*Updated with high-resolution cover art* Clive Barker's most recent comic book series may be wrapping up, but we knew more was on the way. Now, it has been officially announced that BOOM! Studios will release the first issue of a Nightbreed series in May. The series was written by Clive Barker and Marc Andreyko and features art from Piotr Kowalski.

According to an interview on Multiversity Comics, it has been revealed that the "first arcs of the book are exploring the origins of some of the most colorful residents of Midian and how they got there." Take a look at the official details from BOOM! below along with the cover art from the first issue:

"WHY WE LOVE IT: Comics are full of outcast characters, but this is an outcast story, Clive Barker-style. True to this modern horror master’s other work, NIGHTBREED is full of horrifying creatures that captivated us in the 1990 film and live on in this new story. Plus, writer Marc Andreyko is a HUGE fan of NIGHTBREED!

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Before FABLES, before ONCE UPON A TIME, Clive Barker created a secret town of monsters that live among us. Don’t worry if you’ve never seen the film—Barker and writer Marc Andreyko (BATWOMAN, MANHUNTER) have crafted a story that all horror fans can enjoy. Add to the mix Piotr Kowalski’s art (MARVEL KNIGHTS: HULK, SEX) and this is a story that can’t be missed.

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: The Nightbreed is a secret society of monsters and misfits that hide away from humans, but have been a part of this world since time immemorial. Explore both the past and the present of this clandestine tribe, unleashing new secrets and horrors as they fight to coexist with mankind."


  • Rating: Mature Themes
  • Genre: Horror
  • Format: 32 pages, FC
  • Retail Price: $3.99
  • Authors: Clive Barker and Marc Andreyko
  • Artist: Piotr Kowalski
  • Cover Artists: A: Riley Rossmo B: Christopher Mitten (inventive) C: Mike Mignola (incentive