Halloween is heating up. Kate Beaton has taken some old Halloween cards and imagined . the terrifying situations depicted
Stephen Bissette is one of the morbid masters of horror comics, having gained fame for pencilling Saga of the Swamp Thing, publishing Taboo, and blogging about all sorts of horrific movies and comics! Currently, he resides in bucolic White River Junction, Vermont, teaching at the Center for Cartoon Studies. Currently, over at his website, he […]
[Wrapping up this week's Dynamite sponsored series of peer-to-peer interviews, Jim Zub interviews writer Mark Rahner on the Army of Darkness Reanimator team-up one shot!] ZUB: The horror genre seems cover a huge spectrum from psychological terror all through to exaggerated gory stuff. What are some of your favorite horror films and how do they […]
Viz had been plugging along with its digital comics available via Viz.Com and their app they just announced eight new series. Including one by DragonBall Z’s Toriyama about a cute half vampire were-koala. That guy is a frickin’ genius. Prices run from $6.99 to 13.99 Here’s the whole list. AISHITERUZE BABY, Vol. 1 Rated ‘T’ […]
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As a tribute to the now departed but still loved Daredevil, here’s a preview of the issue out today, Daredevil #32, with story by Mark Waid, art and cover by Chris Samnee and colors by Javier Rodriguez. This book is going to be missed.
Fantagraphics has now published four nice hardcover volumes collecting old Steve Ditko comics. Last year they released Steve Ditko’s Mysteriuous Travellers, and here’s an excerpt! The newest book is called Impossible Tales, and all books are edited by Blake Bell and reprinted from the original color—which to our taste anyway, is far superior to modern […]
It’s Halloween every day of the year at writer Steve Niles’ very very busy Tumblr blog, Arcane Images; it’s a continuous flow of images scary, terrifying, beautiful, and strange. Exemplifying the above is this still from 1976’s FOOD OF THE GODS, one of the more flamboyant moments of beloved schlockmeister Bert I Gordon. Sort of […]
The comic miniseries Nightworld is a saga of psychodramas between cunning devils, gross monsters, and the inner demons of regret of lost love. It’s a monster mash-up horror movie romance with slapstick gags, which your whole pack of bad wolf friends will howl over. The story stars anti-hero Plenilunio, who was transformed into a hell […]
Yes it is time for 31 Days of Halloween again! Send us your art and links to comicsbeat at gmail dot com. Let’s kick it off with the second official Diamond Comics Holiday, Halloween ComicFest and one of the special editions available, Batman Lil Gotham Special Edition #1 by Derek Fridolfs and Dustin Nguyen. . […]
Comics artist Cameron Stewart isn’t just an Eisner-winning artist, he’s also the master of the sinister Halloween costume. Past summonings have included Patrick Bateman from AMERICAN PSYCHO, Toht from RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, and our personal favorite, NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN’s Anton Chigurh (below). This year he and his girlfriend recreated PSYCHO, with […]
By Finnish artist Janne Tervamäki. Via Boing Being.