Frank: Real life. It would become real life.
Screamland is a comic written by Harold Sipe and illustrated by Hector Casanova. It tells the story of a group of monster actors as they struggle to get work in an age where people prefer make-up and computer effects to actual monsters.
A sequel, Death of the Party, following The Wolfman and a group of B-list monsters as they attempt to solve a murder mystery, was published in 2011.
This comic book provides examples of:
- Horrible Hollywood
- Humans Are the Real Monsters: While the monsters do a lot of morally questionable things, the human characters manage to be even worse. The director, Trent, specially comes off as this.
- Show Within a Show: The Monster Hunter 3000 manga and its respective film.