New Civil War Horror Comic HAILSTONE is Coming from ComiXology Originals and Stout Club Entertainment

ComiXology, Amazon’s premier digital comics service, and Stout Club Entertainment present Hailstone. The horror comic set during the U.S. Civil War. Written by Rafael Scavone (A Study in Emerald, Hit-Girl and Funny Creek) and illustrated by Rafael de Latorre (SuperZero, Animosity and Black Widow). Colors by Wesllei Manoel, letters by Bernardo Brice, and edits by Bis Stringer Horne.

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The 5-issue limited series horror comic will be released monthly beginning May 11th, 2021. Hailstone issue #1 featuring a cover by Rafael De Latorre and Rafael Albuquerque (American Vampire). Hailstone is part of the ComiXology Originals multi-book deal with Stout Club Entertainment. It will be available simultaneously in both English and Portuguese.

In this gripping and haunting series, the people of Hailstone, Montana are hungry and disappearing. Trapped by relentless snow, the remaining townspeople grow increasingly desperate and come into conflict with the well-stocked military factory in the area. The situation grows worse when a local girl named Mary disappears while searching for food with her mother. Sheriff Denton Ross and his deputy Tobias step in to keep the peace. But their efforts start them down a dangerous path. Their investigation into Mary’s disappearance reveals a mysterious and well-kept secret that will change their lives forever. . . . But only if they survive.

Hailstone presents a story of mystery, mixed with historical, horror, and supernatural elements, all seasoned with good old western action,” says writer Rafael Scavone. “If I had to pick only one genre to define it, I’d definitely go for weird-fiction. The characters range from a traumatized Sheriff, unable to help his people, to an arrogant army officer running a military factory in a remote town. Art-wise Rafael de Latorre gave it a beautiful but uneasy atmosphere, his work is a perfect match for the story. The moody ambiance he created grows denser as the story goes on poking the characters’ fears with it. All of these elements allowed us to play with sequences and pacing. We hope the readers dig it as much as we did while creating this comic.”

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Part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive digital content, Hailstone will be released monthly. Each issue will be available upon release, at no additional cost, for members of Amazon Prime, Kindle Unlimited, and comiXology Unlimited. And for purchase on the Amazon Kindle Store and comiXology. Prime Reading offers all Amazon Prime members a rotating selection of over a thousand top Kindle books, magazines, short works, comic books, children’s books, and more. All at no additional cost. Kindle Unlimited gives customers access to more than 1 million titles. Including thousands of audiobooks, and current magazines for just $9.99 a month with a 30-day free trial at ComiXology Unlimited offers over 30,000 comics, graphic novels, and also manga for just $5.99 a month. Start a 30-day free trial at

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