Get a free BATES MOTEL graphic novel on iTunes


A&E has brought back the classic Psycho house with a modern day prequel to the events of that film: watch young Norman Bates overwhelmed by a weird his weird possessive mom, Norma. And now there’s a graphic novel tie-in, written by a passel of folks—including show runner Carlton Cuse—and drawn by Emma Vieceli. It’s a free download for iPad called Jiao’s Story—at 72 pages it’s a good value, although the person who emailed me this tip labeled it “misogynist.” Haven’t read it yet myself. here’s the preview pages: