Title: Hack/Slash vs. Chaos #1
Writer: Tim Seeley
Artist: Rapha Lobosco
Color: Dee Cunniffe
Cover: Tim Seeley, Addison Duke
Publication Date: December 5, 2018
Publisher’s Summary: “Cassie Hack, Slasher Hunter Supreme, thought she’d gotten rid of those teenager-perforating undead menaces. But now they’re suddenly springing back to life! Cassie and Vlad are going to have to team up with megadeath dispenser Evil Ernie to stop the slaughter, putting them on a path that appears to lead through Chastity, the Chosen, and Purgatori! Tim Seeley returns to his beloved creations to pit them against the world’s greatest horror universe and brings back some of the series’ most beloved slashers!”
Cassie Hack has made a career of taking out slashers and returning them to their places of unholy rest. She’s quick and efficient with her trusty bat and lovable side-kick Vlad, but it looks like the dead are coming back to life, forcing Cassie out of her young retirement. Now, Cassie’s on a mission to close the gate to the otherworld before her most terrifying foe returns.
Tim Seeley’s first issue in this new Hack/Slash series promises infinite mayhem ahead for Cassie Hack. Hack/Slash vs. Chaos #1 kicks off to a fast-paced, action-packed start, packed tight with devilish characters and a terrifying storyline, Seeley’s depiction of Cassie and Vlad is a bit gritty, but that’s what we love about this duo.
As for the story, returning slashers is a promising place to start the series, blending older storylines with whatever Seeley has cooked up for this run. And the plot promises an exciting story ahead, packed with plenty of classic Cassie kick-ass scenes.
Hack/Slash vs. Chaos #1 is brimming with story, and Rapha Lobosco strikes a good balance between the action and exposition. The blue hues and neon accents sets the tone of Hack/Slash vs. Chaos #1, 80’s horror with a dash of punk rock.
The Bottom Line:
A dark introduction to what Seeley has in store for readers, Hack/Slash vs. Chaos #1 presents an intense story. Tim Seeley’s script is punchy and Rapha Lobosco art is gritty and detailed, exactly how we like Cassie Hack.