A terrifying transformation takes place after a blood ritual gone wrong in our exclusive preview pages from Children of the Woods, a new graphic novel coming out on January 26th from Dark Horse Comics!

You can check out our exclusive preview pages below, and to learn more about Children of the Woods, visit Dark Horse Comics!

Synopsis: After a tale of revenge leads to a monstrous outcome, Amber and Quinn pay the price for power and magic as they become the newest children of the Black Woods. As Amber becomes intertwined with the secrets of woods and the town they live in, Quinn learns he is not alone in the woods. And not all who reside there are welcoming.

Featuring art by Josh Hixson and story from Joe Ciano, Children of the Woods will explore the monster within and what is left when that monster finally comes out.


Writer: Joe Ciano

Artist: Josh Hixson

Letterer: Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

Colorist: Roman Stevens

Cover Artist: Josh Hixson

Genre: Horror

Publication Date: January 26, 2022

Format: FC, 144 pages; TPB; 6 5/8" x 10 3/16"

Price: $19.99

Age range: 14

  • Derek Anderson
    About the Author - Derek Anderson

    Raised on a steady diet of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Derek has been fascinated with fear since he first saw ForeverWare being used on an episode of Eerie, Indiana.

    When he’s not writing about horror as the Senior News Reporter for Daily Dead, Derek can be found daydreaming about the Santa Carla Boardwalk from The Lost Boys or reading Stephen King and Brian Keene novels.