“Freakestate” is a graphic novel with a distinctive American Gothic noir vibe running throughout. It is written by Drew Ford and drawn and lettered by Gerald Forton. It is 1933 and the first permanent theme park in America hopes to set up in a small Kansas town. The owner of the park also hopes to make it a home for various members of his loyal crew who have worked as circus freaks. But the locals have other ideas. Led by a self-proclaimed messenger of God, a mighty conflict is in the making.