Burlap is a four-issue Horror Noir Revenge Comic Book by Jesse James Baer.
In 1995, the town of Metutchan, New Jersey is tightly gripped in the clutches of fear. A four-man gang of Serial Killers is roaming the streets. Lead by the malicious Cottontail, they take lives and leave not but death and bloodshed in their wake.
However, a ghost of their past is coming back to haunt them. A mysterious vigilante wearing a burlap sack on his head has made it his mission to end the reign of Cottontail and his cronies. By ending their lives.
The comic was funded on Kickstarter on April 6th, 2020. They were released in Summer of 2020.
Burlap contains examples of:
- Animal Motifs: Cottontail, who wears a bunny mask that covers his head.
- Machete Mayhem: Bones wields what looks like a machete half his height.
- Malevolent Masked Men: Cottontail and Bones wear masks.
- Monster Clown: Chuckles, one of Cottontail's gang, wears clown make-up.
- One-Word Title: Burlap, naturally.
- Sackhead Slasher: Burlap is a heroic example, as his intended targets are Cottontail and his gang.
- Sinister Scythe: Chuckles wields a sickle.
- Skeleton Motif: Bones, who wears a skull mask.
- Slashed Throat: Chuckles uses his sickle to open up a woman's throat on Cottontail's command.
- Slow Clap: Cottontail gives one to Chuckles when he introduces him to their latest victims.