Horror is a hot commodity these days and as an avid collector of the classic Silver and Bronze Age titles like DC's House of Secrets, House of Mystery and Ghosts, it's exciting to see the publishing firm swimming back to the old paranormal pond with a new anthology one-shot titled House of Horrors. It's a fully-occupied 80-page mansion of the macabre written and drawn by an all-star assembly of talent guaranteed to elicit some serious screams.
Here's the solicitation synopsis and first cover peek below:
So DC’s new Halloween-timed one-shot, DC HOUSE OF HORROR #1, holds plenty of potential for super-powered scares. An all-new, all-creepy one-shot set in the DC Universe, DC House of Horror features the contributions of some of the most exciting voices in contemporary horror fiction, including Bram Stoker Award winners Brian Keene and Weston Ochse, Bram Stoker nominees Edward Lee and Mary SanGiovanni, and other masters of horror including Wrath James White, Nick Cutter, Ronald Malfi and Bryan Smith. They’re partnered up with some of our best artists, including Rags Morales, Bilquis Evely, Howard Porter, Scott Kolins, Dale Eaglesham and others for some short stories that will keep you reading late into the night.
Martha Kent fights for her life against a creature from a spacecraft that lands in front of her farmhouse! A young woman is possessed by the spirit of a murderous Amazon warrior! The last surviving member of the Justice League faces down a horror beyond imagining! Those are only a few of the tales within, but if they’re not enough to get you screaming like you’d just been hit by Scarecrow toxin, well, Keith Giffen is involved with this bad boy, too.
DC's House of Horror #1 lands just in time for Halloween on October 25.