Acclaimed Star Wars: The High Republic author unveils his new sci-fi horror comic, Dead Seas

Cavan Scott delivers a paranormal tale of vicious ghosts aboard a sinking prison ship.

New York Times bestselling author Cavan Scott is one of the architects behind the Star Wars: The High Republic ongoing series of books and comics. Now together with Scottish artist Nick Brokenshire (Star Wars Adventures), the creative pair takes a plunge into maritime horror with their spooky new title for IDW Originals, Dead Seas.

Hold your breath and take a peek at these covers and exclusive pages from the premiere issue of IDW Originals’ Dead Seas, appearing in comic shops on December 21, 2022!

Artist Nick Brokenshire’s main cover for Dead Seas #1.IDW Publishing
Artist Kelley Jones’ chilling variant cover for Dead Seas #1.IDW Publishing
Artist Ario Anindito’s watery variant cover for Dead Seas #1.IDW Publishing
Dead Seas is best described as The Poseidon Adventure meets The Haunting of Hill House.IDW Publishing
This six-issue miniseries revolves around the notion that phantoms exist and their precious ectoplasm is harvested to cure numerous diseases. IDW Publishing
Collecting this rare substance can be a life-threatening encounter. But for a chance to see his daughter again, prisoner Gus Ortiz accepts a reduced sentence to scrape ectoplasm from the hull of a floating supernatural prison called The Perdition.IDW Publishing
Enveloped by sinister waters and murderous ghosts, Gus quickly learns that supernatural entities pale in comparison to deadly threats emanating from the living. IDW Publishing

Dead Seas character sketches by series artist Nick Brokenshire.

For a spirited yuletide treat, IDW’s Dead Seas #1 arrives in comic shops and online outlets December 21.