Entertainment Weekly ran a six page preview of Scott Snyder’s new horror series Wytches, coming out from Image. Scott Snyder is a fan favorite, especially for his work on the New 52’s Batman.
Snyder describes the story as:
The Oxford English Dictionary defines a witch as a woman with magic powers. And admit it, I say “witch” and you imagine some old crone with a wart on her nose, maybe wearing a black cloak and pointed hat, flying on a broomstick past the moon. Or perhaps some beautiful sorceress next door.
Well, forget all that nonsense. In fact, forget everything you know about witches. Because the truth is, witches, real witches, are something much, much scarier. Something you’ve never seen before. I’m collaborating with the super talented artist Jock on a new ongoing comic book series from Image Comics called WYTCHES. I don’t want to spoil anything, but let’s leave it at this—you’ll never think of witches the same way once you see Jock’s designs.
As for what you thought were witches? A wytch? A real wytch? Imagine, if you will, a bestial, primal creature that lives deep in the woods, waiting. We know nothing about them—they’re rarely seen. They are bigger than we are, stronger and smarter than we are, and they are gruesome and predatory. So, forget what you think you know. Leave the broomsticks for the kids. No magic, just horror. Here’s an exclusive look inside the sick, twisted world of WYTCHES…