Charlie Kruel: Escape From VHS Hell


Indy wrestler Charlie Kruel stars in a horror-comedy novella inspired by the great slasher films of the 1980s.

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How did a psycho killer end up in the ranks of independent wrestlers? The shocking origin story of Charlie Kruel comes to light in a horror comedy from the creator of the Clive the Zombie films!

When a pair of horror movie fanatics discover a VCR, they can’t wait to relive their childhood by watching their favorite movies again in VHS. But the VCR carries a terrible curse that brings some of the worst serial killers in movie history to life. Learning that the curse can only be undone by another curse, the boys reach for another old VHS tape: The Beautiful Nightmare, featuring the maniac serial killer Charlie Kruel.

With her mask and guiding spirit Masuku by her side, Charlie Kruel must not only deal with her identity as a fictional character in the real world, but battle a quartet of ruthless serial killers with much longer film resumes on their own. Charlie Kruel fans and 80s film fanatics will thrill to this original story about one of indy wrestling’s most outrageous riding stars.

Number of pages: 100

Books are signed by Charlie Kruel and John Cosper.

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Weight 9 oz
Dimensions 8 × 5.5 × .5 in