Cullen Bunn & Arjuna Susini unleash an all-new imaginative and prescient of horror in LAMENTATION miniseries

Cullen Bunn is one busy comics author. After the announcement of his Ghostlore collection from BOOM! Studios yesterday, right now Oni Press introduced that Bunn is teaming up with rising artist Arjuna Susini and colorist Hilary Jenkins for Lamentation, a 3-issue miniseries arriving this Might.

COVER A – Maan Home

Right here’s how the writer describes the miniseries:

After weeks of grueling rehearsals, a brand new manufacturing is about to start on the famed Requiem Theatre: Razide’s Lament, three acts of gothic horror set inside a haunted fort…with a narrative that some say is greater than mere fantasy. Below the strict rule of a devoted however temperamental director, the script appears to be ever-changing, and, extra mysterious nonetheless, our lead actress has discovered herself forged within the function of a lifetime with out a lot as an audition. Her grand debut is quick approaching–and, with it, a barrage of razors within the evening that can terrorize audiences and actors alike. There isn’t a exit, no escape, and when the curtain lastly rises, Razide himself will take middle stage to cross the edge into the unholy darkness that lies simply past…

Oni Press Writer & President, Hunter Gorinson,expressed nice pleasure concerning the new collection:

“Cullen Bunn reigns as one of many comedian medium’s most formidable writers of horror and the supernatural. Because the architect of a few of Oni’s biggest and most beloved collection – from THE SIXTH GUN to THE DAMNED to HELHEIM and past – we’re thrilled to welcome Cullen again to the forefront of Oni’s inventive vanguard with a collection that’s as full of shocks and suspense as it’s content material. Instructed in three double-sized points that mirror the acts of the ruinous theatrical efficiency inside, Cullen and Arjuna have constructed an elaborate, Giallo-inspired descent into pressure, paranoia, and ache that can go away you guessing till the curtain falls.”

Bunn elaborated on the collection:

“One of many nice issues about horror is that there are such a lot of totally different flavors. Cosmic horror. Physique horror. Horror comedy. Slashers. Motion-horror. With LAMENTATION, I get to play within the realms of surreal terror and gothic thriller. Right here we’ve a narrative that takes place not simply in a single world, not simply in two, however in lots of. The hapless actors in Razide’s Lament discover themselves forged from one nightmare to a different, some making an attempt desperately to search out their means out, some hoping to know the state of affairs by which they’re trapped, and a few merely surrendering their very own sanity to the whims of this supernatural play and metaphysical theater. I’m excited for readers to expertise this story as a result of it’s going to shock them, hang-out them, and go away them desirous about it lengthy after the ultimate curtain falls. In loads of methods, I really feel like I didn’t simply write about Razide right here. It feels extra like I’m unleashing him into the world.”

Every problem will double-sized, consisting of 48-pages. Along with the principle cowl by Maan Home, the primary problem will even characteristic variant covers by Yanick Paquette and Kyle Hotz.

Take a look at the covers and preview artwork beneath and search for Lamentation #1 to reach in comedian shops and on digital on Wednesday, Might third.

COVER B – Yanick Paquette
COVER C – Kyle Hotz

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