Black Caravan Announces New Horror Comic ‘Swamp Dogs’

by Brendan M. Allen

Scout Comics’ horror imprint Black Caravan has signed a deal to publish Swamp Dogs. To promote the series, Black Caravan is embarking on a mystery campaign leading up to the release of the first cover, a plot synopsis, and an ashcan comic in July 2021. 

Black Caravan will be distributing teaser bookmarks leading up to the July ashcan release. Bookmarks will be included in all Scout Comics and Black Caravan subscription boxes. They will also be distributed to comic shops around the U.S. 

Swamp Dogs will begin with a 5-issue mini-series. Following the mini-series, Swamp Dogs will tentatively continue in phases that will include multiple ongoing series, future minis, and standalone issues. 

The creative team behind Swamp Dogs has also been announced. Kewber Baal is illustrating the book. His past work includes Army of Darkness: Furious Road, KISS, and Garth EnnisJennifer Blood

Coloring the book is comic veteran Ruth Redmond, whose past work includes Deadpool, Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows, and Giant-Size X-Men from Marvel, Eve of Extinction from TKO Studios, and work for BOOM! and Valiant. 

Letterer Steve Wands is a comic industry veteran with over 1400 credits to his name from Attack on Titan, Action Comics, and Batman to Peanuts, Scalped, and Image hit Gideon Falls. 

Covers are being illustrated by Robert Sammelin, whose comic work includes Green Lantern: Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Escape From New York, and Neal Stephenson’s Cimarronin.

J.M. Brandt, a former contributor to popular entertainment sites Screen Rant and The Sportster, and newcomer to comics, will co-write with Theo Prasidis, author of Image Comics’ The Doomster’s Monolithic Pocket Alphabet and an upcoming TKO Studios horror series, is also co-writing.

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