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Fishhead and Other Carney Gothic Horrors
     

Fishhead and Other Carney Gothic Horrors

by Michael Price, Lawrence Shell, Mark Walker (Illustrator), Guillermo del Toro (Commentaries by), Joe R. Lansdale (Commentaries by)
 
Hailed by horror-master Guillermo del Toro and CONAN scribe Timothy Truman, FISHHEAD is a new-century classic among horror comics -- from Rondo Award nominee and FORGOTTEN HORRORS author Michael H. Price, ELLERY QUEEN artist and CASE OF THE BLOOD RED STARS author-illustrator Mark Evan Walker, and co-scenarist Lawrence Adam Shell. Based upon Irvin S. Cobb's classic

Overview

Hailed by horror-master Guillermo del Toro and CONAN scribe Timothy Truman, FISHHEAD is a new-century classic among horror comics -- from Rondo Award nominee and FORGOTTEN HORRORS author Michael H. Price, ELLERY QUEEN artist and CASE OF THE BLOOD RED STARS author-illustrator Mark Evan Walker, and co-scenarist Lawrence Adam Shell. Based upon Irvin S. Cobb's classic Southern Gothic. A generous selection of bonus tracks draws from Mike Price's COMICS FROM THE GONE WORLD and SOUTHERN-FRIED HOMICIDE series. These freak-show yarns range from the pre-Code 1950s to the postmodern underground-comix scene of the 1990s, including Price & Walker's carney tales "Bally o' the Beast" and "Earth vs. the Sharktopus." Not to mention Price's historical survey of freaks in cinema and John Wooley & Mike Price's study of the carney film SHE FREAK, resurrected from the pages of FANGORIA magazine. Says Guillermo del Toro of FISHHEAD: "Severe perversity, impregnated with that spooky Southern Gothic Spirit... Moving, grotesque, and unforgiving."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781453815472
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
11/26/2011
Pages:
202
Sales rank:
1,383,582
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.43(d)

Meet the Author

The Rondo Award-nominated author of "Carnival of Souls" (2009), Michael H. Price is the creator of the "Comics from the Gone World" series and the "Forgotten Horrors" line of movie-history books. Artist Mark Evan Walker is co-author (with Mike Price) of the horror-stories anthology "What You See May Shock You!" and the solo author-illustrator of "The Case of the Blood Red Stars." Scenarist Lawrence Adam Shell, publisher of Mike Price's acclaimed "Hollywood Horrors" art portfolio, is a veteran of both the indie-comics and mainstream-comics scenes.

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