Avatar Press are to adapt George RR Martin‘s story, Skin Trade, as a comic book series. Here’s the details of the first issue, shipping in July. 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…
George RR Martin’s The Skin Trade
(W) George R. R. Martin, Daniel Abraham (A/CA) Mike Wolfer
GEORGE RR MARTIN returns to comics with Skin Trade, the World Fantasy Award winning story that combines Martin’s unique creative voice into a powerful vision of horror! Private investigator, Randi Wade sees the ravaged remains of innocent victims that have been savagely murdered and skinned. As the mysterious secrets of the Blackstone Manor begin to be uncovered, she gets ever closer to the monstrous truth…werewolves are real! George RR Martin combines his unmatched creative vision with the visceral illustrations of horror master Mike Wolfer to create something intensely unsettling. The first chapter of a new horror masterpiece is unveiled with Regular, Wraparound, Grisly and Skinned Retailer Incentive covers by series artist Mike Wolfer.