Sometimes you gotta go with the real thing. Vampira, aka Maila Nurmi, was one of the first TV Horror hosts, and a star of Plan 9 from Outer Space, friend of James Dean, a carpenter, and later a ficture on Melrose Avenue. Born in Finland, she remained pretty foxy all her life and remains […]
It’s Norman Reedus’s world, we just live in it. Seriously, the guy is the biggest draw on the con circuit right now, and he’s still honing his crossbow skills on The Walking Dead for the next few weeks. He’s also got a somewhat surreal sense of humor, if you follow his twitter feed. And finally, he has a book of photos out.
Emily Carroll’s digital horror comics have become the gold standard of the genre. Since His Face is Red in 2010 and Margot’s Room two years ago, Carroll has worked in print comics (an upcoming adaptation of Laurie Halse Anderson’s Speak) but even more in video games, with the indie Gone Home just release. Carroll is […]
You may know Julia Wertz as the hilarious cartoonist behind The Infinite Wait and Other Stories, The Fart Pary and many other books. but she also has a thriving hobby in urban exploring: going into abandoned buildings and photographing them. You can find examples on her Flickr stream and amazing galleries on her website. In […]
Magic Bullet, the FREE comics newspaper published by the D.C. Conspiracy collective, has a new all ages Halloween themed issue out. The paper is distributed at coffee shops, record stores, pizza dives, museums and comics shops in D.C., Virginia, Philadelphia and California. Copies will also be availble at the CAB next week. Adam McGovern writes […]
Whaddyaa know, TV Guide still publishes Halloween comics previews. Here’s DC’s Vampire Diares digital comic out today written by Colleen Doran and drawn by Tony Shasteen.
The Mondo Tees Gallery is one of those places that turns out pop culture themed prints and artwork by some of Our FinestCartoonist and Painters and so on. You could spend your whole Halloween looking at their archives for sure. They recently had a tribute to EC comics with some great stuff, but you could […]
Mike Maihack (Cleopatra in Space) is someone I consider one of the progenitors of the “cutecore” movement in comics. I know I’m the only one who calls it that, but when I first noticed people making bank on cartoony cersions of superheroes at cons, Marvel and DC wouldn’t have anything to do with it; now […]
Peggy Wolohan von Burkleo sent me along a link to her manga-style webcomic Samhain Night, which she describes as “a dark modern Celtic faerietale set in modern times.” Samnahain is of course the origianl Celtic name for the holiday we call Halloween, a time when the borders between worlds become thin. van Burkleo has contributed […]
Besides having maybe the best name for a cartoonist ever, Finnish artist Amanda Vähämäki is one of those creators whose work alays has an edge of creepiness even when it isn’t overtly terror. She’s best known in North America for her work published by D&Q, including her debut, The Bun Field, but in Europe she’s […]