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Richard Corben Unearths Poe’s Conquerer Worm

Jenna D. 07/08/2012 Reviews

Edgar Allan Poe was known for creating some of the most eerie, dark poetry that we all learn about in school at one point of our lives. Now, Richard Corben is making Poe’s The Conquerer Worm a comic. Corben will also be using his talents to bring some of Poe’s other eerie tales to the world of comics. Edgar Allen Poe’s The Conquerer Worm will be available on November 21.



The Conquerer Worm coverDark Horse’s horror line continues to get under your skin with the announcement of comics legend Richard Corben’s truly horrifying adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic poem “The Conqueror Worm.”


In Edgar Allan Poe’s The Conqueror Worm, a betrayed man hunts down his wife and her lover, only to stumble upon a gruesome puppet show based on his life. This series will be rotten to the core!


Corben will also be lending his talents to the Eisner-nominated anthology Dark Horse Presents, penning additional spine-tingling stories by Edgar Allan Poe!


Praise for Richard Corben:


“Atmosphere is key to sell the malevolent atmosphere and is pulled off in style by Corben, who makes you feel like you’ve been transported back in time.”—Comic Book Resources


“Richard Corben doing Edgar Allan Poe. If I have to say more than that, I worry about your tastes in comics. You see, Richard Corben is very well known for doing Edgar Allan Poe. He excels at it.”—Comics Bulletin


For additional information, check out the exclusive interview with Richard Corben on The Comics Journal!


Edgar Allan Poe’s The Conqueror Worm is on sale November 21, 2012!



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Jenna D. is an avid fan of graphic novels and Batman. When she's not writing, singing, reading or getting educated you can find her on twitter or facebook.

  1. Robb Orr 07/08/2012 at 10:20 pm

    This is going to be SO awesome! Corben is just amazing, and with this source material… This will be a "must read!"

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