Corpse Cold: New American Folklore – Brhel​ ​and​ ​Sullivan [Kickstarter Campaign] (Kendall News)

Kendall Reviews brings you news of an exciting new Kickstarter campaign…

New​ ​book​ ​of​ ​illustrated​ ​spook​ ​stories​ ​inspired​ ​by​ ​‘80s​ ​and ‘90s​ ​horror​ ​launching​ ​on​ ​Kickstarter​ ​on​ ​September 30th 2017.

Corpse Cold: New American Folklore to feature 17 fully illustrated campfire tales.

Corpse Cold: New American Folklore,​ ​a​ ​new​ ​book​ ​inspired​ ​by​ ​horror​ ​from​ ​the​ ​1980s and​ ​1990s,​ ​is​ ​coming​ ​to​ ​Kickstarter​ ​on​ ​Sept​ ​30.

Corpse Cold: New American Folklore features​ ​17​ ​chilling campfire-style​ ​legends,​ ​written​ ​in​ ​homage​ ​to​ ​classic horror​ ​series​ ​like​ ​​Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and Fear Street,​ ​intended​ ​for​ ​adult​ ​readers.​ ​The​ ​book​ ​is co-written​ ​by​ ​authors​ ​John​ ​Brhel​ ​and​ ​Joe​ ​Sullivan,​ ​and each​ ​story​ ​is​ ​accompanied​ ​by​ ​a​ ​macabre​ ​illustration​ ​by artist​ ​Chad​ ​Wehrle.

“We​ ​grew​ ​up​ ​watching​ ​​Twilight Zone and​ ​​Are You Afraid of the Dark? and​ ​reading​ ​books​ ​like​ ​Washington​ ​Irving’s The Sketch Book and​ ​various​ ​American​ ​horror anthologies​,”​ ​said​ ​Brhel.​ ​“The​ ​unsettling​ ​stories​ ​and​ ​imagery​ ​found​ ​in​ ​books​ ​like​ ​​Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark made​ ​an​ ​impact​ ​on​ ​Joe,​ ​Chad,​ ​and​ ​myself,​ ​all​ ​the​ ​way​ ​back​ ​in elementary​ ​school.​ ​In​ ​fact,​ ​those​ ​books​ ​are​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​biggest​ ​reasons​ ​why​ ​we​ ​write today.​ ​With​ ​​Corpse Cold,​ ​we​ ​hope​ ​to​ ​provide​ ​that​ ​same​ ​sort​ ​of​ ​reading​ ​experience​ ​for people​ ​like​ ​us​ ​–​ ​readers​ ​who​ ​are​ ​grown​ ​up,​ ​but​ ​still​ ​nostalgic​ ​for​ ​creepy​ ​art​ ​and​ ​new takes​ ​on​ ​well,​ ​and​ ​lesser​ ​known,​ ​urban​ ​legends​ ​and​ ​folktales.”

 

Brhel​ ​and​ ​Sullivan​ ​have​ ​co-written​ ​several​ ​books​ ​of​ ​paranormal​ ​and​ ​weird​ ​fiction, including​ ​​Tales From Valleyview Cemetery (2015)​ ​and​ ​​At The Cemetery Gates: Year One (2016).​ ​They​ ​are​ ​launching​ ​their​ ​Kickstarter​ ​campaign​ ​to​ ​cover​ ​production​ ​costs​ ​for the​ ​book,​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​artist​ ​fees.

A​ ​selection​ ​of​ ​stories​ ​to​ ​be​ ​included​ ​in​ ​​Corpse Cold: New American Folklore:

Moss​ ​Lake​ ​Island” A​ ​carefree​ ​getaway​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Adirondacks​ ​takes​ ​a​ ​terrifying​ ​turn​ ​when​ ​two​ ​friends​ ​stumble upon​ ​an​ ​island​ ​inhabited​ ​by​ ​witches…
Two​ ​Visions,​ ​1984” A​ ​journalist​ ​on​ ​his​ ​way​ ​to​ ​cover​ ​an​ ​event​ ​with​ ​President​ ​Ronald​ ​Reagan​ ​picks​ ​up​ ​a hitchhiker​ ​with​ ​a​ ​series​ ​of​ ​visions​ ​regarding​ ​his​ ​future…
The​ ​Woman​ ​on​ ​the​ ​Campus​ ​Green” A​ ​college​ ​student​ ​with​ ​a​ ​dark​ ​family​ ​history​ ​finds​ ​himself​ ​the​ ​subject​ ​of​ ​a​ ​strange​ ​secret admirer…
Black​ ​Dog” Two​ ​teenage​ ​brothers​ ​encounter​ ​the​ ​strange​ ​creature​ ​that​ ​their​ ​father​ ​had​ ​warned​ ​them about​ ​since​ ​childhood,​ ​while​ ​hunting​ ​in​ ​the​ ​woods​ ​near​ ​their​ ​home…
Autoplay​ ​On” A​ ​man​ ​falls​ ​asleep​ ​watching​ ​a​ ​playlist​ ​of​ ​internet​ ​videos​ ​and​ ​ends​ ​up​ ​playing​ ​a​ ​clip​ ​he was​ ​never​ ​supposed​ ​to​ ​see…

To support this exciting project please visit the Cold Corpse: New American Folklore Kickstarter page.

 

For more  ​information​ ​on​ ​Brhel​ ​and​ ​Sullivan,​ ​visit​ ​the​ ​following​ ​pages…

Facebook: http://facebook.com/cemeterygatesmedia

Instagram: http://instagram.com/cemeterygatesm

Website: http://cemeterygatesmedia.wordpress.com

For more information on Chad​ ​Wehrle, visit the following page…

Website: https://www.cwehrle.com/

Note: Kendall Reviews is not directly involved in this project. 

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