Shout! Factory has announced, via social media, that it’s bringing a collector’s edition of 1982 horror anthology Creepshow to its Scream Factory line of horror blu-rays this Fall. The new version comes with a collectible forty page booklet featuring an essay by Michael Gingold and brand-new cover art by Laz Marquez:
Creepshow was directed by the late, great George A. Romero, written by Stephen King, and stars Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau, Fritz Weaver, Leslie Nielsen, Carrie Nye, E.G. Marshall, Viveca Lindfors, Ed Harris, Ted Danson, and Stephen King., featuring makeup effects by Tom Savini.
While the Scream Factory collector’s edition blu-ray of Creepshow won’t be released until Tuesday, October 23rd, it’s now available on preorder for $40:
A murdered man emerges from the grave for Father’s Day cake. A meteor’s ooze makes everything… grow. A professor selects his wife as a snack for a crated creature. A scheming husband plants two lovers up to their necks in terror. A malevolent millionaire with an insect phobia becomes the prey of a cockroach army.
Features (so far):
- Rigid slipcover that will house a Blu-ray case and 40-page booklet.
- Collectible booklet featuring a new essay from Michael Gingold (Fangoria, Rue-Morgue, Dellirium).
- Newly-commissioned artwork pictured on the slipcase is from Laz Marquez.
- Case wrap inside will be reversible featuring original theatrical artwork on both sides.
What’s more, the first online 1,500 orders will receive a 28.5” x 16.5” lithograph poster of the slipcase art, plus an 18” x 24” poster of alternate art, also by Laz Marquez: