The Gowdie family move to a quaint mountain town only to discover their neighbors are anything but what they seem in The Neighbors #1. The newest horror comic series from BOOM! Studios was written by Jude Ellison S. Doyle (Maw), illustrated by Letizia Cadonici (House of Slaughter) with colors from Alessandro Santoro and lettering by Becca Carey.
The Neighbors #1 follows Janet and Oliver Gowdie who move to a small mountain town with their daughters—Casey and Isobel—hoping for a fresh start. However, soon after moving in, an unsettling old woman named Agnes Early fixates on their 2-year-old daughter Isobel, leading them to realize that it’s impossible to know who or what is lurking behind the seemingly perfect facade of the neighborhood. In addition to tackling queer parenthood, this comic also explores many facets of Irish and English folklore and mythology.
Whether you’re looking for horror and suspense or tales exploring folklore and mythology, this comic delivers on many fronts. And with its illustration style mixed, horror and life of queer parenthood, this comic is sure engage on many levels.
Life can be difficult moving to a new place with the perfect situation, let alone trying to have the most amazing family balance, and worrying what others think. But when you move to a neighborhood with unknown spookiness, things just get even more intense. The Neighbors #1 hits on so many levels.
Horror fans will definitely want to grab a copy of The Neighbors #1 on March 22, 2023 from your local comic shop! This riveting story offers horror and suspense with an exploration into Irish and English folklore and what possibly could be happening next door. With a story from Jude Ellison S. Doyle, art from Letizia Cadonici and Alessandro Santoro, plus amazing lettering Becca Carey, this comic is sure to delight all types of readers.
Jude Ellison S. Doyle joins the Capes and Tights Podcast for Episode 91 on March 20 to discuss The Neighbors. Be sure to subscribe and not miss this episode!