Comic Crypt: Rush Reprint Ordered for Teen Horror Series SHADECRAFT!

Image Comics has announced they have had to place a rushed reprint for their newest horror series, SHADECRAFT. The teen horror series has quickly sold out at the distributor level which prompted the rushed reprint. Get more details to see what all the fuss is about down below.

From The Press Release

PORTLAND, Ore. 04/02/2021 — Image Comics is pleased to announce that the eagerly anticipated new teen horror series Shadecraft by Joe Henderson (showrunner of Netflix’s Lucifer) and Lee Garbett (Captain Marvel) has sold out instantly at the distributor level. This dark and addictive new series—from the creative team behind the Eisner nominated series Skyward—is being rushed back to print in order to keep up with growing demand. The second printing cover will feature exciting new artwork by Jock and Garbett in a first-ever creative collaboration.

In stores the same week, Shadecraft #2 will also showcase a stunning cover B by lauded artist Tula Lotay.

“We are so crazy thrilled that people fell in love with Zadie Lu the same way we did!!” said Henderson and Garbett in a joint statement. “Her journey is so near and dear to our hearts, so thank you to everyone for checking it out! Get ready for more shadowplay, surprises, and teen angst to come!”

Shadecraft is the series to watch right now and caught the early attention of Hollywood heavyweights at Netflix. The streaming platform preemptively picked up Shadecraft for a TV development deal with Henderson onboard to co-write the pilot with Georgia Lee and Garbett attached as a producer.

In Shadecraft, readers meet Zadie Lu, who is afraid of her own shadow. She’s a teenager, so she REALLY should have grown out of it by now, right? But something weird is happening in her small town. Zadie could swear the shadows are coming to life. Watching her. Trying to KILL her. But how do you fight something you can’t even touch? And how does all of this tie into her FAMILY, of all things? 

Shadecraft #1, second printing (Diamond Code FEB219156), Shadecraft #2 Cover A by Garbett (Diamond Code FEB210208) and Shadecraft #2 Cover B by Tula Lotay (Diamond Code FEB210209) will all be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, April 28. 

Shadecraft is also available for purchase across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.

Select praise for Shadecraft

“YA adventure that promises terror and family feels.” —The Mary Sue

“A very compelling character study that has so much potential.” —Black Nerd Problems

“If you love shows like Chilling Adventures of Sabrina or Buffy the Vampire Slayer, you’ll love Shadecraft.” —AIPT

“Finding the right blend of the playful and macabre, Shadecraft is setting the stage for a frightening story, regardless of whether those horrors come from the real world of navigating high school or from a darker realm of existence.” —ComicBook.com

“Fans drawn to imaginative worlds with complicated family dynamics like Buffy the Vampire Slayer will devour the first issue and be hungry for more.” —Comic Book Resources

ABOUT IMAGE COMICS
Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of bestselling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has six individuals on the Board of Directors: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, Jim Valentino, and Eric Stephenson. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline Comics, Skybound Entertainment, and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.

About Michael Juvinall (5430 Articles)
I am a devoted husband and father. I have been a voracious horror fan since the early age of 5 and metal fan since I was 14. I watch all horror films but my great loves are classic horror films: Universal Monsters, Werewolves, Hammer Horror and an all-around affinity for things that go bump in the night! I'm also a huge fan of extreme metal music.

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