Lip Hook takes some of the best conventions of the British folk horror genre and uses them to perfect effect. Outsiders becoming stranded in a remote village? Check. Pagan worship amongst the populace? Check. Lord of the village at the center of possible villainy? Check. Locals who appear to be keeping a secret amongst them? […]
David Hine’s Strange Embrace has quietly become a classic horror comic. The eerie tale of a delivery whose weekly trip to a house full of dysfunctional shut ins reveals secret after secret and descends into madness, sexual obssession and death, it’s been published in various editions from Image, Active Images and even Atomeka since 2003. And now you can get the ULTIMATE version of the story via Sequential, the graphic novel app for iPads. This version is in the original black and white (at one point it was colored and though it looked great B&W fits the mood better). It also includes an intro by Paul Gravett, back matter and even AN AUDIO COMMENTARY FOR EACH PAGE. YOU heard that right. Sequential is aiming to make the “criterion collection” of digital graphic novels and they are doing a fine job of it.
Cartoonists doing thing, blabbing about it.
By Steve Morris Currently under way despite Nevada’s attempt to suck the entirety of comics inside Las Vegas, The Morley Literature Festival is yet another sign that when it comes to comics, Leeds is the place to be. Now in their seventh year, this year the festival sees British faces like Stuart Maconie (first time […]
David Hine sat down with us at London’s Kapow Comic Convention to discuss his newly-announced Image series with Doug Braithwaite: STORM DOGS