In the first issue of Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans’ ‘Die,’ Jumanji combines with Dungeons and Dragons to birth a creepy, fantastical story about trauma, death, rebirth, and friendship.
By Kelly Kanayama Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans’ upcoming Image comic DIE! has got fans hyped, and for good reason: it looks awesome. I sat down with them to talk about 90s teen nerd aesthetics, changing one’s artistic shoes, and what happens when high fantasy meets midlife crises. Let’s start with the basics: what’s DIE! about? Kieron Gillen: The two-word pitch is it’s goth Jumanji. […]
Today, artist Stephanie Hans and writer Kieron Gillen announced DIE. This new Image Comics series, launching in December, will explore traditional tabletop gaming tropes through the lens of fantasy and horror. DIE follows a group of six teenagers who disappear during a role-playing game session in 1991, only to reappear without explanation two years later, […]