Hatchet Gets An Ongoing Series From American Mythology September 2017 Solicits

Hatchet was a 2006 American slasher film written and directed by Adam Green. The film hads an ensemble cast, including Robert Englund, Kane Hodder, Mercedes McNab and Tony Todd. In style of old-school slasher films such as Friday the 13th, the plot followed a group of tourists on a New Orleans haunted swamp tour accidentally stranded in the wilderness only to be hunted by the vengeful spirit of a deformed being who kills anyone that enters the swamp.

American Mythology Press published a Hatchet #0 earlier in the year, but now it’s coming back with a full series. And five cover variants too. By James Kuhoric and Andrew Mangum.

Come with us back to Honey Island Swamp for a brand new tale of horror at the hands of Victor Crowley. It’s 1983 and a group of college kids with aspirations of creating the next blockbuster horror franchise set out to find the place where New Orleans most notorious boogeyman lived. Victor Crowley waits for those foolish enough to enter his swamp and disturb his nightmare cycle. This is old school horror returned to comics with Adam Green’s vision of rage and terror unleashed on the comics’ page. If you loved Hatchet #0 – don’t miss the brand new heaping helping of horror right here! HATCHET #1 comes with five covers – Main Massacre by Richard Bonk, Full Moon by Greg LaRocque, Gore by Andrew Mangum, Hand of Horror by Buz Hasson & Ken Haeser, and a special Rated MR for Horror Limited Edition Cover.

Out in September, from American Mythology PRess – who have some other comics out for the same month as well…


BEDTIME STORIES FOR IMPRESSIONABLE CHILDREN #2
(W) Jim Shooter & Various (A) Joe James & Various (CA) James Nelms
The world’s most awkward daycare worker, Uncle Alonzo, returns with more wildly inappropriate stories for kids as legendary writer Jim Shooter and artist Joe James (Dark Dominion) team-up for another horrifying tale, along with Andy Sands (The Wicked West) and Joanna Estep (Roadsong), and Mark Wheatley (Breathtaker) and J.C. Vaughn (Zombie-Proof). Also: Vaughn and artist Gene Gonzales team for a McCandless & Company back-up story.
Toothpick Warriors cover by Mark Wheatley Redneck Aliens cover by James Nelms. (STL056611)
32pgs, FC SRP: $3.99


PLUS ULTRA #8
(W) Jon Hughes (A) Matthew Weldon, Jon Hughes (CA) Matthew Weldon
In the second and final part of the series finale, Plus Ultra must overcome her past anxieties to discover the truth about the hostage situation she is trying to resolve. (STL015512)
RES. from Previews Vol. XXVI #7 (JUL161822)
24pgs, FC SRP: $3.99


THREE STOOGES HALLOWEEN STOOGETACULAR
(W) S.A. Check (A) Brian Fraim, Brendon Fraim (CA) Bill Galvan
It’s that time of year again and The Boys are back to scare up some stories guaranteed to make you laugh! Return to Castle Frankenstooge and other slap-happy horror tales in time for the spookiest time of year. The Three Stooges Halloween Stoogetacular delivers all the things that go nyuk, nyuk, nyuk in the night and pokes those pesky ghosts and goblins right between the eyes! Enjoy classic funnies with modern flare here with The Three Stooges. The Three Stooges Halloween Stoogetacular comes with four covers – Main by Galvan, Framed by the Fraim Brothers, Color Photo Cover, and a special Black & White Retailer Incentive Photo Cover! (STL056577)
32pgs, FC SRP: $3.99

THE THREE STOOGES TP VOL 01
(W) S.A. Check (A) Bill Galvan & Various (CA) Jon Pinto
We are proud to present hilarious new shorts with all the eye poking, face slapping, and nose pinching goodness of yesteryear. The Stooges influenced generations of comic book creators and now lifelong fans have a chance to contribute to their legacy with these new slapstick adventures. We cram so much Stooge into this new volume that you’ll be nyuk, nyuk, nyuking it up for weeks to come! Timeless comedy returns to comic books with new and classic stories to tickle your funny bone. Collects The Boys Are Back, StoogeAPalooza, Red White & Stooge, Curse of Frankenstooge, & Halloween Hullaballoo stories and packed with extra fun parody ads, interviews, classic comics, and more Stooge goodness. (STL028666) (DEC161200)
SC, 144pgs, FC SRP: $19.99

UNDERDOG CLASSICS TP VOL 01
(W) Chet Stover, Buck Biggers (A) Frank Johnson, Jorge Pacheco (CA) Patrick Owsley
There’s no need to fear, UNDERDOG is here! For over 50 years the adventures of Underdog have entertained children of all ages. When the call for help goes out, Shoeshine Boy leaps into action by transforming into Underdog! With the speed of lightning and a roar of thunder, Underdog fights his many colorful foes including the dastardly Simon Bar Sinister, Riff Raff, and the Marble Men to save Sweet Polly Purebred and the city! Relive your childhood with this cherished animated classic which presents some of the best original comic book adventures ever assembled! (STL048578)
SC, 144pgs, FC SRP: $19.99

 

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Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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