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Toxie Appeals to the Armchair Set

Some ideas are surprising because they're exeedingly clever. Others, because they're exceedingly bad. The effluvium of Troma Entertainment has always wafted somewhere in between those two poles. Troma mogul Lloyd Kaufman's latest gimmick ... er, artistic project, is no exception. It's a novelization of the 1985 cult classic "The Toxic Avenger."

And if you think one man alone was able to pen this epic, you're wrong. Kaufman teamed up with Adam Jahnke, who claims to have written most of the book. Who knows if the "Toxic Avenger" novel will be as entertaining as the low-budget movie was (how many of us will ever find out?), but Kaufman makes a good point in Fangoria #254, which is where I'm getting all of this from: "Now our fans are of reading age!"

Touché. Click here for a glimpse of Kaufman's extensive book-signing tour schedule. No, really.--Pete Mesling

Posted by Pete on May 19, 2006 6:14 PM
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