Press Release: One of the most legendary special effects make-up artists in history, Tom Savini is set to release his official biography this fall. From growing up a “Monster Kid” in Pittsburgh to creating the iconic effects in Dawn of the Dead, Friday the 13th, Creepshow, and Maniac to acting in films like From Dusk Till Dawn and Machete, Tom’s astonishing career is told in detail for the first time ever in his official biography, Savini, which is set to be released on his birthday, November 3rd, 2019.

With over 425 color photos from his life and films, dozens never seen before, the beautiful limited-edition coffee table book is every horror collector’s Holy Grail. Told in Tom’s own unique voice, the book reads as if Tom is speaking directly to the reader. Tom himself spent countless hours making sure every single word, sentence and picture in the book was exactly how he wanted.

The limited-edition coffee table book is now available for Pre-Order starting today only from Each copy will be hand numbered and limited to 1,013 copies. This first edition is expected to sell out quickly.

The mass market and ebook editions will be available for pre-order soon.

Savini is being released by Dark Ink, the company that released Kane Hodder’s biography, Unmasked, as well as dozens of other horror
themed titles including Tom’s very own classic “How To” book, Grande Illusions: Books I & II.

Title: Savini
Coffee Table “Limited First Edition”
10 x 12 – Hardcover with Foil Stamped Title
ISBN: 978-0-9910330-4-1
Hand Numbered with “Autograph Page”
Glossy Pages
Page Count: 214
Pictures: 425
Release Date: 11/3/2019
Price: $74.99
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