Throughout history, the ancient tradition of storytelling has bound us together, shared over crackling fires or within the warmth of our homes on frosty winter evenings, captivating our audience with terrifying and delightful tales. The enduring allure of fear draws us towards spine-tingling stories in books, movies, and the beloved realm of comics and graphic novels.
This month, we surrender ourselves to the captivating world of Horror, embracing Monsters, Murderers, Ghouls, Ghosts, Zombies, and Experiments Gone Awry – a thrilling roster of horrors awaits!
Though Halloween is still a few months away, indulge in spine-chilling reads or add eerie collectibles to your shelf of curiosities! Our team of experts has curated a selection of the finest frights for your pleasure. Look for the “Horror Month” icon in this month's PREVIEWS catalog as you navigate through this issue, guiding you towards even more chilling tales!
Don't resist the pull of the unknown and the shiver down your spine. Allow yourself to be transported to worlds where fear reigns supreme and mysteries abound. Huddle closer, and let the darkness surround you as you embark on these fear-filled journies available at your local comic shop!
(W) Robert Kirkman (A) Cliff Rathburn (A/CA) Tony Moore
An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months society has crumbled: There is no government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV. In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to finally begin living.
Rick Grimes is not prepared for this. A couple months ago he was a small town cop who had never fired a shot and only ever saw one dead body. Separated from his family he must now sort through the death and confusion to try and find his wife and son.
Collects THE WALKING DEAD #1-6.
In Shops: Feb 06, 2013
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(W) Grant Morrison, Alex Child (A/CA) Naomi Franquiz
It's the 1970s. It's the most haunted, demon-infested stretch of road in America. Welcome to Proctor Valley Road.
August, Rylee, Cora, and Jennie have organized a "Spook Tour" on the infamous roadway with their classmates to fund attending the concert of their dreams.
But when their visit turns deadly, these four friends race to rescue the missing students... before the town tears them limb from limb and slay the evils roaming Proctor Valley Road... along with the monsters lurking in the hearts of 1970s America.
Visionary author Grant Morrison (Klaus, Batman: Arkham Asylum) and co-writer Alex Child (BBC's Holby City) along with artist Naomi Franquiz (Tales from Harrow County) present a chilling new horror series about the mysterious monsters that haunt Proctor Valley Road - and the four misfit teenagers who must stop them.
Collects Proctor Valley Road #1-5.
In Shops: Nov 03, 2021
PREVIEWS Page #213
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) John Byrne, Mike Mignola (A/CA) Mike Mignola
Dark Horse presents new editions of the entire Hellboy line with new covers, beginning with Seed of Destruction, the basis of director Guillermo del Toro's blockbuster films.
Hellboy, the world's greatest paranormal investigator, is the only thing standing between sanity and insanity as he battles the mystical forces of the netherworld and a truly bizarre plague of frogs. And if he fails, we all fail with him!
Hellboy is one of the most celebrated comics series in recent years. The ultimate artists' artist and a great storyteller whose work is in turns haunting, hilarious, and spellbinding. Mike Mignola has won numerous awards in the comics industry and beyond. When strangeness threatens to engulf the world, a strange man will come to save it. Sent to investigate a mystery with supernatural overtones, Hellboy discovers the secrets of his own origins, and his link to the Nazi occultists who promised Hitler a final solution in the form of a demonic avatar.
" ... Hellboy is a brilliant example of how to elevate the comic of the future to a higher literary level while achieving a higher pitch of excitement."
--Robert Bloch, from his introduction
In Shops: Dec 19, 2012
(W) Fred Van Lente, Declan Shalvey (A) Vincenzo Carratu (CA) Lucio Parrillo
VAMPIRELLA hurtles through space on a Drakulon ship, desperate to uncover a dark mystery...A 100-year-old JOHN CARTER OF MARS grasps for an awful memory just out of reach...PETER CANNON: THUNDERBOLT battles waves of evil he does not understand...RED SONJA is faced with an impossible choice...
DIE!NAMITE is an event series that unites all of the hit Dynamite characters as you've never seen them before! They will come together to battle the biggest threat they have ever faced. Many...are even missing faces! Collects issues 1-5 PLUS the Die!namite Valentine's Day (2021) Special.
In Shops: May 18, 2022
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A WAVE BLUE WORLD INC
(W) Varga Tomi (A/CA) Varga Tomi
The Phantom of the Opera, Gaston Laroux's Gothic melodrama, gets a fresh retelling as a graphic novel adaptation of this literary classic. The Phantom who lives beneath the opera house falls in love with Christine Daaé, a gifted young opera singer, and hopes to win her with an evil plot to make her a star. For Christine, this would mean giving up her chance for true love. Does she choose her newfound success or her beloved Count Raoul?
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
PREVIEWS Page #248
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(W) Ange, Patrick Renault (A/CA) Charlie Adlard
The newest horror series from the artist of The Walking Dead! Get ready to be bitten from the first full-color page...! Terry Fisher is a young soldier on the verge of being sent away for active military duty, and is going to meet his friends at the top of the Empire State Building for a farewell party. But suddenly a legion of vampires attacks the skyscraper and massacres its occupants. Hounded in the 102 floors that have become a deadly trap, Terry must take decisive action to save himself and his friends - and the city of New York! - before the army of abominations, and the terrible vampire god within (walled into the building since its construction) spill into the city...
Collecting the hit 4 issue series into one handsome hardcover volume! Includes behind-the-scenes material, cover gallery, sketches, designs, and more!
In Shops: Jul 01, 2020
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(W) Marjorie M. Liu (A/CA) Sana Takeda
The first volume in a new graphic novel horror trilogy from Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda-the creative team behind the New York Times bestselling series Monstress. Chinese American twins, Milly and Billy, are having a tough time. On top of the multiple failures in their personal and professional lives, they're struggling to keep their restaurant afloat. When their mother Ipo forces them to help her clean up the house next door-a hellish and run-down ruin that was the scene of a grisly murder-the twins are in for a nasty surprise. A night of terror, gore, and supernatural mayhem reveals that there is much more to Ipo and her children than meets the eye.
In Shops: Oct 12, 2022
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(W) Terry Moore (A/CA) Terry Moore
Rachel rises from the grave to track down her own murderer in this chilling tale of suspense. With the help of a 10-year old serial killer carrying the remains of Satan's sword, and a sister who is literally the first woman to ever exist, Rachel uncovers the wicked secrets of small town Manson and its terrible role in earth's final days. Can Rachel learn from her past in time to save the future?
In Shops: Nov 02, 2016
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(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Juan Doe, Jesus Hervas, Mirko Colak, Fran Galan, Dalibor Talajic, Leila Leiz, Jamal Igle
He is unquestionably AfterShock's most prolific storyteller, having penned best-selling tales of horror, terror and suspense from our earliest days straight through to today and beyond. Now the best, most-requested AfterShock works of writer Cullen Bunn have been collected and pre-sented in this deluxe hardcover volume - including short stories previously only available in the SHOCK anthologies. It's the perfect gift for friends, family or, frankly, yourself.
BROTHERS DRACUL #1-5,DARK ARK: AFTER THE FLOOD #1-5, KNIGHTS TEMPORAL #1-5, UN-HOLY GRAIL #1-5, WITCH HAMMER OGN, "Bloodflies" from SHOCK VOL 1, and "Man, I Am Evil, Dude" from SHOCK VOL 2
In Shops: Jan 06, 2021
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(W) Eric Powell, Mac Cushing, Tom Sniegoski, Shane Berryhill (A) Steve Mannion, Jake Smith, Jake Smith, Stephanie Gladden (A/CA) Eric Powell
A spooky, funny, and sometimes gross, book for kids of all ages! This Albatross Funnybooks anthology features works by some of the greats in the field of horror and humor comics! Such as William Stout, Eric Powell, Steve Mannion, Jake Smith, Kyle Hotz, Dave Johnson, Brett Parson, Robb Mommaerts, Lance Inkwell, Gideon Kendall, and Logan Faerber!
In Shops: Nov 01, 2017
PREVIEWS Page #264
(W) Tim Seeley (A) Corin Howell (CA) Aaron Campbell
Charles "Chip" Ipswich isn't one of those coastal elites with a liberal arts degree and a job at a social media start-up who knows where all the best brunch places are...
No, Chip is one of the "forgotten men." He lives in a rural area in the middle of the country where Jesus still has a place at the dinner table and where factories send jobs to Calcutta.
Chip is also a vampire.
Stuck working the last shift at a gas station, Chip is lonely and bored...and then his dull, bleak life is turned upside down when SHE comes to town.
Tim Seeley (BRILLIANT TRASH) and Corin Howell (Ghostbusters, X-Files Origins: Scully, Bat-Mite) bring you a contemporary and horrifying tale of vampirism in the heart of America - one that'll make you jump right out of your boots. This 256-page hardcov-er edition collects issues #1-10.
In Shops: Nov 17, 2021
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(W) Richard A. Hamilton (A/CA) Marco Matrone
When shy 6th-grade shutterbug Whit Garcia starts middle school, he's forced to join a yearbook club with three other weirdos who will never be voted "most likely to succeed." But after the ghosts of missing students start haunting them, Whit, Hester, Hillary and Press must solve the supernatural secret behind these spirits - or their yearbook club will be voted most likely to join them.
But are these ghostly students the real bad guys? Or are they just warning Whit and his friends? Warning them about a darkness beyond their schoolyard...a darkness that threatens to swallow the school - and its occupants - whole.
The sophomore offering from Seismic Press, FEARBOOK CLUB is a story all about fitting in, fighting ghosts and forming friendships with other misfits, especially when you're a misfit yourself. Springing from the pen of writer Richard Ashley Hamilton (How To Train Your Dragon, Guillermo Del Toro's Trollhunters) and artist Marco Matrone.
In Shops: Jan 05, 2022
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AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY PRODUCTIONS
(W) James Kuhoric (A) Andrew Mangum, Gabriel Mangum (CA) Rich Bonk
Victory Crowley returns to terrorize comics in a brand new comic series! In 2006 filmmaker Adam Green released a new American horror movie that paid homage to his favorite monsters. The movie was Hatchet and it told the story of Victor Crowley, a deformed child that came back to life as an unstoppable killing machine. Cursed to live out his terrifying last moments again and again, Crowley brutally murders anyone foolish enough to enter his swamp sanctuary. Filled with over the top gore, classic movie monster horror, and a boatload of black humor, this is the ultimate comic for fright fans! This trade collects the first four issues of Hatchet(#0-3) with loads of extra gore and goodies. Go back to Honey Island Swamp to experience the ultimate blood-splattered fun ride!
In Shops: Oct 31, 2018
PREVIEWS Page #263
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
(W) Tieri, Frank (A) Joe Eisma, Pat & Tim Kennedy (CA) Adam Gorham
After months of being on the run as a fugitive, something brings our favorite hamburger eating wolfman back to Riverdale-and that something is an out-for-blood Reggie! Will good ol' Jug survive this battle of the werewolves? Join writer Frank Tieri (Wolverine) and artists Pat & Tim Kennedy (Death of Archie) and Joe Eisma (Archie) for this horrifying graphic novel that collects issues 4-8 of the ongoing Jughead the Hunger series.
In Shops: Jan 23, 2019
PREVIEWS Page #269
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(W) Jordie Bellaire (A) Dan Mora (CA) Matthew Taylor
Go back to the beginning as the critically acclaimed pop culture phenomenon Buffy The Vampire Slayer is reimagined under the guidance of series creator Joss Whedon! This is the Buffy Summers you know, who wants what every average teenager wants: friends at her new school, decent grades, and to escape her imposed destiny as the next in a long line of vampire slayers tasked with defeating the forces of evil. But her world looks a lot more like the one outside your window, as Jordie Bellaire (Redlands) and Russ Manning Award-winner Dan Mora (Saban's Go Go Power Rangers) bring Buffy into a new era with new challenges, new friends... and a few enemies you might already recognize. But the more things change, the more they stay the same, as the Gang faces brand new Big Bads, and the threat lurking beneath the perfectly manicured exterior of Sunnydale High confirms what every teenager has always known: high school truly is hell. Collects issues #1-4.
In Shops: May 22, 2019
PREVIEWS Page #221
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BRILLIANT ENTERPRISE LLC
(W) Marty Grosser, Matthew Plog (CA) Matthew Plog
Picking up roughly 100 years after Mary Shelley's legendary novel of science gone awry, the immortal monster created by Victor Frankenstein finds himself transported from the icy waters of the North to New York, circa 1888. Awakening in the hold of a steamship, the monster is attacked and loses his right arm at the elbow to a crewman's axe. The monster flees into the sprawling city, where chance-and dark magicks-will ultimately give the monster the upper hand: A magical arm that will fight him at every turn and drag him across America on a wild and weird journey filled with action, drama, humor, and horror! And 3,000 miles away, in the Golden State, the arm's masters call its owner home, unaware of the change in ownership that has occurred. The GunHAND is the first original comics series created by PREVIEWS Editor Marty Grosser, masterfully illustrated by Matthew Plog, artist of Brilliant Enterprise's Kent Menace!
In Shops: Oct 25, 2023
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DRAWN & QUARTERLY
(W) Shigeru Mizuki (A/CA) Shigeru Mizuki
Kitaro the Vampire Slayer is the fifth volume in Shigeru Mizuki's bizarre stories about a yokai boy and his entourage of otherworldly friends. One of the most popular Kitaro tales, the title story pits Kitaro and his family against a Beatles-inspired mop-topped, guitar-playing vampire named Erit and his castle of horrors. In an unexpected twist - spoiler alert! - Kitaro meets his demise, but even death is hardly enough to keep our favorite yokai boy down.
In Shops: Jan 31, 2018
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(W) Helen Mullane (A) Dom Reardon, Matthew Dow Smith (CA) Jock
Something strange has been unleashed in the north of England.
A modern-day druid commits a series of ghastly murders in an attempt to unleash the incredible power of the ancient gods of Great Britain. But his plans are interrupted when his latest would-be victim, Nicnevin "NISSY" Oswald, turns out to be more than she seems.
In Shops: Mar 11, 2020
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(W) Rodney Barnes (A/CA) Jason Shawn Alexander
Finally, the acclaimed, Eisner Award-nominated horror title is collected for the first time in a stunning hardcover featuring the first twelve issues plus bonus content! From RODNEY BARNES, the breakout star writer behind such hit shows as Marvel's Runaways, STARZ's American Gods, and HBO's Winning Time, and JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER, the artist who redefined SPAWN for a new generation.
When a small-town beat cop comes home to bury his murdered father, revered Philadelphia detective James Sangster Sr., he stumbles into a mystery that will lead him down a path of horrors and shake his beliefs to their core. The city that was once the symbol of liberty and freedom has fallen prey to corruption, poverty, unemployment, brutality...and vampires.
Now, it's up to Jimmy and an unexpected companion to stop long-thought-dead president of the United States John Adams from building an undead army and staging a bloody new American revolution.
There's a reason they say you can't go home again. Welcome to Killadelphia.
Collects KILLADELPHIA #1-12 and chapters 1-5 of the terrifying werewolf tie-in story ELYSIUM GARDENS
In Shops: Nov 16, 2022
PREVIEWS Page #62
ZENESCOPE ENTERTAINMENT INC
(W) Ralph Tedesco, Joe Brusha (A) Various
Now, finally back in print, in this beautifully terrifying 2nd printing edition, horror returns to comics with Zenescope Entertainment's frightening and fun Grimm Tales of Terror Anthology!
From the classic literature of Poe and Hawthorne to modern day urban legends, this series re-imagines the creepy stories you know and love for a new generation of readers! Keres, the goddess of death, loves to punish those who she deems deserving of her wrath, and many unsuspecting people who cross her path are about to learn a harsh lesson about morality.
This gorgeous 300 page hardcover collects 13 issues of one of the best comic book horror titles currently on shelves!
In Shops: Aug 19, 2020
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ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
(W) Frank Tieri, Michael Moreci (A) Joe Eisma (A/CA) Audrey Mok
Riverdale's own bombshell bloodsucker is back! Following the events of the Jughead the Hunger vs. Vampironica crossover, Veronica returns to her own universe, still a vampire. She's not the same, and she knows it. And now she needs answers. But she may not be ready for what she's about to discover! Collects the full four-issue Vampironica: New Blood miniseries.
In Shops: Sep 23, 2020
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(W) Brian Pulido, Mike MacLean (A/CA) Diego Bernard
"Deathocalypse," an official year-long company-wide event, climaxes here! Round one went to Lady Death after she dropped Hellwitch into a vat of flesh-eating toxic waste. Round two went to Hellwitch, who savagely stabbed Lady Death's eye. Now, bear witness to their outrageously brutal third and final round set in Sin City itself, Las Vegas! For months, Hellwitch weaved a twisted plot to first seduce Lady Death with forbidden lust and then snare her into a lethal confrontation. But her carefully-crafted scheme devolves into an orgy of bone-shattering violence and neither of these warrior women will ever be the same. Who will reign supreme in one of the most savage, action-packed slugfests in comic book history?
In Shops: Sep 28, 2022
PREVIEWS Page #284
STORM KING PRODUCTIONS, INC
(W) Bruce Jones, Sandy King, Trent Olsen (A) Leonardo Manco
There's a war coming to the City of Angels. In tunnels beneath the city, in the dark alleys among the homeless, demons lurk and Lucifer bides his time. One man knows. One man sees. One man walks those dark streets. Father Daniel Beckett's seen demons and he's spoken to the Devil, but he's never seen an angel and he's never spoken to God. Obsessed and driven as much by betrayal as righteousness and anger as redemption, he is God's warrior at war with God. Supernatural horror with that twist of fate that only flawed mankind can provide.
In Shops: Dec 17, 2014
PREVIEWS Page #379
Just when you thought it was safe to walk the streets again, From The Tomb (the UK's preeminent magazine on the history of horror comics) digs up more tomes of terror from the century past. It Crept From The Tomb (the second "Best of" collection) uncovers atomic comics lost to the Cold War, rarely seen (and censored) British horror comics, the early art of Richard Corben, Good Girls of a bygone age, Tom Sutton, Don Heck, Lou Morales, Al Eadeh, Bruce Jones' Alien Worlds, HP Lovecraft in Heavy Metal, and a myriad of terrors from beyond the stars and the shadows of our own world!
In Shops: Mar 07, 2018
PREVIEWS Page #422
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VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Jon Davis-Hunt (CA) Tony Moore
"Horrifyingly good." - CBR
The forces of darkness are awakening and they are hungry for life.
Jack Boniface, a.k.a. Shadowman, faces the terrors that tear at the fabric of humanity's world. As the forces of darkness pry open doorways across the nation, the Shadowman will make a cross-country descent into horror... as something far more sinister emerges from the shadows.
From the bestselling master of horror Cullen Bunn (Venom) and bone-chilling artist Jon Davis-Hunt (Clean Room) comes a shocking supernatural odyssey!
Collecting SHADOWMAN (2020) #1-4.
In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
PREVIEWS Page #389
ZENESCOPE ENTERTAINMENT INC
(W) Dawn P. Marquez (A) Allan Otero (CA) Erick Arciniega
Death holds no power over her...Mary Medina is the one who wields power over the dead. What she doesn't know is her ability is coveted by a Secret Order long forgotten in the Realms of the Grimm Universe. Drawn to New Orleans under mysterious circumstances, Mary quickly finds herself running for her life from those that want to use her and her power, for evil.
Don't miss this heart pounding, mini-series, which introduces a new hero to the Grimm Universe.
Collects GFT Day of the Dead #1 - 6.
In Shops: Feb 27, 2019
PREVIEWS Page #474
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