Blackburn Burrow is Amazon Studio’s latest test project, bringing in the talent of Ron Marz and Matthew Dow Smith. The digital comic series is a trial run to see if the story has potential for the big screen. After each issue, which are free to read, they ask you to complete a short feedback survey to see how you liked it.
“Blackburn Burrow” is a Civil War horror story that follows a man named Mister and his newfound pal Merrin, a surviving resident of the decimated southern town of Blackburn Burrow. Together they set out to find the town’s missing soldiers, but they find supernatural horror instead. Issue #2 is up now online.
Mister, a loner who’s no stranger to supernatural threats, has teamed up with Merrin, a surviving resident of the decimated southern town of Blackburn Burrow. Their mission: to find missing soldiers and citizens – and answers. Their journey leads them to a nearby mine, where they discover more darkness than they could have imagined. Ancient symbols, impossible structures, and shocking family connections are revealed. Answers, however, remain elusive. And peril is still at hand. Blackburn Burrow is a supernatural horror tale set in Civil War America based on an original screenplay by writer Jay Levy.