daniel & DB Andry (End After End), Matthew Roberts (Manifest Destiny), and many more.
If you’re looking to dive into the world of Creepshow, volume 1, which has been nominated for the 2023 Eisner Award, is now available everywhere books are sold.
This volume collects the first five issues of the anthology and features a creative team that includes Chris Burnham (Die! Die! Die!), Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series), John McCrea (Hitman), David & Maria Lapham (Stray Bullets), Erica Henderson (Assassin Nation, Dracula, Motherf**ker), Francesco Francavilla (Night of the Ghoul, Detective Comics), and L Marlow Francavilla, among others.
Creepshow Holiday Special #1 will be available at your favorite local comic shop and digitally on December 6, 2023.
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