Comic Reviews

Comic Books, graphics novels and general comic book culture with a focus on Horror

Roman Dirge’s Lenore is back and with trailer!

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Titan Comics is pleased to announce the return of Lenore, the cute little dead girl, with the release of issue #2 of Roman Dirge’s cult comic, Lenore!

“He loved with a love that was more than love.”

After years of shocking physical and mental abuse, extreme violence and unnecessary brutality it looks as if Mr. Gosh’s feelings of unrequited love for Lenore have finally turned? Only time and the twisted creative genius … Continue reading

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Radical Publishing offers ‘Get Published with Radical’

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Oct 20th, 2010, Los Angeles, CA –Looking to have your artwork published in a Radical comic? Well, now is your chance! Radical Publishing is pleased to announce a new contest to test your illustration skills. Simply draw your best version of the villainous Jebediah Crone, based on a scene from Radical’s newest horror miniseries, ABATTOIR. For each of the first five issues, Radical will select a winner to be featured on a per issue basis, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Abattoir – Issue 1

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Radical Publishing has really stepped up to the plate with bringing us cool, well illustrated comics that are clearly meant for an adult audience pushing the envelope for graphics novels. Abattoir is one such of the new lines htat I’ve been anticipating for quite some time. This issue is the first of a 6 series edition, so you can bet there is alot of carnage that lies ahead. Bonus points come in … Continue reading

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Book Review: When Drive-ins Attack – Issue 4

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WHEN DRIVE-INS ATTACK- ISSUE#4 (COMIC)
Author : Rich Stahnke
Pencils: Rich Stahnke, Chris Moreno, Brian Wisniewski, Douglas Draper Jr.
Colors: Rich Stahnke
Letters: Ken Nuttal
Publisher: Tin Star Studios
Publication Date: 2009
Format: B/W – 32 pages
Price: $4.50

When Drive-Ins Attack! #4 kinda took me by surprise. The description of the title “An anthology series featuring stories inspired by grindhouse cinema,” really didn’t … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wulf and Batsy – Issue 2

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WULF AND BATSY vol #2 – LUSTMORD NIGHTMARES (COMIC)
Writer / Creator / Artist: Bryan Baugh
Release Date: February 2010
Publisher: Crypt Logic Comics
Publication Date: 2010
Format: Full Color – 268 pages
Price: $25.00

“The second Wulf and Batsy trade paperback features a brand new, never before published, epic-length story called Lustmord Nightmares. In this story Wulf and Batsy take up residence at an all-girls’ … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zombie Bomb – Dead not Dead

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ZOMBIE BOMB! DEAD NOT DEAD (COMIC)

Creators: Lance Erlick, Joe Haley, Shawn McManus, Matt Talbot, Anthony Schiavino, Jason Copland, Jack Herman, Neil Vokes, Matty Field, Ed Foster, Steven Finch, Jerry Morrissette, Tony Donley, Narek Gevorgian, Steve Jones, Veronica Hebard, Matt Roberts, Olli Hihnala, Tomm Cokers, Joshua Morrissette, Dean Beattie, Paul Maybury, Tom Whalens, Joshua Andrew Belanger, Geoff Mosse, Lawrence Basso, Jamie Head, Rich Woodall, Adam Miller
Edited & Art Directed: Adam … Continue reading

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Book Review: Warlash Dark Noir (TPB)

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WARLASH: DARK NOIR (PERFECT PAPERBACK)
Written by Frank Forte
Artwork by zymon Kudranski (Illustrator), Marcin Ponomarew (Illustrator), Steve Mannion (Illustrator), Bruno Werneck (Illustrator)
Published by Asylum Press

Publication Date: 2008
Format: Color / B&w – 56 pages
Price: $3.95

Warlash is somewhat of a warrior, policeman, defender and all around bad ass. His tales usually consist of taking out demons and monster scum that cross his path. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Warlash Dark Noir – Issue 3

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WARLASH: DARK NOIR No. 3 (COMIC)
Written by Frank Forte, Royal McGraw
Artists: Szymon Kudranski, Frank Forte, Aly Fell, J.C.Wong
Letters: Frank Forte, Royal McGraw
Editor: Elizabeth J. Musgrave
Published by Asylum Press

Publication Date: 2009
Format: Color / B&w – 48 pages
Price: $2.95

Rocket’s Red Scare” pits Warlash against a biogenetically engineered villain who goes by the name of Trotsky De Sade, the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Warlash Dark Noir – Issue 2

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WARLASH: DARK NOIR No. 2
Written by Frank Forte
Artwork by FRANK FORTE, ROYAL McGRAW, STEVE MANNION, NENAD GUCUNJA, J.C. WONG
Cover painted by BRUNO WERNECK
Published by Asylum Press
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Color / B&w – 48 pages
Price: $2.95

Warlash is back with a vengeance. Carrying over from last issue we pretty much have a full does of intense battles and monster … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: We Kill Monsters – Issues 1-2

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WE KILL MONSTERS #1, 2 & 3 (COMIC)
Story: Christopher Leone, Laura Harkom
Writer: Christopher Leone
Pencils: Brian Churilla
Inks: Hilary Barta, Brian Churilla
Colors: Ronda Pattison
Letters: Jeff Powell
Publisher: Red 5 Comics
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Full Color – 40 (#1), 28 (#2,3)
Price: $3.50

“Two unassuming auto repair shop owners discover that monsters are infesting the world. When they … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zombie Tramp – Issue 2

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ZOMBIE TRAMP #2 (COMIC)
Writer: Dan Mendoza
Artist & Colors: Dan Mendoza
Publisher: Toxic Candie
Publication Date: 2010
Format: Full Color – 28
Price: $5.00

Artwork: 4.0 out of 5
Ooh lala look at what we have here! Some zombie eye candy, lol. Other than the obvious this is just a fun great looking books. Much like issue #1 the character designs are great from … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wormwood Gentlemen Corpse – Issue 1

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WORMWOOD – GENTLEMEN CORPSE #1 (COMIC)
Written and artwork by Ben Templesmith
Published by IDW
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Color
Price: $3.99

Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse, special edition “Down the Pub” is a one off on the ongoing wormwood series produced under IDW. The edition is an entire Ben Templesmith creation which includes story and artwork. For those who have followed Ben’s work, you’ll know he definitely has … Continue reading

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Book Review: After Dark – Issue 1

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Issue: After Dark #1
Creators: Antoine Fuqua, Wesley Snipes
Writer: Peter Milligan
Artist: Jeff Nentrup, Sara Biddle
Letters: VC’s Clayton Cowles
Cover Artist: Francesco “Matt” Mattina
Editor: Renae Geerlings
Publisher: Radical Publishing
Release Date: August 2010
Pages: 56
Price: $4.99

“From celebrated director Antoine Fuqua (Brooklyn’s Finest, Training Day), acclaimed actor Wesley Snipes (Blade) and award-winning writer Peter Milligan (X-Statix, Skreemer) comes … Continue reading

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Book Review: Suicide Note – Author Jamison Kasian

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SUICIDE NOTE (COMIC)
Writer: Jamison Kasian
Pencils: Dwayne Biddix
Inks: Rob Lansley
Letters: Brant Fowler
Colors: Anthony Lee
Publisher: Hard Way Studios
Publication Date: 2010
Format: Full Color – 72
Price: $16.95

“Cassie receives a strange anonymous suicide note and after reading it she begins a downward slide from a sane and controlled world into a world of twisted nightmarish images, a mysterious … Continue reading

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Book Review: Spooksville – The Bone Jangels Cases – Issue 1

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SPOOKSVILLE: THE BONE JANGLES CASES #1 (COMIC)
Writer: Justin Fox
Artist: John C. Narcomey Jr.
Editor: Daryl Auclair
Publisher:High Tower Comics
Publication Date: 2008
Format: B&w- 32 pages
Price: $5.00

“Welcome to Spooksville. A demented city full of ghouls and ghosts. One particular ghoul is the skeleton detective, Bone Jangles. In this premiere issue, Bone Jangles must protect the Eyeball Kid, soul heir to the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Frank Frazettas Swamp Demon – Issue 1

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FRANK FRAZETTA’S SWAMP DEMON #1 (ONE-SHOT) (Comics)
Writer: Joshua Ortega
Art & Cover art by: Josh Medors & Jay Fotos
Variant covers by: Frank Frazetta & Nat Jones
From Image Comics
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Full Color, 32 pages
Price: $3.99

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Another one of Frank Frazetta’s classic paintings comes to life with the “Frank Frazetta’s Swamp Demon” one-shot. This time Frank Frazetta Comics and … Continue reading

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