The Ghastly Award Judges are proud to announce the Winners of the 2012 Ghastly Awards. Nominees were chosen from entries nominated by their professional peers: Comic Book Artists, Writers, and Publishers. Winners were chosen by the Ghastly Awards Judges, Comic Book Creators and the Fans. The Ghastly Judicial Panel congratulates all 2012 Winners and Nominees. It is an honor to be recognized by your fellow professionals for such outstanding work in horror comics. Hit the jump for the full list of winners. READ MORE
Dark Horse has done amazing things for horror comics over the past few years, and one of their most righteous initiatives has been re-printing classic tales of terror for new generations to enjoy. These Eerie Archives volumes are amazing for any fan of horror, showing where it all began. “Eerie Archives” Volume 12 hits shops on January 16th. Take a look at the BD exclusive preview below. READ MORE
Stylishly eloquent and beautifully dark, Frankenstein Alive, Alive! #2 is an emotionally riveting and visually awesome tale. With such memorable and haunting imagery, the horror legend tag-team of Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson is delivering one exceptionally well-written and well-drawn comic. READ MORE
Horror icons Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson are continuing Mary Shelley’s monster masterpiece, Frankenstein (or The Modern Prometheus). Character continuations always give rise to skepticism (Before Watchmen), especially when they take on such prolific characters. However, Frankenstein Alive, Alive! looks to honor the character and his legend, rather than tear it apart. Wrightson illustrated the original Shelley story in 1983, and it’s been considered one of the best illustrated works in horror since. Looking at the preview, you’ll see that the artwork alone makes this book worth the cover price. READ MORE
In more of a non-news portion for the day, today a teaser image surfaced for what is presumably an all new horror series from Steve Niles (“30 DAYS OF NIGHT”, “CRIMINAL MACABRE”) and Bernie Wrightson (“DEAD, SHE SAID”) entitled (Again, presumably) “FRANKENSTEIN: ALIVE ALIVE!”. The book pairs the writing duo together after their very successful run on “DEAD, SHE SAID”, and thus far there is no news on when the book will be seeing release. Below you can take a gander at the image and discuss inside.