The Evil Tree, coming this September from Arcana Comics, was recently reviewed on Comic Book Resources’ Comics Should Be Good. Below is an excerpt from the review and be sure to read the entire review by CLICKING HERE.
“I was prepared to dislike this and blow off reviewing it, honestly. Here is my terrible secret– I love horror fiction and am very fond of horror movies, but the slasher, splatterpunk stuff is a subgenre I despise, and even worse, I really don’t care for straight horror comics… So writer Erik Hendrix and artist Daniel Thollin really had the deck stacked against them as far as I was concerned…
But you know what? Hendrix and Thollin sold me. Their tale of a young couple inadvertently awakening Something Very Evil may not be innovative, but I have a soft spot for classic tropes done well, and Mr. Hendrix rang enough changes on the formula that I was never bored. As a haunted house story, The Evil Tree is genuinely haunting… even scary.“
Thank you to Comic Book Resources for the review and, again, be sure to CLICK HERE to read it in full.
As for The Evil Tree, you can pick up a copy through the Arcana Store, which will ship when the book is printed (Release is scheduled for September). It will show up in Diamond Previews in July to ship in time for Halloween. Also, watch for The Evil Tree on ComiXology, coming soon!
Title: The Evil Tree
Arcana Title Page: http://arcana.com/view_issue.php?id=437 <– CLICK HERE FOR AN EXTENDED PREVIEW OF THE BOOK
Writer: Erik Hendrix
Artist: Daniel Thollin
Colorist: Anna Sällström
Editor: Amanda Hendrix
In a colonial village outside of NYC, Misha and her fiance, Daren, seek an escape from the fast pace of the city. As they settle in, Misha becomes withdrawn, suffering from bad dreams and depression. When Daren brings his friends to the house to “shake out the cobwebs,” little does he know he is setting into motion events started hundreds of years ago with the original occupants of the house, the Willam Family. Not only did the ill-fated Willam family die in the house one cold winter, but the house has developed a history of female occupants committing suicide. The friends must solve the mystery of the house before the Willam Family ghosts pick them off one by one.