Image Comics announced today that noted comic scribe, and 2016’s Horror News Network’s Comic Awards writer of the year, Cullen Bunn will write his first comic for the company entitled Regression.
Regression is, according to the official Image Comics press release, a horror tale that follows the life of, “Adrian, a man tormented by ghastly waking nightmares. Pushed to a point of desperation, Adrian reluctantly turns to past life regression hypnotherapy as a means of understanding and treating the unwanted visions. When his consciousness is cast back through time, Adrian witnesses a scene of horrific debauchery and diabolism before waking up.”
Fans know Bunn for this work on critically acclaimed Dark Horse series Harrow County, as well as a number of books from Marvel, including the current Monsters Unleashed event series. What they may not know about the writer is his connection to and first hand knowledge of hypnotism and past-life regression. Bunn stated that “What many people don’t know is that my father was a professional hypnotist for many years. While it wasn’t part of his on-stage act, he often conducted past life regressions. During these sessions I saw people describing other time periods with pinpoint accuracy and even saw someone speaking a language they did not know. I also witnessed some really extremely creepy regressions that planted the seeds for this story of supernatural horror conspiracy.”
Regression #1 (with art by Danny Luckert who is making his professional debut on this title) is scheduled to be released on May 10, 2017.