Before Stephen King (on the printed page) and John Carpenter (on the big screen) introduced horror fans to a ’58 Plymouth Fury with a violent temper in Christine, George Bowers set out to give them goosebumps with The Hearse (1980), coming to Blu-ray this May from Vinegar Syndrome. reports that Vinegar Syndrome will release The Hearse on Blu-ray on May 30th. No special features or cover art have been released at this time, but you can be sure that we'll keep Daily Dead readers updated as more details are revealed.

Synopsis (via "Jane Hardy, recovering from emotional problems following a difficult divorce, leaves San Francisco for a summer in the country house left to her by her late aunt. On the road, she has an eerie, near-collision with a hearse. Arriving at "the old Martin place," she discovers it's been left as it was when her aunt died 30 years before. No one has lived in it since. But locals still whisper about the house being haunted and Jane fears her aunt may have made a pact with the devil. She turns to a mysterious stranger for help and begins, once again, to fall in love. But does he really exist? Or is he a part of the house's evil legacy?"

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    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.