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Storm King Productions announced today a plethora of convention news and show specials surrounding their booth (#2029) at this year’s New York Comic Con.

asylumcarpenterA small presale run of John Carpenter’s Asylum graphic novel in both hardback and soft cover editions will be on sale before the book officially hits stores the end of this month. Prologue issue #00 will also be for sale including a con exclusive sketch cover variant. Pre-orders will be taken for the limited edition art book version of the trade as well. This item is ONLY available through the publisher. Each order will be in the form of a raffle ticket that includes entry into a drawing to win a flat screen TV. Drawing will be held Sunday October 12th at 3pm. Winner MUST be present to take possession of the the TV immediately. Co creators and artists behind John Carpenter’s Asylum will be available for signings as well!

John Carpenter’s Asylum Signing Schedule:

  • Sandy King Carpenter (John Carpenter’s Asylum, They Live) Every day 2pm-5pm
  • Leo Manco (John Carpenter’s Asylum, HellBlazer) Every day 2pm-5pm
  • Janice Chiang (John Carpenter’s Asylum, Guardians of the Galaxy) Saturday 2pm-5pm

The soft cover trade NYCC release will be $19.99 and a full 200 pages which contain the 144 comic pages from the first six issues as well as a sketchbook from Leo Manco that shows pages in the three different stages of development (pencils, inks, colors), a “how to”guide covering the creation of the John Carpenter’s Asylum animated trailer, and three new demons never before seen in the comic! The hardcover edition includes two collectible art cards. The limited edition art book includes an oversized slipcase hand numbered with signatures by Sandy King Carpenter, John Carpenter, Leo Manco, Bruce Jones, Trent Olsen, Janice Chiang and Thomas Ian Griffith. The run will be strictly limited to 500.

About John Carpenter’s Asylum:

There’s a war coming to the City of Angels. In tunnels beneath the city, in the dark alleys among the homeless, demons lurk and Lucifer bides his time. One man knows. One man sees. One man walks those dark streets. Father Daniel Beckett’s seen demons and he’s spoken to the Devil, but he’s never seen an angel and he’s never spoken to God. Obsessed and driven as much by betrayal as righteousness and anger as redemption, he walks the smoke-filled encampments of lost souls like Dante’s nine rings of the Inferno. He is God’s warrior at war with God.

With this step into the comic book world, John Carpenter brings it all to the serial world he’s loved since childhood. Supernatural horror with that twist of fate that only flawed mankind can provide.

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About Storm King Productions:

Storm King Productions is headed up by writer producer powerhouse Sandy King Carpenter. Storm King focuses on artistic storytelling in all forms. Their flagship comic book title John Carpenter’s Asylum has become a global fan favorite. Other comic properties including Randy Queen’s DarkChylde, are also currently in production.


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