Nasser Rabadi’s “Creepsters” Revives the Creature Horrors of the 1980s

Last week, independent comic book creator Nasser Rabadi launched a crowdfunding campaign for Creepsters, an 86-page, black and white horror/comedy book. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $3 thousand at the time of this writing.

Written by Rabadi (Stardust, ASYL) and featuring illustrations by… erm, I actually can’t say as the campaign page doesn’t specify the artist. Maybe Jon Dillard? In any case, Creepsters is designed as a tribute to 1980s creature horror films such as Critters or Ghoulies.

Here’s the official breakdown of Creepsters from the Indiegogo campaign page:

While digging for buried treasure on Perdida Cove Beach, 12-year-old Max discovers a mysterious creature he names “Chomper”, whose friendship will lead him into a world of danger, adventure, and heroism.

When Chomper’s siblings wreak havoc in Max’s seaside town, only Max and his new friend can save his sister Emma (and the town!) by combining forces to fight the sinister CREEPSTERS that wash up on the beach after an alien object splashes down into the ocean offshore.

CREEPSTERS is a loving tribute to 1980s high concept low budget comedy horror. A fast paced story filled with romance, gore, fantasy, and a touch of science fiction, this is a blood-soaked adventure which ultimately proves that family and friendship can overcome any obstacle.

Backers can get a digital version of of Creepsters for $10, while physical copies start at $25. If you have more cash to spend, you can also receive the following:

  • Multiple copies of the book
  • Variant covers
  • A 16-page Tales of the Creepsters ashcan book
  • A plushie Chomper toy

It is also worth noting that there is an additional shipping charge starting at $5 for those in the United States.

Interested? You can check out some sample artwork below or visit the full Creepsters Indiegogo campaign page here.

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