Lamberto Bava and Dario Argento’s Demons 1 & 2 is due to be released in a spectacular boxset on both DVD & Bluray, courtesy of Arrow Films. Mark the date of 30th April on your calenders people, for that is when this superb looking boxset will be released. We brought you all the details about what will be included in this mighty boxset here.
As well as both films of Demons 1 & 2, also included in the boxset is an original comic book for Demons 3, and today we have a sneak peak at some of that artwork for you to feast your eyes on! Go on, you know you want to!
Following the exciting news that restored versions of Dario Argento and Lamberto Bava’s blood-curdling zombie horror classics DEMONS & DEMONS 2 will be released on Blu-ray, DVD and Steelbook on April 30th, Arrow Video are pleased to premiere exclusive extracts from the specially commissioned DEMONS 3 COMIC BOOKS (as attached).
For horror fans, it’s what they have been waiting for since 1986… Written by Stefan Hutchinson and Barry Keating, with artwork by Jeff Zornow and Peter Fielding, DEMONS 3 is finally here. The original sequel to the first two DEMONS films, presented as a 2-book comic, which will come housed in the Blu-ray & DVD editions of DEMONS & DEMONS 2.
It is the 16th Century, the time of the plague in Southern France. Amid the carnage, a new evil is starting to take form and only Nostradamus can see it. Are his horrifying visions of the future signs of what will come to pass? Can he stop the demons from taking over the world?
From the Press Release
Arrow Films is pleased to announce the limited edition deluxe versions of Lamberto Bava and Dario Argento’s blood-curdling zombie horror classics DEMONS and DEMONS 2 – released as Blu-ray, DVD and Steelbook editions, alongside DEMONS 3, an exclusive and specially commissioned comic book by Stefan Hutchinson. All formats are released in the UK on Monday April 30th.
Restored from the original camera negatives by Cineteca di Bologna, these highly anticipated horror cult classics breathe new demonic fire and unrelenting fury into Lamberto Bava and Dario Argento’s notorious and now-legendary DEMONS franchise.
Each release will be packaged with a variety of reversible and interchangeable original Anglo/Italian and newly commissioned artwork by Jeff Zornow, a double-sided fold-out poster, an exclusive collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the franchise by Calum Waddell, plus Books 1 & 2 of the aforementioned Demons 3 collector’s comic.
Not The Ogre. Not The Church. Not even Black Demons. Now, for the very first time, Arrow Films presents the original sequel to the first two Demons cult classics in the shape of a new comic book entitled Demons 3. It is the 16th Century, the time of the plague in Southern France. Amid the carnage, a new evil is starting to take form and only Nostradamus can see it. Are his horrifying visions of the future signs of what will come to pass? Can he stop the demons from taking over the world? Demons 3 is an all-new epic tale of demonic decapitation is written by Stefan Hutchinson and Barry Keating, with artwork by Jeff Zornow and Peter Fielding.
“The Demons 3 comic book is a new and exclusive installment in the Demons franchise that effortlessly delivers the third part in the trilogy the fans have been waiting for,” says Francesco Simeoni, Arrow Films’ label manager.
“Over the years, there have been many films bearing the moniker of Demons 3,” continues comic book creator, Stefan Hutchinson, “but none of them were genuine sequels. We tried to set the record straight with the Demons 3 comic book. The comic is a gruesome and violent horror tale that will show the first two films in a totally new light. With Jeff Zornow’s chilling artwork, we’ve created sequel that’s like a 70s Marvel comic book on crack.”
By Matt Wavish