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Comic Books 

Meet One Of The Most Evil Bastards In Comics: POPE INNOCENT XLII

OK, we’re gonna get real deep here, so stick with me. This is our first foray outside of Marvel or DC comics, and I chose one of my favorite evil bastards of comics ever, Pope Innocent XLII from Matt Wagner’s epic series, Grendel. First we’ll cover a bit of Grendel history. Grendel started as the […]

Comic Books Films 

A SINISTER Duo Is Penning Marvel’s DOCTOR STRANGE!

We’ve known for quite some time now that filmmaker Scott Derrickson (SINISTER, DELIVER US FROM EVIL) was at the helm of Marvel’s upcoming mystical supernatural superhero flick DOCTOR STRANGE. But what’s super cool is it’s now been revealed that his long time writing collaborator C. Robert Cargill has also been secretly working on the script with […]

Comic Books 

The History Of DOOMSDAY, The Monster That Killed Superman

With the release of the latest Superman v. Batman: Dawn of Justice trailer, we know for sure that the rumors are true, and Doomsday will be showing up. The movie, it looks like, is going with a different origin for the monster that killed Superman, with his creation coming from some experimentation with the body […]

Comic Books Films 

There’s A KRAMPUS Comic Book Out Now Too!

Today’s the day! Michael Dougherty’s sure-to-be holiday horror classic, KRAMPUS, is now playing in theaters, and every last one of you should go see it. But if, after the movie, your Krampus-fix hasn’t been quite met, there’s also an official, accompanying graphic novel titled KRAMPUS: SHADOW OF SAINT NICHOLAS worth checking out. The book is presented by director, […]

Comic Books Scary Fun TV 

The Monstrous Horrors Of The HULK!

When we think of the great monsters of history, the ones who every person on Earth can tell you about, we tend to stick to the old school – the gang who was introduced to the world from the end of the nineteenth century into the early days of the twentieth, with special dispensation for […]

Comic Books Films 

As If SUPERMAN III Wasn’t Terrifying Enough, Here’s The Trailer Cut As A Horror Movie

Next to horror movies, I think my other big love growing up was comic books. And by default, that means I loved any and every comic book movie that ever came out. So we had our gems like 1989’s original BATMAN and our not-so-great gems like the 1990’s CAPTAIN AMERICA movie, which I genuinely love, […]

Comic Books Scary Fun TV 

The Story Behind SOLOMON GRUNDY, DC’s Scariest Looking Villain!

Solomon Grundy, Born on a Monday, Christened on Tuesday, Married on Wednesday, Ill on Thursday, Worse on Friday, Died on Saturday, Buried on Sunday. That was the end, Of Solomon Grundy When I was a kid, there weren’t many things in comics that would creep me out. I would read my brother’s collected editions of […]

Comic Books Films 

John Carpenter Releases HALLOWEEN Horror Graphic Novel!

Holy smokes! Get this – just in time for Halloween, there’s a new horror anthology graphic novel collecting 6 stories and spanning over 100 pages from Storm King Comics. That’s right. John Carpenter and Sandy King Carpenter are behind this spooky collection of brand new horror tales featuring the talents of genre alumni like Steve Niles, […]

Comic Books Scary Fun TV 

Seven Unusual Examples of WALKING DEAD Merchandise

With any cultural phenomenon there comes a barrage of merchandise. Some of it expected (t-shirts, posters, action figures) and some of it… well, some of it is just strange. The biggest cultural phenomenon in the last five-plus years is easily THE WALKING DEAD. As you wait for the next Season 6 episode, take a moment […]

Comic Books Films 

Exclusive: The Untold Story of Marvel’s MAN-THING, Part Two!

For part one, please click here: http://www.blumhouse.com/2015/10/07/exclusive-the-untold-story-of-marvels-man-thing-part-one/   And now for part 2: Yesterday, Brett Leonard finally broke his ten-year silence about the troubles that befell his Marvel superhero movie, MAN-THING. Based on the shambling, horrific comic book character – a swamp monster with ambiguous motives – Leonard envisioned the feature film as a horror […]

Comic Books Films 

Exclusive: The Untold Story of Marvel’s MAN-THING, Part One!

Ten years later, director Brett Leonard finally goes on the record about Marvel’s green-headed horror stepchild. The year was 2001, and to Hollywood, superhero movies were still a novelty. The success of films like X-MEN and BLADE had established that comic book adaptations had a place in the action movie firmament, but Sam Raimi’s first SPIDER-MAN – the […]