HackSlash lands writer November 17, 2009 Stephen Susco to hack and slash! Stephen Susco (Red, The Grudge) has signed on to write Hack/Slash. Based on the Devil’s Due Publishing comic book series, Hack/Slash chronicles the adventures of Hack, a young woman who travels to small towns across the country hunting slashers. It is not yet know what direction the writer will take on the project and whether or not he was starting from scratch or simply revising the script that’s currently out there. Previous drafts of the script were written by Justin Marks, Todd Lincoln, Ben Magid and Martin Schenk.