Upcoming television series in the works & new comic story arc coming in October.
FIVE GHOSTS, the popular horror series from Image Comics has been optioned by Universal Television and is currently in the development stage for a new television series. Evan Daugherty (Snow White and the Huntsmen, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) will be screenwriting, with Black Mask Studios and Benderspink producing. The series will also be branching out into new media projects with Black Mask Studios.
In addition to the exciting news, co-creators Frank J. Barbiere, Chris Mooneyham, and colorist Lauren Affe return for the beginning of an all-new story arc for FIVE GHOSTS. “Monsters & Men” begins on 10/15 with issue #13, just in time for New York Comic Con. This new arc will bring the acclaimed action adventure series to Eastern Europe and establish a new element of horror to the series. The series is also in development for a television series with Universal.
The new FIVE GHOSTS story arc features an assortment of famous monsters and literary figures. “Most notably the new arc will bring Fabian face-to-face with the legendary demon hunter Van Helsing,” hinted Barbiere. “Issue #13 will serve as a great jumping-on point and has been made fully returnable for all Diamond retailers.” The issue will also feature a blank sketch cover, available to all retailers to order, as well as a number of exciting retailer exclusive variants.
FIVE GHOSTS #13 arrives in stores this 10/15 and will be available for $3.50. It can be pre-ordered using Diamond Code AUG140647. The sketch variant can be ordered with Diamond Code JUL148416. The final order cutoff deadline for retailers is 9/22.