Hill House Comics will be printed under DC Black Label, indicating it’s for people 17 and older. “Anyone who’s paying attention knows we’re in the middle of a new golden age of horror: Films like Get Out, Hereditary, It Follows and plain old It have raised the bar higher and higher,” Hill said in a statement. “Meanwhile, ongoing shows like AMC’s The Terror and Netflix’s Stranger Things have shattered preconceived notions about what’s possible in episodic terror TV.
Locke & Key writer Joe Hill, whose fantasy horror novel NOS4A2 recently debuted as a TV show on AMC, is heading back to comic books with a new DC imprint—coming on the heels of Vertigo’s shutdown.
First reported by Entertainment Weekly, DC is starting a new “pop-up line” of limited series horror comics called Hill House Comics.