comic book

Cursed Comics Cavalcade #1

‘Heroes meet horror! Ten terrifying tales!’ Cursed Comics Cavalcade #1 is an 80-page comic book published in October 2018 by DC Comics. It features ten all-new stories that feature Batman, Wonder Woman, Guy Gardner, Swamp Thing, Green Arrow, Robin and… Read More ›

The Witching Hour – comic book

The Witching Hour was an American comic book horror anthology published by DC Comics from 1969 to 1978. The series was published for eighty-five issues from February–March 1969 to October 1978. The comic’s initial tagline was “It’s 12 o’clock… The Witching Hour!” until… Read More ›

Mystic – comic book, 1951 – 1957

  ‘Mystic… the most eerie stories ever told!’ Mystic was an American horror-suspense anthology comic published by Marvel’s 1950s iteration, Atlas Comics, from March 1951 and August 1957, lasting sixty-one issues. Mystic debuted shortly before Atlas’ Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series),… Read More ›

Devilina – magazine, USA, 1975

‘Illustrated stories of female-filled fantasy’ Devilina is a 1975 American magazine published by Atlas/Seabord Publishing (The Grim Ghost; Movie Monsters; Weird Tales of the Macabre) that only lasted for two issues. Martin Goodman, the founder of Marvel Comics in 1939, created Atlas but the dark fantasy… Read More ›

Werewolf By Night – comic book

Werewolf by Night – birth name Jacob Russoff, legal name Jacob Russell, nicknamed Jack – is a fictional character, an anti-heroic werewolf in the Marvel Comics universe. The Werewolf by Night (usually referred to by other characters simply as the Werewolf)… Read More ›

Marvel Zombies – comic

Marvel Zombies was initially a five-issue limited series published from December 2005 to April 2006 by Marvel Comics. The series was written by Robert Kirkman (creator of The Walking Dead) with art by Sean Phillips and covers by Arthur Suydam. The story… Read More ›

Cassandra Peterson aka Elvira, Mistress of the Dark – actress

Cassandra Peterson (born September 17, 1951) is an American actress best known for her portrayal of the horror hostess character Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. She gained fame on Los Angeles television station KHJ wearing a black, gothic, revealing, cleavage-enhancing gown as host of Movie Macabre, a weekly horror movie presentation. Born in Kansas, Peterson grew… Read More ›

The Worst of Eerie Publications – comics series

The Worst of Eerie Publications in September 2014, IDW Publishing/Yoe Books are re-publishing some of the most gruesome and gory moments from Eerie Publications’ horror comics in a collection gathered together by Mike Howlett. Eerie Publications was a publisher of black-and-white horror-anthology comics magazines such as Horror Tales;… Read More ›

Hindi comic book covers

The following is just a selection of the Hindi comic book covers posted by Aeron Alfrety on his Monster Brains blog. Sadly, we have no details regarding the historic nature of these often surreal images or the artists themselves.  … Read More ›

Witches’ Tales – comic magazine

Witches’ Tales – not to be confused with the 1950s comics of the same name – was a black-and-white horror-anthology comics magazine published by Eerie Publications, a New York-based company run by comic-book artist and 1970s magazine entrepreneur Myron Fass, between July 1969 and February 1975…. Read More ›

Creepshow 2 – USA, 1987

‘When the curtain goes up the terror begins’ Creepshow 2 is a 1987 American comedy horror anthology feature film directed by Michael Gornick and the sequel to Creepshow (1982). Gornick was George A. Romero’s cinematographer on the original film. The screenplay was written by Romero,… Read More ›

The Unseen – comic book

The Unseen was a short-lived pre-Code Authority American comic book published by Standard Comics, owned by Ned L. Pines. Comprising 36 pages the artwork for The Unseen was by the likes of Abe Simon, Mike Roy, Gene Fawcette, George Roussos, George Tuska and Alex… Read More ›