Back in 2020, viewers got to unwrap holiday horrors when A Creepshow Holiday Special made its streaming debut on Shudder, and this winter, The Creep will have more festive frights lurking under the tree in the Creepshow Holiday Special #1, a new one-shot anthology comic from Skybound and Cartel Entertainment.

Featuring “The Christmas Man” by Daniel Kraus and Jonathan Wayshak and “Package Thief” by James Asmus and Letizia Cadonici, Creepshow Holiday Special #1 will be released in comic shops on December 6th, and we have a look at the full release details and cover art!

Press Release: LOS ANGELES 09/07/2023 — Today Skybound announced the Creepshow Holiday Special #1. The all-new one shot from the hugely popular comic book anthology based on Greg Nicotero’s hit Shudder TV series produced and licensed by Cartel Entertainment will hit comic book stores December 6, 2023.

We proudly present a holiday special of petrifying proportions—Creepshow is here to put fear in your cheer!

First, you’ve heard of Santa, you’ve heard of Krampus, but have you ever heard of “The Christmas Man”? Witness the birth of a new horrifying holiday classic from Daniel “Don’t Call Me Santa” Kraus (The Shape of Water, Shudder’s Creepshow) and jolly Jonathan Wayshak (Skin Crawl, Ferryman)! Then, jingling James Asmus (Survival Street, Rick & Morty) and lively Letizia Cadonici (House of Slaughter) deliver a cautionary tale about stealing the wrong parcel in “Package Thief.”

In addition to the main cover by Guillem March, Creepshow Holiday Special #1 comes with an impressive lineup of variant covers, including a cover by Jonathan Wayshak and a 1:10 incentive cover by Jorge Corona.

Elsewhere in Creepshow lineups, Volume 2’s all-star creative roster includes Garth Ennis (Preacher, The Boys), Becky Cloonan (Wonder Woman), Phil Hester (Gotham City: Year One), Michael Wash (The Silver Coin), Dan Watters (Homesick Pilots, Arkham City), Abigail Larson (Sandman Universe: The Dreaming), Zoe Thorogood (It’s Lonely at the Centre of the Earth), Joel Farrelly (Tell Me a Story), Goran Sudžuka (Ghosted, Year Zero), Nick Dragotta (East of West), Alisa Kwitney (Mystik U), Saladin Ahmed (Dragon, Miles Morales: Spider-Man), Joe Quinones (Batman ‘89), Tim Daniel & DB Andry (End After End), Matthew Roberts (Manifest Destiny), and many others to be announced.

Brian Witten is overseeing on behalf of Nicotero’s Monster Agency Productions.

The Creepshow comic miniseries deal was brokered by Striker Entertainment.

The 2023 Eisner Award-nominated Creepshow Volume 1, which collects the first five issues of the anthology, is now available everywhere books are sold (Diamond Code JAN230084, ISBN: 978-1-5343-2480-0 | SRP: $14.99). The first-class creative roster includes Chris Burnham (Die! Die! Die!), Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series), John McCrea (Hitman), David & Maria Lapham (Stray Bullets), Erica Henderson (Assassin Nation, Dracula, Motherf**ker), and Francesco Francavilla (Night of the Ghoul, Detective Comics) and L Marlow Francavilla, and more!

Creepshow Holiday Special #1 (SRP $3.99) will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, December 6, 2023.

The full list of covers is below:

Creepshow Holiday Special #1 CVR A by Guillem March (Lunar Code Coming Soon)
Creepshow Holiday Special #1 CVR B by Jonathan Wayshak (Lunar Code Coming Soon)
Creepshow Holiday Special #1 CVR C (1:10 COPY INCV) by Jorge Corona (Lunar Code Coming Soon)
Creepshow Holiday Special #1 CVR A by Guillem March

Creepshow Holiday Special #1 Cover A by Guillem March:

Creepshow Holiday Special #1 Cover B by Jonathan Wayshak:

Creepshow Holiday Special #1 Cover C by Jorge Corona:

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