Picture/Skybound introduced Skybound Presents Afterschool, a brand new miniseries debuting in June that takes the acquainted cautionary tales we have all realized in our youths and flips them on their (severed) heads. Morals have eroded. Your youngsters are uncontrolled. Skybound’s new teen horror anthology goes to show them a lesson. It is what they deserve, these pesky youngsters!
Every standalone Afterschool particular options its personal group of acclaimed writers and all-star artists from comics, tv, and past, together with Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead (Marvel Studios’ Moon Knight) and Greg Hinkle (The Rattler, Airboy); Kate Herron (Intercourse Training, Marvel Studios’ Loki) & Briony Redman (the BAFTA Rocliffe-winning Pont Brec) alongside Leila Leiz (M.O.M.: Mom of Insanity, Horde); and Jill Blotevogel (Scream: The TV Collection) with Marley Zarcone (Shade, the Altering Lady; Effigy), to offer every situation a definite horrifying really feel, with its personal relatable characters and really chilling classes.
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“As a horror fan, this sequence has been a dream come true to work on,” mentioned Jon Moisan, Editor at Skybound Leisure. “Each creator featured throughout every situation is among the many most enjoyable I’ve ever labored with, and the scares they’ve dreamed up are past something I’ve ever seen in a comic book guide. Belief me once I say that you simply DO NOT need to be despatched to detention with any of the monsters featured inside.”
The debut situation by Benson, Moorhead, Greg Hinkle, and Giovanna Niro follows Nora, whose anxiousness prevented her from approaching highschool with any diploma of confidence. Till she adopts Janie, an emotional assist canine with a profitable smile and a killer secret, however simply how far will Nora go to maintain her new life?
“As lifelong followers of daring anthology storytelling, and as two individuals who dwell on a food plan of bizarre fiction, we could not be extra proud to be a part of Afterschool,” mentioned Benson and Moorhead.
“Drawing horror is at all times enjoyable, nevertheless it’s an actual deal with when creators like Aaron and Justin deliver such a fleshed-out concept to the desk,” mentioned Hinkle. “This was a really, very enjoyable guide to get to attract, and with colours by Giovanna Niro, one which I am very excited to point out off.”
Skybound Presents Afterschool #1 shall be obtainable at comedian guide outlets and digital platforms, together with Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, and Google Play, on Wednesday, June 8.