If you liked Coraline, you’ll probably like Calliope, a proposed stop motion film that’s a collaborations bwteen the world of designer toys (Circus Posterus’ toy designers Kathie Olivas and Brandt Peters), stop-motion innovator and Annie Awards Special Achievement recipient Martin Meunier (Coraline) and filmmaker Jon Schnepp (The Death of “Superman Lives”: What Happened). It’s currently being Kickstarted, and if it isn’t quite a Halloween thing, it certainly fits in with the mood of the season.
Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott launched their new Image comics this week, with Black Magick #1, which stars a female PD in a world of mysteries: Detective Rowan Black works robbery/homicide for the Portsmouth PD, but her greatest mystery is the truth about herself…both who she has been, and who she will become. Yet there […]
An anthology of horror comics written by John Carpenter, Steven Hoveke, Sandy King, Steve Niles, James Ninness, Trent Olsen, David Schow and Duane Swierczynski and drawn by Tim Bradstreet, Jon Bogdanove, Federico DeLuca, Leonardo Manco, Darick Robertson, and Tone Rodriguez? Sounds good! Tales for a HalloweeNight is edited by Sandy King and available at fine comics shops.
Emily Carroll — who just won a British Fantasy Society Award for Best Graphic Novel — is a Halloween tradition with her amazing webcomics which stretch the boundaries of the medium. Sadly she didn’t do a new one this year, but you can read all the old ones here, and the most recent one, The Groom, which manages to find chills in a pipe cleaner.
Carroll is truly a master of horror and if you haven’t read her other comics, there’s no spookier way to spend Halloween.
Study Group Comics has its annual Halloween special up now…FREE comics to read online by some of todays;’ best cartoonists. Up first: A spooky tale about a car breakdown in a terrifying town called…Portland! Don’t Look Back by Rich Tomasso — enjoy!