“Satan’s 3-Ring Circus of Hell” is back in Town‏

Satan’s 3-Ring Circus of Hell

Robert Steven Rhine’s best selling horror graphic novel anthology

is available again for Halloween

Aug. 28, 2012 (Los Angeles) Frank Forte announces that Asylum Press will re-release Robert Steven Rhine’s massive graphic horror anthology Satan’s 3-Ring Circus of Hell through Diamond Comics Distributors, SCB Distributors, all major wholesalers, and Tony Shenton Distribution for a Halloween release.

This giant-sized horror anthology is loaded with tons of gore and humor that any hardcore horror fan will enjoy – especially fans of Tales from the Crypt, Eerie and Creepshow. It features 43 stories illustrated by 43 of the top horror comic book artists including: William Stout, Tim Vigil, John Cassaday, Hilary Barta, Spain Rodriguez, Jeff Gaither, Steve Bissette, D.W. Frydendall, Jim Smith, Frank Forte, Tone Rodriguez, David Paleo, Kevin Colden, Nenad Gucunja, John Howard, David Hartman, Eric Pigors, Mike Sosnowski, Kevin Colden, Tommy Castillo and Steve Mannion and many others. Cover art by Frank Forte.

Some of the twisted tales include: “Spare Parts,” a nasty E.C. Comics-inspired opus about a disaffected coroner whose hobby is collecting “perfect” body parts, “Separation Anxiety” delves into the jealous love affair of circus freaks, “The Adventures of Raoul, Lowlife Ex-Cop,” takes us into the dark seedy side of a would be P.I., “Party Clown “ is a tale about a psycho serial killer who gets off by twisting people’s intensities into balloon animals,“The Symposium” takes us on a journey to Transylvania where modern day vampires feast on more than just blood. In “Eat Me” a freakish game show pushes its contestants to the limit, “Boneyard Tours” takes on a nasty trip through Hollywood. It’s good gory fun guaranteed to give you a nasty chuckle.

Four years in the making, this classic collection of sick and twisted short stories is a true labor of blood. It includes the grand prize winner of WORLD HORROR CON dark fiction contest, written by R.S. Rhine, Propeller Boy.

Satan’s 3-Ring Circus of Hell preview pages can be seen here:


Rating: Mature Readers

Format: Fully Illustrated, Full Color and Black and White, 280 pages, trade paperback

Price: $19.95

ISBN: 978-0976850908

Anyone wanting to pre-order Satan’s 3-Ring Circus of Hell can do so at their local comic store. To find a local comic store visit:


Satan’s 3-Ring Circus of Hell can also be ordered at any bookstore chain or independent bookstore.

Bookstores can order from SCB Distributors, Ingram, Baker and Taylor and all major wholesalers. U.K. bookstores can order through Turnaround U.K.

Satan’s 3-Ring Circus of Hell quotes:

“This 280 pg mega-beast of a trade paper back is loaded with tons of hilarious horror stories and fantastic artwork that any horror fan would love to have.” — Bloody-Disgusting

“Just the right dash of gore and humor, pleasing and repelling at the same time. Just like horror art should be, right! Great job all around, fellas! So get out there and buy this, you fiends! Asylum Press is the imprint responsible for this mayhem which will easily satisfy your anthology urges.”
–Horror Comics Review

“Good gory humor! Not for the faint of heart or weak of stomach.” — Comic Buyers Guide

“Gross, putrid and downright offensive. Higher praise just doesn’t exist.” – Alan Katz (HBO’s Tales From The Crypt)

“R.S. Rhine: Sickest Brain In The World!” — Steve Niles (30 Days Of Night)

“Absurd, implausible, sure, but darkly funny the way it’s supposed to be!”–Sequential Tart

“Something for almost any of your twisted Metalheads to enjoy, especially if you like E.C. Comics”– Heavy Metal Magazine

Robert Steven Rhine is the Founder/Publisher and Deaditor-In-Chief of Girls and Corpses Magazine: http://girlsandcorpses.com/ a newsstand magazine distributed by both Ingram and Diamond in the U.S. and Canada and and sold all over the world. Rhine has sold fiction to over one hundred magazines and the published anthologies: Bram Stoker Winner: “DARK DELICACIES,” (Carroll & Graf) alongside Ray Bradbury and Clive Barker. Robert Steven Rhine’s first fiction collection, “MY BRAIN ESCAPES ME,” (Sun Dog Press) was heralded by PUBLISHERS WEEKLY as “a successful mix of humor and horror.” METRO LONDON was, “fascinated with the blurred boundary between reality and the darkest recesses of imagination… doused in gallons of acid black humor.” Famed writer WILLIAM F. NOLAN (author “Logan’s Run” and other 60 books) called Rhine a “bold new writer with powerhouse ideas and the talent to bring them to life.” And EON MAGAZINE said, “Horrifying yet unbelievably compelling. You may close the book, but the memory of Rhine’s words will linger.” Robert can be found on the web at: http://www.robertrhine.com/

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Founded in 1999 by Frank Forte, Asylum Press is a unique publishing house specializing in high profile projects from some of the industry’s biggest rising stars. Steve Mannion’s Fearless Dawn is the company’s newest title and has been a great fan favorite. Publishing action/adventure comics with Black Powder: A Bloody Frontier Adventure, Warlash: Zombie Mutant Genesis. And continuing their tradition of horror with Undead Evil, Satan’s 3-Ring Circus of Hell, Asylum of Horrors, Zombie Terrors, EEEK! Asylum Press continues to be on the cutting edge of comic and graphic novel publishing. Asylum Press is distributed by Diamond Comics Distributors, Tony Shenton and to the Booktrade by SCB Distributors, Ingram and Baker and Taylor. Distributed in the U.K. by Turnaround Distribution.