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The Summer Belongs To Storm King Comics 

(June 23, 2022) Award-winning comic publisher Storm King Comics has announced a wave of summer achievements including their third Foreword Magazine IndieFab Award (fourth nomination)  for John Carpenter Presents Storm Kids: THE GRIMMS TOWN TERROR TALES: RISE OF THE CANDY CREEPER.  The children’s graphic novel won the Honorable Mention Award in this prestigious competition. To follow this up, Storm King has announced not one but two panels at this years San Diego Comic Con.  As always fans can find the finest in signed John Carpenter’s collectibles at as well as in person at booth #2020 at SDCC.
Follow the adventures of siblings Hansel & Gretel as they face off against a nefarious witch commanding a legion of ghouls, ghosts, and goblins. Along the way, the kids must unravel a series of mysteries in hopes of tracking down their parents, who have mysteriously vanished. Armed with an array of techno-magical weapons designed for paranormal butt-kicking, this dynamic duo must pick up where their parents left off, protecting Grimms Town from all the things that go bump in the night. Get the book AND plush at
San Diego Comic Con Panels:
Writing Tales of Horror and Suspense with Storm King Comics 
The Queen of Horror Sandy King has taken the world of comics by storm with her publishing imprint Storm King Comics, co-founded with the legendary John Carpenter. This panel of horror and sci-fi writers will discuss what it takes to craft a compelling tale of horror and suspense for the comic book medium. Panelists include: Sandy King (writer/editor: Tales for a HalloweeNight, CEO of Storm King Productions and Comics),  David J Schow (Writer: The Crow, recent Storm King release HELL), Duane Swierczynski (Writer: RedheadTales for a HalloweeNight, Deadpool), Neo Edmund (Writer: Grimms Town Terror TalesRed Riding Alpha Huntress Chronicles), and Sean Sobczak (Writer: Tales for a HalloweeNight, Managing Editor for Storm King Comics).
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Exploring Societal Horror with Storm King Comics, featuring the Civilians Trade Paperback launch.
From class issues to racial disparities and more, Social Horror explores how we interact as people. While movies like Get Out and Parasite are recent hits in the genre, The Carpenter Brand is well established as an expert in this type of horror with timeless movies like They Live and In the Mouth of Madness.  The most recent trade release John Carpenter’s Tales of Science Fiction: Civilians is Storm King’s newest exploration of this category and is premiering at SDCC 2022. Panelists include Sandy King (They Live, CEO of Storm King Comics), Duane Swierczynski (RedheadTales for a HalloweeNightDeadpool) Jaime Carillo (Tales for A Halloween NightStar Wars) Cat Stagg (Tales For A Halloween NightWonder Woman ’77), Joe Harris (Surviving Nuclear Attack,  X Files)
Moderator: Kris Longo
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Because there is no rest for the truly wicked, CEO Sandy King will be participating in the
Women on the Darkside Panel as well.
​Not all female artists/creators are about unicorns and glittery vampires and silly pseudo-bondage. Some women create truly dark and challenging art and content, with just a touch of humor and whimsy. Whether it’s comic books, novels, or art, these women are creating content that connects with our deeper, darker side.
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About Storm King Comics: 

Storm King Comics, formed in 2012 as a division of Storm King Productions, is headed by writer/producer and editor Sandy King. Along with her husband, director John Carpenter, King focuses on bringing the best writers from the worlds of comics, movies, and novels together to bring their special brand of horror and sci-fi entertainment to comics. Their flagship comic book title John Carpenter’s Asylum has become a global fan favorite, followed by the award-winning annual anthology, John Carpenter’s Tales for a HalloweeNight, and the monthly anthology series, John Carpenter’s Tales of Science Fiction. More recent additions to the Storm King brand are John Carpenter’s Night Terrors, and John Carpenter Presents Storm Kids, introducing horror and sci-fi to younger audiences.


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