This week AfterShock Comics will launch The Naughty Listing #2. The second subject of the collection, which reimagines the legend of Santa Claus with a supernatural noir twist, comes from the artistic workforce of author Nick Santora, artist Lee Ferguson, colorist Juancho!, letterer Simon Bowland, and canopy artist Francesco Francavilla. In the present day The Beat is happy to current an unique first take a look at the problem, which picks up within the aftermath of the theft of Santa’s titular checklist.
Right here’s how AfterShock describes The Naughty Listing #2:
Nicholas, an immortal, depressed and pissed-off Santa, and his right-hand elf, Plum, head to Antler Downs, a rundown racetrack, within the hopes they be taught who’s utilizing the Naughty Listing to brutally homicide individuals…ya know, a Christmas story…however the patrons who frequent this shady institution produce other plans. Sadly for them, Nicholas and Plum didn’t come right here to play any reindeer video games.
In a press release again when the collection was first introduced, Santora, who together with writing comics has additionally labored in movie and tv on initiatives together with Punisher: Struggle Zone, The Sopranos, and Jail Break, described how writing comics compares to writing for different media:’
“The similarities are easy — you need to inform an attention-grabbing story. Interval. If it’s not attention-grabbing, nobody will care about it or take pleasure in it. As for the challenges, the most important problem for me was simply studying the format of writing a comic book. It’s very completely different from writing a screenplay, and I needed to actually discover ways to do it correctly as a result of the reality is I used to be a whole neophyte.”
Try the unique four-page preview of The Naughty Listing #2 beneath. The most recent subject of the collection is due out in shops and digitally this Wednesday, Could twenty fifth.