A Splatter Western One-Shot

Four-issue Comic Miniseries (Monthly)
October 2023-January 2024

A Splatter Western One-shot #1: Swallower of Shades

(W) J.M. Brandt (A) Tom Napolitano (CA) Garry Brown

A chance encounter between a sideshow owner and a man with his fair share of secrets unleashes an unholy terror on the folk of Randall’s Oasis and Professor Morris’ Pageant of Curiosities. A grisly murder brings the attention of fastidious Sheriff Jacob Dillon. What will he discover in the desert, and how will he stop it? Read the darkly comedic Splatter Western Swallower of Shades to find out those shocking answers!

A Splatter Western One-shot #2: The Bone Tribe

(W) R.K. Latch (A) Arjuna Susini (CA) Garry Brown

From writer R.K. Latch (Phantom in the Pines, Mr. Dark & Scary, WINCHESTER COUNTY LEGENDS) artist Arjuna Susini (Mistry P.I., Shikari Force: Hunters, The Replacer) comes a savage new splatter western. After a deadly bank robbery in the summer of 1879, the Badlands Hellraisers ride fast and hard across the scorching Arizona desert. Pursued by an angry posse, the Hellraisers find sanctuary in an idyllic small town. As night falls, the town transforms, and these outlaws learn what it really means to raise hell.

A Splatter Western One-shot #3: Three Days To Death Is Here

(W) Scott Bryan Wilson (A) Rob Gaughran (CA) Garry Brown

A hated gunman named True Crime Goodnight walks the west killing everything in sight. His buddy, Jesus Christ Brown, is imprisoned by Tina the Trigger in a town called Death Is Here. There are three days and a hundred trigger-happy goons standing between True Crime and his friend. He has the will to kill and plenty of guns… but he’s almost out of the magic liquor that makes him bulletproof. Scott Bryan Wilson (Pennyworth, Trve Kvlt) writes and Rob Gaughran makes his violent, bombastic debut as they concoct an insane, bloody, drunken tale of Western mayhem.

A Splatter Western One-shot #4: Resurrection Hill

(W) Michelle Garza (A) Dan Franco (CA) Garry Brown

Years of climbing into the bottle stole most of Mel’s talent as a quick draw. When a duel leaves his boy dead, he’s desperate to fix his mistake… but can you fix death? Reminded of an old woman on Resurrection Hill who can do just that, Mel grabs the boy from an early grave and seeks to find out if she’s more myth than miracle. Even if the price of a miracle can only be paid in blood. Michelle Garza (Bram Stoker nominated author of Mayan Blue), and Dan Franco (Jugular), wreak havoc in the wild and splatter-y west!


J.M. Brandt is a horror writer, movie nerd, horror/cult aficionado, music obsesser, gamer, comic book fan, and ace podcast guest.

Tom Napolitano’s balloons and onomatopoeias have appeared in many comics since 2015 for publisher such as DC, Comixology Originals, Dark Horse, Dynamite, Humanoids, Valiant, and Image on titles like Batman: Last Knight on Earth, Wonder Woman Evolution, We Have Demons, Kaya, The Closet and so many more. He’s also appeared as a colorist for Tales of the Nightwatchman and back-up stories in Image’s Savage Dragon. Additionally, his illustrations and artwork have graced the pages of Ahoy Comics, Gravely Unusual Magazine and Dead Sky Publishing.

Arjuna Susini was born in Livorno, Italy, in 1984. He graduated from the International School of Comics in Florence in 2008. In 2011, his first comic, Bullet Ballad, was published by BD Edizioni. In 2012 he worked with Graphic India on two series, Mistry P.I. and Shikary Force: Hunters, while working as a concept artist for Mighty Box on the game Posthuman: Sanctuary. His newest work is Made Men from Oni Press, but he has other secret projects in the works.

Scott Bryan Wilson has written many comics, including the Satanic fast-food crime series Trve Kvlt (IDW Originals), Pennyworth, Batman: Gotham Knights, Batman Annual, and others from DC Comics, Altered Carbon: One Life One Death, Elvira, and Savage Tales (all Dynamite), Star Trek: Waypoint (IDW), and Shadowman (Valiant), with other series and graphic novels forthcoming. His splatter western one-shot, Three Days to Death Is Here, with artist/co-creator Rob Gaughran, is also out from Dead Sky. Hit him up at scottbryanwilson.com, @scottbrwilson (Twitter), or @scottbryanwilson (Instagram).

Rob Gaughran was born and raised in Brooklyn NY and then moved when he was still a teen to the rural mountains of western Massachusetts where he lives as a family man and draws while not working his day-to-day as a firefighter.

As a child that grew up in the late ’80s, Rob had a healthy dose of bad action movies, slasher horror flicks, Saturday morning cartoons, and the comics craze of the ’90s. He watched Anime back when it was still a dirty little secret amongst American nerds.

These days he enjoys diving into his favorite subject of horror, reading dude-bro-lit, and watching old gritty violent Action flicks or low-brow comedy. most of all, He enjoys time with his family doing family stuff.

Michelle Garza is from Arizona. She writes alongside her twin sister, Melissa Lason. They have been dubbed The Sisters of Slaughter. They write horror, science fiction and dark fantasy. Their work has been featured in anthologies such as FRESH MEAT by Sinister Grin Press, WISHFUL THINKING by fireside press, WIDOWMAKERS a benefit anthology of dark fiction. Their novel, MAYAN BLUE, was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award.

Daniel Franco is an Illustrator/Comic Book Artist based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He’s been working as an artist on the independent comics scene since 2015.

Publisher: Dead Sky Publishing
Publication dates: October 18, 2023, November 29, 2023, December 20, 2023, January 24, 2024
Language: English