Author Archives: Dan Royer

Comic Review: Zombie Chuck – Issue 1

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Issue: Zombie Chuck #1 Writer: Brian Fyffe Artist: Brian Fyffe Release Date: 2011 Pages: 32 Price: $3.50 Artwork: 4.0 out of 5 This is what I call a visually fun horror ride. Fyffe’s style is not like what you would find in most comic books, instead is has the feel of a comic strip and that in itself is a plus in a very specific direction. The artwork alone can visually tell the story taking … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Witch Doctor – Issue 1

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Issue: Witch Doctor #1 Writer: Brandon Seifert Artist: Lukas Ketner Colors: Sunny Gho Special Medical Consulting: Karen Anderson Publisher: Image (Skybound) Release Date: July 2011 Pages: 28 Price: $2.99 “Meet Vincent Morrow, a doctor looking for a vaccine… for the apocalypse! In this stand-alone first issue, a family needs Dr. Morrow’s help with their son’s illness: Demonic possession. But when Morrow attempts an experimental cure, he discovers the boy’s disease isn’t all spinning heads and … Continue reading

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Comic Review: The Grimm: Caelum Simianus – Issue 1

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Issue: The Grimm: Caelum Simianus #1 Writer: Michael Beazley Artist: Michael Beazley Letters: Michael Beazley Colors: Michael Beazley Publisher: General Jack Cosmo Productions Release Date: 2010 Pages: 28 Price: $4.00 “An unidentified flying object is the source of a disturbance in a small farm town bringing in the Centers of Disease control and Special Missions Unit 13. No communication. Cattle mutilation on an epic scale. And the town populace transformed into post mortem roustabouts. Navy … Continue reading

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Book Review: The God Machine HC

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Issue: The God Machine HC Writer: Chandra Free Artist: Chandra Free Publisher: Archaia Entertainment Release Date: 2010 Pages: 160 Price: $24.95 “Stricken with grief from the death of his girlfriend, Sith, Guy Salvatore struggles to make sense of his world. He’s plagued with hallucinations of monsters that torment him with outrageous requests. Enter Satan: a strange, old man who implores Guy to call upon his latent power to break through his world’s plane to rescue … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Planet of the Living Dead – Issue 1

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Issue: Planet of the Living Dead #1 Writer: Joe Wight, David Hutchison Artist: David Hutchison Publisher: Antarctic Press Release Date: 2011 Pages: 32 Price: $3.50 “A forced landing on a lawless mining planet brings the crew of a small salvage ship face to face with an entire population of flesh-eating zombies. Every soul on the planet has somehow been turned into a brain-starved ghoul, bent on devouring the new arrivals. Time is pitifully short, ammunition … Continue reading

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Discussions with Decapitated Dan 13: Shawn Granger

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This week Decapitated Dan sits down with Shawn Granger to discuss all of the titles he is working on. From Family Bones to Gene Gardens we discuss it all. The stay tuned to hear Dan’s thoughts on Family Bones, Innocent, X-Men #5, Skull Kickers #2 and Pinocchio Vampire Slayer. With music by The Workhorse Kings and Call the Paramedics.

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Discussions with Decapitated Dan 15: Joshua Williamson

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This week Decapitated Dan sits down with Joshua Williamson. Listen in as they talk about Necessary Evil, Overlook, Johnny Monster, Superman and so much more. Then stay tuned as Dan talks about what he thinks about all of Josh’s work. With music by the Workhorse Kings and Call the Paramedics.

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Discussions with Decapitated Dan 14: Gary Reed

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This week Decapitated Dan sits down with Gary Reed. Listen in as they talk about Caliber, Transfuzion, Saint Germaine and so much more. Then stay tuned as Dan talks about what he thinks about Deadworld. With music by the Workhorse Kings and Call the Paramedics.

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Comic Review: Green Wake – Issue 4

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Issue: Green Wake #4 Writer: Kurtis Wiebe Artist: Riley Rossmo Publisher: Image Release Date: July 2011 Pages: 32 Price: $3.50 “The revelation of Green Wake’s next murder victim sends Morley on a frantic mission against time. All the events in Green Wake begin to converge, combining together to reveal the darkest of its mysteries. But for Morley, there is more than time working against him, and allies aren’t always what they seem.” Artwork: 5.0 out … Continue reading

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Comic Review: General Jack Cosmo and the Vampire Men of Kothos – Issue 2

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Issue: General Jack Cosmo and the Vampire Men of Kothos #2 Writer: Aaron Shaps Pencils: Gabe Pena Inks: Gary Mitchel, Jon Alderink Letters: Dave Rothe Colors: Nate Lovett Publisher: General Jack Cosmo Productions Release Date: 2008 Pages: 32 Price: $3.00 “Jack finds himself face to face with the dreaded Vampire Men, but new challenges present themselves as the plot thickens and he finds himself a prisoner of their beautiful, deadly queen.” Artwork: 4.0 out of … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Fail of the Living Dead – Issue 1

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Issue: Fail of the Living Dead #1 Creators: Fred Perry, David Hutchinson Publisher: Antarctic Press Release Date: April 2011 Pages: 32 Price: $3.50 “Ian and his team find themselves under attack from a roving army of marauders. Now they must fight to the death to protect not only their mission, but a small group of civilians who, against all odds, have survived the zombie apocalypse. But even if they defeat the attackers, will the victory … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Nightmare World Vol. 2 – Leave the Light On

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Nightmare World Vol. 2 – Leave the Light On Writer: Dirk Manning Artists: Various Artists Cover: Kristen Perry Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: 2010 Pages: 128 Price: $14.99 “Thirteen new tales of terror peer into the lives of those affected by Lucifer’s diabolical scheme to kick-start the Armageddon! Stories feature characters as diverse as a conniving rock star wannabe, an abused teenager, a pair of star-crossed Mafioso lovers and the world’s last ultra-hero, the last … Continue reading

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Comic Review: American Sinner – Issue 1

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AMERICAN SINNER – ISSUE#1 (COMIC) Written by: Glenn Møane Cover: Edson Alves, Alzir Aves Pencils: Edson Alves Inks: Marcelo Dantas, Ebson Alves From: Publisher: Glenn Møane Publication Date: 2009 Format: Full Color – 48 pages Price: $4.99 Before I start I want to mention that this book deals with some very adult material. American Sinner takes the subject of a serial killer and shows it in a very real disturbing light. Sure there are books … Continue reading

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Discussions with Decapitated Dan 12: Alex Grecian – Mid Ohio Con

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This week Decapitated Dan is bringing you another special 2 interview show. So listen in as he sits down with Alex Grecian to talk Proof and so much more. Then Dan is joined by Jeff Balke live from Mid Ohio Con. Finally stay tuned to listen to Decapitated Dan give his thoughts on Proof: Endangered Species #1, Lady Mechanika #0, Orion the Hunter #1, Lackluster World #2 and Night of the Living Dead #1.

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Discussions with Decapitated Dan 11: Fluorescent Black and Friends

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This week Decapitated Dan is bringing you a special 5 interview show! So listen in as he sits down with Fluorescent Black creators Matt Wilson and Nathan Fox. They talk about what FB is, how it came about and so much more. Then Dan is joined by Mike Moreci, Onrie Kompan, Raf Nieves, Dan Dougherty, Jeff Balke and Dirk Manning as they all talk about being at either Detroit Fanfare or Long Beach Comic Con. … Continue reading

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Discussions with Decapitated Dan 10: Mike Howlett and Kokomo Con

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Join Dan this week for a 4 interview show! Dan is first joined by Mike Howlett. Horror Comic historian and editor of the book The Weird World of Eerie Publications: Comic Gore That Warped Millions of Young Minds. Then we head to Kokomo Con, which was held on October 23, in Kokomo, IN. Dan sat down to chat with Isaac Landfert and Eric Adams. Then he recapped the show on the drive home with Rafael … Continue reading

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