June 18, 2024

Caliginous Cryptids in the First Look at HUNT FOR THE SKINWALKER #1

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Based on the Unexplainable, Unbelievably True Paranormal Story, Available in September 2023

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 22, 2023) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at HUNT FOR THE SKINWALKER #1, the first issue in the brand new single issue series inspired by one family’s confrontation with the unexplainable and terrifying, and what happened when they invited the largest scientific investigation of the paranormal to their ranch. Working hand-in-hand with Dr. Colm Kelleher and George Knapp, and incorporating never-before-seen new revelations, writer Zac Thompson (Cable), artist Valeria Burzo (Castle Full of Blackbirds), colorist Jason Wordie, and letterer Joe Sabino, adapts the category-defying, godfather of modern day paranormal research non-fiction book, Hunt for the Skinwalker, available in comic shops beginning in September 2023.

Unidentified flying objects. Animal mutilation. Terrifying otherworldly cryptids. Countless strange phenomena. For more than 50 years, a remote ranch in the Uinta Basin has been the most significant nexus for the paranormal. Inspired by one family’s confrontation with the unexplainable and terrifying… and what happened when they invited the largest scientific investigation of the paranormal to their ranch.

HUNT FOR THE SKINWALKER #1 has a main cover by Martin Simmonds (Night of the Ghoul), with variants by Suspiria Vilchez (Grim), and Justine Florentino (Grim).

HUNT FOR THE SKINWALKER is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including BRZRKR by Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Eve by Victor LaValle and Jo Mi-Gyeong; The Many Deaths of Laila Starr by Ram V and Filipe Andrade; Wynd by James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas; Grim by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano; Briar by Christopher Cantwell and Germán García; Stuff of Nightmares by R.L. Stine and A.L. Kaplan; The Approach by Jeremy Haun, Jason A. Hurley, and Jesus Hervas; Damn Them All by Simon Spurrier and Charlie Adlard; Behold, Behemoth by Tate Brombal and Nick Robles; Specs by David M. Booher and Chris Shehan; Once Upon a Time at the End of the World by Jason Aaron, Alexandre Tefenkgi, Leila del Duca, and Nick Dragotta; Know Your Station by Sarah Gailey and Liana Kangas; A Vicious Circle by Mattson Tomlin and Lee Bermejo; Mosely by Rob Guillory and Sam Lotfi; Harrower by Justin Jordan and Brahm Revel; The Neighbors by Jude Ellison S. Doyle and Letizia Cadonici; and The Seasons Have Teeth by Dan Watters and Sebastián Cabrol. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Harkonnen from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Michael Shelfer; Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Melissa Flores and Simona Di Gianfelice; Magic from Jed McKay, Rich Douek, and Ig Guara; and The Expanse: Dragon Tooth by Andy Diggle and Rubine.

HUNT FOR THE SKINWALKER #1 will be available in comic shops September 6, 2023. It is available for pre-order at your local comic shop. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle. 

For continuing news on HUNT FOR THE SKINWALKER and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.

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