Dark Horse Comics will release the new Girlfiend story, GIRLFIEND IN PARIS: A BLOODTHIRSTY BEDTIME STORY! A storybook romance spiked with criminal horrors from the Pander Brothers. The hardcover book will be available in comic shops beginning on October 12, 2022. Get more details down below.
From The Press Release
MILWAUKIE, Ore., (March 31, 2022)— The Pander Brothers (Dissident X, Grendel: Devil’s Legacy) return to the world of GirlFIEND with GirlFIEND in Paris: A Bloodthirsty Bedtime Story. This original graphic novel is written in poetic verse from the vampire heroine Karina’s perspective and includes a new GirlFIEND pin-up gallery.
The fugitive romance continues between Karina, a day-walking vampire and Nick, a nocturnal mortal. Living out their storybook fantasy in Paris by day and hunting down criminals by night to feed Karina’s hunger, Nick’s moral line continues to be pushed to the limit. When Karina discovers her latest prey holds a dark criminal secret, it will put their immortal love-pact to the test when they attempt to rescue an innocent girl from a deadly underworld plot.
“We wanted to magnify the idea of the protagonists living out their “fairytale fantasy” in Paris by depicting the narrative itself in literal fairytale storybook verse,” Arnold describes.
“GirlFIEND in Paris was born out of the Covid lockdown,” Jacob explains, “With both of us working in separate locations, we decided to take a different approach by making the story more intimate in its tone – a Paris romance novella to reacquaint the readers with these two characters, and allow the complexity of their relationship to grow and evolve.
“While also delivering a solid dose of horror and action that is expected from GirlFIEND.” Arnold interjects. “It is a dark fairytale after all.”
The GirlFIEND in Paris: A Bloodthirsty Bedtime Story hardcover will be available at comic stores October 12, 2022 and in bookstores October 25, 2022. It is available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop and bookstore. GirlFIEND in Paris: A Bloodthirsty Bedtime Story will retail for $19.99.
Praise for the Pander Brothers:
“Each page is a visual feast.” – Comic Book Resources
“The Pander Brothers have a tremendous cinematic style.” – Rock Shop Pop
“Worth every penny for horror, action and comic fans alike.” – Rock Shop Pop
“Girlfriend is one of the best horror comics I have read…” – Scream Sirens
“The Pander Brothers deliver an absolutely gorgeous graphic novel.” – Horror Talk
“You can feel that intensity running through the entire book, like fast music should be pumping as the soundtrack.” – Horror Talk
About Dark Horse Comics
Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics is an excellent example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and transform a company with humble beginnings into an industry giant. Over the years, Dark Horse has published the work of creative legends such as Yoshitaka Amano, Margaret Atwood, Paul Chadwick, Geof Darrow, Will Eisner, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Faith Erin Hicks, Kazuo Koike, Matt Kindt, Jeff Lemire, Mike Mignola, Frank Miller, Moebius, Chuck Palahniuk, Wendy Pini, Richard Pini, and Gerard Way. In addition, Dark Horse has a long tradition of establishing exciting new creative talent throughout all of its divisions. The company has also set the industry standard for quality licensed comics, graphic novels, collectibles, and art books, including Stranger Things, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, Minecraft, The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario, Dragon Age, James Cameron’s Avatar, Game of Thrones, Mass Effect, StarCraft, The Witcher, and Halo. Today, Dark Horse Comics is one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.