Tag Archives: Horror comics

Off the Shelf: Madame Frankenstein

Nutshell: Madame Frankenstein is an interesting take on the usual Frankenstein myth.  There are no true good guys; everyone is a shade of grey that seem almost one-dimensional in their drive for vengeance/truth.  Looking forward to how these shades warp … Continue reading

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And the 2014 Ghastly Awards winners are…

Great crop of nominees this year, so a great crop of winners. Congratulations to all! The 2014 Ghastly Award Winners The Ghastly Award Judges are proud to announce the Winners of the 2014 Ghastly Awards. The Ghastly Award Judges chose … Continue reading

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Off the Shelf — Outcast Volume 1: A Darkness Surrounds Him

Nutshell: If you think Robert Kirkman does a great job with characters and storytelling in The Walking Dead, Outcast will top those expectations.  Perhaps a little bit too much string spooled out in the telling, but that could be because … Continue reading

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Off the Shelf — Rot & Ruin: Warrior Smart

Nutshell: Maberry takes his Rot & Ruin novel series and spins ’em off into a highly entertaining graphic novel.  Gorgeous art by Tony Vargas and Alex Ronald, well developed characters and themes worth mulling over after the last page is … Continue reading

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The Ghastly Awards: 2014 Best of Horror Comics nominees announced!

What’s award season without awards? Nothing, I tell ya.  So want to know what was top-shelf in horror comics last year?  Take a gander at the list of Ghastly Award nominees.  Afterlife with Archie, Crossed: Badlands, Nailbiter, Rachel Rising, The … Continue reading

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Off the Shelf — Frankenstein (Dover Graphic Novel Classics)

Nutshell: A quick refresher for fans of the story, though grown-ups may wish for a tale they can really dig into.  A perfect intro to the story for kids ready to get their classic scare on. Grade: B Story: A … Continue reading

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Off the Shelf — Hack/Slash: Son of Samhain

Nutshell:  It’s great to see Cassie Hack back in action, and her new crew of creators have done a good job throwing her into the ol’ mix.  If you’re looking for Slashers, you’ll be disappointed, but if monsters are your … Continue reading

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Off the Shelf: V-Wars Volume 1

Publication 411: TBP of the first five issues of the V-Wars series. Scheduled for publication by IDW on 10/28/2014. Story: We have met the enemy, and he is infected with the ICE virus.  Y’know the virus that turns people into…no, … Continue reading

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Off the shelf: Chastity #1

Not only am I a sucker for horror comics, but I’ll read just about anything that’s free.  So when I saw that Dynamite was trotting out Chastity #1 (the Dynamite re-launch of the ol’ Chaos! Comics vampire assassin from the … Continue reading

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‘Afterlife with Archie’ hits the newsstand/supermarket market in October!

I’m a big fan of Afterlife with Archie.  It’s a great spin on an old, beloved franchise, the artwork is spooky and brilliant, not to mention that it all starts (by accident) thanks to one of my favorite characters; Sabrina … Continue reading

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