Dynamite Entertainment's next trip into the Chaos! Comics line will be with Chaos: Smiley the Psychotic Button. Written by Mike Raicht (Dark Shadows) and featuring artwork by Juanan Antonio (Dungeons & Dragons), this 48-page one-shot special explores the origin of Smiley — the demonic entity affixed to the chest of Evil Ernie. The one-shot will featuring cover artwork by Chaos! artist Mirka Andolfo.
The Smiley one-shot answers the question: Just how terrifying could the origin of Evil Ernie's peculiar decorative accessory be? When the answer involves Lucifer, mass murder, the struggle for control over Hell, and the tastiest meat patties that your hard-earned 99 cents can afford, the term "terrifying" may not actually be descriptive enough. In addition to the fear-fraught core story, this special double-sized comic includes a back-up story wherein Heaven attempts to counter Smiley's blasphemous existence on Earth with the creation of its own powerful trinket: the Holy Pizazzinator.
Chaos: Smiley the Psychotic Button will be solicited in the November Previews catalog and slated for release in January 2015.