Skybound Presents Afterschool Takes Classic Specials to Frightening Place
Morals have eroded. Your kids are out of control. Skybound’s new teen horror anthology is going to teach them a lesson. Image Comics and Skybound have announced Skybound Presents Afterschool, a new miniseries debuting in June that takes the familiar cautionary tales we’ve all learned in our youths and flips them on their (severed) heads.
Each standalone Afterschool special features its own team of acclaimed writers and all-star artists from comics, television and beyond, including Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead and Greg Hinkle; Kate Herron and Briony Redman alongside Leila Leiz; and Jill Blotevogel with Marley Zarcone, to give each issue a distinct horrifying feel, with its own relatable characters and truly chilling lessons.
The world seems like a frightening place. We’re here to show you just how much that’s true.
The debut issue by Benson, Moorhead, Greg Hinkle and Giovanna Niro follows Nora, whose anxiety prevented her from approaching high school with any degree of confidence. Until she adopts Janie, an emotional support dog with a winning smile and a killer secret. But just how far will Nora go to keep her new life?
Skybound Presents Afterschool #1 will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, and Google Play on Wednesday, June 8.