Frank Forte announces that Asylum Press will re-release Robert Steven Rhine’s massive graphic horror anthology Satan’s 3-Ring Circus of Hell through Diamond Comics Distributors, SCB Distributors, all major wholesalers, and Tony Shenton Distribution for a Halloween release.
This giant-sized horror anthology is loaded with tons of gore and humor that any hardcore horror fan will enjoy – especially fans of Tales from the Crypt, Eerie and Creepshow. It features 43 stories illustrated by 43 of the top horror comic book artists including: William Stout, Tim Vigil, John Cassaday, Hilary Barta, Spain Rodriguez, Jeff Gaither, Steve Bissette, D.W. Frydendall, Jim Smith, Frank Forte, Tone Rodriguez, David Paleo, Kevin Colden, Nenad Gucunja, John Howard, David Hartman, Eric Pigors, Mike Sosnowski, Kevin Colden, Tommy Castillo and Steve Mannion and many others. Cover art by Frank Forte.
Some of the twisted tales include: “Spare Parts,” a nasty E.C. Comics-inspired opus about a disaffected coroner whose hobby is collecting “perfect” body parts, “Separation Anxiety” delves into the jealous love affair of circus freaks, “The Adventures of Raoul, Lowlife Ex-Cop,” takes us into the dark seedy side of a would be P.I., “Party Clown “ is a tale about a psycho serial killer who gets off by twisting people’s intensities into balloon animals,“The Symposium” takes us on a journey to Transylvania where modern day vampires feast on more than just blood. In “Eat Me” a freakish game show pushes its contestants to the limit, “Boneyard Tours” takes on a nasty trip through Hollywood. It’s good gory fun guaranteed to give you a nasty chuckle.
Four years in the making, this classic collection of sick and twisted short stories is a true labor of blood. It includes the grand prize winner of WORLD HORROR CON dark fiction contest, written by R.S. Rhine, Propeller Boy.
Rating: Mature Readers
Format: Fully Illustrated, Full Color and Black and White, 280 pages, trade paperback