horror comics


Hotell #4: AWAs First Anthology Horror Series Reaches its Conclusion

Hotell #4: AWA's First Anthology Horror Series Reaches its Conclusion

A horror anthology centered around one location, a motel off the beaten track of the highway where people in trouble come to stay.[caption id="attachment_1254283" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Art from "Hotell" #4, AWA Studios[/caption]Writer John Lees and artist Dalibor Talajic lay out each issue as part of a tradition of horror comics that go back to the[...]

Conspiracy: Men in Black Review: Reminiscent of Classic Horror Comics

Conspiracy: Men in Black Review: Reminiscent of Classic Horror Comics

Zenescope Entertainment is known for its interconnected superhero/horror universe populated by public domain characters, but they have also, in recent years, specialized in horror anthologies. One of their longest-running series, Grimm Tales of Terror, takes urban legends and spins them into modernized, standalone stories that always come with a harsh twist at the end. Now, the […]

New Horror Comic Scarenthood From Nick Roche Lands at IDW

New Horror Comic Scarenthood From Nick Roche Lands at IDW

In a startling effort to out-pun Kieron Gillen, comics resident pun-slinging provocateur for the greater part of a decade now, IDW Publishing teams up again with writer/artist Nick Roche of Transformers fame for a new horror comic series called… Scarenthood. Tensions between the English and Irish have never been so high as Roche plans to […]

Venus #19 is the Pre-Code Horror You Need Only from ComicConnect

Venus #19 is the Pre-Code Horror You Need, Only from ComicConnect

Pre-code horror is one of the best things about the Golden Age of comics. The covers are terrifying, the stories horrifying, and overall they're entirely satisfying. This pre-code beauty from Atlas Comics — the same publisher that brought us Captain America — is one of the best covers from this era, but where can you […]

ComicConnects Event Auction Heats Up With Fight Against Crime #20

ComicConnect's Event Auction Heats Up With Fight Against Crime #20

When The Comics Code Authority came into existence in 1954, popular (and now sought after books), classic horror comics were put to an end Vividly violent and sometimes disturbing images would no longer grace horror or other mainstream comics for the following decades, making pre-code horror one of the most collected books in the comic[...]



Advance Review:  Wytches # 4 &#8211 Nesting Behavior Aint Pretty

Advance Review: Wytches # 4 – Nesting Behavior Ain't Pretty

Scott Snyder has been warning us for some time that we really might not like the human characters in the Image series Wytches if we knew them better, and especially the most carefully set up as identification characters, the Rook family. In Issue #3 when Charles started to unravel a little, unsure of what was […]

Advance Review Of Wytches #3: Finding New Ways To Depict Trauma In Comics

Advance Review Of Wytches #3: Finding New Ways To Depict Trauma In Comics

Sitting in a room bathed in the cozy glow of the lights of a Christmas tree on a grey afternoon in December, I'm reading Wytches #3 from Image Comics. And predictably, afterwards I'm casting sidelong glances at my not-fake Christmas tree because it's a tree and it looks shadowy inside beyond the lights, and it's […]

The Terror Witness Craig Yoes Weird Love For Horror Comics And Their Enduring Legacy

The Terror! Witness Craig Yoe's Weird Love For Horror Comics And Their Enduring Legacy

The massive line of artfully preserved and ghoulishly presented Chilling Archives of Horror Comics have reached we lucky readers through a partnership between IDW and Yoe Books, and if there's one man who knows his horror comics, it's this guy.Hear about his work on these mind-bendingly strange and twisted tales here before night sets in[...]





The Evolution Of Juan Ferreyras Art On Colder: The Bad Seed #1

The Evolution Of Juan Ferreyra's Art On Colder: The Bad Seed #1

The first arc of Colder pitted especially unusual mental patient Declan (his body temperature is below liveable conditions) against a nightmarish hunter Nimble Jack, but this arc clarifies that more baddies are to come, starting with the horrendously creepy Swivel.Juan Ferreyra's designs for Swivel, a creature with hundreds of fingers for a face, are below,[...]



Preview Image Book Nightworld Inspired By Kirby And Bava Monster Movies

Preview Image Book Nightworld Inspired By Kirby And Bava Monster Movies

The Italian horror tradition influenced creator-owned project Nightworld went to Kickstarter less than a year ago, succeeded, and now has been picked up by Image Comics in a dream come true for writer Adam McGovern and artist Paolo Leandri. They began tossing around ideas and sketches for the comic in 2005, and it was a […]