Comic Crypt: New Horror Series THE CLOSET Coming This June from Image!

Monsters are lurking in the chilling new horror series, THE CLOSET from Image Comics. The new series is by writer James Tynion IV and artist Gavin Fullerton. Issue #1 will debut on June 1st in comic book stores nationwide. Get more info about the series down below.

From The Press Release

PORTLAND, Ore. 03/18/2022 — Bestselling writer James Tynion IV (The Department Of Truth, Razorblades) and artist Gavin Fullerton (Bog Bodies, Bags) invite readers to a new tale of existential familial horror in the upcoming, The Closet. Previously published via “The Empire of the Tiny Onion” newsletter, this three issue miniseries will launch in June from Image Comics in print format for the first time.

“I’m absolutely thrilled to be bringing the first of the original comic series I’ve been publishing through my Substack to print,” said Tynion IV in an exclusive on the announcement with ScreenRant. “The Closet is a personal horror story that’s been living in the back of my head for a very long time, and I can’t wait to introduce it to a larger audience.”

In The Closet, Thom is moving cross-country with his family and dragging the past along with them. His son, Jamie, is seeing monsters in the bedroom closet and will not let them go.

Fullerton added: “The set up of our story I’m sure will be familiar to many horror fans. A little boy is afraid of the monster in his closet. But also many horror fans will know that these familiar tropes are there to guide the audience into something much much deeper.”

The Closet #1 will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, June 1:

  • Cover A by Fullerton – Diamond Code APR220048
  • Cover B 1:25 copy incentive by Michael Avon Oeming – Diamond Code APR220049
  • Cover C 1:50 copy incentive by Declan Shalvey – Diamond Code APR220050
James Tynion IV is the writer of Batman, and many other titles for DC Comics, including Detective Comics, Justice League Dark, and the New York Times best selling Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trilogy. He is the co-creator of Wynd, Something is Killing the Children, Memetic, and the GLAAD award winning series, The Woods. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY with his partner and their nice old dog.ABOUT GAVIN FULLERTON
Gavin Fullerton is an Irish comic book and storyboard artist. His first graphic novel BAGS (Or a Story Thereof) based on the short story by Over the Garden Wall creator Patrick McHale, was published by Boom! Studios in 2019. He was also the artist on Bog Bodies with writer Declan Shalvey (Savage Town, Time Before Time) published by Image comics. He lives and works in his home town in Ireland. 
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
About Michael Juvinall (6520 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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