By Carlton Mellick III, Jeremy Robert Johnson, John Edward Lawson, D. Harlan Wilson, Kevin L. Donihe

There is a new style emerging from the underground. Its identify: BIZARRO. For years, readers were requesting a class of fiction devoted to the unusual, loopy, cult aspect of storytelling that has develop into a staple within the movie (with administrators comparable to David Lynch, Takashi Miike, Tim Burton, and Lloyd Kaufman) yet has been mostly missed within the literary international, previously. The Bizarro Starter package good points brief novels and tale collections through ten of the top authors within the bizarro style: D. Harlan Wilson, Carlton Mellick III, Jeremy Robert Johnson, Kevin L Donihe, Gina Ranalli, Andre Duza, VIncent W. Sakowski, Steve Beard, John Edward Lawson, and Bruce Taylor.

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