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CREEPSHOW #1 IS AN INSTANT SELLOUT AND WILL RETURN TO COMIC SHOPS FOR HALLOWEEN

LOS ANGELES 09/27/2022 — Skybound announced today that Creepshow #1, the debut issue of the five-issue comic book anthology, sold out the same day it hit comic shops. Based on Greg Nicotero’s hit Shudder TV series produced and licensed by Cartel Entertainment, Creepshow #1 will return with a second printing on October 26, 2022 just in time for Halloween.

"There's clearly an insatiable appetite for the unique thrills and chills that Creepshow has to offer, and we’re just getting started!” said Alex Antone, Editorial Director at Skybound. “Look for even bigger scares in our second issue next month, and in the meantime, we hope you enjoy this second printing cover by the indomitable Gabriel Hardman!”

Featuring a brand-new second printing variant cover drawn by Gabriel Hardman (Hulk, Planet of the Apes) and colored by Brad Anderson, Creepshow #1 includes two terrifying tales. Writer/artist Chris Burnham (Die! Die! Die!) scares up a story of trick or treaters who are taught what happens when you mess with the wrong house, and then 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. Brian Witten is overseeing on behalf of Nicotero’s Monster Agency Productions.

The Creepshow #1 (of 5) Second Printing Variant (Diamond Code JUL229791) will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, October 26, 2022.

The Creepshow comic miniseries deal was brokered by Striker Entertainment.

ABOUT CARTEL
Founded in 2011 by partners Stan Spry, Eric Woods and Jeff Holland, Cartel is a feature film and television production, distribution, financing and management company representing top-tier show runners, show creators, writers, directors, producers and production companies in film, TV and new media. Cartel has also produced more than 150 movie and television productions since inception, including the hit series Creepshow for Shudder, the animated series Twelve Forever for Netflix, and Syfy series Day of the Dead. Cartel previously produced the series Ties That Bind for Up TV, and A Place in the Sun for Discovery as well as several recent feature films, including Christmas With the Campbells, Monsters of California, Switched for Christmas, Jeepers Creepers 3, Christmas Connection, Love at the Shore, Sun Sand and Romance, Love at First Glance, and Wrong Nanny, to name a few. In 2013, Cartel purchased and renovated Tamarind Lithography Studios, which is their Los Angeles headquarters, as well as a full-service production and post-production complex. Cartel also has offices in London, England, Las Vegas, USA and Winnipeg, Canada.
ABOUT SKYBOUND ENTERTAINMENT
Established in 2010, Skybound is a multiplatform content company that works closely with creators and their intellectual properties, extending their stories to further platforms including comics, television, film, tabletop and video games, books, digital content, events and beyond. The company is home to critically-acclaimed global franchises including The Walking Dead, Invincible, and Superfight. Skybound’s capabilities include services as publisher, producer, and global distributor for tabletop and video games across all genres, including the multi-million unit selling The Walking Dead video game series. Skybound Games is also a strategic global marketing and distribution partner of Striking Distance Studios for the highly anticipated survival-horror game The Callisto Protocol. The company also maintains key partnerships across the entertainment industry including Universal Pictures and Image Comics, holds a first look development deal with Audible, and has engaged an ongoing strategic business partnership with mobile games publisher and developer 5th Planet Games (OAX: FIVEPG). Skybound digital and creative IP boasts unique creators such as Kristian Harloff and the Schmoedown Entertainment Network as well as Peter Santa-Maria and his Attack Peter brand. For the most up to date information on Skybound, please visit the company on Twitter (@Skybound), YouTube (Skybound), Facebook (@Skybound Entertainment), Instagram (@skyboundent), and at www.skybound.com.

Press Contact:
Shannon Meehan | Skybound Entertainment
smeehan@skybound.com

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