31 Days of Halloween: Kate Beaton’s spooky Halloween cards

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Halloween is heating up. Kate Beaton has taken some old Halloween cards and imagined . the terrifying situations depicted

31 Days of Halloween: Stephen R. Bissette’s WE ARE GOING TO EAT YOU!

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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 […]

31 Days of Halloween: Mark Rahner on ARMY OF DARKNESS/REANIMATOR One Shot

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[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 […]

31 Days of Halloween: Akira Toriyama’s COWA! and seven other new digital series from Viz

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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’ […]

31 Days of Halloween: Vintage Comics covers

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A brief tribute to days of yore by Grayflanneltumblr

31 Days of Halloween: Study Group’s HALLOWEEN HAUNTING

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Study Group is a comics website that focuses on independent work by Zack Soto, Michael DeForge, Julia Gfrorer, Levon Jihanian, Jason Levian, Johnny Negron, etc. etc. etc. This should be good.

31 Days of Halloween: Daredevil’s Halloween Adventure

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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.

31 Days of Halloween: Robb Mommaerts

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Robb Mommaerts has done lots of work in animation, illustration and most recently, The Lookouts (written by Ben McCool). You can find ore of his work on deviantART aallery and his website.

31 Days of Halloween: Steve Ditko’s Mysterious Traveller

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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 […]

31 Days of Halloween: Toby Cypress’s Frankenstein

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Here’s an awesome piece by Rodd Racer/Head Lopper/Black Science/much more artist Toby Cypress, who informs us that you can buy it as a poster right here. nice one!

31 Days of Halloween: Francesco Francavilla’s Friday the 13th tribute to Halloween

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YES, we are still at this although we missed a few days. We’ll be double posting to catch up! In the meantime, how about a little Francavilla?

31 Days of Halloween: Steve Niles’ Arcane Images tumblr

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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 […]

31 Days of Halloween: Nightworld: A Gothic Treasure

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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 […]

31 Days of Halloween: Halloween ComicFest

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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. . […]

Halloween costume roundup: Cameron Stewart

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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 […]

31 Days of Halloween: Mary Shelley vs Frankenstein

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By Finnish artist Janne Tervamäki. Via Boing Being.