24 Hours of Halloween: Sabin Cauldron’s MALEFICIUM

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In addition to having the most Halloween-like name ever, cartoonist Sabin Cauldron is an up and comer who will have the third issue of his comic MALEFICIUM available at CAB next weekend. Described as the story of a “lesbian separatist witch coven in 1969 San Francisco” the first issue can be purchased at Gumroad.

24 Hours of Halloween: Norway’s love of ghosts

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It’s hard to believe there are people more in love with ghost hunting that basic cable channels that program various paranormal investigation shows nearly 24/7 but it seems that ghost hunting has taken hold in normally secular Norway: Ghosts, or at least belief in them, have been around for centuries but they have now found […]

31 Days of Halloween: Doomed, the perfect soundtrack

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If you’re looking fror spooky music to make your Halloween party a screaming success, do what we do at Stately Beat Manor, abd turn on Soma FM’s Doomed, a compilation of music from Coil, Fieds of the Nephelim, In Slaughter Natives, Jerry Goldsmith and the like. Halloween  is every day there but its even better […]

24 Hours of Halloween: Calliope combines toys, animation and a spooky vibe

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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.

24 Hours of Halloween: Black Magick by Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott

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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 […]