WHY WE LOVE IT: As fans of James Tynion IV’s work in the Batman universe (BATMAN
ETERNAL, RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS), we were eager to publish his first original
comic series. THE WOODS gives us that same eerie, smalltown horror feel we get whenever we
read a Stephen King novel.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: James Tynion IV is a former protege of BATMAN writer Scott Snyder,
so you know he’s learned a lot about how to craft a compelling tale. If you’re fan of teen
conspiracy comics like Morning Glories, Sheltered, and Revival, you’ll immediately be sucked
into THE WOODS.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: On October 16, 2013, 437 students, 52 teachers, and 24 additional staff
from Bay Point Preparatory High School in suburban Milwaukee, WI vanished without a trace.
Countless light years away, far outside the bounds of the charted universe, 513 people find
themselves in the middle of an ancient, primordial wilderness. Where are they? Why are they
there? The answers will prove stranger than anyone could possibly imagine. Collects issues#14
of the critically acclaimed series.