The recent announcement that Storm King Comics that John Carpenter will release a brand new horror anthology has the industry abuzz. Horror comes are starting to really pick up steam in the main stream and Carpenter is one of the men leading the way. Along for the ride in this new anthology entitled, Tales For a HalloweeNight, will include work from Steve Niles, Duane Swericzynski, Sandy King, Trent Olsen, Darick Robertson, Tim Bradstreet, Leonardo Manco & so many more.
John Carpenter’s Tales For a HalloweeNight will get a special pre-release in Barnes & Noble in Los Angeles on October 17th, with Carpenter there himself signing. The anthology will hit shelves on October 31st, 2015.
Halloween Nightmares Come To Life
John Carpenter releases John Carpenter’s Tales for a HalloweeNight
(Hollywood CA, August 17th, 2015) Award winning comic publisher Storm King Comics announced today. A horror comic anthology entitled John Carpenter’s Tales for a HalloweeNight (ISBN: 978-0-9853258-9-3) that has been put together by the King of Darkness himself, John Carpenter. The anthology includes an epic line up of artists and writers including John Carpenter (Prince of Darkness, The Thing), Steven Hoveke (Thor, Steamworld Chronicles ), Sandy King (John Carpenter’s Asylum, Vampires, They Live), Steve Niles (30 Days of Night, Criminal Macabre), James Ninness (Insanity, AZ, Chronicles of a Full Time Father),Trent Olsen (John Carpenter’s Asylum), David Schow (The Crow, Texas Chainsaw Massacre), Tim Bradstreet ( Punisher, Hellblazer), Buzz (Wolverine, Dr. Strange) Federico DeLuca (Dorian Gray. John Saul’s The God Project) , Leonardo Manco (John Carpenter’s Asylum, Hellblazer), Darick Robertson (Transmetropolitan, The Boys), Tone Rodriguez (John Carpenter’s Snake Plisken Chronicles, Uncanny Xmen 100 Project) and more. The book will be full color 100+ pages and will be released by October 31st 2015. Fans can get sneak peak at the book Saturday October 17th at 2pm at Barnes and Noble at The Grove 189 Grove Drive K30, Los Angeles, CA 90036. John Carpenter will be signing advanced copies of the book in time for Halloween!
“This project kept growing and growing. The more word spread about the project through the creative community the more talent wanted to be involved. It’s one of those books that you pick up because it’s going to be fun and when you put it down, it’s because you need to turn all the lights in the house on” explained Storm King Comics head Sandy King.
Fans should be able to pick up the title at their local comic shops as well as the Storm King Productions booth at New York Comic Con. The second graphic novel in the Storm King Comic’s series John Carpenter’s Asylum will be out in early 2016.
About John Carpenter’s Tales for a HalloweeNight:
From the man who brought you the movie, “Halloween” and all the scares beyond, here comes the ultimate graphic novel anthology of tales to warm your toes by on a dark and stormy night in October. Carpenter brings together story tellers from the world of movies, novels and comics and in these pages lie tales of graveyards, sunken ships, creepy crawlers and ghosts to haunt your dreams at night.
Writers: John Carpenter, Steven Hoveke, Sandy King, Steve Niles, James Ninness, Trent Olsen, David Schow and Duane Swierczynski.
Artists: including…Tim Bradstreet, Buzz, Federico DeLuca, Leonardo Manco, Darick Robertson, and Tone Rodriguez
Edited by Sandy King
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About Storm King Productions:
Storm King Productions is headed up by writer producer powerhouse Sandy King Carpenter. Storm King focuses on artistic storytelling in all forms. Their flagship comic book title John Carpenter’s Asylum has become a global fan favorite. Other comic properties including Randy Queen’s DarkChylde, are also currently in production.