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Gruesome Consequences in R.L. Stine’s Stuff of Nightmares #3

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Stuff of Nightmares #3, the next issue of a brand new four-issue limited comic book series from R.L. Stine, the legendary author of Fear Street and Goosebumps, who’s back with a chilling new take on iconic creatures from horror legend in his first creator-owned comic book series, with chilling art by A.L. Kaplan, colors by Roman Titov, and letters by Jim Campbell. Available on November 23, 2022.

Reeling from disaster, Issac and Stella are left to pick up the pieces–some more gruesome than figurative–as a new monster emerges from the laboratory. They’ll soon find that creating life from death has terrible, terrible consequences!

Stuff of Nightmares #3 features main and variant cover art from acclaimed artist Francesco Francavilla and highly collectible variant cover art by illustrators Christian Ward, Suspiria Vilchez, Reiko Murakami, and the third in a series of connecting covers by acclaimed illustrator Dustin Nguyen.

Stuff of Nightmares #3

Preview: Stuff of Nightmares #2 (of 4)

Stuff of Nightmares #2 (of 4)

(W) R. L. Stine (A) A.L. Kaplan (CA) Francesco Francavilla
In Shops: Oct 26, 2022
SRP: $4.99

R.L. Stine’s first creator-owned single-issue comic series continues with even more disturbing horrors!
After losing everything in a fiery disaster, the Cameron Brothers, Stella, and Frankie flee to an abandoned manor to get their hands on fresh corpses and continue their macabre experiments.
But they aren’t alone and the terror is just beginning in this ghastly tale that only the Nightmare Keeper could tell…

Stuff of Nightmares #2 (of 4)

Dustin Nguyen’s Stuff of Nightmares Variant Connecting Covers

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at the connecting variant covers of Stuff of Nightmares #1-4, by legendary illustrator Dustin NguyenStuff of Nightmares is a brand new four-issue limited comic book series from R.L Stine, the legendary author of Fear Street and Goosebumps, who’s back with a chilling new take on iconic creatures from horror legend in his first creator-owned comic book series, with chilling art by A.L. Kaplan, colors by Roman Titov, and letters by Jim Campbell.

The monster you encounter isn’t the one you thought it’d be—you might be familiar with the classic tale of a mad scientist hell-bent on creating life, but what these two demented brothers have created is something else entirely! Get ready for a darker, more gruesome, and even more terrifying series for horror fans who are ready to face their fears in … STUFF OF NIGHTMARES!

Stuff of Nightmares #1 is in stores now. Stuff of Nightmares #2 will be available for sale on October 26, 2022.

Dustin Nguyen Stuff of Nightmares variant covers

Preview: Stuff of Nightmares #1 (of 4)

Stuff of Nightmares #1 (of 4)

(W) R. L. Stine (A) A.L. Kaplan (CA) Francesco Francavilla
In Shops: Sep 21, 2022
SRP: $4.99

R.L Stine is back-but not for the faint of heart-with a chilling take on an iconic character, perfect for fans of Fear Street and EC Comics horror titles!

In the first of Stine’s reanimated reimaginings, you’re familiar with the classic tale of a mad scientist hell-bent on creating life, but what these two demented brothers have created is something else entirely!

Horror lovers won’t want to miss the legendary author’s return to comics in his first creator-owned single issue series, with art by A.L. Kaplan (Maw, Jim Henson’s The Storyteller).

Fans also won’t want to miss celebrating this milestone event with a Björn Barends variant signed by R.L. Stine and not one but two extra spooky glow in the dark covers by Francesco Francavilla and original Goosebumps cover artist Tim Jacobus!

Stuff of Nightmares #1 (of 4)

R.L. Stine’s Stuff of Nightmares #1 gets a second printing before release

BOOM! Studios has revealed that Stuff of Nightmares #1 has sold out at the distributor level before release! This premiere issue of a brand new four-issue limited comic book series from R.L Stine, the legendary author of Fear Street and Goosebumps, who’s back with a chilling new take on iconic creatures from horror legend in his first creator-owned comic book series, with chilling art by A.L. Kaplan, colors by Roman Titov, and letters by Jim Campbell.

In the premiere of Stine’s reanimated reimagining, the monster you encounter isn’t the one you thought it’d be—you might be familiar with the classic tale of a mad scientist hell-bent on creating life, but what these two demented brothers have created is something else entirely! Get ready for a darker, more gruesome, and even more terrifying series for horror fans who are ready to face their fears in … STUFF OF NIGHTMARES!

In response to the overwhelming support from retailers and fans, BOOM! Studios has announced Stuff of Nightmares #1 Second Printing, featuring brand new cover art by series artist Kaplan, available in stores October 19, 2022.

Stuff of Nightmares #1 Second Printing

R.L. Stine’s Twist on Legendary Monsters in Stuff of Nightmares #1

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Stuff of Nightmares #1, the premiere issue of a brand new four-issue limited comic book series from R.L Stine with chilling art by A.L. Kaplan, colors by Roman Titov, and letters by Jim Campbell. Available in September 2022.

In the premiere of Stine’s reanimated reimagining, the monster you enounter isn’t the one you thought it’d be—you might be familiar with the classic tale of a mad scientist hell-bent on creating life, but what these two demented brothers have created is something else entirely! Get ready for a darker, more gruesome, and even more terrifying series for horror fans who are ready to face their fears in … STUFF OF NIGHTMARES!

Fans won’t want to miss celebrating the series premiere Stuff of Nightmares #1 with a main cover from acclaimed artist Francesco Francavilla and highly collectible variant cover art by illustrators Miguel Mercado, Adam Gorham, Jenny Frison, and Kyle Hotz.

For the first time ever, in celebration of the legendary author’s new series launch, BOOM! Studios will offer an incredibly rare variant cover from artist Björn Barends signed by R.L. Stine, which also comes with a COA that will be recognized by the CGC Signature Series program! 

In addition, this first issue gets not just one but two extra spooky glow-in-the-dark covers by Francavilla and original Goosebumps cover artist Tim Jacobus!

Stuff of Nightmares #1 will be available for sale on September 21, 2022 exclusively at local comic book shops. The Stuff of Nightmares #1 rare variant cover from artist Björn Barends signed by R.L. Stine will be in stores October 26, 2022.

Stuff of Nightmares #1

Preview: Maw

Maw

(W) Jude Ellison S. Doyle (A) A.L. Kaplan (CA) Ariela Kristantina
In Shops: Jul 27, 2022
SRP: $19.99

Critically acclaimed journalist & opinion writer Jude Ellison S. Doyle (Dead Blonds and Bad Mothers), breakout artist A.L. Kaplan, and colorist Fabiana Mascolo (Firefly: Brand New ‘Verse) weave a provocative horror story of sisterly bonds, deep trauma, and the dormant monsters buried within us, perfect for readers of Redlands and Something is Killing the Children!

Marion Angela Weber hopes to gain some perspective and empowerment at a feminist retreat with her sister Wendy on the remote island of Angitia – some perspective that isn’t at the bottom of a bottle for once.

But after an assault on her first night on the island, everything goes horribly wrong. The violent encounter awakens something monstrous in Marion, triggering warped mutations in her body, and bringing forth a hunger she can’t bring herself to name…

Collects the complete Maw #1-5.

Maw

R.L. Stine Puts His Twist on Legendary Monsters in Stuff of Nightmares

BOOM! Studios has announced Stuff of Nightmares, a brand new four-issue limited comic book series from R.L Stine, the legendary author of Fear Street and Goosebumps, who’s back with a chilling new take on iconic creatures from horror legend in his first creator-owned comic book series, with chilling art by A.L. Kaplan, and colors by Roman Titov. Available in September 2022.

In the premiere of Stine’s reanimated reimagining, the monster you enounter isn’t the one you thought it’d be—you might be familiar with the classic tale of a mad scientist hell-bent on creating life, but what these two demented brothers have created is something else entirely! Get ready for a darker, more gruesome, and even more terrifying series for horror fans who are ready to face their fears in … STUFF OF NIGHTMARES!

Fans won’t want to miss celebrating the series premiere Stuff of Nightmares #1 with a main cover from acclaimed artist Francesco Francavilla and highly collectible variant cover art by illustrators Miguel Mercado, Adam Gorham, Jenny Frison, and Kyle Holtz, as well as an incredibly rare variant cover from artist Björn Barends signed by R.L. Stine and not one but two extra spooky glow-in-the-dark covers by Francavilla and original Goosebumps cover artist Tim Jacobus!

Stuff of Nightmares

Nia Nal a.k.a. Dreamer Debuts in Superman: Son of Kal-El #13

Jay Nakamura and Lois Lane aren’t the only journalists in Metropolis. Going from the small screen to comic pages, Nicole Maines‘ character of Nial Nal, and her superhero alter-ego Dreamer, are coming to the DC Universe debuting in Superman: Son of Kal-El #13. Maines will be co-writing Superman: Son of Kal-El #13 with series writer Tom Taylor. Maines recently drafted the introduction for the DC Pride 2022 anthology, which you can read here

It’s the dramatic DC Universe debut of Dreamer! When every hero on Earth is threatened by Henry Bendix’s machinations, it’s a race against time for Dreamer to warn Superman before it happens! But will this mysterious new ally’s premonition become a nightmare for Jonathan Kent?

Superman: Son of Kal-El #13 features art by Clayton Henry and will be available at local comic shops on July 12, 2022. The issue will feature a main cover by Travis Moore and a 1:25 variant cover by Clayton Henry. Making his DC debut is A.L. Kaplan, who created an open variant featuring Dreamer on the back of Jon Kent.

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