Author Archives: Dan Royer

Comic Review: The Manor – Issue 1

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Issue: The Manor: Vol. 1 Writer: Andy Korty Artist: Andy Korty & Others Release Date: 2011 Pages: 100 Price: $15.00 “The first year of The Manor collected to hold in your undead hands! See extra content that has not appeared on the site; and an introduction by Aaron Minier (Black Rose, Battle of Destiny, Push). Join Shaggy, Sweetpea, and their tenants as they invite you into their little corner of creepiness. Welcome to The Manor!” … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Green Wake – Issue 7

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Issue: Green Wake #7 Writer: Kurtis Wiebe Artist: Riley Rossmo Publisher: Image Release Date: December 2011 Pages: 32 Price: $3.50 “Morley is haunted by ghosts of his past that force him to face his fears about Green Wake. Violent unrest seizes the citizens of the once sleepy town and Morley is forced to choose a place to stand in the deepening social divide.” Dying Breath: 4.5 out of 5 Remember last time when I reviewed … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Green Wake – Issue 6

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Issue: Green Wake #6 Writer: Kurtis Wiebe Artist: Riley Rossmo Publisher: Image Release Date: October 2011 Pages: 32 Price: $3.50 “The next chapter of the critically acclaimed saga returns and the face of Green Wake has been forever changed. A new threat to the once-quiet shores surfaces when rowboats wash ashore with nothing but fresh blood as a passenger and a new arrival begins a campaign to unite Green Wake’s inhabitants with unknown purpose.” Dying … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Dream Reavers – Issue 1

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Issue: Dream Reavers #1 Writer: Raphael Moran Artists: Marc Borstel, Atul Bakshi, David Hedmark Publisher: Ape Entertainment Release Date: October 2011 Pages: 32 Price: $3.99 “Teens with strange powers from around the world suddenly go into a fatal coma all at the exact same time. When they awaken from beyond the veil of dreams they end up caught in between an epic war on another world called, Astral. Surrounded by monstrous beings, they must fight … Continue reading

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Book Review: Critical Millennium Hardcover – Author Andrew E. C. Gaska

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Issue: Critical Millennium Hardcover Writer/Creative Director: Andrew E. C. Gaska Artist: Daniel Dussault Letters: Nina L. Kester Proofs: Duncan Mc Lachlan Publisher: Archaia Pages: 176 Price: $24.95 “Mankind’s rise and fall in space begins here! Two thousand years from now, the Earth is nearly dead. A bold group of explorers led by philanthropist Thomm Coney pushes forward to take the first tentative steps out of Earth’s solar system. Their quest: new worlds to colonize, so … Continue reading

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Book Review: Charley’s War – Author Pat Mills

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Issue: Charley’s War (Vol. 8): Hitler’s Youth Writer: Pat Mills Artist: Joe Colquhoun Publisher: Titan Publishing Release Date: Oct. 2011 Pages: 112 Price: $19.95 “In this explosive new volume of never-before-collected comic strip, Charley comes face to face with a young corporal who will eventually change the face of the world as leader of the Nazi party: Adolf Hitler. The eighth action-packed volume of Charley’s War is rich in the detailed minutiae of the terror-punctuated … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Xenoholics – Issue 1

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Issue: Xenoholics #1 Writer: Joshua Williamson Artist: Seth Damoose Cover: Dan Duncan Publisher: Image Comics – Shadowline Release Date: October 2011 Pages: 28 Price: $3.50 Because everyone thinks they’re a bunch of nutcases, a support group that claims aliens abducted them try to prove that aliens are real. But that’s much easier said than done and they find themselves caught up in not just ONE government conspiracy, but TWO. Oh, yeah and along the way … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Anatomy of a System Issue 7

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Issue: Anatomy of a System: Chapter 7 Writer: Travis Wayne Pursell Artist: Travis Wayne Pursell Publisher: War Torn Studios Release Date: 2011 Pages: 12 Price: $10.00 “A modern day thriller with a bit of gore. A delicate balance of chaos and order, life and illusion. Witness a puppeteer mastermind unfolding before your eyes.” Dying Breath: 4.5 out of 5 Welcome to the system. What does it mean? I’m not quite sure yet, but I do … Continue reading

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Discussions with Decapitated Dan 36: Cy Dethan and Brian Fyffe

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This week Decapitated Dan is bringing you another 2 interview show. First Dan is joined by writer Cy Dethan. Listen in as they talk about Cancertown, Slaughterman’s Creed and Starship Troopers. Then Dan is joined by Zombie Chuck creator Brian Fyffe. Music by Workhorse Kings and Call the Paramedics

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Interview: Gothology Co Founders

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Decapitated Dan: Hey Guys. Thanks for taking the time to talk with me about Gothology and other projects your working on. Jack: Thank you for taking time out for us. Justin: Yeah, we really appreciate it. DD: First of all lets talk about you. Who are you and what do you do? Jack: Jack Sullivan, art student, co-founder/editor/contributor for Gothology. Justin: Justin King, publisher, writer and comic artist. And, I’m also the co-founder/editor/and a contributor … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Blokes Tomb Of Horror – 2011 Annual

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Issue: Blokes Tomb Of Horror 2011 Annual Writer: Jason ‘Bloke’ Crawley Artists: Mike Hoffman, Jason Paulos, Lyndal Ferguson, Fernando Ignatius, Mirella Menciassi, Vincenzo Balzano, Ju Gomez, Tony Karnes, Lou Rusconi, Jason Miller, Jeiko Despotovich, Robert Smith, Michael Joseph, Tim Tyler, Alessandro Borroni & Silvano Publisher: Virus Comix Release Date: 2010 Pages: 130 Price: $14.99 Blokes Tomb Of Horror – 2011 Annual “11 Tales Of Terror written by Jason ‘Bloke’ Crawley to keep you entertained this … Continue reading

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Comic Review: The Vessel of Terror

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Issue: The Vessel of Terror Writer: Magnus Aspli Artist: Dave Acosta Publisher: AAM/Markosia Release Date: October 2011 Pages: 128 Price: $17.99 “Out in the Arctic Ocean, the research vessel Alesia manages to capture a mysterious Magnapinna squid, an animal never before captured by mankind. The researchers, led by Maria, decide to take the specimen back to port in Bergen, Norway. However, what they bring home isn’t just a scientific wonder but also a thing more … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Flesh and Blood – Book 1

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Issue: Flesh and Blood Book 1 Writer: Robert Tinnell Artist: Neil Vokes Publisher: Monsterverse Release Date: October 2011 Pages: 104 Price: $14.99 “From acclaimed writer and artist team Robert Tinnell and Neil Vokes (THE BLACK FOREST, THE WICKED WEST) comes a sensuous horror epic in the spirit of European horror cinema of the 1960s and ’70s. The death of Carmilla, the seductive vampire, sets in motion events that lead to a monumental struggle between the … Continue reading

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Discussions with Decapitated Dan 33: Steve Pugh and Robert Burns

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This week Decapitated Dan is bringing you another 2 interview show. First Dan is joined by the amazing Steve Pugh. They start talking about Hotwire and Sharkman but quickly take a dive into the deep, deep, deep end of the pool. Then Dan is joined by fellow Chicago dweller Robert Burns. Listen in as they talk about his fantastic creator owned book Brutally Frank. Music by Workhorse Kings and Call the Paramedics

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Comic Review: Underneath – Issue 1

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Issue: Underneath #1 Writer: Tom Stillwell Artist: Jim Terry Letters: Jason Arthur Colors: Rachelle Rosenberg Publisher: Spinner Rack Comics Release Date: 2011 Pages: 28 Price: $2.99 “Before Chicago was a city, before the white man cleared the prairie and swamp to build their roads and towers, there was the pool. The pool had always been. A doorway to another place, a place filled with dark things seeking to enter our world. The Keepers of The … Continue reading

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Comic Review: To Fight With Monsters

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Issue: To Fight With Monsters Writers: Brian Keene, Mike Oliveri Artist: Ben Dunn Publisher: Antarctic Press Release Date: June 2011 Pages: 32 Price: $3.99 “Based upon the short story by Mike Oliveri & Brian Keene. When humanity rapidly devolves into a monstrous state, teenager Rick Donovan joins his fellow townspeople in makeshift trenches to defend their homes. However, the monsters may already be among them… New post-apocalyptic horror from Bram Stoker Award-winning horror novelists Mike … Continue reading

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