AVATAR RELEASES “SKIN TRADE” COMIC
July 23, 2013
Avatar Press brought out the first issue of their comic adaptation of SKIN TRADE at Comic Con this year. With a script provided by Daniel Abraham, the artistic styling of Mike Wolfer and based on George RR Martin’s werewolf novella “The Skin Trade.”
Skin Trade first appeared as a werewolf story in the 1989 Dark Visions collection of horror work by Martin, Stephen King and Daniel Simmons. It won the World Fantasy Award for Best Novella in 1989.
In it private investigator, Randi Wade sees the ravaged remains of innocent victims that have been savagely murdered and skinned. As the mysterious secrets of Blackstone Manor begin to be uncovered, she gets ever closer to the monstrous truth…werewolves are real!
Daniel, Mike, and George signed copies of SKIN TRADE #1 at the Avatar booth last weekend during San Diego Comic Con.
For those of you who couldn’t be at Comic Con this year, SKIN TRADE #1 will go on sale at your local comic shop Wednesday July 17th 2013.
The second edition of Skin Trade will be available the following month.