Between John Carpenter's Suburban Screams and the exciting new stories being created at Storm King Comics, suffice to say that this autumn is an especially great time to be a fan of the Master of Horror and his amazing collaborators, and to celebrate the October 13th premiere of Suburban Screams on Peacock and Storm King's recent comic book releases, we've been provided with three Storm King Comics prize packages to give away to three lucky Daily Dead readers, including a copy of John Carpenter's Tales for a HalloweeNight Vol. 9 signed by Sandy King and John Carpenter!

Below, we have details on how you can enter this giveaway, and we also have the cover art and synopses for these new autumnal releases from Storm King Comics. To learn more about all of Storm King Comics' exciting titles that you can add to your Halloween reading lists, be sure to visit:


Prize Details: (3) Winners will receive:

  • (1) Copy of John Carpenter's Tales for a HalloweeNight Vol. 9 signed by Sandy King and John Carpenter
  • (1) Copy of Stanley and the Haunted House
  • (1) Copy of Death Mask
  • (1) Copy of The Envoy 

How to Enter: For a chance to win via email, send an email to with the subject “Storm King Comics Contest”. Be sure to include your name and mailing address.

Entry Details: The contest will end at 12:01am EST on October 20th. This contest is only open to those who are eighteen years of age or older that live in the United States. Only one entry per household will be accepted.


John Carpenter's Tales for a HalloweeNight Vol. 9: From the hearts and minds of John Carpenter, the man who brought you the classic horror film Halloween and all the scares beyond, and writer, editor, and producer Sandy King, come twelve twisted tales of terror, tricks, and treats.
In volume 9 of the award-winning graphic novel series, Carpenter and King bring together the best storytellers from movies, novels, and comics for another spine-tingling collection of stories that will haunt you.

Each story is a standalone surprise that captures the essence of the best night of the year. We dare you to read it all the way to the end. If you get too scared, just remember, it’s only a comic... it’s only a comic... or is it?

Happy Halloween!

With creators John Carpenter, Sandy King, Elena Carrillo, Jaime Carrillo, Luis Guaragna, Sian Mandrake, Amanda Deibert, Cat Staggs, David J. Schow, Andrea Mutti, Gigi Baldassini, Valerio Alloro, Jason Felix, Neo Edmund, Tone Rodriguez, Raymund Lee, Sean Sobczak, Nat Jones, Kealan Patrick Burke, Trevor Denham, Ryan Winn, Duane Swierczynski, Nick Percival, Jennie Wood, Richard P. Clark, Alec Worley, David Hitchcock, Jack Mandrake, Mike Sizemore, Dave Kennedy, Pete Kennedy, Darick Robertson, Diego Rodriguez, Philip Tan, Tim Bradstreet

Lettering by Janice Chiang
Cover by Tim Bradstreet

Stanley and the Haunted House: Stanley and Friends are sitting around a campfire, eating s’mores and telling ghost stories. Bandit, being a curious raccoon, wonders if ghosts are real. He asks his friends what they think. Everyone believes in them but Stanley! Well, there’s only one way to find out for sure, they decide, and that’s to spend the night in a haunted house…like Bunnyburrow Manor!

Natasha brings her camera to take pictures of the things that go bump in the night, but it’s not just bumps they hear. Will this make a believer out of Stanley? You’ll have to join Stanley and Friends on this new adventure to find out!

Jeff Balke (FANTASTIC FOUR, JOHN CARPENTER'S ASYLUM, DEADPOOH), Walter Carzon (SCOOBY-DOO, LOONEY TUNES) and Horacio Ottolini (SCOOBY-DOO, ANIMANIACS) bring you STANLEY AND THE HAUNTED HOUSE, another Halloween adventure from John Carpenter Presents Storm Kids.

Death Mask: Detective Sonia Maza is investigating what appears to be a series of cartel-related murders. But as the corpses keep piling up in bizarrely gruesome and intimate ways, Maza soon realizes this is the work of a serial killer—with deeply personal motives. And more dangerously, a vigilante who has mastered hiding in plain sight, taking on the identities of those we most often overlook in society in order to achieve brutal-and permanent “justice.” Detective Maza pursues the killer at the expense of her own personal life and finds herself on a gruesome journey that will ultimately lead her to question her own feelings about justice and what it means to be “good” or “evil.”

Writer Amanda Deibert (Tales for a HalloweeNight, Love is Love) and artist Cat Staggs (Surviving Nuclear Attack, Wonder Woman ’77) bring you Death Mask, the FIRST story in Storm King Comics’ newest line, DARK & TWISTED.

The Envoy Trade Paperback: "Since college, Steven Allard and Benjamin Raines have competed to be the first to make genuine alien contact. Corporate mega-science versus home-grown improvisation. Now they both apparently succeed at the same time — but one such contact is a transmission, and the other seems to be a ghost. What Steven calls “the Envoy” offers enormous benefits to humankind on Earth. But Ben receives another, more sinister Creature who warns against the Envoy's generosity. It's all a false handshake as a prelude to stripping Earth of every single consumable resource … but how do you say no to an instant cure for cancer? Ben Raines must race time and go to war against his best friend to try and stop the Earth from being ravaged. And how can he prove the Creature is not just another greedy invader?

Writer David J. Schow (THE CROW, JC’S TALES FOR A HALLOWEENIGHT, JC’S TALES OF SCIENCE FICTION: THE STANDOFF) and artist Andres Esparza (JC’S TALES OF SCIENCE FICTION: VAULT and THE STANDOFF, JC’S TALES FOR A HALLOWEENIGHT) team up once again, to bring you THE ENVOY. The ELEVENTH story in John Carpenter’s monthly anthology series Tales of Science Fiction.

Cover by Cat Staggs"