Robert Steven Rhine (aka Corpsy) is the Founder/Publisher and Deaditor-In-Chief of Girls and Corpses Magazine, a worldwide newsstand success story which has been featured on: TMZ, ET, Inside Edition, Entertainment Weekly, Maxim, E-News, Bizarre, VICE, Oddities, worldwide newspapers and hundreds of web news sites.
“Corpsy” Rhine is The Executive Producer of Rob Zombie’s ‘31’ (2015) and is also a partner in TomCat Films, a worldwide film distribution company, under the Girls and Corpses Presents banner. A series of short vignettes (ala Tales Of The Crypt) were filmed with Corpsy and Tera Patrick (Int’l supermodel). First releases under the GC Presents label are Blood Rites (which sold for worldwide cable) and The Meat Puppet. Other films are currently being acquired for distribution.
As an actor, Rhine has been killed in over 20 horror films and is going for the record. These aren’t just death scenes, as Rhine has starred or co-starred in the following films: The Chair, The Orphan Killer: Bound By Blood, Dracula In A Women’s Prison, Aliens VS Titanic, Grand Auto Theft, Bad Ass Bugs, Nazi Dawn, Terror Toons 3, Arise Of The Snake Woman, Dracula’s Sorority Sisters, Disaster Wars, Hells Kitty, Strangely In Love, Fast Track, Submission, Room 33 and others.
Rhine has sold fiction to over one hundred magazines and published anthologies, including the Bram Stoker winning "DARK DELICACIES," (Carroll & Graf) alongside Ray Bradbury and Clive Barker. In 2005, R.S. Rhine won first prize in the WORLD HORROR CON Dark Fiction Contest for his story "Propeller Boy."
As a filmmaker, Rhine wrote, produced and starred in the 35mm filmed pilot, "VINNIE & ANGELA'S BEAUTY SALON AND FUNERAL PARLOR," Grand Prize Winner at the Australian International Film Festival and Worldfest Houston. The film sold to UNIVERSAL's HYPNOTIC FILMS. Rhine also wrote, produced, directed and starred in the epic/cult/satire "ROAD LAWYERS AND OTHER BRIEFS," winner at the Chicago, New York, Houston and Australian film fests (distributed by A.I.P.).
Rhine's animated series pilot SICKCOM, which Rhine wrote and directed (animated by Frank Forte) was bought by SPIKE & MIKE'S SICK and TWISTED FESTIVAL OF ANIMATION and premiered at Comic-Con San Diego for an audience of over a thousand. The dark comedy series, about a serial killer's home life, was included on SPIKE & MIKE's DVD "Unprotected" and toured animation festivals around the world. Rhine recently premiered his animated G&C music video "CRAZY FUCKED UP BITCH" sung by The Fabulous Miss Wendy and directed by Pretend for Real Studios.
R.S. Rhine has been a contributing writer for Heavy Metal Magazine, Cracked, National Lampoon, Insidious Tales and others. Rhine's first solo comic book, "SELECTED READING FROM SATAN'S POWDER ROOM" (Asylum Press) quickly sold out and was followed up by a second helping titled "CHICKEN SOUP FOR SATAN," also distributed by Diamond. A third comic book in Rhine's series, "SATAN GONE WILD," led to Rhine's 280 page, color graphic novel "SATAN'S 3 RING CIRCUS OF HELL." Forty-three of the top horror artists in the world (such as William Stout, Tim Vigil, Hilary Barta and Alan M. Clark) contributed to the book, illustrating over forty twisted Rhine tales. These can all be ordered at Corpsemart.
Before becoming a full time fiction, screenplay and comic book writer, Rhine worked for a decade as a Unit Publicist for Universal Studios, TriStar/Columbia, Dreamworks and Imagine Entertainment on such features as: The Craft, Mousehunt, Hush, Tremors, Problem Child, Double-Team and Toy Soldiers, amongst others. He's worked as an entertainment publicist, book publicist, film advertising copywriter, segment producer for PM Magazine and also worked for CNN.