Official Press Release
“The demand for Spook Show International is beyond anything we could have anticipated,” says MVCreations resident workaholic, Val Staples. “The combination of Rob Zombie’s pulp horror story flare and unique, eye-catching art from super talented artists like Kieron Dwyer and Gene Colan has made for a book that is intriguing to fans of all comic genres.”
“My goal with Spook Show was to create a monster comic that captures the spirit of the goofy 60s style horror I grew up with, like in The Munsters or The Addams Family, mixed with classic style horror from comic magazines such as Creepy and Eerie”, says Rob Zombie. “I want the readers of Spook Show to feel like they’ve joined a secret monster club. And so far the feedback I’ve received suggests that they do. The fans are now referring to themselves as Spook-Heads.”
Spook Show International has been featured in Rolling Stone, Kerrang, Wizard and countless other publications. Art from the comic has also been featured on programs like The Tom Green Show.
Part of Spook Show’s success has been Rob’s knack for blending various styles of entertainment into one cohesive story. Horror may be the main classification for Spook Show, but it encompasses Action/Adventure, Comedy, and Science Fiction. The book takes elements from classic horror, sci-fi, and even secret agent films of yesteryear and puts them into a new and engaging format.
And to make things even better, Spook Show has been expanded to a regular monthly series. “We wish all projects had the energy and flow of Spook Show,” comments Staples. “We look forward to publishing Rob’s ideas as a regular series and hope the comic will continue to reach new readers and fans.”
“As a result of the growing Spook Show cult following, I’ve decided to begin releasing a series of CDs under the Spook Show International banner”, tells Zombie. “These albums will feature monster style Halloween rock in the
Spook Show International will become a regular series with Issue 6, and offers an incredible incentive cover from master painter Dan Brereton to commemorate the success and expansion of the series. Spook Show International is currently available from Diamond Comics Distributor ( http://www.diamondcomics.com/ ) and on MVCreation’s Online Store ( http://mvcreations.safeshopper.com/ ). Don’t miss out!