Ash faces off with an assortment of notorious horror icons in his “comic-verses”. He’s fought against Freddy and Jason, and the entire Marvel’s Zombies universe, but he has yet to confront his rival of the accolade “king”: Elvis Presley. In a stellar crossover brought to us by Dynamite comics and publisher IDW, Evil Dead/Army of Darkness’s deadite exterminator, Ash Williams, will finally meet Bubba Ho-Tep’s mummy slaying Elvis Presley in Army of Darkness/Bubba Ho-Tep.
Written by Scott Duvall (Narcopolis: Continuum) with art by Vincenzo Federici (The Kabuki Fight), Army of Darkness/Bubba Ho-Tep starts off following Ash Williams, who picks up a lead that the jail-house Rockstar himself may still be alive and kicking, which sends our chainsaw-wielding paragon down to Texas. Along the way, Ash is sent back in time (ala Army of Darkness style) by an Elvis style jumpsuit equipped with the ability to time travel, landing him in 1970’s Las Vegas during the prime of Elvis’s career. As insane as that all sounds, the story gets even crazier when we find out that there’s a new Necronomicon: the Necronomicon Ho-Tep.
Duvall’s inspiration for creating this fan’s dream cross-over came from his love for Bruce Campbell’s roles as both Ash and Elvis. Considering the charisma and ego’s of both characters, along with their experiences combating the undead, Duvall felt it was inveitable that the two would collide in a crossover for the ages in Army of Darkness/Bubba Ho-Tep. Writer Duvall also mentioned that since the two are so similar in behavior and the monsters they fight, it seemed plausible they could cross-over due to their probability of existing in the same universe.
Comic book publisher IDW has also added fuel to the fire in this cross-over’s creation with their release of Bubba Ho-Tep and the Cosmic Blood-Suckers earlier this year. IDW’s Ho-Tep series is set to be 5 issues, with the final release due in November 2018.
Concerning Army of Darkness/Bubba Ho-Tep, it has not been disclosed on how many issues will be written, but the first issue’s release is scheduled for February 2019. To get your fix on chainsaw-wielding heroes and the occult until then, you should absolutely check out the Blu-ray release of Mandy!
Source: Dynamite comics
Watch Deleted Predator Tree Chase Scene From ‘Prey’
To celebrate the 4K UHD, Blu-ray™ and DVD release of last year’s movie Prey, 20th Century Studios has made available a deleted animated storyboard scene. In this clip, we see our heroine Naru in a foot chase with the Predator through the tree tops of the forest canopy.
The movie is already loaded with beautiful chase scenes and suspenseful set-ups but it is a shame we never got to see this one incorporated into the movie.
Prey came out on Hulu in 2022. It was a critical hit and fans seemed to love the unique stand-alone storyline. People did fall in love with Naru’s canine companion Sarii, whose real name is Coco. She had no previous film experience and was trained specifically for the movie.
The first video is the scene without commentary. The second one includes commentary from director Dan Trachtenberg.
‘Courtney Gets Possessed’ Looks Like The Satanic BFF Comedy of 2023
So your ex is the Devil himself and you’ve moved on to someone new. In fact, you are about to marry that person. But Satan is the jealous type and isn’t giving his blessing to this new arrangement. What to do? That is the premise of the new horror comedy Courtney Gets Possessed.
Just by watching the trailer, we get a sense this is a comedy about girl power and we love that. Last year My Best Friend’s Exorcism focused on one friend trying to eject a demon from her girlfriend’s soul, but in this movie, it looks like a whole wedding party gets involved.
With her nuptials on the line and the Prince of Darkness lurking close by, Courtney does her best to protect her childhood home on the eve of the wedding. But when her ne’er-do-well sister accidentally invites Satan inside (known more casually as Dave), he possesses Courtney – throwing a demonic wrench into her happily-ever-after plans. Courtney’s ragtag team of reluctant heroes including her sister, perfectionist best friend, and skeptical future sister-in-law must find a way to exorcise Dave, reclaim Courtney’s soul, and get her down the aisle with as little bloodshed as possible.
“In Sickness and in Hell” takes on a whole new meaning in this diabolically fun and thrilling romp. Audiences will be left pondering the line between love and possession and what it means to give ourselves to others. Will Courtney’s wedding bells ring or will they be drowned out by the screams of the damned?
Courtney Gets Possessed is written and directed by Jono Mitchell and Madison Hatfield. Produced by Hatfield and Jordan Blair Brown. Executive Produced by Stephen Beehler, Jegor Jersov, and Jono Mitchell. Cinematography by Brett A. Frager. Composed by Jordan Bennett. A Peach Jam Pictures production.
Courtney Gets Possessed will be available on digital and on Demand, Friday, November 3.
Vomit Bags Handed Out in Theaters as ‘Saw X’ is Called Worse Than ‘Terrifier 2’
Remember all the puking folks were doing when Terrifier 2 was released in theaters? It was an incredible amount of social media showing folks tossing their cookies in theaters at the time. For good reason too. If you have seen the film and know what Art the Clown does to a girl in a yellow room, you know that Terrifier 2 wasn’t messing around. But it appears that Saw X is being seen a challenger.
One of the scenes that is apparently bothering folks this time is the one in which a guy has to perform brain surgery on himself in order to hack out a chunk of grey matter that weighs enough for the challenge. The scene is pretty brutal.
The synopsis for Saw X goes like this:
Hoping for a miraculous cure, John Kramer travels to Mexico for a risky and experimental medical procedure, only to discover the entire operation is a scam to defraud the most vulnerable. Armed with a newfound purpose, the infamous serial killer uses deranged and ingenious traps to turn the tables on the con artists.
For me personally, I still think that Terrifier 2 owns this crown though. It is gnarly throughout and Art is brutal and doesn’t have a code or anything. He just loves killin’. While Jigsaw deals in revenge or in ethics. Also, we see the vomit bags, but I haven’t seen anyone using em just yet. So, I’ll remain skeptical.
All in all, I gotta say I like both films since both are sticking with practical effects instead of going the cheapy computer graphics way.
Have you seen Saw X yet? Do you think that it rivals Terrifier 2? Let us know in the comments section.