LOS ANGELES 09/27/2023 — Skybound announced today that the smash-hit horror comic Creepshow Vol. 2 #1 has sold out at comic book shops. Based on Greg Nicotero’s hit Shudder TV series produced and licensed by Cartel Entertainment, Creepshow Vol. 2 #1 will return with a second printing on October 25, 2023, just in time for Halloween. Season 4 of the series premieres October 13 on AMC and AMC+.
Brian Witten is overseeing on behalf of Nicotero’s Monster Agency Productions.
The debut issue of the second volume features stories by comic legends Garth Ennis (Preacher, The Boys), Becky Cloonan (Wonder Woman) and Phil Hester (Gotham City: Year One). Ennis and Cloonan team up for the very first time to deliver a disturbing tale of the unborn. Then, Hester tells the story of a grieving son who bends the laws of nature to see his mother one last time...this can’t end well!
Creepshow Vol. 2 #1’s second printing will feature an all-new variant cover drawn by illustrator Federico Mele.
Creepshow Volume 2’s all-star creative roster also includes Michael Walsh (The Silver Coin), Dan Watters (Homesick Pilots), Abigail Larson (Sandman Universe: The Dreaming), Zoe Thorogood (It’s Lonely at the Centre of the Earth), Joel Farrelly (Tell Me a Story), Nick Dragotta (East of West), Alisa Kwitney (Mystik U), Mauricet (Gilt), Saladin Ahmed (Dragon, Miles Morales: Spider-Man), Joe Quinones (Batman ‘89), Tim Daniel & DB Andry (End After End), Matthew Roberts (Manifest Destiny), and many others to be announced.
The Creepshow comic miniseries deal was brokered by Striker Entertainment.
Creepshow Volume 2 #1 (of 5) Second Printing (Lunar Code 0923IM831| SRP $3.99) will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Tuesday, October 25, 2023.
ABOUT GREG NICOTERO
Greg Nicotero is an executive producer, director, and special effects makeup supervisor who co-founded The KNB EFX Group, Inc., the longest running make up effects house in Hollywood. Since 1988, Nicotero and his team have worked on nearly 1000 film and television programs including Reservoir Dogs, The Green Mile, Suicide Squad, The Mist, Scream, and Sin City to the most recent Werewolf by Night, Candy and Watchmen. In 2010, he was asked by Frank Darabont to design zombies for the AMC series The Walking Dead and went on to become the producing director on the hit show. To date, he has directed 33 episodes of the series. His work on The Pacific, Dune, The Walking Dead, and Breaking Bad has garnered him nearly a dozen Emmy nominations and four wins. As the zombie epic enters its last season, Nicotero, fresh off directing the series finale, sets his sights on his critically acclaimed series Creepshow, an anthology comprised of twelve terrifying tales per season inspired by the original 1982 film of the same name. He serves as the executive producer, showrunner and frequent director throughout the Creepshow series. Season four is scheduled to premiere October 13, 2023 on Shudder and AMC+.
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. www.CartelHQ.com.
ABOUT SKYBOUND ENTERTAINMENT
Established in 2010, Skybound is a multiplatform content company that works closely with creators and their intellectual properties to create cool stuff and deliver one-of-a-kind experiences to fans. Skybound extends their stories across platforms including comics, television, film, video games, tabletop, books, digital content, audio programming, and beyond. The company is home to critically-acclaimed global franchises including The Walking Dead, Invincible, Superfight, and hit new podcast series Impact Winter.
Led by Skybound Entertainment co-founder Robert Kirkman, Skybound Comics is an award-winning imprint of Image Comics and promotes a shared vision to collaborate with top and emerging talent across the comics industry. The Skybound publishing slate includes acclaimed series such as The Walking Dead, Invincible, Ultramega, Stillwater, Fire Power, and Excellence, while also delivering powerful licensed comics, including a partnership with LEGO Books. It is also home to Skybound Comet, a new original graphic novel imprint aimed at Young Adult and Middle Grade audiences, launching in June 2022 with Clementine Book One, by award-winning writer/artist Tillie Walden and set in the world of The Walking Dead. Skybound has seen numerous comics series adapted for the screen, including The Walking Dead, Invincible, Super Dinosaur and Outcast, with more projects in development.
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