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Versatile Horror Master David Laphams Latest Collection

Versatile Horror Master David Lapham's Latest Collection

Since 2011 he has written for Avatar (Crossed, Psychopath, Caligula, Ferals, Dan The Unharmable), Radical (Damaged), Dark Horse (Kull, Creepy, Robert E Howard’s Savage Sword, Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s The Strain), Vertigo (The Unexpected, House of Mystery) and Marvel (Age of Apocalypse, Deadpool MAX).Outside of comic books, writers tend to stay in their[...]


Avatar Press Solicitation &#8211 Caligula: Heart Of Rome TPB

Avatar Press Solicitation – Caligula: Heart Of Rome TPB

The second volume in David Lapham's Caligula series is available to order from the new Previews Catalogue.In describing the series back in December, Lapham said: "We find out that there’s some pretty sick things going on through the underbelly of Rome.  Caligula was destroyed but the demon within’ him lives on and has found a new host[...]

Avatar Plug of the Week: A Dan Fine Day

Avatar Plug of the Week: A Dan Fine Day

For fans of David Lapham's Dan the Unharmable, issue #9 arrives in stores today. If you don't know Dan, you're in luck… as the Dan the Unharmable Vol. 1 TP also arrives today, collecting the first six issues of this cult-favorite crime noir series. 

Avatar Plug of the Week: CALIGULA: HEART OF ROME #2

Avatar Plug of the Week: CALIGULA: HEART OF ROME #2

Today, David (Stray Bullets, Ferals, Crossed) Lapham and painter German Noble bring you Caligula: Heart of Rome #2! The demon Caligula lives, but there are new rivals to him that hunt the fertile grounds of Rome.  (more…) Today, David (Stray Bullets, Ferals, Crossed) Lapham and painter German Noble bring you Caligula: Heart of Rome #2! The demon Caligula lives, but there[...]

Avatar Plug of the Week: CALIGULA: HEART OF ROME #2 Sneak Preview

Avatar Plug of the Week: CALIGULA: HEART OF ROME #2 Sneak Preview

 David Lapham's tale of ancient debauchery and villainy reaches new depths with this week's Caligula: Heart of Rome #2.Here is a sneak preview... David Lapham's tale of ancient debauchery and villainy reaches new depths with this week's Caligula: Heart of Rome #2.Here is a sneak preview... David Lapham's tale of ancient debauchery and villainy reaches new depths with[...]


Avatar Plug of the Week: CALIGULA: HEART OF ROME #1 Sneak Preview

Avatar Plug of the Week: CALIGULA: HEART OF ROME #1 Sneak Preview

Caligula returns for an all-new series by the original creative team!  David (Stray Bullets) Lapham and painter German Noble return to the time of hedonism and supernatural evil with Caligula: Heart of Rome #1! They thought the mad emperor destroyed, his mysterious soul box gone, and his body run through with a thousand blades.  But the[...]

Ten Thoughts About Ten Comics &#8211 Batman And Robin Sherlock Holmes Crossed Before Watchmen Caligula Change Dan The Unharmable Amazing Spider-Man Fantastic Four And Avengers Arena

Ten Thoughts About Ten Comics – Batman And Robin, Sherlock Holmes, Crossed, Before Watchmen, Caligula, Change, Dan The Unharmable, Amazing Spider-Man, Fantastic Four And Avengers Arena

Destiny vs Free Will all over again.The new Caligula series continues to give us the cop-in-Rome-well-out-of-his-league but this time takes him off the force to go private for a certain client Rome Noir And we get to have some fun with the kids...Change #1 fives us one character dealing with an unpleasant image.. by given[...]

12/12/12 Is the End of the World As We Know It And David Lapham Feels Fine

12/12/12 Is the End of the World As We Know It, And David Lapham Feels Fine

In addition to the debut of Caligula: Heart of Rome - the sequel to his supernatural horror tale set in ancient Rome - Wednesday will also premiere the collection of his original Ferals werewolf crime/horror comic series, and the most recent issue of his detective series, Dan The Unharmable #8.We spoke with Lapham on these personal labors of love and[...]

Avatar Plug of the Week: DAN THE UNHARMABLE #7 – New Story Arc

Avatar Plug of the Week: DAN THE UNHARMABLE #7 – New Story Arc!

A new story arc begins in Dan the Unharmable #7 for David Lapham's gonzo noir crime epic!  Dan is your average indestructible slacker.  He doesn't really care about much – a nap here, a burger there, and the occasional job to keep him in double digit cash.  But when his would-be daughter Lizzy tries to […]

Avatar Plug of the Week &#8211 DAN THE UNHARMABLE #6 Sneak Preview

Avatar Plug of the Week – DAN THE UNHARMABLE #6 Sneak Preview

Think you are having a bad day? Why don't you try to escape from a den of sycophantic lunatics with a "scroticular claw" clamped over your manjigglies and a trio of underage girls calling you daddy? Not so funny now is it? The first story arc of crime-writing legend David Lapham (Stray Bullets, Ferals) comes to an amazing over-the-top […]

Advance Look: Covers December 2012

Advance Look: Covers December 2012

In this post of Advance Look, we take a sneak peek at Avatar Press covers for December 2012 - shown here before anywhere else!Covered here:CALIGULA: HEART OF ROME #1 (Regular, Wrap and Gore covers) - The sequel to David Lapham's smash reimagining of the classic story of lust and power starts here FERALS VOLUME 1 (Tarde[...]

Night Of The Living Dead Aftermath To Be Avatars Big Halloween Event

Night Of The Living Dead Aftermath To Be Avatar's Big Hallowe'en Event

All this was news to me, straiught from the Avatar panel at San Diego Comic ConDavid Hine is to write Night Of The Living Dead: Aftermath, a major new series launching in October from Avatar Press set in the George Romero zombieverse, set in the life of one woman living in in Los Angeles in[...]

Avatar Plug of the Week: Caligula Volume 1 Graphic Novel

Avatar Plug of the Week: Caligula Volume 1 Graphic Novel

The title that debuts today in graphic novel format is Caligula, his supernatural horror title chronicling the depravity of Rome's most notorious emperor.The Caligula graphic novel is gorgeously painted by artist German Nobile, and is available in three different cover formats (softcover, hardcover, and special autographed hardcover), all signed by Jacen Burrows (Crossed: Badlands, Neonomicon).  CALIGULA[...]

No Holds Barred: David Lapham Talks About Dan the Unharmable

No Holds Barred: David Lapham Talks About Dan the Unharmable

For the past two years, David Lapham has terrified horror fans with his work at Avatar Press, delivering taut, visceral tales of bloodshed and brutality with such titles as CROSSED: PSYCHOPATH, CALIGULA, and FERALS (to name just a few) Beginning in May, Lapham will return to the genre that started his career: crime noir (or[...]

An Unkillable Emperor And An Unharmable Dan &#8211 Avatar In May

An Unkillable Emperor And An Unharmable Dan – Avatar In May

The latest edition of Previews is just around the bend, and we're giving you a head start at looking at the March 2012 solicitation artwork for Avatar Press (corresponding to items shipping in May).Caligula Volume 1 Softcover Edition (Cover by Jacen Burrows) David Lapham and German Nobile's tale of the infamous Roman emperor.  To mock one[...]

Avatar Plug of the Week: Caligula #6

Avatar Plug of the Week: Caligula #6

This week's release of Caligula #6, the final issue of a spectacular horror miniseries, is the perfect example The twists and turns as this terrifying tale comes to an end are going to surprise you, guaranteed!Caligula brought us back to ancient Rome, once a golden era, but now tarnished as the most feared emperor in[...]

Nine Page Preview Of David Laphams Ferals Plus Various Other Entrails

Nine Page Preview Of David Lapham's Ferals, Plus Various Other Entrails

Ferals is the new big book from Avatar Press shipping in January and they are expecting, well, for it to be the next Crossed.Retailer orders close for the first issue next Thursday (a happy lycanthropic Thanksgiving to you all) so they are releasing this nine page preview, pitch by David Lapham and a bunch of[...]

Avatar Plug Of The Week: Caligula #3 by David Lapham and German Nobile

Avatar Plug Of The Week: Caligula #3 by David Lapham and German Nobile

You've been good boys and girls so here's an Avatar Plug Of The Week for Caligula #3, shipping tomorrow, from David Lapham and German Nobile.Nasty nasty Roman court stuff that makes Hostel 2 look like The Care Bears Movie and Spartacus: Blood On The Sand look like My Hungry Caterpillar.Really, you should be shot for[...]