The Great and Secret Show, Volume 1

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Chris Ryall
IDW Pub., 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 136 pages
It begins here! The first half of an adaptation of master of horror Clive Barker's epic journey into the fantastic, The Great and Secret Show. Adapted by Chris Ryall (Shaun of the Dead) and artist Gabriel Rodriguez (Land of the Dead), this first collection presents the beginning of a battle between good and evil that will span many decades and different dimensions. Featuring a special introduction from Clive himself!

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Review: Clive Barker's The Great And Secret Show, Volume 2 (Clive Barker's The Great And Secret Show )

User Review  - Cristian Marrero - Goodreads

Good ending to the entire first part of this two part book. I only hope CLive Barker allows permission for the final half to come out as his art was intended for. Read full review


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Chris Ryall is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of IDW, a San Diego-based comic-book publisher. He's written dozens of comics and was nominated for the Eisner Award for Best Short Story in 2006. He writes a weekly column for and is the former Editor-in-Chief and Chief Content Provider/Webmaster for filmmaker Kevin Smith's pop culture site,

Scott Tipton, founder and Editor-in-Chief of, writes the weekly column of the same name, the most highly trafficked. He has written for, and has written stories for #2 and #3 of "Doomed", and is author of the graphic novels "Spike: Old Wounds", "Spike: Lost And Found", and "Angel Spotlight: Wesley".

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