The 13th Floor

H.P. Lovecraft: Separating the Man from the Monster

The genre of horror has always had a lot of subversive appeal. Much like punk rock and other artistic subcultures, it dwells comfortably outside of the mainstream (save for when it’s co-opted with usually dismal results), and many of those who live and breathe horror value it as a space where society’s faults and biases […]

Comic Books 

Buried Alien And The Secret Comic Book Crossovers

The second comic books came into existence, readers started demanding crossovers of their favorite characters. Over the years, fans have gotten to see Marvel and DC have multiple crossovers. We got to watch what would happen if the the Terminator fought RoboCop. We saw the exciting battle between the Predator and Tarzan. Heck, we even […]

Comic Books Films 

It’s Time For Hollywood To Look At Horror Comics

At this point, it’s hard to imagine a summer without superhero movies. I’m not here to bash that, I love superhero movies, and I’m not one to agree with the “superhero fatigue” idea (see the grosses for DEADPOOL and CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR for reasons why that theory is very wrong). What I don’t get […]

Comic Books Films 

It’s Here… The Trailer To BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE

BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE is arguably one of the best Batman stories ever told. Hell, for me personally, and I’m sure a lot of you out there, it’s probably your favorite too. The one-shot graphic novel written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Brian Bolland shocked comic readers when it hit store shelves back in […]

Comic Books 

DC Comics And Gerard Way Are Getting Weird With Young Animal

In 1993, DC Comics saw a hole in the market. The core audience of comic readers was getting older and many were moving away from the cape and cowl comics. Superheroes weren’t giving these readers the stories they were looking for. Karen Berger, a DC editor who had recently been spending her time working with […]