[Comic Book News] Dark Horse Comics Releasing Expanded Edition of “3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man” TPB

MATT KINDT TELLS MORE TALL TALES AT DARK HORSE

Publisher to Release Expanded Edition of “3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man”

Dark Horse Comics has announced an Expanded Edition of 3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man from  New York Times bestselling graphic novelist Matt Kindt3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man (Expanded Edition) is a decades-spanning tale of love, secrets, aging, espionage, and family set in the same universe as Kindt’s other creations Dept. H and MIND MGMT. In 2009, Dark Horse released 3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man to great critical acclaim! This beautiful first installment was followed by 3 Story: Secret Files of the Giant Man, which provided fans a more in-depth look at Craig Pressgang’s early spy adventures.

3 Story is a modern fable that explores the life of a giant man, Craig Pressgang, whose strange medical condition causes continuous growth. Told by the three women who knew him best, 3 Story follows Craig’s amazing journey from birth to his eventual three-story height. 3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man (Expanded Edition) collects 3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man and 3 Story: Secret Files of the Giant Man. Craig Pressgang’s life is well documented in his official CIA biography, Giant Man: Pillar of America, but the heroic picture it paints is only half the story. The continuous growth caused by Craig’s strange gigantism brings a variety of problems as he becomes more isolated and unknowable.

Praise for 3 Story:

“The tale retains an emotional honesty, as Kindt meditates on the nature of love and belonging, the changes one makes in a relationship and the exploitation of anyone identified as different.”
—Publishers Weekly

“Matt Kindt is the man. Superb series.”
—Junot Díaz, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

“[Matt Kindt’s] heavy, scribbly linework, executed with a precise but unfussy care, looks like nothing else out there.”
NPR

3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man TPB (Expanded Edition) goes on sale August 1, 2018, and is available for preorder on AmazonBarnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop. This 208-page collection retails for $19.99.


About Dark Horse:

For more than thirty years, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, the company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, Brian Wood, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Milo Manara, Kazuo Koike, Neil Gaiman, and Frank Miller, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The MaskGhostX, and Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga, and products based on popular properties includes Dragon AgeBuffy the Vampire SlayerAliensConan, Tomb RaiderHaloThe Witcher,SerenityGame of Thrones, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Today, Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.

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