RL Stine has one other comedian guide sequence popping out at explosive writer BOOM! Studios in September, and the artwork might solely probably be completed by somebody who shares Stine’s affinity for a two-initial first identify ending in an L. So what a fortunate coincidence that AL Kaplan will present the artwork! RL and AL might be joined by Roman Titov for colours for Stuff of Nightmares, a sequence that sees Stine put his twist on “legendary monsters” in what he factors out is his “first horror comedian work for grown-ups,” although for those who’re studying this web site, the time period solely loosely applies.
From the press launch for Stuff of Nightmares:
Within the premiere of Stine’s reanimated reimagining, the monster you enounter is not the one you thought it would be—you is likely to be aware of the basic story of a mad scientist hell-bent on creating life, however what these two demented brothers have created is one thing else totally! Prepare for a darker, extra grotesque, and much more terrifying sequence for horror followers who’re able to face their fears in … STUFF OF NIGHTMARES!
Followers will not need to miss celebrating the sequence premiere STUFF OF NIGHTMARES #1 with a primary cowl from acclaimed artist Francesco Francavilla (Afterlife with Archie) and extremely collectible variant cowl artwork by illustrators Miguel Mercado (Mighty Morphin Energy Rangers), Adam Gorham (The Immortal Hulk), Jenny Frison (Marvel Lady), and Kyle Holtz (Savage Spider-man), in addition to an extremely uncommon variant cowl from artist Björn Barends (One thing is Killing the Youngsters) signed by R.L. Stine and never one however two additional spooky glow-in-the-dark covers by Francavilla and unique Goosebumps cowl artist Tim Jacobus!
Within the press launch, Stine mentioned:
AT LAST I am free to let my most horrific fantasies out! Hey, children– keep away from STUFF OF NIGHTMARES,” mentioned R.L. Stine. “It is my first horror comedian guide work for grownups. Ghastly, gory, and I hope, good stomach-churning enjoyable!
And Kaplan added:
As a lifelong fan of horror, and particularly R.L. Stine, it has been an thrilling expertise to work with him on this darkish and twisted sequence in regards to the monsters that gasoline our nightmares. It was thrilling to get an opportunity to carry the actually macabre and creepy parts of the characters that Stine created onto the web page so I hope readers get simply as many chills down their backbone as I did once they learn this sequence for the very first time!
The press launch additionally encompasses a quote from BOOM! VP of Editorial and Inventive Technique Bryce Carlson, however for those who’ve paid any consideration this web site, you are effectively conscious that we’ve got a strict “no editors” coverage right here at Bleeding Cool, which is why no one proograedz theez arcticles.
Stuff of Nightmares #1 will hit shops in September.