AHOY Comics ― the startup publisher that has been asking readers to “expect more” from its comic book magazine format ― is unleashing a unique and unnerving take on a literary icon with a new anthology title, EDGAR ALLAN POE’S SNIFTER OF TERROR.
The series promises to mangle beloved tales and unearth brand new stories, in what can only be described as a cross between Drunk History and Tales from the Crypt, featuring contributions from all star writers and artists including Rick Geary, Fred Harper, Ryan Kelly, Stuart Moore, Rachel Pollack, Mark Russell, Peter Snejbjerg and covers by celebrated MAD Magazine artist Richard Williams. Each issue also features Hunt Emerson’s take on The Black Cat.
“Every month, Hunt Emerson explores the secret true story behind Poe’s classic tale,” said AHOY Comics Editor-in-Chief Tom Peyer. “Warning: Poe and the Black Cat is only for those who have the stomach to see how literature is made.”
EDGAR ALLAN POE`S SNIFTER OF TERROR #1 Written by Tom Peyer, Mark Russell, Cienna Madrid with Art By Fred Harper, Peter Snejbjerg, Carly Wright, Hunt Emerson and cover by Richard Williams is ON THE SHELF now.
Edgar Allan Poe mangles classic tales and brand new stories in this cross between Drunk History and Tales from the Crypt! First, meet AHOY’s own alcohol-damaged version of Poe in “The Facts in The Case of M. Valdemar,” adapted by Tom Peyer (Batman ’66) and drawn by Fred Harper. Then: Sugary cereal meets vampirism in “Dark Chocolate,” by writer Mark Russell (The Flintstones) and artist Peter Snejbjerg (Starman). EXTRA! Comics by Hunt Emerson, unsettling verse by Cienna Madrid illustrated by Carly Wright!
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