Comic Preview: Shadow Show

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Duff here…

Good Lord, am I looking forward to this series! Ray Bradbury is hands down my favorite author. His work influences everyone; it’s just genius.

IDW’s limited series is an anthology of great comic writers who have been inspired by the man who wrote Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, and The Illustrated Man, these writers include a murders row of comic talent; Joe Hill, Neil Gaiman, Harlan Ellison, Dave Eggers, and Alice Hoffman.

This is a beautiful creature, pick them up.

From IDW:

Shadow Show #1 (of 5) —GEM OF THE MONTH
Joe Hill & Jason Ciaramella (w) • Charles Paul Wilson III (a) • Gabriel Rodriguez (c)
In Shadow Show, acclaimed writers and come together to pay tribute to the work of the one and only Ray Bradbury, the incomparable literary artist who has given us such timeless classics as Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, and Dandelion Wine. Up first is “By The Silver Water of Lake Champlain,” written by Joe Hill and adapted by Jason Ciaramella (The Cape) and Charles Paul Wilson III (Wraith). In this haunting story, Gail and Joel, two young teens, form an unlikely bond over the discovery of a lifetime. But their lives will soon be changed, forever altered by what they found that foggy day by the silver waters of Lake Champlain.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• A five-issue tribute to Ray Bradbury, featuring stories by some of the most notable names in the writing world—including Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill, Audrey Niffenegger, Dave Eggers, Alice Hoffman, Harlan Ellison, and more—with short stories that thrill, frighten, move, and dazzle in the great Bradbury tradition.
• Coming next month: stories by Neil Gaiman & Audrey Niffenegger!
• Blue-line pencil variant by Gabriel Rodriguez!


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