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Cover of Chopper #1
Publication information
"Publisher Asylum Press
Schedule Bi-monthly
Format "Mini-series
Publication date October 2011 – February 2012
No. of issues 3
Creative team
Created by "Martin Shapiro
Written by "Martin Shapiro
Artist(s) Juan Ferreyra
"Cliff Richards
"Colorist(s) Chandran Ponnusamy

Chopper is a "horror "comic book "mini-series written by "Martin Shapiro, illustrated by Juan Ferreyra (who was later replaced by "Cliff Richards from issue #3 onward), and published by Asylum Press in 2011.[1][2]

The series is a modern-day reimagining of the "headless horseman from ""The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" that takes place in "Daytona Beach, Florida during "Bike Week.



In the story, a police officer's rebellious teenage daughter takes a strange new ecstasy-like drug at a party that causes her to see ghosts – and one of them is a headless Hell’s Angel on a motorcycle who collects the souls of sinners in the afterlife and he wants her tainted soul.

Chopper has elements of the movies "A Nightmare on Elm Street and "Candyman. Instead of being killed in your dreams, you’re vulnerable while you’re high on the supernatural drug.


Web Series[edit]

As part of an ambitious transmedia launch strategy, a prequel to the main Chopper storyline was produced as a web TV series[3] starring actors "Tyler Mane ("Halloween, "X-Men) and "Andrew Bryniarski ("The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, "Batman Returns).[4]


A film adaptation of the comic book is in the works. The screenplay was written by "Martin Shapiro.[5][6]


  1. ^ "New Chopper Comics Series". Fangoria.com. Archived from the original on 2013-04-10. Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  2. ^ "Chopper". ComicBookDB.com. Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  3. ^ "Chopper Rolls to Viral Status Upon Launch". DreadCentral.com. Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  4. ^ "Chopper". "Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  5. ^ "'Chopper' comicbook gets a ride with Dilemma". Variety.com. October 31, 2012. Retrieved 2013-03-13. 
  6. ^ "Horror Series Chopper Expands From Web to Feature Film". ComingSoon.net. November 1, 2012. Retrieved 2013-03-11. 

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