Holy hell, do we love October. It’s the one month a year that all the publishers push out as much horror as possible to get everyone in the spirit for that glorious day that is Halloween. This year BOOM! Studios has a special treat for you with the 2013 “Hellraiser Annual”, which includes stories from Clive Barker, Brandon Seifert, and Ben Meares. Check out all the details below.
Official Press Release:
October 16th, 2013 – Los Angeles, CA – Just in time for the scariest day of the year, BOOM! Studios is thrilled to release HELLRAISER 2013 ANNUAL #1, featuring stories by HELLRAISER creator Clive Barker with newcomer Ben Meares and HELLRAISER: THE DARK WATCH co-writer Brandon Seifert. Artists Jesús Hérvás (HELLRAISER) and Janusz Ordon (HELLRAISER) provide the interior artwork, while menton3 (The Memory Collectors) provides the chilling cover, featuring the three characters who have carried the mantle of Pinhead: Elliott Spencer, Kirsty Cotton, and Harry D’Amour.
WHY WE LOVE IT: A big part of what makes HELLRAISER a horror classic is its expansive world and deep mythology, and annuals give us an opportunity to dive deeper!
WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT: Brandon Seifert created and writes one of our favorite horror procedurals, WITCH DOCTOR, and truly understands what makes the Cenobites tick.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: In this extra-large special issue, Clive Barker, Brandon Seifert, and Ben Meares go even deeper into the mysteries of Leviathan and the war between Hells. This issue is a key piece of the HELLRAISER: THE DARK WATCH saga, and the effects of these stories will play out in upcoming issues.
HELLRAISER 2013 ANNUAL #1 will arrive in stores on October 30th and carries a retail price of $4.99 under Diamond order code AUG131135. It’s also available for order directly from boom-studios.com.