I'm totally stretching it here but I HAD to post this. I JUST found it yesterday for .99 cents, and I couldn't WAIT to share it. So I'm going with the "Dark" part of this title, and the general decor of the cover with the skulls and whatnot, and sharing it as a Halloween book anyway. LOOK at this piece of Beauty:
So this is something that exists. I don't feel the need to read it, EVER. I just wanted to get a picture or two of it and then use that as my computer wallpaper FOREVER. Apparently, it is part of a 4-book series where a retired-not-dead Elvis exists in the alternate historied and dystopian America of 1995. There are three other books in the Dark Future series, which I guess was originally supposed to be a role-playing game but instead ended up as four novels and a board-game instead. The back of the book says he faces off against a bunch of enemies including the Klu Klux Klan, which might explain the copter:
I would be totally down for a whole series of Mad Max-like adventures starring the King here... but as this series is written currently I just don't see it being my thing. But the cover art alone is AMAZING. And just to keep you from feeling cheated, here's a picture of my favorite Elvis toys:
There's the Elvis RV from Cars, the Funko Pop! 1970's Elvis, a Stitch-as-Elvis bobble Happy Meal Toy from 2002, and the S.L.U.G. zombies "Singer Mortis" who is either zombie Elvis or a zombie Elvis impersonator.
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Elvis RV? Cool!ReplyDelete
Confederate flag copter? Check!ReplyDelete
But thank God, the South will NOT rise ;)
I've heard of southern pride but that helicopter is ridiculous!ReplyDelete
I believe the copter actually belongs to... gulp... the KKK. They feature as villains in the story according to the text on the back of the book.ReplyDelete
I think they feature as villains in EVERY story. Nasty bunch....Delete
Dark Future Elvis!? XDReplyDelete
Man, that's awesome! Sounds better than Axe Cop! I really like the cover. I always judge a book by it's cover, that's the sole reason I bought a copy of The Book of Three!