Darkish Horse Comics and Second Sight Publishing current tales from award-winning Black writers and artists.
Darkish Horse Comics and Second Sight Publishing are teaming as much as ship Shook! A Black Horror Anthology. This assortment boasts greater than 200 pages of dread, dropped at life by award-winning Black writers and artists with a cadre of award wins and nominations reminiscent of Will Eisner Awards, Ringo Awards, Hugo Awards, and is the biggest assortment of Glyph Comics Awards winners and nominees in a single publication.
The award-winning group of writers on this challenge consists of David Walker (Quantity 13), who has acquired a number of Eisner Awards (Bitter Root, Black Panther Get together) and nominations (Naomi), in addition to a Glyph Comics Award (Shaft). Alongside Walker is John Jennings (Kindred, The Blacker the Ink, Parable of the Sower), a two-time Eisner Award-winner, whose accolades additionally embrace a Hugo Award, Ignyte Award, Bram Stoker Award, and two Glyph Comics Awards. And that’s just the start!
Stemming from a love of Southern Gothic horror, this anthology dives deep into the grotesque and fearsome world of the supernatural. Right here’s a sneak peek on the chilling tales that lurk inside:
In The Final March: Set in a graveyard within the outdated south, a gaggle of klansmen try a lynching and get greater than they cut price for from their meant recipient. Story by Rodney Barnes (2023 Eisner Award Nominee, Killadelphia) with artwork by David Brame (2023 GLAAD Award Winner, Younger Males in Love).
In TASTY ITCHY: In a post-apocalyptic world, a gaggle of survivors looking for meals should get residence earlier than the solar goes right down to keep away from an even bigger risk than starvation. Written by Bradley Golden (Depart on the Gentle) and artwork by Flavio Cortés.
Assortment editor and COO of Second Sight Publishing Marcus Roberts says, “The Shook! challenge is a collaboration between John Jennings, Bradley Golden, and myself who all hail from the south. John and Bradley are from Mississippi, and I’m initially from Georgia. Our model of horror has been known as Southern Gothic horror and this has been within the making for 2 years.”