24 Hours of Halloween: The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo, David Hine and Mark Stafford


The inspiration for the Joker is said to be this story by Victor Hugo about a mutilated man who aims to become the voice of a generation. It’s not really a “horror” story per se but often real life and social commentary can be just as scary as Michael Myers. Available on Sequential.

24 Hours of Halloween: Wytches Season 2 is coming!


A teaser has just been released for the second season of Wytches by Scott Snyder and Jock. It’s a classic horror tale about a family that moves to a small New England town and finds something ancient and evil waiting in the woods…and it’s done just about as well as that story can be done. So a second season is good news indeed.

24 Hours of Halloween: “Vampires Will Never Hurt You” by June Vigants


This is a pretty nifty little comics, available via StoreEnvy, called Vampires Will Never Hurt You by June Vigants, and yes, it’s influenced a bit by My Chemical Romance but also deals with LGVTQ themes, and bullying and, of course, lots of wiring Halloween shadows. Vigants is a recentish SVA grad whose comics show a […]

24 hours of Halloween: Alan Moore on how he celebrates Halloween


Notorious internet recluse Alan Moore actually took to Goodreads yesterday to answer five questions which became a lot more. I don’t know how this was set up, but they may have broken the seal. Moore has a particularly timely answer to one question: As October 31st approaches, how do you celebrate Halloween?  Alan Moore […]

31 Days of Halloween: Dandridge by Worley, Pleece and Hunt


 2000 AD is making a digital only release of Dandridge, collecting the adventures of Spartacus Dandridge, 2000 AD’s best-dressed ghostfinder and the world’s first ‘spookpunk’ action hero, for the first time.   Following the Victorian Spiritualist movement’s ability to capture otherworldly beings, such as ghosts, faeries and angels, ectoplasm becomes a cheap fuel alternative, bolstering […]

31 Days of Halloween: Trick ‘r’ Treat: Days of the Dead


I doesn’t get any more Halloweeny than this, a new graphic novel from Legendary Comics tying in to the 2007 cult film. And apparently, there’s a sequel on the way. From the twisted imagination of Trick ‘r Treat creator Michael Dougherty (director of the upcoming Krampus and Trick ‘r Treat 2 and screenwriter of X-Men 2 and Superman Returns) alongside a top-notch team of creators including writers Todd […]