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8 Classic Novels That Should Be Considered Horror

Classic literature is often associated with the academic setting – meaning dull, wholesome tales written by dead white men that teachers deem appropriate for young minds. These novels often sound lifeless or boring because academia makes it so. They are serious works, meant to be examined without humor or emotion. And that’s a damn shame. […]

Comic Books Films 

See You, Space Cowboy: Why COWBOY BEBOP is Anime For People Who Don’t Like Anime

Last week you may have seen a bunch of hubbub about a show called COWBOY BEBOP. Word on the web is that the classic anime is destined for a live action remake and that has a lot of people feeling a lot of different stuff. Some of you are worried. Some are angry. Some are […]

Comic Books Films 

Thirteen NEW MUTANTS Comic Book Covers That Gave Us Nightmares

The rumors are true, the news is official: the upcoming X-Men spinoff THE NEW MUTANTS is going to be a “full-fledged horror movie”, which director Josh Boone describes as “Stephen King meets John Hughes” (via EW). It’s the sort of announcement that might sound weird to some people, like it’s some sort of radical new […]

Comic Books 

Fringe With Benefits: Comics That Aren’t Quite Horror

As horror fans, we all know about “the fringe.” Those movies that ride the line of the genre, that are just weird and bizarre enough, maybe they offer enough dread or tension, perhaps they have a random practical effects monster, the reasons vary. For decades, film has rode a dizzying line between “horror” and some […]

Comic Books Films 

The 10 Most Cringe-Worthy Moments In the UZUMAKI Comic

In a horror film, the director can use a variety of methods to play with the viewer’s mental state. Underlying music can create the feel of a scene as much as the dialog spoken by the characters or the way they move between beats. Then of course you’ve got editing, more general sound design and […]

Comic Books 

The Best Horror Comics of May 2017!

May was a major month for comic books, and genre comics in particular. Image, Dark Horse and IDW pumped out a number of stellar works, but they weren’t alone in their mission to entertain; a handful of indie publishers also jumped into the mix, and made a case for recognition with some top-notch reads. Here’s […]

Comic Books 

Happy Rebirthday DC!

A year ago this month, DC Comics took a big risk – they ended their comics, and for the last week of May released just one book: REBIRTH. The book acted as a soft reboot for the DC universe which, for the last few years, was seen as a struggling concept after the last reboot […]

Comic Books Films 

FAN THEORIES! Does GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2 Have a Connection To a Cult Classic?

Be thee warned, oh faithful Blumhouse reader! What follows will include spoilers for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2! If you haven’t seen it, or if you have, but somehow forgot everything that happened in the movie and want to see it again with no idea of what will go down, don’t read any further! Let […]

Comic Books Films 

Exploring The Grotesque Insanity of DISSOLVING CLASSROOM

I first stumbled on author Junji Ito a few years back while I was working at Fangoria. The post- RINGU and JU-ON J-horror craze was in full swing, and I was deeply enjoying all the Asian cinema that was making its way overseas. That’s when I first saw SPIRAL (aka UZUMAKI), a strange and surreal […]

Comic Books Films 

Is HELLBOY Returning With STRANGER THINGS’ David Harbour & Neil Marshall Directing?

Well, this kind of came out of nowhere! It started with a Facebook post by famed comic book artist & HELLBOY creator Mike Mignola. This came as a huge shock to HELLBOY fans, considering Guillermo del Toro had helmed the first two HELLBOY movies with Ron Perlman in the title role. The pair had always […]

Comic Books Real Life Scares 

The 5 Best SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK!

As a child, no Halloween season was complete without revisiting tales from SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK, the series of children’s books by Alvin Schwartz that your elementary school probably banned in the 90’s. If you haven’t read any of the chilling stories yourself, chances are you’ve heard one recounted around a crackling […]

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The Weirdest Jack the Ripper Appearances

At the end of the 19th Century, Jack the Ripper took the world by storm. His murders changed the world forever, giving us the first famous serial killer and giving tabloid journalism it’s first big story, altering the way we receive news even to this day. So powerful is the idea of Saucy Jack that […]

Comic Books Films 

The CREEPSHOW Graphic Novel Is Now Back In Print!

This is just awesome news! I’ve had horror anthologies on the brain quite a bit lately. Part of it has to do with our recent episode of Shock Waves where we built our own perfect horror anthologies by picking our favorites segments and wrap-around stories. Another reason may be because Scream Factory just put out […]