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FIRST LOOK: IT’S THE GHOST OF TRUDY’S PAST IN I HATE THIS PLACE #8

Kyle Starks and Artyom Topilin's Hit Horror Series Continues to Shock and Awe

“Off to an exciting start, this arc promises to be action-packed the whole way through.” —The Comic Book Dispatch

“This continues to be a must-read horror series.” —Sequential Planet

LOS ANGELES 04/06/2023 — Today Skybound unveiled a first look at I Hate This Place #8, the latest issue of the GLAAD Media Award-nominated supernatural horror series from creator/writer Kyle Starks (Assassin Nation, The Six Sidekicks of Trigger Keaton), creator/artist Artyom Topilin (Ice Cream Man Presents Quarantine Comix Special), colorist Lee Loughridge (Deadly Class, The Good Asian), and letterer Pat Brosseau (Birthright, Manifest Destiny).

After jumping through a mysterious portal, Gabby finally gets some answers about what the hell is going on! Meanwhile, Trudy is reunited with a literal ghost from their past—and after this issue, nothing will be the same!

To provide retailers and fans with options, each issue of I Hate This Place will have open-to-order covers by Topilin with clean and explicit cover options, featuring the standard series title and the explicit version of the series’ original title, Fuck This Place.

The available covers for the issue include:

  • I Hate This Place #8 CVR A (Diamond Code MAR210134)
  • Fuck This Place #8 CVR B Explicit Variant (Diamond Code MAR210135)

Both versions of I Hate This Place #8 will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, with Cover A also available on digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.

For more info and updates, visit www.skybound.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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Nia Phillips | Skybound Entertainment
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