A beloved artistic group reunite for a really completely different sort of comedian ebook.
Birthright is extensively considered one of the best comics released through Skybound Entertainment and Image Comics. Followers of that sequence have loads of purpose to be excited by Skybound’s newest announcement. Author Joshua Williamson, artist Andrei Bressan and colorist Adriano Lucas are reuniting for a brand new horror sequence referred to as Darkish Journey.
Darkish Journey revolves round an amusement park named Satan Land, which has been in operation for 50 years. When superfan Owen Seasons achieves his dream of working at Satan Land, he discovers the park and its rides are dwelling to quite a lot of twisted secrets and techniques, a lot of which join again to Satan Land’s mysterious creator.
“Two of my largest obsessions have at all times been HORROR…and AMUSEMENT PARKS. So, I needed to discover a method to mix them into one thing new. It’s a dream ebook I’ve been engaged on for a LONG time and it’s been superior to lastly pull it along with Andrei and the entire Birthright group!” stated Williamson in Skybound’s press launch. “It is nice to get again to horror after Nailbiter ended, and right here we dive into some new themes with horror: What is frightening in at present’s world? How are you going to create one thing scary when on daily basis we’re dwelling in a horror present? These are the themes I wished to discover with DARK RIDE. Amusement Parks are supposed to be a spot of FUN…however right here we actually deliver the HORROR.”
“It’s secure to say that we’re heading dwelling! I’m actually comfortable to be reunited with the remainder of the Birthright clan as soon as once more! Hell! We often inform individuals we’re a group, however in actual fact, we’re a dwelling, respiratory creature! And a hungry one too! At first you had us brandishing swords…however now, this time round…effectively…horror, proper?” added Bressan. “I keep in mind studying one thing that claims ‘In horror, the floor at all times lies. Nothing is what it appears to be.’ So, take this and blend it up with an amusement park. You assume you’re taking part in and having enjoyable, however you’re truly flirting with Loss of life. And right here, Loss of life blinks again at you!”
Darkish Journey #1 will hit comedian outlets on October 5, 2022. Nonetheless, readers can get an early style of the brand new sequence by way of a narrative in Skybound X #25, which releases on July 20.
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Williamson can also be busy penning DC’s newest summer time crossover Darkish Disaster, a narrative which has already featured the death of (almost) the entire Justice League. To fill that void, Darkish Disaster #1 exhibits Jon Kent spearheading a brand new Justice League team.
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