Children of the Corn

1977 short story by Stephen King / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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"Children of the Corn" is a short story by Stephen King, first published in the March 1977 issue of Penthouse, and later collected in King's 1978 collection Night Shift.[1] The story is about a couple who end up in an abandoned Nebraska town that is inhabited by a cult of murderous children who worship a demon that lives in the local cornfields. The story has been adapted into several films, spawning a horror feature film franchise of the same name beginning in 1984. In 2009, the story was included in the book Stephen King Goes to the Movies.

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"Children of the Corn"
Short story by Stephen King
CountryUnited States
Genre(s)Horror, short story
Published inPenthouse, Night Shift
Media typePrint (hardcover)
Publication date1977 (magazine)
1978 (collection)