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Horror Book Club

We will discuss House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski. A blind old man, a young apprentice working in a tattoo shop, and a mad woman haunting an Ohio institute narrate this story of a family that encounters an endlessly shifting series of hallways in their new home, eventually coming face to face with the awful darkness lying at its heart. Available at a 15% discount to order if you plan on attending the book club.

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Horror Comics with Emily Lewis

Come venture into the depths of darkness where things creep, crawl, ooze, and uncover your worst fears. Learn how to write and draw horror at our new Horror Comic workshop with Emily Lewis! We will go over examples of different types of horror, common tropes, character design, and how to write and draw a compelling horror story. Sign up here! https://missanthology.wordpress.com/august-3rd-with-emily-lewis/ *Please note this workshop will discuss books ranging from all ages to teen plus. Parental discretion is advised. Emily Lewis is a cartoonist and graphic designer from Houston, TX. She graduated from Texas State University with her BFA and Portland State University with her MFA. She has received a number of grants and residencies for her work, including the Arts Equity Grant from the…

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Dead End Kids & Manor Black Signing Tyler Crook & Frank Gogol

Cosmic Monkey is excited to have Writer Frank Gogol (Dead End Kids) & Tyler Crook (Manor Black, Harrow County) signing copies of their new books Saturday August 3rd Noon-3pm. Manor Black – From the creators of Harrow County and The Sixth Gun comes this gothic horror fantasy about a family of sorcerers in crisis. Roman Black is the moribund patriarch of a family of powerful sorcerers. As his wicked and corrupt children fight over who will take the reins of Manor Black and become representative of the black arts, Roman adopts a young mage whom he gifts his powers to with the hope that someone good will take his place against the evil forces out to bring down his family and legacy. Dead End Kids…

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Manor Black #1 Signing w/ Tyler Crook!

We’re excited to announce that Tyler Crook, artist of Harrow County, Witchfinder, B.P.R.D, and many more, will be joining us on July 31st, 2019 at the Milwaukie TFAW to celebrate the launch of Manor Black #1! He’ll be here from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on July 31st, 2019, and we’ll have plenty of copies of Manor Black #1 available for purchase! Manor Black #1 is a new gothic horror fantasy tale from Dark Horse! If you loved Harrow County or horror in general, you’ll love this! Check out the synopsis: “Roman Black is the moribund patriarch of a family of powerful sorcerers. As his wicked and corrupt children fight over who will take the reins of Manor Black and become representative of the black arts,…

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Horror Book Club

We will discuss Summer of Night by Dan Simmons. It’s the summer of 1960 and in the town of Elm Haven, Illinois, five 12-year-old boys are forging the powerful bonds that a lifetime of change will not break. But amid the sun-drenched cornfields their loyalty will be tested when horrifying events begin spreading terror. Available at a 15% discount to order if you plan on attending the book club. [See also the Facebook event page]

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BTTM FDRS release party with Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore

Dream team comics creators Ezra Claytan Daniels (Upgrade Soul) and Ben Passmore (DAYGLOAYHOLE, Your Black Friend) are hitting the road to promote their latest creation, BTTM FDRS. This original graphic novel blends humor, horror, satire, and science fiction in an afrofuturist tour de force. Signing events on this tour will have a limited number of exclusive pre-publication advance copies of the book available for sale. Don’t miss it! Once a thriving working-class neighborhood on Chicago’s south side, the “Bottomyards” is now the definition of urban blight. When an aspiring fashion designer and her image-obsessed BFF descend upon the hood in search of cheap rent, they discover something far more seductive… and deadly. WHO: Ezra Claytan Daniels & Ben Passmore WHAT: BTTM FDRS release party and reading…

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This is a Horror Book, Charles Austin Muir

Join us for the launch of Charles Muir’s This is a Horror Book! It’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Tales from the Crypt in this wildly satirical collection of short stories by Charles Austin Muir. There are chaos magic spells, killer rabbits, kung fu sorcerers, mystical brothels, mutant slasher villains and vampires afoot at the public library. This is a Horror Book is an absurdist’s dark literary ride through the unreal with mind-bending revelations at every stop. Charles Austin Muir is the author of This is a Horror Book and Bodybuilding Spider Rangers and Other Stories. His fiction has appeared in several anthologies including Peel Back the Skin and The Year’s Best Hardcore Horror. He was an obituary writer, humor writer and fitness writer for…

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