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Trout: The Hollowest Knock Is the Next Weird Comic You Shouldn't Live Without

Trout: The Hollowest Knock Is the Next Weird Comic You Shouldn't Live Without

Sure that I had not fallen into a sensory overload coma, I had the feeling that I had absolutely enjoyed myself regardless.  Writer and Artist Troy Nixey (Neil Gaiman’s Only The End of the World Again) revives his protagonists, turnip factory worker Guiseppe and the mysterious baby Trout, in in this fast paced fantasy and[...]

Dark Horse Goes Fishing For Dollars With Troy Nixey's Trout Collection

Dark Horse has announced a new collection featuring Troy Nixey's Trout coming to comic shops in Sprint 2019 The new hardcover volume, titled Trout Volume 1: Bits and Bobs, collects Oni Press's Trout #1-2, Trout's story in Dark Horse Presents #119-123, and "a wonderfully weird assortment of never before seen material." The press release provides[...]


Vinegar Teeth #4 cover by Troy Nixey

Vinegar Teeth #4 Review: The Explosive Finale to the Squidtastic Buddy Cop Story

That leaves it up to VT and Archie Buckler to save the day while the rest of the police department hold off the monsters in the center of the city.[caption id="attachment_830469" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Vinegar Teeth #4 cover by Troy Nixey and Michelle Madsen[/caption]Vinegar Teeth finishes off with a massive high-concept action issue where our odd[...]

Comics for Your Pull Box April 18th, 2018: Action Comics #100, ' Nuff Said

This one won an Eisner, so it just may be worthy of your pull box.[caption id="attachment_830468" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mata Hari #3 cover by Ariela Kristantina[/caption]Mata Hari #3Emma Beeby and Ariela Kristantina continue their dive into the life of Mata Hari, as our hero dives into her deepest tragedies and greatest losses while in custody of the French.[caption id="attachment_830469"[...]

Vinegar Teeth #3 cover by Troy Nixey and Guy Major

Vinegar Teeth #3 Review: The Surrealist Comedy Goes the Lovecraft Direction

Also, a mysterious force approaches the city, and it’s connected to Vinegar Teeth.[caption id="attachment_812442" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Vinegar Teeth #3 cover by Troy Nixey and Guy Major[/caption]With this installment, Vinegar Teeth begins to dive into those Lovecraftian undertones which have been present since the series’ beginning That mysterious force is cosmic and full of tentacle-monsters, and[...]


Vinegar Teeth

Exclusive Preview of Dark Horse's Vinegar Teeth #3

The series is written by Damon Gentry and Troy Nixey, who also provides the art and covers. Michelle Madsen is the colorist.Vinegar Teeth tells the story of Artie Buckle, a grade-A schmuck and fine cop in Brick City that is under siege from its own citizens Buckle has to team with a mysterious, tentacled, extra-dimensional being if they have any hope of[...]

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Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of February 21st, 2018: Alters, Damnation, Bloodborne, and More

While liberties will almost certainly be taken, this seems like a fascinating book I personally look forward to covering.[caption id="attachment_797321" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Vinegar Teeth #2 cover by Troy Nixey[/caption]Vinegar Teeth #2Another Dark Horse offering, the first Vinegar Teeth was one of the most phenomenally strange books I've read over the past year[...]

Vinegar Teeth #1 cover by Troy Nixey and Guy Major

Vinegar Teeth #1 Review: Deputy Tentacle Monster at Your Service

Buckler is no happier about this.[caption id="attachment_784340" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Vinegar Teeth #1 cover by Troy Nixey and Guy Major[/caption]Vinegar Teeth #1 provides a surrealist opening that is so strange that you can’t help but to let yourself be dragged along by its madness Crazy monster shows up? Okay It’s made into a hero? Sure, why[...]

Burning Season, Rasputin, And Jenny Finn Finale From Dark Horse Mignolaverse February 2018

His just-launched (and reviewed!) project with Troy Nixey, Jenny Finn, reaches its conclusion. Rasputin: The Voice of the Dragon, created with Chris Roberson and Christopher Mitten, and Koshchei the Deathless, with Ben Stenbeck, continue their running with #4 and #2 respectively.Hellboy and the B.P.R.D: 1955--The Burning Season launches a new Hellboy story about a trend of spontaneous combustion in Florida, this one by Mignola, Roberson, and Paolo Rivera.The B.P.R.D Hell on Earth[...]

Jenny Finn #1 Review: Bizarre, Delightful, And Intriguing

There are some plot details, such as the focus upon sex workers, which feel clichéd and overused in the Victorian London setting; but, thankfully, they don’t bog down the plot too much.Writers Mike Mignola and Troy Nixey show delightfully odd sensibilities throughout the comic.The art style is ugly in an appealing manner, if that makes[...]


Win! Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark On Blu-Ray

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark was the feature directorial debut of Troy Nixey, and was co-written by Matthew Robbins and Guillermo Del Toro Between the three of them, they've managed to weave quite an effective little yarn, somewhere between a murky fable and a child's nightmare.And it looks really rather beautiful on Blu-ray, I[...]

Out Today In The UK: Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark

Del Toro optioned it for a remake in the 90s, and co-wrote, with Matthew Robbins, the first draft of the script some thirteen years ago.The director finally chosen to realise the screenplay was Troy Nixey, herein making his feature debut His work here shows confidence and intelligence, and a wealth of promise Del Toro has[...]

Frightfest: Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark

Del Toro optioned it for a remake in the 90s, and co-wrote, with Matthew Robbins, the first draft of the script some thirteen years ago.The director finally chosen to realise the screenplay was Troy Nixey, hereine making his feature debut His work here shows confidence and intelligence, and a wealth of promise Del Toro[...]

New Poster For Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark Is Very… Er… Handsome

Lots of hands. I'm thinking of Repulsion, of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, of Labyrinth, of Day of the Dead, of the end of Carrie… any more? Please let me know. Maybe I can have my very own Graspy Hand film festival at the weekend or something. This poster premiered at Empire. Great tag […]


Nice Painted Poster For Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark*

This poster for Troy Nixey's Don't Be Afraid of the Dark first appeared in the New York Times a few weeks ago, but has now ended up online in a tidy, official version A nice complement to the also rather appealing trailer Because, yes, I think creepy is appealing.Just behind ooky, which is downright seductive.*Probably[...]