Avatar’s Gruesome ‘Crossed’ And ‘Stitched’ In September

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Everybody knows that the most brutal comics out there right now are Avatar’s Crossed and Stitched. They’re gruesome, violent, bloody, and disturbing. However, they also offer incredible storytelling from some of the best in the business. “Crossed” and “Stitched” are titles that prove that horror can be blood-filled, fun, and intelligent. Coming in September are “Crossed: Badlands” #13 and #14, and “stitched” #8, check out the solicits and gory cover art below.

CROSSED: BADLANDS #13

WRITTEN BY: David Lapham
ART BY: Jacen Burrows
PUBLISHER: Avatar
PRICE: $3.99
RELEASE: September

The final issue of David Lapham and Jacen Burrows twisted teenage tale of growing up comes to a conclusion you will never forget. Edmund has survived where so many others have died in misery. Caught between vengeful bikers and maniacal Crossed, his cowardly tendencies have finally put him in a spot to get the girl and be the hero. But sometimes being the man you always imagined leads to both ultimate triumph and bone shattering defeat. Available with a Regular cover by Jacen Burrows, a Wraparound by Raulo Caceres, a Torture by Oscar Jimenez, and a special Red Crossed Incentive by Burrows.

CROSSED: BADLANDS #14

WRITTEN BY: David Hine and Georges Duarte
ART BY: Jacen Burrows
PUBLISHER: Avatar
PRICE: $3.99
RELEASE: September

David Hine (X-Men, Darkness) and artist George Duarte join the ranks of the Crossed with their first horrifying Badlands arc: “The Golden Road.” A hedonistic party is taking place at a writers retreat in famous author Gideon Welles’ estate. Eight self-centered college students are secluded with no contact to the outside world in order to find the true meaning in their lives. But when the Crossed plague hits their town they soon find that the carefully constructed fantasy world is a far cry from the misery and agony of infection. There is no hope. There is no help. There is only the Crossed. Available with a Regular cover by Jacen Burrows, a Wraparound by Oscar Jimenez, a Torture by Gianluca Pagliarani, and a special Red Crossed Incentive by Burrows.

STITCHED #8

WRITTEN BY: Mike Wolfer
ART BY: Fernando Furukawa
PUBLISHER: Avatar
PRICE: $3.99
RELEASE: September

The relentless curse of the Stitched extends its reach beyond the arid desert of Afghanistan in this all-new continuation of Garth Ennis’ tale of modern warfare and ancient horrors! On a Sri Lanka-bound cargo ship, businessman Rashid Salid and his crew of black market cut-throats is overseeing the delivery of a very secret and very deadly payload. But Salid’s payday may never come, as a team of American Navy SEALS are on a black ops mission to secure that cargo for themselves. Before its explosive climax, this startling new story arc by writer Mike Wolfer and new series artist Fernando Furukawa will at last reveal the ungodly origin of the Stitched! Stitched #8 is available with a Regular cover, Wraparound cover, Gore cover, and a special Ancient Evil retailer incentive cover by Fernando Furukawa.

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Source: Bleeding Cool
  • Lonmonster

    The intestine-eating 69 in space is ridiculous.

  • djblack1313

    CROSSED is (and has been) so fucked up and in the best possible way!! imagine a live action movie of it?! it will never happen (way too over the top gory) but just imagine…..

    • Lonmonster

      That’s one movie I’d LOVE to see in 3D