Comic Crypt: New Graphic Novel MONSTER BORN Coming From Dark Horse!
Dark Horse Books has announced a new horrific graphic novel entitled MONSTER BORN! From acclaimed writers Steve Niles and Shannon Eric Denton with artwork by Tom Mandrake. Look for the new book to drop in bookstore shelves on October 31st, 2023. Get all the details below.
From The Press Release
MILWAUKIE, Ore., (April 20, 2023)— Dark Horse Books presents Monster Born, a new supernatural graphic novel by Steve Niles (A Town Called Terror, Criminal Macabre), and Shannon Eric Denton (Monster Forge Productions, Army of the Dead) with art by Tom Mandrake (Batman, The Spectre) and colors by Michael Atiyeh.
Amanda Lam always finds herself fighting. Humans or monsters—it’s what she knows best. Kidnapped by an undead creature as a child, she had to fight to survive and eventually fight for her freedom. Since then she has vowed to eradicate the world of the kinds of monsters that caused her so much pain. But when the mother and father she never knew die, her life becomes entangled with her family in ways more complicated than she could imagine.
Monster Born TPB collects 96 pages, measuring 6.625 x 10.1875″. It comes out from the cover of darkness and arrives in bookstores October 31, 2023 and comic shops November 1, 2023. It is now available to pre-order for $19.99 at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and your local comic shop and indie bookstore.
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Praise for Steve Niles:
“A top tier monster book with a heavy, near-perfect ending.”–Comicbook.com (Criminal Macabre/Count Crowley: From the Pit They Came)
“With a tight turn of phrase and tongue often in cheek (though sometimes ripped out in a nasty and bloody way) Niles clearly is having as much as we are.”–Tripwire Magazine (Criminal Macabre: The Complete Cal McDonald Stories)
“If it’s been too long since a horror comic raised your gooseflesh or bestowed a case of jimjams, you owe yourself a look at A Town Called Terror #1.”–Comics Bookcase
About Dark Horse Comics
Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics is an excellent example of how integrity and innovation can broaden a unique storytelling medium and transform a company with humble beginnings into an industry giant. Dark Horse has published the work of creative legends such as Yoshitaka Amano, Margaret Atwood, Brian Michael Bendis, Paul Chadwick, Geof Darrow, Colleen Doran, Will Eisner, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Faith Erin Hicks, Kazuo Koike, Matt Kindt, Jeff Lemire, Mike Mignola, Frank Miller, Kentaro Miura, Moebius, Chuck Palahniuk, Wendy Pini, Richard Pini, Eric Powell, Stan Sakai, and Gerard Way. In addition, Dark Horse has a long tradition of establishing new creative talent throughout all of its divisions. The company has set the industry standard for quality licensed comics, graphic novels, collectibles, and art books, including Stranger Things, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, Minecraft, The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario, Dragon Age, James Cameron’s Avatar, Game of Thrones, Mass Effect, StarCraft, The Witcher, Cyberpunk 2077, and Halo. Today, Dark Horse Comics is one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers. In 2022, Dark Horse Media, LLC, parent company of Dark Horse Comics, Dark Horse Entertainment, and Things From Another World retail chain, became part of Embracer Group AB, forming the tenth operative group, strengthening the company’s transmedia capabilities.
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