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Eat Fighter

Eat Fighter is a competitive eating, zombie murder epic that follows Miss, a thirty-something fitness nut who throws away her kale and step-counting ways to become a superstar on the competitive eating circuit. Following the lifestyle of her late brother, who was a champion competitive eater himself, she embarks on a quest to become the World Champion Eat Fighter. But eating barrels of barbecue and acres of apple pie doesn’t come without a price—so what’s Miss’s secret as to why she can eat as much as she wants and never gain a pound?

  • Crystal Skillman
    King Kirby, Adventure Time comics
  • Crystal Skillman
    Created by
    King Kirby, Adventure Time comics
  • Fred Van Lente
    Created by
    Marvel comics
  • Fernando Pinto
    Created by
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    Television Script
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    United States
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Writer Biography - Crystal Skillman

Crystal Skillman and Fred Van Lente created Eat Fighter drawn by Fernando Pinto for WebToon. They have been writing together steadily creating work for TV, comics, and the stage for three years. Their work as co-writers was launched with the premiere of their play King Kirby, about the life of comic book artist Jack Kirby now a popular four part podcast out from Broadway Podcast Network. Crystal is a four time NYTimes Critics' PIck as a playwright and was just selected for the Orchard Project Lab with her new podcast. FRED VAN LENTE is the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning writer of comics like Odd Is on Our Side (with Dean R. Koontz), Archer & Armstrong (Harvey Award nominee, Best Series and Special Award for Humor), Action Philosophers! (American Library Association Best Graphic Novel for Teens) and The Comic Book History of Comics. He co-wrote the original graphic novel Cowboys & Aliens, the basis for the feature film starring Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig.

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Writer Statement

In a world where we are judged by our body type every day, we wanted to create a piece that examined our obsessions with a "fit" culture, through the lens of a strong female protagonist in our near future world.