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New on the chopping block is a book of cartoons written by Mark Slade and drawn by Thomas M. Malafarina. Both Mark and Thomas are prolific horror and noir authors that are now bringing their horrific senses of humor to light.

About Charles

Charles covers a new and hilarious take on the life of a serial killer through the filter of the cartoon panel. From dating and friendships to work and family, Charles is sure to make you a fan, and to second guess every weirdo you know.

About Thomas M Malafarina

Thomas M Malafarina is an author of horror fiction from Berks County, Pennsylvania. To date, he has published seven horror novels, six collections of horror short stories and a book of often-strange single-panel cartoons called “Yes I Smelled It Too; Cartoons For The Slightly Off Center”. In addition, many of the more than one hundred short stories Thomas has written have appeared in dozens of short story anthologies and e-magazines. Thomas is also an artist, musician, singer, and songwriter. He lives in Western Berks County, Pennsylvania along with his wife JoAnne. Find out more at

About Mark Slade

Mark Slade has appeared in Switchblade magazine #7 and 9, Econoclash Review #4, Weirdbook #32, Mystery Tribune, and other publications. He is the author of A Witch for Hire, Mr. Zero for Close to the Bone publishers, and Blackout City Confidential for Horrified Press. Mark Slade also writes and produces the audio dramas The sundowners, Blood Noir for Para-X radio, and Daniel Dread for Chronosphere Fiction. He lives in Williamsburg, VA with his wife and daughter. See all his books at