The Many Deaths of Barnaby JamesWhat would you do to convey your love again from the lifeless?

Darkish Horse Books presents The Many Deaths of Barnaby James, the primary graphic novel to be revealed from a brand new partnership with T-Pub. The gothic fantasy was written by Brian Nathanson and Neil Gibson (Twisted Darkish), illustrated by Piotr Kowalski (The place Monsters Lie, All Eight Eyes), coloured by Brad Simpson (All Eight Eyes), and lettered and designed by Saida Temofonte.

Yearly, the circus involves city. Nonetheless, “The Black High” is not like several circus you’ve got seen earlier than—its performers had been as soon as lifeless. They’ve been resurrected by their fearsome ringmaster, Azlon, who instructions that they do his bidding. Amongst them, Barnaby James, a younger gravedigger, requests that Azlon resurrect the love of his (former) life, Delilah. Time and time once more, his pleas are rejected. Pissed off, Barnaby decides to steal Azlon’s magic wand and produce again Delilah himself. On his determined journey to seek out her, Barnaby should overcome murderers, cannibals and intercourse slavers–not to say the complete fury of Azlon–or he may simply discover himself lifeless… once more.

Phillip Kobylanski, President of Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Leisure (“The Strolling Lifeless,” The Youtube Impact), shepherded the event of the novel with T-Pub. Valhalla has additionally partnered with Darkish Horse on an adaptation of the novel that can convey the story to the display.

The Many Deaths of Barnaby James is an exciting story of affection and innocence misplaced that solutions the query: What are the fairy tales that monsters inform one another on sleepless nights? It’s precisely the kind of soulful and subversive storytelling that I grew up loving in horror comedian books,” acknowledged Gale Anne Hurd.

The Many Deaths of Barnaby James TPB (136 pages, 6.625 x 10.1875”) arrives in bookstores December 12, 2023 and into comedian outlets December 13, 2023. It’s now accessible to pre-order for $24.99 at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and your local comic shop and bookstore.

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Reward for Neil Gibson and Piotr Kowalski:

“A refreshing change of tempo from rote horror comics, Gibson’s work scores on the energy of its relatable humanity, a lot of which casts a dour reflection on its viewers.”—Publishers Weekly, Twisted Darkish

“Piotr Kowalski brings Starks’ script to life with an applicable stage of grit. The monsters are all visually distinctive and the motion of the story is well-paced, with even the easy scenes of characters talking to 1 one other conveying a darkish undercurrent of menace.”—Kabooooom, The place Monsters Lie

“Kowalski has a splendidly distinctive and visually thrilling artwork fashion that drew me in and stored me invested on the planet and these characters.”—The Tremendous Powered Fancast, The place Monsters Lie