Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week …
Available soon in both trade paperback and limited signed edition is Chasm, the newly re-released horror epic from writer Stephen Laws (Ferocity). When the small town of Edmonville is hit by a huge tremor, followed by another, people wake up to darkness. They soon realise that the town has fallen into a deep crevasse. When people start disappearing one by one, the fear and tension only escalate. Released through PS Publishing in their typically beautifully-crafted form (pictured), you can check out an excerpt of the book here and order your copy, here.
New Series, The Plot, launching September from writers Tim Daniel and Michael Moreci and Vault Comics
Exciting news for fans of horror comics as Tim Daniel and Michael Moreci, the writing team behind Curse and Burning Fields, will be launching a new horror comic series, titled The Plot, through Vault Comics. Art will be provided by Joshua Hixson (Shanghai Red), while the story is one that will aim at emotional horror, delivered through relatable characters. At a recent announcement event for the comic, Moreci said: “This is horror you feel chilling your bones. It’s horror that lingers when you try to sleep at night.” Fans of horror comics should be on the look out for a September release, and This is Horror will keep you informed.
New anthology based around the ‘Blink Man’ mythology of the award-winning film Butterfly Kisses, coming soon
Edited by K. Patrick Glover and featuring stories by William Couper, Megan Morgan and others, In The Blink Of An Eye is an anthology further exploring the mythology of the ‘Blink Man,’ who featured prominently in the award-winning independent film, Butterfly Kisses. Currently running as a kickstarter to secure financial backing for the anthology, there are still a number of perks available for purchase, to help the anthology see the light of day. To make your pledge, click here.