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 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 are the preview pages:
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.