im hanged review

Marco Testa’s I’m Hanged, is a dark and morbid journey into an artist’s mind as he seeks deeper meaning, only to be picked apart and told his work is non-sensical. Not so much breaking the fourth wall, the work instead takes the reader on a morbid, horrific, crass, and often humorous adventure drenched in the imagery

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Shock Suspenstories Comic Review

When I found the EC Archives Shock Suspenstories published by Dark Horse Books, I had the most vivid memory return to me in my local comic book shop. I was ten again! As a child, I searched in the stifling heat of my Tio’s dimly lit garage. The smell of old dust of years past

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The name of Howard Phillips Lovecraft invokes various emotions among people today; adoration, disgust, interest, offense, suspense, and horror, to name a few. In my opinion, any talented author should have their audience feel these emotions. It is how we gain experiences that we usually would not have in our day-to-day lives. H.P. Lovecraft is

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Poison Flowers & Pandemonium Cover

As comic fans know, Fantagraphics has always been the go-to for something delightfully different, and Poison Flowers & Pandemonium is no different. This behemoth of a comic tome, ringing in at over 300 pages, compiles four new stories ranging in style and subject matter by the late and great Richard Sala. However, all of four

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The first comic, titled The Last Night of Carnival, of this five part series shows Dracula chasing down a smiling buxom maiden only to be confronted by… a Superman knock-off. Dracula finds himself out-matched and left literally fangless, thus beginning a series of stories exploring an aging monster in an increasingly dangerous world. The series

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Red Room: The Antisocial Network Cover Photo

For as long as it has been a viable means for sharing media, the internet has been a fascination of the morbidly curious. Forums and sites set up on both the surface and deep web dedicated to the spread of gratuitous, real life videos of death, becoming common knowledge in our society and reflected in

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Gideon Falls Graphic Novel

Announced in 2017, Gideon Falls was billed as Jeff Lemire’s unique take on the horror genre, focused on exploring the idea of a source of evil versus relying on gore. The series received early accolades, winning best new series at the 2019 Eisner awards, with Dave Stewart winning best coloring the following year. In addition,

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Maria Llovet has been creating comics since 2011. As a Spanish-American author, illustrator, and animator, she is best known for Heartbeat  and Eros/Psyche. Here at the Grimoire of Horror, we were excited to have the opportunity to interview her about her roots and what is yet to come. Can you tell us how you first

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Evil Dead Dark Horse Comic Review

It is an odd realization that Evil Dead is looking at coming up on its 40th year anniversary, a film that, for many, catapulted their interest into horror cinema. In addition, it is rather remarkable that that the film still holds up so many years later thanks to the creativity of Sam Raimi and the

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The first issue of Porcelain wastes no time getting started, throwing our protagonist straight into peril with dazzling artwork. If you appreciate the aesthetic of dolls, roses, and girlish fantasy with a side of darkness, grab your tea, settle in, and ready yourself to fawn over each frame. Dilapidated structures are drawn with just as

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