After a few weeks of fan and creator voting, the winners for the 2013 Ghastly Awards have been announced! “Afterlife with Archie” picked up three awards, including Best Ongoing Title, while “Locke & Key” picked up two, including Best Writer. This is a solid list of fantastic horror titles from the past year, each of which deserve to be recognized for bringing a little more terror into our lives. If you haven’t checked out these titles, you’re missing out. Check out the full list of winners below. READ MORE
This week on Visions of Horror, Bloody-Disgusting writers Farah Al-Hakkak (ShadowJayd) and Lonnie Nadler (Lonmonster) look at the illustrious Richard Corben, and his 1985 cover for “Edgar Allan Poe: ‘The Fall of the House of Usher’ and Other Tales of Terror” (as published by Catalan Communications). READ MORE
With the set-up out of the way, writer/artist Richard Corben unleashes his talents in “Edgar Allan Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher” #2. The surrealistic artwork drives the Gothic horror to a whole new level. It’s amazing how Poe’s eloquent prose translates so well into the comic book medium. 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
The weird and supernatural is pulled off with gritty style in Richard Corben’s adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Conqueror Worm. On a visual level, this adaptation of Poe’s work is a highly imaginative interpretation about the inevitability of death. With just one look Corben’s artwork, these haunting images of worms and death will definitely get under your skin. READ MORE
Richard Corben is a man who has singlehandedly redefined horror comics many times over. Beginning in the 1970s, Corben contributed an insane amount of work to the “Eerie” and “Creepy” anthologies, helping to achieve his status as a mainstay in horror comics. He has since become one of the most praised and respected artists in the industry. Quite simply, if you are a horror fan you should know his work.
Recently, Corben has been working with Dark Horse Comics to adapt the works of Edgar Allan Poe. His latest book is a one-shot adaptation of Poe’s The Conqueror Worm, which is set for release this Wednesday, November 21st. I sat down with Corben to talk about working in horror comics, his love for Poe, and plenty more. READ MORE
Don’t let the $7.99 price-tag scare you boys and girls, because thus far the 100 page smack-your-doggie’s-nose sized “DARK HORSE PRESENTS” monthly has been worth every darned penny. However, I am of the firm belief that the following 2 page preview is a bit short by comparison. Hey, size matters boys (and Chyna Doll). Read on for the skinny…