The Scream Factory


The Scream Factory

Infobox_Company
company_name = The Scream Factory
company_
company_type = Comic publisher
company_slogan =
foundation = 2008
location = Chicago
key_people = Scott Licina (Executive Editor)
Jason Moser (Production Manager)
Troy Brownfield (Associate Editor)
Janelle Siegel (Assistant Editor)
num_employees =
industry = Comics, Film
products = Comic Books
revenue =
homepage = myspace|thescreamfactory|The Scream Factory

The Scream Factory is an American publisher of horror comics. Most, if not all titles published by The Scream Factory are film-related.

Overview

Formally announced on April 7, 2008 [ [http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?t=152843 Scream Factory Titles Announced] , Newsarama] speculation to The Scream Factory and it's involved parties had been swirling around the internet for some time. [ [http://www.dreadcentral.com/node/26642 What is the Scream Factory] , Dread Central] . Many of the first titles released by The Scream Factory were released or partially released by the short-lived Fangoria Comics which closed in September of 2007. [ [http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?t=131082 Fangoria Comics Shuts Down, Projects, Staff Relocate] (press release), Newsarama, September 26, 2007] Not a traditional publisher, The Scream Factory is said to be "an alliance of film, music, literary and comic book professionals" [ [http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=15890 Scream Factory, Wowio.com to offer Fangoria comics for free] Comic Book Resources]

Titles

*"BUMP" - A four-issue mini-Series slated to be a film starring Tobin Bell Sean Patrick Flanery [ [http://www.comics2film.com/index.php?a=story&b=32421 Comics2Film April 9, 2008] ] and Ashley Laurence [ [http://www.icv2.com/articles/news/12359.html ICv2 News - Ashley Laurence Joins 'Bump' Cast] ]
*"Robert Kurtzman's Beneath The Valley of The Rage" - A four-issue Prequel to Robert Kurtzman's 2007 motion picture "The Rage"
*"" - A three-issue mini-series created by Scott Licina and Ken Wolak featuring cover art by Alex Ross
*"Death Walks the Streets" - A Prequel Series to the upcoming motion picture "Death Walks the Streets" set to star actor/musician Christian Kane
*"" - A four-issue Prequel to Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider's 1998 horror film Strangeland. Written by Dee's son Jesse Blaze Snider who appeared on the 2008 MTV Series Rock the Cradle
*"Demolition Zombies" - A five-page short story by Brian Matus appearing as an insert in Digital Versions of The Scream Factory titles.

pin-Offs

*"BUMP" - "Hack/Slash" Crossover - Originally slated to be a one-shot released by Fangoria Comics, the story was later incorporated into the ongoing "Hack/Slash" series for Devil's Due Publishing appearing in issues #12 and #13. Written by "BUMP" creator Mark Kidwell and Drawn by "Hack/Slash" creator Tim Seeley.

Others

Scream Factory also inherited other properties:

*"Mark Kidwell's Recluse" - Originally slated to be released on October 31, 2007 by Fangoria Comics but likely to appear in another medium first. [http://www.newsarama.com/comics/080606-Licena.html Scott Licina Gives a Scream Factory Update] , Newsarama, June 6, 2008]
*"Shifter" - Originally slated to be released as a four-issue mini-series though Fangoria Comics. Slated to be a motion picture starring Michael Madsen and is currently the focus of negotiations.
*"The Fourth Horseman" - Originally slated to be released as a four-issue mini-series through Fangoria Comics and Scream Factory don't currently have plans to develop this further.

References

External links

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* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/THE-SCREAM-FACTORY/10420887998 The Scream Factory] at Facebook
* [http://www.comicspace.com/thescreamfactory The Scream Factory] at ComicSpace


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