The Avengers star in spooky “Avengers Halloween Special” this fall

The Avengers star in spooky “Avengers Halloween Special” this fall

I’m not a huge fan of horror itself, but I do enjoy some good spooky fun around Halloween.  Holiday specials are also a plus, especially in the world of comics, and the Avengers look to marry fun with spookiness in a new Halloween Special this fall.  With a star-studded cast of writers and artists, the Avengers Halloween Special will feature Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in a series of chilling adventures.  Check out the details below.

Per Marvel: 

Trick or Treat, True Believers! It’s the AVENGERS HALLOWEEN SPECIAL!

Featuring brand new stories from Gerry Duggan, The Soska Sisters, Jay Baruchel & more!

New York, NY—July 10, 2018—This Halloween, the Avengers will shock readers with their spookiest stories and the most fearful tales! Iron Man and Captain America take on a journey for one of Howard Stark’s abandoned weapons…but what they find is different than any kind of horror that they’ve encountered…

With bonus stories featuring your favorite Marvel heroes, including Daredevil, Punisher, and the X-Men, AVENGERS HALLOWEEN SPECIAL brings together an epic team writers and artists to take your favorite characters on all-new frightful journeys, including acclaimed creators Gerry Duggan (Despicable Deadpool, Infinity Countdown, Infinity Wars), Robbie Thompson (Doctor Strange and the Sorcerer’s Supreme, Spider-Man/Deadpool), and Canadian horror producers and screenwriters Jen Soska and Sylvia Soska (The Soska Sisters) (American Mary, See No Evil 2)! Plus, superstar writer Jay Baruchel (The Goon, This is the End) make their Marvel Comics debut!

“It’s going to be a horror anthology with five frightful tales full of chills and thrills,” teased editor Jake Thomas. “The stories will showcase your favorite Marvel heroes through a funhouse mirror of the macabre, twisting their stories into terrifying tales sure to send shivers up your spine! The only thing scarier than reading this issue would be missing it!”

Avengers Halloween Special  #1 will hit comic shops and digital retailers on October 31.

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