First Look at Upcoming Teen Horror Anthology Skybound Presents Afterschool #1
Skybound has revealed the first look at the upcoming teen horror anthology series that will launch with a standalone story in Skybound Presents Afterschool #1. The series will take the cautionary tales we learned as children and flips them on their head according to the publisher. The series will debut with a story from writing duo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, with art by Greg Hinkle, colors by Giovanna Niro, and letters by Pat Brosseau to deliver a chilling story “soaked in blood and tears.” The debut issue will also feature cover art by superstar cover artist Veronica Fish.
The description for the debut issue reads:
“Morals have eroded. Your kids are out of control. Skybound’s new teen horror anthology is going to teach them a lesson. Afterschool #1 follows Nora, whose anxiety prevented her from approaching high school with any degree of confidence. Until she adopts Janie, an emotional support dog with a winning smile and a killer secret. But just how far will Nora go to keep her new life?”
The mini-series will bring together writers and artists from many different mediums of entertainment with the roster including Kate Herron & Briony Redman, Leila Leiz, Jill Blotevogel, and Leon Hendrix III. Each issue will put together a different creative team to tell their own horrifying tale.
Skybound Presents Afterschool #1 will be available at your favorite local comic shops and digitally on June 8th, 2022. Check out the covers and preview below: