Skip to main content

PRE-ORDER: 'Winnebago Graveyard' #1 by Steve Niles, Alison Sampson, and Stéphane Paitreau

WINNEBAGO GRAVEYARD—created by Steve Niles and Alison Sampson and first announced at Image Expo—promises to take readers on a spine-tingling road trip this June. Image Comics is pleased to reveal a selection of preview pages from WINNEBAGO GRAVEYARD #1, set to hit stores this June.


In WINNEBAGO GRAVEYARD #1, an American family traveling on vacation finds themselves stranded in a small town with a sinister secret. This horror-adventure story about a family stuck on a road trip gone terribly awry is filled with creepy fairgrounds, nefarious characters, seedy conspiracies, towns full of Satanists, and a teenager. What else could possibly go wrong?


WINNEBAGO GRAVEYARD draws heavily on 1970s horror films, pulling inspiration from America's dark heart wherever possible.


WINNEBAGO GRAVEYARD #1 Cover A by Sampson (Diamond Code APR170723) and Cover B by Mingjue Helen Chen (Diamond Code APR170724) hit stores on Wednesday, June 14th. The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, May 22nd.  


WINNEBAGO GRAVEYARD #1 (OF 4)
Story: Steve Niles
Art / Cover: Aditya Bidikar, Alison Sampson, Jordie Bellaire, Stéphane Paitreau
Variant Cover: Mingjue Helen Chen
Published: June 14, 2017
Diamond ID: APR170724

An American family traveling on vacation finds themselves stranded in a small town with a sinister secret.

Digital : $3.99
Print: $3.99





Select praise for WINNEBAGO GRAVEYARD:

"I really loved Winnebago Graveyard. Smart and creepy horror by Steve Niles and eerie art by Alison Sampson. Niles at his horrific best."
—Rick Remender

"Winnebago Graveyard is beautiful and eerie and sinister as Hell. If Ray Bradbury went for grindhouse thrills, I think we'd get a story like this."
—Cullen Bunn

"A creepy, atmospheric start to the book with great, textural art by Alison. This is a book you can really 'feel'... I look forward to reading more."
—Charlie Adlard

"Steve Niles is perhaps my favourite writer working in comics these past 10 years and Alison is the perfect partner-in-crime for him, the heir to Bissette and Totleben with all her beautiful, real-life sketchiness. My favourite book of this year by a mile."
—Mark Millar

"This looks SO fantastic! I’m so excited to have been able to contribute."
—Jen Bartel

"Gloriously creepy & immaculately realised, a truly impressive piece of work."
—Declan Shalvey

"I checked out Winnebago Graveyard... and it was gorgeous creepy awesome. Highly effective stuff. Loved it."
—Joe Harris

"Really really dug the '70s horror movie vibe of Winnebago Graveyard by Steve Niles and Alison Sampson—I am very much hooked! Great series!"
—Fred Van Lente

"Creepily splendid horror."
—Amy Chu

"With Winnebago Graveyard, Alison Sampson and Steve Niles have beautifully summoned the visceral horrors lurking within America, and I am enthralled."
—Joe Keatinge

"Winnebago Graveyard is beautiful, grotesque, and scary a must read for horror fans."
—Riley Rossmo

"Winnebago Graveyard... is scary as Hell. Get on board!"
—Andy Diggle

"Winnebago Graveyard... where Alison Sampson continues to the sort of poetic hyper-realism of her work (I always think of Arthur Ranson, who is a big deal to us British). Steve Niles' story of slowly approaching horror is turned stately, rather. This is measured, and precise, lulling you into its rhythms. I like it." 
—Kieron Gillen

"Steve Niles is at it again, finding a way to take what could be a normal day with the family and turning it into a nightmare on so many levels, featuring hauntingly beautiful artwork by Alison Sampson that sets the tone from page one. Winnebago Graveyard is the start of a wild and twisted ride."
—Jimmy Palmiotti

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

ADVANCE REVIEW: 'Winnebago Graveyard' #1 by Steve Niles, Alison Sampson, and Stéphane Paitreau

Steve Niles and Alison Sampson have arrived to disrupt your bedtime. What happens when an American family traveling on vacation finds themselves stranded in a small town with a sinister secret? The answer is a whole lot of creepy.


WINNEBAGO GRAVEYARD #1 (OF 4) Story: Steve Niles Art / Cover: Aditya Bidikar, Alison Sampson, Jordie Bellaire, Stéphane Paitreau Variant Cover: Mingjue Helen Chen Published: June 14, 2017 Diamond ID: APR170724 Digital : $3.99 Print: $3.99
★★★★1/2 (4.5/5)
Niles wastes no time in setting the tone of  this limited horror series 'Winnebago Graveyard.' A couple is abducted by people in hooded robes and are sacrificed during some kind of satanic ceremony that gives birth to something I can't explain here. You'll have to see it for yourselves. Then we're introduced to our protagonists, the dysfunctional family traveling via the titular Winnebago. They make the same mistake every person in a horror does, they stay at the creepiest locations instead …

REVIEW: 'Samaritan: Veritas' #1 by Matt Hawkins, Atilio Rojo, and Troy Peteri

Born out of The Tithe, 'Samaritan: Veritas,' takes on a whole new target as hacker Samantha Copeland is on the run and looking for revenge. It's a thrilling new chapter from Top Cow's Edenverse written by Matt Hawkins with art from Atilio Rojo.


SAMARITAN #1 Story: Matt Hawkins Art / Lettering / Cover: Atilio Rojo Letterer: Troy Peteri Published: May 24, 2017 Diamond ID: MAR170694 Digital : $3.99 Print: $3.99
★★★★☆ (4/5)
The Tithe found Samaritan taking on nefarious mega-churches and this time the only things more corrupt are the U.S. government and military contractors. The President is in Samantha's crosshairs but she's also a hunted woman using all her hacking skills and the resources of the dark web to counter her pursuers. It's this complex cat-and-mouse game that Hawkins unfolds while also providing Samantha's background for new readers. Hawkins does a delicate balancing act adding exposition with flashbacks while moving the story forward in the prese…

REVIEW: 'Magnus' #1 by Kyle Higgins, Jorge Fornes, and Chris O'Halloran

Dynamite keeps reinventing classic Gold Key Comics characters and their latest iteration of Magnus, Robot Fighter, is neither a man nor a robot fighter. What 'Magnus' #1 is, it's a fascinating piece of speculative fiction from Kyle Higgins and Jorge Fornes that is smart, immersive, and thought-provoking.


Magnus #1 writer: Kyle Higgins (main story), Chuck Wendig (Turok bonus story) artist: Jorge Fornés (main story), Chris O'Halloran (main story),  Álvaro Sarraseca (Turok bonus story) letters: Taylor Esposito covers:  Giuseppe Camuncoli (a), Jorge Fornés (b),  Aaron Conley (c), Daniel Warren Johnson(d) incentive covers: Jorge Fornés (B/W art), Aaron Conley (B/W art),  Giuseppe Camuncoli (B/W art), Jorge Fornés (“virgin art”), Aaron Conley (“virgin art”) Order the cover of your choice! FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • Teen+ 
★★★★★ (5/5)
Thanks to shows like Westworld and Black Mirror, science fiction is sexy again and it's not just aliens and space travel either. Instead, the th…

REVIEW: 'The Archies' One-Shot by Alex Segura, Matt Rosenberg, Joe Eisma, and Matt Herms

There's never a dull moment at Archie Comics. When the powers at be aren't rebooting classic titles with today's best and brightest talent, they're pitting the Riverdale gang against zombies and witches. In another fun twist, Archie has gathered  Alex Segura, Matthew Rosenberg, and Joe Eisma to take you behind the music of the greatest rock band led by Archie Andrews, The Archies.


THE ARCHIES ONE-SHOT Script: Alex Segura and Matt Rosenberg Art: Joe Eisma, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli Cover: Jaime Hernandez Variant Covers: David Mack, Audrey Mok
On Sale Date: 5/24 48-page, full color comic $4.99 U.S.
★★★★☆ (4/5)
Many a teenage garage band began with just a bunch of buddies hanging out, messing around with instruments tying to craft a song or two, not sure if it'll lead to anything. Fans of Archie Comics already know it does lead to something but how did it all come together? Segura and Rosenberg lay out this funny and sweet origin story with that very premise. The writers…

REVIEW: 'Romulus' #4 by Bryan Hill, Nelson Blake II, and Kevin Lennertz

Ashlar finds herself in the belly of the beast. She's got to go through Achilles to try and rescue Nicholas from the clutches of the leader of The Order of Romulus. Will the end of this story arc be the end of Ashlar?


ROMULUS #4 Story: Bryan Hill Art: Nelson Blake II, Kevin Lennertz Letterer: Deron Bennett Published: May 31, 2017 Diamond ID: NOV160639 Digital : $3.99 Print: $3.99
★★★★☆ (4/5)
After an unexpected break between issues, Bryan Hill and Nelson Blake II are back with the conclusion of the series first arc. Ashlar's thirst for revenge hasn't lessened, she's still determined as ever to kill the people responsible for her mother's death. Hill has kept her consistent, single-minded in her approach with a few annoyances along the way. Yet, she feels responsible for saving Nicholas from The Order as well. Her journey comes to this final showdown and it doesn't disappoint.
Without giving away the exciting conclusion, Hill delivers a tense confrontation that fl…