“The Monster Squad” meets “Final Motion Hero”
Supernatural horror followers can scream with glee as Darkish Horse Comics presents a completely new style of terror in The Midnite Present. The four-issue sequence reunites the creators of The Sixth Gun, Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt, and Invoice Crabtree. Joined by letterer Jim Campbell (The Nice British Bump-Off), they inform the story of a cursed film manufacturing and the horror followers caught within the creepy creature crossover useless set on bringing their nightmares to life.
Basil Saxon is a legend amongst horror followers. Over fifty years in the past, he vanished throughout a freak accident on the set of the movie that may have been his masterpiece. The cursed movie–God of Monsters–was by no means accomplished and has by no means been seen. However when a movie pageant exhibits footage from the long-lost film, traditional horror monsters manifest to wreak havoc and terror on the unsuspecting populace. A ragtag group of misfits should band collectively to cease essentially the most well-known creatures of all time and ship them again to the realm of celluloid nightmares.
“I’ve been calling this e book ‘popcorn horror.’ It is a e book that is filled with chills and thrills. Our heroes are in horrible hazard,” mentioned sequence author, Cullen Bunn. “The monsters they’re going through are terrifying. However this story can also be lots of enjoyable! A horror romp with motion, humor, coronary heart, and lots of bloodshed. These monsters imply bloody enterprise!”
Readers get a entrance row seat to the type of grindhouse gothic horror that you simply’d hope would keep firmly within the creativeness, because the would-be victims battle to outlive in a world the place the damaging, notorious monsters of the silver display have discovered their manner into actual life. Followers of The Sixth Gun, Harrow County, and Manor Black will take pleasure in a narrative that’s essentially the most enjoyable you possibly can have whereas terrified.
“Brian and I didn’t simply throw a bunch of random monsters collectively for this e book. We created an in depth historical past for them, an in depth historical past of Midnite Studios. In some ways, we’ve created a brand new horror universe inside a horror universe!” mentioned Bunn.
The Midnite Present #1 (of 4) with cowl (and inside) artist Brian Hurtt shall be in comedian retailers October 4, 2023 The difficulty additionally options variant covers by Dan Brereton and Francesco Francavilla. It’s out there for pre-order now at your local comic shop for $3.99. Popcorn not included.
Reward for The Sixth Gun and Manor Black:
“This will sound like easy stuff on paper, however choreographing the scenes collectively like this takes lots of work. It pays off in spades although. With only a few pauses for establishing pictures to point out spatial relationships between characters, the vitality stays excessive from scene to scene. The pacing is implausible.”—Multiversity Comics
“If you’re seeking to bounce into the world of The Sixth Gun or are searching for a supernatural Western, look no additional: this e book is enjoyable, mysterious, and harmful.”—AIPT
“As a horror nerd who eats, sleeps, and breathes the style, the subtlety of constructing dread whereas infusing it with magic is correct up my alley and an instance of how robust the sequence begins. In Manor Black #1, we get broad brushstrokes of the characters to come back, and I need to know a lot extra. Since this concern is a primary, it does its job. Manor Black #1 has laid the constructing blocks for a darkish world that I’m excited to fall into.”—However Why Tho ?