The Conjuring universe expands into the world of comics. DC Comics has announced DC Horror, a new print from the publisher, in partnership with Warner Bros. The plan is to “create a new level of suspense and terror that is guaranteed to keep fans reading with the lights on, even during the day.” The new line is launched with a prelude to The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, arriving this summer.
Titled The Conjuring: The Lover, the monthly limited series of five songs that makes up the next installment in The Conjuring Universe. The series was co-written by The Conjuring 2 and The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It screenwriter David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick and New York Times bestselling author Rex Ogle (Death of Wolverine: Life After Logan, Teen Titans). It includes art by Garry Brown (Baby teeth) and a main cover by comic book icon Bill Sienkiewicz. The variant cover comes from Ryan Brown (Dark Nights: Death Metal), with artist Garry Brown giving a 1-to-25 “ratio” variation cover. Marie Javins, editor-in-chief of DC, had this to say.
From early titles like House of Mystery and House of Secrets to current series with Swamp Thing and John Constantine: Hellblazer, DC has always been home to great horror comics and characters. DC Horror continues this tradition with new scary stories from both sources. well-known and new storytellers that will keep fans scared and entertained. “
DC is owned by WarnerMedia. Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema are also part of the company. The idea of using the publisher as a way to create new links for upcoming horror movies makes a lot of sense. Especially considering how successful The Conjuring universe has been so far. A logline has been provided The Conjuring: The Lover, which reads as follows.
The Conjuring: The Lover expands on the tragic story of Jessica, a freshman who returns to campus after the winter break and brings the fears of last semester’s bad grades, the awkwardness of facing a boy she wished she had never slept, and an undeniably unnerving sense of being watched. Jessica soon realizes that something evil has targeted her, and it won’t rest until it has her in its unholy grasp. But why does this sinister presence are his sights set on a seemingly normal college freshman? “
DC says the series will also feature backup stories that further explore the mysteries of Ed and Lorraine Warren’s artifact chamber. Issue # 1 features a story about the terrifying origin of one of the items from the Warrens’ haunted room. The story was written by Scott Snyder (Batman), with art by Denys Cowan (Hardware, The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage). Issue # 2 sees writer Che Grayson (Bitch Planet: Triple Feature) and artist Juan Ferreyra (Green arrow) bring another story from the artifact room to life.
Additional titles for the DC Horror imprint will be announced in July and released in October. Just in time for Halloween. The Conjuring: The Lover # 1 hits comic book stores and participating digital platforms on Tuesday, June 4. That happens to be the same day The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do Itarrives in theaters and on HBO Max. Issue 2 will be available on July 2nd. The songs are available for $ 3.99, while the card variant is available for $ 4.99. This news comes to us through dccomics.com/blog/2021/04/23/the-conjuring-the-lover-limited-series-launches-dc-horror|DCComics.com.
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