24 Hours of Halloween: John Carpenter’s Tales for a HalloweeNight


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.

24 Hours of Halloween: The Groom by Emily Carroll


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.

24 Hours of Halloween: Dark Horse digital sale with Creepy, Hellboy and more


It doesn’t really get any more Halloween-y than Dark Horse’s outstanding line up of horror books…and there’ a big digital sale going on at Comixology which ends tomorrow, as spirits go back to their graves. Books on offer include Creepy archives, Eerie Archives and the incomparable Hellboy.

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 […]