Who’s Who in the DC Horrorverse: ABEL

Marvel Comics might sport an amazing array of characters inspired by the horror genre, but in my humble opinion, no publisher does it better than DC. Ever since the early 1960s, titles such as The House of Mystery and the House of Secrets have been captivating and frightening readers with intelligently written one-and-done stories that …

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While the world burns…Etrigan returns!

Jack Kirby's demonic creation Etrigan has struggled to find a foothold in almost all his many iterations since he first debuted in August 1972, in DC Comics' The Demon #1. Even though he had all the abilities and attributes of popular characters at the time (super-human strength, a healing factor, force blasts, hellfire breath, precognition …

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My 30-year love affair with horror comics

Imagine a kid running down the street to the nearest corner store, pockets stuffed with undeserved allowance, face a shiny shade of red, hair an unruly mess, eyes bright and bursting with barely suppressed glee. Imagine this same kid reaching the aforementioned store, squeezing past and even jostling customers standing at the checkout counter, heading …

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