MASTER OF HORROR STEVE NILES,
VETERAN STORYTELLER SHANNON ERIC DENTON,
AND LEGENDARY ARTIST TOM MANDRAKE TEAM UP
FOR “MONSTER BORN”
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.
Monster Born TPB
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.
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.”
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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