Rob Zombie Conquers Comics in "The Haunted World of El Superbeasto"

Tue, March 27th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

BERKELEY, CA -- From the demented mind of Rob

Zombie, comes THE HAUNTED WORLD OF EL SUPERBEASTO, a comic about the

strangest crime-fighters you've ever seen. With the animated feature

film starring Paul Giamatti, Rosario Dawson and Brian Posehn soon to

be released, Image Comics is collecting the entire hit series in one

volume. Now is your chance to pick up the madness right where it all

began! THE HAUNTED WORLD OF EL SUPERBEASTO is a 288 page trade

paperback that collects all of the adventures of Monsterland's avenger.

Rob Zombie stormed the cultural landscape as the lead singer and

songwriter of White Zombie. His gritty tales, gruff vocal style along

with his fascination with B-movies and horror comics quickly

attracted a huge and devout fan base. He has gone on to write and

direct the box office smash HOUSE OF A 1000 CORPSES and it's sequel

THE DEVIL'S REJECTS. With his long time love of comics and a story in

mind perfect for the printed page, Rob wrote EL SUPERBEASTO.

"When Rob Zombie writes a comic book, it attracts the best comic book

artists in the business. This book features Tony Moore, Dan

Brereton, EJ Su, Tommy Lee Edwards, J. Scott Campbell with Kieron

Dwyer as the anchor," says collaborator Val Staples. "Kieron is the

Michelangelo of alternative comics and kids are going to lose their

minds when they see this romp through Monsterland! "

"The great thing about comics is that there is no budget," says

Zombie. "You can do any crazy thing that you can think of. For

example: I need a giant swamp monster to shoot out of a mechanical

donkey's ass and attack a female space alien with DD breasts on top

of an exploding volcano, that's a tough call in a film, but in comics

it's NO PROBLEMO."

To celebrate the upcoming release, a contest is being held on the El

Superbeasto mySpace account where fans can win free prizes including

copies of the trade signed by Rob Zombie himself! Stop by today and

find out how to win.

http://www.myspace.com/hauntedsuperbeasto

ROB ZOMBIE PRESENTS THE HAUNTED WORLD OF EL SUPERBEASTO hits stores

in May. It is a full color 288 page graphic novel with a cover price

of $19.99. It is available through Diamond Previews (MAR071825)

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