The September 17 episode of Epic Ink features a very special guest star, the “Mistress of the Dark” herself, Elvira.
It’s Friday the 13th and to celebrate Chris 51 and his crew are about to blow the roof off Area 51 with the biggest party of the year and a surprise celebrity guest. First, three female friends come to the shop and get epic horror and sci-fi themed tattoos. Chris Jones inks a hyper-real zombie from one of George Romero’s classic horror films, Jeff engineers an impressive ray gun, and Josh goes to the dark side with a lifelike portrait of Elvira, ”Mistress of Dark”.
“Epic Ink” follows the artwork and exploits of the staff at a tattoo shop unlike any other, Area 51 Tattoo, located in Springfield, Oregon. Area 51 sits at the intersection of pop culture and cutting-edge tattoo art. The artists at Area 51 specialize in hyper-realistic tattoos featuring beloved characters and scenes from favorite sci-fi films and pop culture. “Epic Ink” airs Wednesdays at 10:30pm ET/PT on A&E.