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Slashing Into Land of Lost Toys

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This November, Devil’s Due unleashes Hack/Slash: Land of Lost Toys #1 (of 3) (SEPT052896). Different from the previous four Hack/Slash double sized one shot issues, in that Hack/Slash: Land of Lost Toys is a 3 issue, 32 page, Limited Mini Series. Continuing with his full color twisted and comedic tales is writer Tim Seeley who hand picked artist Dave Crosland (Puffed, and Bad Ideas with Jim Mahfood) for the artwork. Cover art features the talents of Stefano Caselli (G.I.Joe).

"I'm psyched to get to do a 3 issue mini series.” said writer Tim Seeley. “It allows me a lil 'more room for twisted weirdness, hyper violence, and a lil' bit of characterization here and there."

"Dave Crosland is really knocking this one out of the park.” Seeley added. “He and (colorist) Katie DeSousa make a great team, and I think the visuals they're creating are absolutely perfect for the feel of this story."

Hack/Slash: Land of Lost Toys - In Mt. Healthy, Ohio, children are dying in their dreams, falling victim to twisted versions of their own toys!  It's up to Cassie, Vlad and a 23 year old toy collector to stop a demented dream killer before he turns playtime into a deadly nightmare!

Vlad reveals his dark history!  That's right, no need to wait 30 years for the origin of our bad-ass mystery man! What makes the gas-mask-wearing, master of machetes tick?  FIND OUT HERE!

Hack/Slash: First Cut Trade Paperback (Diamond Code: JUL052786 , ISBN: 1-932796-42-8) collecting the first three one shot stories Euthanized, Girls Gone Dead, Comic Book Carnage, a new story Slashing through the Snow, and an introduction by Craig Thompson (Blankets) will hit shelves end of September with 160 pages of fun for $14.95. Just in time for all of your Halloween festivities.

Hack/Slash has received many reviews including:
• “Hack/slash is among the best horror comics I've ever read. The characters are great, the stories interesting and the artwork perfect. Any horror fans who haven't checked Hack/Slash out yet should do so as soon as possible.” —Jim Harper, author Legacy of Blood: A Comprehensive Guide to *Slasher* Movies

• “For all those people out there who enjoy a good slasher flick and LOVE a bad one—this book is for you. It takes every aspect that makes those movies entertaining and puts it all in one place, one big happy, place. I highly recommend it.” —Robert Kirkman, writer The Walking Dead, Marvel Team-Up

• “If you haven't discovered Hack/slash yet, there's no stranger, more hilarious, more macabre place to start (other than busting your ass to get the first two issues).” —HorrorChannel.com

• "Sick and twisted in the best way. Just like Seeley himself. This one jumps on you and doesn't let go... just the way I like it." — Joe Casey, writer Fantastic Four: First Family

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Fans are urged to request copies of upcoming issues from their local retailer to ensure copies are available. Call 1-888-COMIC BOOK to find your local retailer. All DDP comics may be purchased by store buyers through Diamond Comic Distributors: Hack/Slash: Land of Lost Toys #1 (of 3) (SEPT052896) and Hack/Slash: First Cut Trade Paperback (Diamond Code: JUL052786 , ISBN: 1-932796-42-8).

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