The Last Podcast on the Left Comic Debuts Deluxe Cover (Exclusive)

Screen Rant is pleased to exclusively reveal the cover for The Last Comic Book on the Lefta new comic book from the team behind the similarly named horror podcast, The Last Podcast on the LeftThe horror explorers are bringing together some of the best comic creators today for a horror anthology. It will be inspired by several of the themes and stories that have been discussed on the occult podcast.

The Last Podcast on the Left is hosted by Ben Kissel, Marcus Parks, and Henry Zebrowksi. Their podcast covers haunted places, serial killers, cults, and cryptid encounters, amongst other horror and crime subjects. The first episode released in 2011 and the show now has almost five hundred full episodes, as well as several additional miniseries, such as Relaxed Fit and Side Stories. Previously, the podcast team expanded into the realm of print, with its The Last Book on the Left. Now they're bringing fans a new experience.

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The Last Comic Book on the Left is a horror anthology comic that will be published through a partnership with Z2 Comics. It will include some all-start comic writers including James Tynion IV, Rick Veitch, Bob Fingerman, Tyler Boss, Ryan Cady, Eliot Rahal, Morgan Beem, Noah Van Sciver, and Logan Faerber. Artists for the first volume of the horror comic include Ian McGinty, Sean Von Gorman, Noah Van Sciver, Jenna Cha, Norzine, Martin Morazzo, Logan Faerber, and Courtney Menard. The series will debut with its first volume in Spring 2022. Check out the exclusive cover here:

The cover features infamous clown-dressed serial killer, John Wayne Gacy in a deceivingly bright bunch of balloons. Gacy will be included as a subject of the first issue. Additional subjects are Detective Popcorn, the Jersey Devil, Bigfoot, Mothman, Aum Shinrikyo, Black Death, and the Rendlesham Forest Incident. These are all topics that have been discussed on the podcast, gaining new life within the pages of this horrific comic that pays homage to horror anthology comics of years past - Tales From the Crypt, The Vault of Horror, Eerie, and Creepy. An additional story will be provided by Marcus Parks and Henry Zebrowski, alongside the artistic talents of John McCrea. Covers will be illustrated by Eric Powell, Martin Morazzo, and Bob Fingerman.

Podcast host, Henry Zebrowski, says, "We are excited to expand our comic bloodlust with Z2 and The Last Comic On the Left. We get to see many of our more 'colorful' ideas receive the evil MAD Magazine treatment. Z2 works with some of the most talented artists and creators in the comic business and it's a privilege to be in their talented hands."

Josh Frankel, Z2 Comics Publisher, adds:

When I first got turned onto The Last Podcast On the Left a couple years ago, I was immediately hooked. As a lifelong weirdo with an obsession for crime, paranormal, and the occult, I learned to stifle talking about it in mixed company - listening to this podcast about the strange was an instant release valve. To be able to work with the guys to bring their comedic vision to life, as well as to do so in a format that pays homage to some of the greatest publications of all time, is insane to me.

Z2 Comics has created publications through partnerships with infamous artists, including Freddie Mercury, Elvis Presley, Machine Gun Kelly, Blondie, Jason Derulo, and Babymetal, among others. The company has also debuted comics by Sturgill Simpson, Poppy, and Anthrax. It's also known for official biographies, including The Grateful Dead, and graphic novel tie-ins for All Time Low, The Doors, and Ronnie James Dio. This is the company's latest partnership and it will definitely be one of its darkest. The Last Comic Book On the Left will bring its horror to fans in this fun medium in Spring 2022.

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