Coolest novelty movie tie-in item of the year? I think so.
Official Press Release:
Austin – May 22, 2013 – Producers Ant Timpson and Tim League
announced today the release of The ABCs of Death, a grown-up children’s
book based on their highly-successful anthology film of the same name.
With a limited run of only 666 copies worldwide, the book also contains a
special edition Blu-Ray of the uncut feature film, which includes a
whopping 30 commentaries, behind-the-scenes clips, making-of
featurettes, and trailers.
Featuring original artwork from acclaimed storybook illustrator
Stephan Britt and accompanied by jaw-dropping verses from author Zack
Carlson, *The ABCs of Death* is a 56-page storybook guaranteed to
entertain young and old alike with its hilarious, heartwarming tales of
cannibalism, suicide, and life-or-death sex tournaments.
Based on each and every horrifying segment from the hit 2012
anthology film (from 26 of the world’s most acclaimed voices in genre
cinema), the disturbingly adorable storybook entrenches the movie’s
extreme splatter into a whole new world of 1960s, Dr. Seuss-inspired
Following a hugely successful VOD release and limited theatrical run,
the feature film THE ABCs OF DEATH was recently released on DVD and
Blu-Ray from Magnet Releasing.
“The idea for this unusual film sprung from a deep fondness of
alphabet books from our collective childhood,” says ABCs producer and
creator Ant Timpson. “A little digging revealed that the books had a
dark history, and that many early versions were used as punishment
primers. In a sleep deprived state that was all the ammunition required
for an epiphany of sorts. How about creating a film inspired by the
And now, it’s time for the book based on that film… based on those books.
*The ABCs of Death* limited edition storybook (with Blu-Ray) is now available for purchase at www.abcsdeathbook.com. SRP $37.00.
The film THE ABCs OF DEATH is now available for purchase online and through all major retailers from Magnet Releasing.
Timpson Films, Drafthouse Films, and Magnet Releasing will debut ABCs OF DEATH 2 in 2014.
Buy it today $37 and keep in mind that it comes with a Blu-ray of the film.