Promises is folk tale-inspired, horror short, first published in the Bayou Arcana: Songs of Loss and Redemption anthology. It explores the fate of several souls travelling on a steamer through the Bayou. Intended as the first in a series of stories for subsequent Bayou Arcana anthologies, it introduced and included characters that appear in shorts from the other creative teams.
Bayou Arcana: Songs of Loss and Redemption features stories by Valia Kapadai, Jimmy Pearson, Davina Unwin, Darren Ellis, Jennie Gyllblad, Corey Brotherson, Alex Thompson, Steve Tanner, Vicky Stonebridge, Alexi Conman, Sara Dunkerton, Matt Gibbs, Dani Abram, Matthew Craig, Lynsey Hutchinson, Jimmy Pearson, Nic Wilkinson, Cy Dethan, Patricia Echavarri-Riego, and Jenny Clements.
Creators: Matt Gibbs (writer) & Sara Dunkerton (illustrator)
Editor: Jimmy Pearson