The treat: an Avengers Halloween Special, hitting stores in October and featuring stories from creators including Gerry Duggan, Robbie Thompson, Jen and Sylvia Soska, Jay Baruchel, Bob Quinn, Eoin Marron, Jonas Scharf, and more. The trick: there’s no way this thing costs anything less than $7.99, right?
A press release reveals more details:
This Halloween, the Avengers will shock readers with their spookiest stories and the most fearful tales! Iron Man and Captain America take on a journey for one of Howard Stark’s abandoned weapons…but what they find is different than any kind of horror that they’ve encountered…
With bonus stories featuring your favorite Marvel heroes, including Daredevil, Punisher, and the X-Men, AVENGERS HALLOWEEN SPECIAL brings together an epic team writers and artists to take your favorite characters on all-new frightful journeys, including acclaimed creators Gerry Duggan (Despicable Deadpool, Infinity Countdown, Infinity Wars), Robbie Thompson (Doctor Strange and the Sorcerer’s Supreme, Spider-Man/Deadpool), and Canadian horror producers and screenwriters Jen Soska and Sylvia Soska (The Soska Sisters) (American Mary, See No Evil 2)! Plus, superstar writer Jay Baruchel (The Goon, This is the End) make their Marvel Comics debut!
Marvel editor Jake Thomas said:
It’s going to be a horror anthology with five frightful tales full of chills and thrills. The stories will showcase your favorite Marvel heroes through a funhouse mirror of the macabre, twisting their stories into terrifying tales sure to send shivers up your spine! The only thing scarier than reading this issue would be missing it!
Perhaps seeing the price tag? That, for now, remains a surprise. Check out the solicit below:
AVENGERS HALLOWEEN SPECIAL #1
Written by GERRY DUGGAN, THE SOSKA SISTERS, JAY BARUCHEL, ROBBIE THOMPSON & MORE
Art by BOB QUINN, EOIN MARRON, JONAS SCHARF & MORE
Cover by Geoff Shaw
On Sale 10/31/18