12 September 2012 2:48 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Amazon Studios has released Blackburn Burrow, an historical supernatural horror tale set during the American Civil War, as a free digital comic in order to test market its reach to see if it could succeed as a film.

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Amazon Studios, the original content arm of Amazon.com, Inc., is introducing an all-new digital comic book today – Blackburn Burrow, a story set in Civil War America where supernatural horrors are infesting a small Appalachian town in Northern Georgia. Blackburn Burrow first came to Amazon Studios in the form of a feature film screenplay from writer Jay Levy. Community feedback, gathered from Amazon Studios’ crowdsourcing model, triggered the idea for the popular project to be adapted into a digital comic that would be shared with audiences for feedback and tested for viability as a major motion picture.

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