Silk Hills is a brand new unique graphic novel written by Ryan Ferrier and Brian Leve, drawn by Kate Sherron and lettered by crank!, revealed by Oni Press in the summertime of 2022.
When Beth Wills involves Silk Hills, a small Appalachian city that is seen higher days for the reason that mines had been deserted, she anticipated a little bit of tradition shock…however not like this! Beth is somebody who has a expertise for locating individuals who do not need to be discovered, and when she’s known as to Silk Hills by an area titan of business, she will inform that one thing’s not proper.
The city was as soon as booming, however now the one purpose folks have a tendency to return by way of anymore is to purchase Mothman merchandise. Earlier than lengthy, Beth finds out simply how flawed issues can get within the woods, as her seek for a lacking troubled youth finds her working afoul of the native drug commerce, too-friendly creepers, a really sinister deer, and psychoactive moth mud.
“Silk Hills was one other likelihood to work with collaborators I am keen on and who, in flip, place confidence in me after I say ‘Okay, however I wanna attempt one thing a bit bizarre right here.’ I choose to inform darkish tales in colourful methods, particularly when there’s gentle and life to dig out from beneath burnt-black story-skin, and bless the boys for supporting such decisions from the outset,” mentioned Kate Sherron.
Ryan Ferrier says Silk Hills “was the possibility to create one thing that genuinely scared me; to discover the unfamiliar and unsettling; to peel again the pores and skin, so to talk, and do one thing finely tuned into never-quite-center. I used to be fortunate sufficient to take action with the 2 most inventive and memorable souls I do know. I am excited for readers to fall by way of the rabbit gap of Silk Hills so lovingly and devastatingly crafted by Brian, Kate, and me.”
Brian Degree provides “Silk Hills, for me, has been a journey from its decaying streets right into a darkish hidden coronary heart. Although violent and horrible, it is crammed with love and levity. The push and pull of custom and transformation is roofed in a layer of blood and soil. One half thriller, one half fairy story, and one half unflinching horror, Silk Hills is a narrative that finds its personal hidden coronary heart and devours it.” Silk Hills might be revealed on the twenty fifth of Could, 2022.
Ryan Ferrier is greatest identified for comics corresponding to Kennel Block Blues, Loss of life Orb, I Can Promote You A Physique, the extremely celebrated D4VE trilogy, and the graphic novel Criminy, in addition to writing for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Deadpool, Batman, Mighty Morphin Energy Rangers, G.I. Joe, and Planet of the Apes. Brian Degree is a tattooist who has labored on comedian books together with Star Wars, Batman, Spider-Man, Avengers, and Deadpool.
Kate Sherron is an artist, designer, and comic-book author whose comics credit embrace The Wonderful World of Gumball, Journey Time, Rugrats, Labyrinth: A Discovery Journey, and, after all, Invader ZIM.