You Can’t Keep A Good Bastard Down – An Interview with Si Spurrier and Aaron Campbell, the creative team behind the November 2019 relaunch of Hellblazer

November 27th marks the release of DC Comics's JOHN CONSTANTINE - HELLBLAZER #1, helmed by writer Si Spurrier and artist Aaron Campbell, for the publisher's Sandman Universe line of titles. Spurrier already blew our minds with the one-shot The Sandman Universe Presents Hellblazer #1 that was released in October. Now I can honestly say I …

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Podcast Addendum – The Longbox of Darkness Ep. 16: The Phantom Stranger #14

Hey there, horror-obsessed ones. Once again a new episode of The Longbox of Darkness has hit the airwaves. I know it's been a while, but thank you for bearing with me. I figured that, this being the month of October and all, and with Halloween peeking it's head around the corner, it would be remiss …

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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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