It's DARK, HORRIFIC, FREAKY and very FUNNY. The "Grin Creeper," writer ROBERT STEVEN RHINE's, 270 page, glossy, color, graphic novel, featuring 43 of the top comic book illustrators in the world, is setting up tent! Published by Asylum Press, and Rhine's partner at FrankenRhine Productions, FRANK FORTE, the book will be listed in the May 2005 Diamond catalogue, shipping June 2005 and hitting stores this July. Forward by Feo Amante.
SATAN'S 3 RING CIRCUS OF HELL is comprised of over 40 original stories by R.S. Rhine, illustrated by the following top artistic masters of macabre: WILLIAM STOUT, TIM VIGIL, JOHN CASSADAY, HILARY BARTA, ALAN. M. CLARK, TONE RODRIGUEZ, JIM SMITH, FRANK FORTE, VINCENT WALLER, MATT HOWARTH, ERIC PIGORS, FRANK DIETZ, STEVEN MANNION, OMAHA PEREZ, JOE VIGIL, D.W. FRYENDALL, SHANNON WHEELER, MIKE SOSNOWSKI, TOMMY CASTILLO, BRYAN BAUGH, JOHN HOWARD, DAVID HARTMAN, JACOB HAIR, GAK, NENAD GUCUNJA, JOE BUCCO, KEVIN COLDEN, MARK COVELL,STEVE COBB, ANDY BRADY, ALEX PARDEE, DAVID PALEO, FRANKIE B. WASHINGTON, JOHN WATKINS CHOW, RICH LONGMORE, RAFAL HRYNKIEWICZ, STEPH DUMAIS, ALEKSANDAR SOTIROVSKI, JEFF GAITHER, CLAY HENSS, ALASTAIR FELL and NORMAN CABRERA.
SATAN's 3 RING CIRCUS of HELL is a more humorous and darker "Tales Of The Crypt," pushing the boundaries farther, while walking the tightrope between horror and humor. This collection brings more top horror genre artists together in one quality horror collection than ever before!
The book will also feature the award winning short story by R.S. Rhine, winner of the 2005 WORLD HORROR CON dark fiction contest, “Propeller Boy.”
R.S. Rhine's other published works and comic books with Asylum Press include: SATAN GONE WILD, CHICKEN SOUP FOR SATAN, SELECTED READINGS FROM SATAN'S POWDER ROOM and MY BRAIN ESCAPES ME (Sun dog Press).
R.S. Rhine will also be featured in the upcoming Carol & Graf hardcover edition of the book "Dark Delicacies" alongside Ray Bradbury, Clive Barker, Richard Matheson and other icons. The book will be released Halloween 2005.
SATAN'S 3 RING CIRCUS OF HELL is published by Asylum Press and FrankenRhine Productions and will be featured in Diamond May Previews and shipped in June '05 to stores around the world.
Images from can be downloaded and used at: http://www.asylumpress.com/scircus.html
For more info go to: http://
www.robertrhine.com/ or http://www.asylumpress.com/
Here’s a recent interview with Robert Steven Rhine: http://www.moviepoopshoot.com/squib/65.html
JIM SMITH COMMITED TO ASYLUM
JIM SMITH’S SKETCHBOOK “DEADLY ARE THE NAKED” SHIPS JULY 2005 FROM ASYLUM PRESS.
Jim Smith, co-creator of Ren and Stimpy, The Ripping Friends and many other Spumco cartoons has inked a deal with Asylum Press to publish a series of sketchbooks.
This 64 page extravaganza featuring rare sketches, sexy figure studies, muscle bound barbarians and looney cartoon characters. Also featured are Ripping Friends storyboards, background design and celebrity caricature. Full color section features never before seen concept art and a glimpse into Jim's new comic book character CHESTACLESE. A must for all Spumco fans. This book will have a 16 page color section featuring rare concept drawings and all new comic book art.
A signed sketch edition of 500 will feature an original pencil sketch by none other than Jim Smith himself.
Previews can be seen at: www.jimsmithcartoons.com and www.asylumpress.com/deadly.html