Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Ellen Datlow Returns with Nightmare Carnival


Ellen Datlow needs to stay occupied. And why not? She's a well-renowned author whose penchant for terror knows very few limits. In an effort to stay busy, Datlow is returning with and all-new collection of insidious and shocking tales in the horrific and irresistible Nightmare Carnival. Dark Horse is proud to bring readers this masterwork of terror from such incredible creative talents as Terry Dowling, Priya Sharma, Dennis Danvers and Nick Mamatas, featuring cover artwork by E. M. Gist.

A washed-up wrestler goes toe to toe with a strange new foe. A young lad’s eleventh birthday heralds the arrival of his bizarre new entourage. A suicidal diva just can’t seem to die. All of these queer marvels and more can be found at the Nightmare Carnival. For fans of horror, noir, fantasy, crime, and the short fiction format, sixteen stories for $19.99.

Nightmare Carnival is on sale September 24, 2014, in comic shops and October 7 in bookstores everywhere. Full press release below.
ELLEN DATLOW RETURNS WITH AN ANTHOLOGY OF TERROR!
Step Right Up to the Nightmare Carnival!

MILWAUKIE, OR—Hugo and Bram Stoker Award–winning editor Ellen Datlow (Supernatural Noir, Lovecraft Unbound, Omni magazine, The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror) presents a new collection of insidious and shocking tales in the horrific and irresistible Nightmare Carnival!

Dark Horse is proud to bring you this masterwork of terror from such incredible creative talents as Terry Dowling, Priya Sharma, Dennis Danvers, and Nick Mamatas, featuring cover artwork by E. M. Gist (The Strain, Creepy)!

A washed-up wrestler goes toe to toe with a strange new foe. A young lad’s eleventh birthday heralds the arrival of his bizarre new entourage. A suicidal diva just can’t seem to die. All of these queer marvels and more can be found at the Nightmare Carnival!

For fans of horror, noir, fantasy, crime, and the short fiction format, sixteen stories for $19.99!

Praise for Ellen Datlow:

“I don’t think it’s news to anyone at this point that Ellen Datlow consistently puts together some of the best anthologies in the business.”—Innsmouth Free Press

“Editor Datlow has assembled a nice variety of stories that retain the spirit of HPL’s work without slavishly trying to emulate his style. That, in my experience, is quite the accomplishment.”—Lovecraft Is Missing


Nightmare Carnival is on sale September 24, 2014, in comic shops and October 7 in bookstores everywhere! Preorder your copy today!

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