The animated show releases a frenetic trailer, plus a list of writers, directors and animation styles.
Ever since it’s surprise announcement in December ’21, we’ve been drip fed news about The Boys‘ animated spin-off Diabolical. The show is comprised of eight episodes, each from a different writer/director team. From the list of well-known writers assembled, it’s clearly going to be a lot of fun.
Now the show has a full trailer. Fast and frenetic, it gives us a taste of Diabolical‘s eight “fun-sized” episodes:
Wow, there’s a lot going on there in a couple of short minutes; you really do get the sense of each story having its own distinct style.
We also now have a rundown, with writers, directors and a note on each episode’s style of animation:
“Laser Baby’s Day Out”
Writers: Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen
Directors: Crystal Chesney-Thompson and Derek Thompson
Animation Style: Inspired by classic American animated shorts.
“An Animated Short Where Pissed-Off Supes Kill Their Parents”
Writers: Justin Roiland & Ben Bayouth
Director: Parker Simmons
Animation Style: Inspired by Justin Roiland’s aesthetic.
“I’m Your Pusher”
Writer: Garth Ennis
Director: Giancarlo Volpe
Animation Style: An homage to the original The Boys comics.
“Boyd in 3D”
Writer: Eliot Glazer, Story by: Eliot Glazer & Ilana Glazer
Director: Naz Ghodrati-Azadi
Animation Style: Inspired by French comics and animation.
Director: Madeleine Flores
Animation Style: Inspired by Saturday morning animation imports.
“Nubian vs Nubian”
Writer: Aisha Tyler
Director: Matthew Bordenave
Animation Style: Anime inspired
“John and Sun-Hee”
Writer: Andy Samberg
Director: Steve Ahn
Animation Style: Inspired by Korean drama and horror.
“One Plus One Equals Two”
Writer: Simon Racioppa
Directors: Jae Kim and Giancarlo Volpe
Animation Style: A darker take on American superhero animation.
In addition, there’s a new poster for the show:
The Boys Presents: Diabolical lands at Prime Video on the 4th of March 2022. We’re ready!