Preview American Gothic Press’ “Thin” #1 (Out 9/7)

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Don’t miss the debut of Jon Clark’s THIN, winner of Best Graphic Novel at 2016’s Silver Scream Festival!

t1THIN has a lot going on… it’s a commentary on beauty, society, self-esteem, and addiction… a sympathetic horror work that makes its reader uncomfortable in all the right ways.”

Doris Greene is a suburban housewife with a weight problem. When she discovers that her husband is having an affair, she desperately books an appointment for a mysterious operation in the hopes that it will make her thin once and for all. But the method proves to be an actual nightmare, and when she wakes up in the middle of the operation, Doris must fight for her life.

Here’s a look at the first six pages of THIN #1 from American Gothic Press, the official comic imprint of Famous Monsters.

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American Gothic Press, established in 2015, is a publishing imprint of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine consisting of comic books in the Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror genres. Famous Monsters of Filmland was the first entertainment fan magazine of its kind, having been established in 1958 by Forrest J Ackerman and publisher James Warren. American Gothic Press marks Famous Monsters’ journey back to the creation of original characters. Following a stunningly successful 2015 with the series GUNSUITS, BORNHONE, BROKEN MOON, PROJECT NEMESIS, and MONSTER WORLD, the imprint continues to introduce new original titles (KILLBOX, THIN, ISLAND 731) and licenses (IRWIN ALLEN’S LOST IN SPACE: THE LOST ADVENTURES) to wide critical and popular acclaim.

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The internationally distributed Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine was the first-ever Sci-Fi, fantasy, and horror pop culture fanzine, created by Forrest J Ackerman in 1958. Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, J.J. Abrams, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro, Stephen King, and countless other influential artists in the entertainment field praise the magazine for inspiring them to dive into their craft. Established by Ackerman to celebrate monster movies, genre films, and to unite fans from around the world, Famous Monsters strives to not only honor the classics while sharing new and upcoming projects but to also provide insight for readers on how to create their own monster and Sci-Fi films at home. From makeup tips to special-effects tricks, FM has become a “how-to” for generations of aspiring storytellers.

*** info courtesy of Famous Monsters of Filmland/American Gothic Press
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