Legendary Comics Announces Two New Graphic Novels Based On Films

Legendary Comics is taking the twisted stories from the mind of Michael Dougherty from his films to the printed page. They will be publishing two graphic novels based on Trick ‘r Treat and Krampus. Both comics directly tie to the horror films about Halloween and Christmas.

“I’ve been having way too much fun working with Legendary and the rest of my team bringing the ancient legend of Krampus to the big screen, and I look forward to expanding the film’s dark Christmas mythology onto the comic page. And hopefully the fans who’ve been patiently waiting for TRICK ‘R TREAT 2 will enjoy this deeper peek into Sam’s world until he finally rises from the pumpkin patch once more. Happy Holidays.” -Michael Dougherty

To make this happen they’ve pulled in comic writers Mark Andreyko and Brandon Seifert along with artists Fiona Staples, Zid, Stuart Sayger, Stephen Byrne, Michael Montenant, Maan House and Christian DiBari. Look for these titles in October and November.

Trick ‘r Treat:
Story By: Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields, Todd Casey
Writer: Mark Andreyko
Artists: Fiona Staples, Zid, Stuart Sayger, Stephen Byrne

The dark and twisted face of the cult horror hit Trick ‘R Treat is back… are you ready for the return of Sam? With the official graphic novel Trick ‘r Treat, Legendary dares you to experience four all-new terrifying tales set in the universe ofthe ultimate Halloween anthology. From the twisted imagination of series creator Dougherty (screenwriter of X-Men 2 and Superman Returns) and a top-notch team of horror storytellers and artists, comes this 4-part collection that paves the way for the Trick ‘r Treat film sequel. Across centuries of Halloween horror, wherever fear lies, Sam will be waiting.

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Krampus:
Story by Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields, Todd Casey
Writer Brandon Seifert
Artists Michael Montenat, Stuart Sayger, Maan House, Christian DiBari

YOU BETTER WATCH OUT… If you want to survive the holidays, stay off the naughty list. Legendary Comics presents Krampus, the official graphic novel based on the upcoming horror comedy from writer/director Michael Dougherty (creator of Trick ‘r Treat). Unleashing the ancient Christmas demon Krampus and his maniacal holiday-themed henchmen, Krampus mixes fear, fun and festive thrills for an adventure that will change the way you see the holidays forever

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About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.

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