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Preview: Midnight Massacre #4

MIDNIGHT MASSACRE #4

Writer(s): John Matsuya and Ben Matsuya
Artist Name(s): Ben Matsuya (Pencils), Ben Matsuya (Colors)
Cover Artist(s): Ben Matsuya
Editors: Shawn Gabborin, Nicole D’Andria
Color Assistant: Aaron Daly, Erin Fekete
Fonts: Blambots
40 pgs./ M / FC $2.99
Digital-Only

October is coming to Calico Adventure Park, which launches the annual “Midnight Massacre” Halloween event at the Western-themed amusement park. When upper management fires its “cast members” and outsource their jobs to the netherworld, all hell is about to break loose. It’s up to jaded games employee and part-time rebel, Amy Nicholson, to save the park and Halloween.

MIDNIGHT MASSACRE #4

Preview: Midnight Massacre #3

MIDNIGHT MASSACRE #3

Writer(s): John Matsuya and Ben Matsuya
Artist Name(s): Ben Matsuya (Pencils), Ben Matsuya (Colors)
Cover Artist(s): Megan Huang
Editors: Shawn Gabborin, Nicole D’Andria
Color Assistant: Aaron Daly, Erin Fekete
Fonts: Blambots
45 pgs./ M / FC $2.99
Digital-Only

As Calico Adventure Park’s Midnight Massacre devolves into real pandemonium, Amy tries to make her escape with the help of her friends. The dead live, the monsters mash, and chaos reigns. But just as the park becomes the embodiment of Amy’s fears,  a solution to re-trap the monsters presents itself…

MIDNIGHT MASSACRE #3

Preview: Midnight Massacre #2

MIDNIGHT MASSACRE #2

Writer(s): John Matsuya and Ben Matsuya
Artist Name(s): Ben Matsuya (Pencils), Ben Matsuya (Colors)
Cover Artist(s): Jasen Smith
Editors: Shawn Gabborin, Nicole D’Andria
Color Assistant: Aaron Daly, Erin Fekete
Fonts: Blambots
41 pgs./ M / FC $2.99
Digital-Only

Trying to prove to her crush that she hasn’t “sold out”, Amy plays a prank on her amusement park job on Halloween night. Little does she know that her “harmless” gag has dire consequences and frees the roaming theme park monsters of their earthly chains. As the monsters come to life, Amy must warn the park before Calico’s Midnight Massacre becomes an actual midnight massacre.

MIDNIGHT MASSACRE #2

Preview: Midnight Massacre #1

MIDNIGHT MASSACRE #1

Writer(s): John Matsuya and Ben Matsuya
Artist Name(s): Ben Matsuya (Pencils), Ben Matsuya (Colors)
Cover Artist(s): Ben Matsuya
Editors: Shawn Gabborin, Nicole D’Andria
Color Assistant: Aaron Daly, Erin Fekete
Fonts: Blambots
31 pgs./ M / FC $2.99
Digital-Only

October is coming to Calico Adventure Park, which launches the annual “Midnight Massacre” Halloween event at the Western-themed amusement park. When upper management fires its “cast members” and outsource their jobs to the netherworld, all hell is about to break loose. It’s up to jaded games employee and part-time rebel, Amy Nicholson, to save the park and Halloween. 

MIDNIGHT MASSACRE #1

Midnight Massacre: Visit the Greatest Horror-Themed Amusement Park this Halloween

Enjoy this Halloween with Action Lab: Danger Zone‘s digital first premiere of John and Ben Matsuya‘s Midnight Massacre! Halloween is here and so is Calico Adventure Park’s annual Halloween extravaganza “Midnight Massacre!” But when the corporate executives `conjure real monsters, all hell breaks loose… literally. It’s up to a jaded teenage employee to save the park and the world! Midnight Massacre is a rollicking horror comedy guaranteed to scare you out of your quarter life crisis.   

So, join jaded games employee and part-time rebel Amy Nicholson as she tries to save everyone from the nightmare that is the “Midnight Massacre” Halloween event at Calico Adventure Park. Midnight Massacre is written by the Matsuya’s with pencils and color by Ben Matsuya with a color assist by Aaron Daly and Erin Fekete and fonts by Blambots. The first and fourth issue covers are by Ben Matsuya, the second issue cover by Jasen Smith, and the third issue cover by Megan Huang. The comic is edited by Shawn Gabborin and Nicole D’Andria.

The complete story of Midnight Massacre will be on comiXology this month! Issues #1-2 release on 10/16 and issues #3-4 release on 10/30. And watch out next year for the physical trade collection!

Midnight Massacre

Preview: Black Betty Volume 2

BLACK BETTY VOLUME 2

Writer(s): Shawn Gabborin
Artist Name(s): Rafael Dantas (art), Rosa “Rosakaz” Rantila (colors)
Cover Artist(s): Rafael Dantas
128 pgs./ M / FC
$14.99

What kind of creature would stalk an idyllic, quiet, small town? None, as far as Betty can tell. But there’s one little boy in town who is convinced something is wrong. He’s willing to put up his dead grandfather’s money if Betty can find the killer… and Betty never turns down a bounty.

Collects Black Betty #5-8: Musical Interlude.

BLACK BETTY VOLUME 2

Preview: Black Betty #8

BLACK BETTY #8

Writer(s): Shawn Gabborin
Artist Name(s): Rafael Dantas (art), Rosa “Rosakaz” Rantila (colors)
Cover A – Rafael Dantas
Cover B – Rafael Dantas Tattered & Torn (limited to 2500)
Cover C – Ann Uland artist variant (limited to 2000)
Cover D – Ann Uland Risqué (limited to 2500)
Cover E – Bill McKay (limited to 2000)
Cover F – Bill McKay Risqué (limited to 2500)
32 pgs./ M / FC
$4.99

It’s time for Betty to take out a siren! But can she avoid the siren’s song long enough to do it??

BLACK BETTY #8

Preview: Black Betty #7

BLACK BETTY #7

Writer(s): Shawn Gabborin
Artist Name(s): Rafael Dantas (art), Rosa “Rosakaz” Rantila (colors)
Cover A – Rafael Dantas
Cover B – Rafael Dantas Tattered & Torn (limited to 2500)
Cover C – Ann Uland artist variant (limited to 2000)
Cover D – Ann Uland Risque (limited to 2500)
Cover E – Zoe Stanley (limited to 2000)
Cover F – Zoe Stanley Risque (limited to 2500)

An entire town under the control of a hypnotic song… Betty knows what she’s looking for, but finding it without spilling innocent blood? That’s the hard part!

32 pgs./ M / FC $4.99

Black Betty #7

Preview: Black Betty #6

BLACK BETTY #6

Writer(s): Shawn Gabborin
Artist Name(s): Rafael Dantas (art), Rosa “Rosakaz” Rantila (colors)
Cover A – Rafael Dantas
Cover B – Rafael Dantas Tattered & Torn (limited to 2500)
Cover C – Joel Adams artist variant (limited to 2000)
Cover D – Joel Adams Tattered & Torn (limited to 2500)
Cover E – Tony Fleecs (limited to 2000)
Cover F – Tony Fleecs Tattered & Torn (limited to 2500)
32 pgs./ M / FC
$4.99

Betty’s back in town, and this time she’s not leaving until she finds the truth! Can she keep a young boy safe from a town turned against him?

Black Betty Betty Volume 2: A Musical Interlude with the Monster Hunter for Hire!

After the murder of his grandfather, a small boy offers his money to monster hunter Black Betty if she can find the killer creature he’s convinced hides in his seemingly idyllic town. Will Black Betty find this mysterious creature? She’s certainly going to try when there’s money on the line!

Black Betty is part of the Danger Doll Universe, which features the lethal likes of DollFace, Vampblade and Zombie Tramp. Readers won’t want to miss this horrifying addition to the Danger Doll Universe featuring the writing of Shawn Gabborin, art by Rafael Dantas, and colors by Rosa Rantila.

Black Betty Volume 2 collects the “Musical Interlude” story from issues 5-8 of the series. It will be available in a comic book store near you on October 3, 2018.

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