24 Hours of Halloween: Vampira

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  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 […]

24 Hours of Halloween: Study Group’s Halloween Comics revisited

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We teased Study Group’s Halloween offerings a few days ago, but here’s the goods.

24 Hours of Halloween: Brian Moore’s Little Pointy Teeth

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Brian Moore‘s Halloween offering is “Little Pointy Teeth,” a rather surprising take on…well you’ll find out.

Photo Gallery: Mermaids, Lions and Snowtroopers at the Detroit Fanfare

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Detroit FanFare, which was held this past weekend, was the first show this year that I spent mostly behind a table, being a dutiful guest of the show. It was a welcome change from the usual running around and helping Ben McCool work his table meant I got to see comic-con culture from a new viewpoint. And I learned some things.

31 Days of Halloween: Brian Miller’s “The Ghostly Rider of Sleepy Hollow”

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Brian Miller is best known for his brilliant hues as part of the HiFi coloring studio, but he’s also an illustrator, and the seasonally appropriate illo above will be on display at an art show at Ltd. Art Gallery in Seattle, WA. Their “A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words” show opens November 8th and is located at 307 E. Pike St. in Seattle, WA 98122. 

31 Days of Halloween SE: The Sandman is back today in SANDMAN OVERTURE #1

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He’s back. And he’s being written by his rightful author. The Sandman, one of the most beloved and groundbreaking characters in comics history, the moody member of the Endless who made it safe to be a goth in comics and secured Neil Gaiman as one of the greatest living mythmakers, is returning in a 25th Anniversary […]

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: Jim Zub Interviews Brandon Jerwa on Vampirella

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[Continuing our Dynamite sponsored series of peer-to-peer interviews, Jim Zub interviews writer Brandon Kerwa about Vampirella #35] ZUB: When did you first come across Vampirella? Do you remember the first story you read or any particular aspects of the character that stood out? JERWA: It was almost certainly around 1979 or ’80, so I would have […]

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 […]