The 13th Floor

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Thirteen NEW MUTANTS Comic Book Covers That Gave Us Nightmares

The rumors are true, the news is official: the upcoming X-Men spinoff THE NEW MUTANTS is going to be a “full-fledged horror movie”, which director Josh Boone describes as “Stephen King meets John Hughes” (via EW). It’s the sort of announcement that might sound weird to some people, like it’s some sort of radical new […]

Comic Books 

Fringe With Benefits: Comics That Aren’t Quite Horror

As horror fans, we all know about “the fringe.” Those movies that ride the line of the genre, that are just weird and bizarre enough, maybe they offer enough dread or tension, perhaps they have a random practical effects monster, the reasons vary. For decades, film has rode a dizzying line between “horror” and some […]

Comic Books 

The Best Horror Comics of May 2017!

May was a major month for comic books, and genre comics in particular. Image, Dark Horse and IDW pumped out a number of stellar works, but they weren’t alone in their mission to entertain; a handful of indie publishers also jumped into the mix, and made a case for recognition with some top-notch reads. Here’s […]

Comic Books 

The 10 Must Read Horror Comics of 2017

Three full months have come and gone since the calendar called for a swap, and inside of those three months we’ve seen a few kick ass movies (GET OUT, SPLIT, THE DEVIL’S CANDY and FREAK OUT are among the years’ finest, thus far). That’s enough to keep most of us interested, but it may not […]

Comic Books TV 

What Scares Batman? Five Episodes That Show Us The Dark Knight’s Greatest Fears

Recently, Warner Brothers was really scared. Ben Affleck dropped out of directing THE BATMAN, and it seemed like they were having trouble finding a replacement. Lucky for them, Matt Reeves signed the contract and for the studio and many Batman fans, the nightmare ended. For Batman, the nightmare may just be starting. We don’t know […]

Comic Books 

Hail To The King: Celebrating 100 Years of Jack Kirby

Groups of men started hanging outside a specific building on Forty-Second Street in Manhattan. The appearance of these strangers was preceded by a fair amount of letters that had been showing up for a few weeks. It started with one or two letters at first, but by the second month, the office was getting dozens […]

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Ten Horror Comics Long Overdue for Big-Screen Adaptations

We don’t need to pull up comic sales figures to know that there are more genre titles in existence today than ever before. That’s a glorious thing, because the medium is perfect for horror. While we’re now frequently seeing comics adapted for both the big and small screen, there are a handful of titles that […]

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A Sneak Preview of 2017’s New Horror Comics!

As 2016 comes to a close, many people wish it good riddance with an eye towards the new year. With that comes a new slate of comics to look forward to: Marvel’s got huge monsters; Vampirella awakens in the future at Dynamite; and at Dark Horse, Angel earns his first solo series in a long […]

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Check out the New HELLRAISER Comic Book Coming Soon

This past weekend at the Los Angeles Comic Convention, Clive Barker’s company (Seraphim, Inc) annouced they are releasing an all new HELLRAISER anthology comic book. HELLRAISER: ANTHOLOGY will be due out in Spring of 2017 and will feature a number of twisted short tales from the Hellraiser mythos and cenobite lore. The collection includes several writing […]

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Dark Knight… or Huge Jerk? Five Ways Batman Could Better Help Gotham City

Batman, the Dark Knight Detective, is easily one of the most recognizable literary characters in the world. I imagine just about every grandma knows who he is and what he’s about, what with the fighting crime and being sad about his parents. From an early age, we all learn about Batman, be it from comics, […]

Films 

Superhero Reboots and Sisyphus: Keep Pushing that Boulder!

A brief primer: Sisyphus was a figure in Greek mythology who was, for his craftiness, punished by the gods by being forced to push an enormous boulder up a hill. When it reached the top, it would roll to the bottom, and he’d have to start again. Sisyphus is a symbol for futile work. This […]

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Will We Be Seeing US AGENT In The Next CAPTAIN AMERICA Movie?

This whole article is pure speculation. I have no insider knowledge about what the gang at Marvel are planning to do in the future with Captain America, I only know how this kind of stuff goes down in the comics. Also – if you haven’t seen CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, there will be spoilers ahead. […]

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Seven Superhero Movies That Made Us Feel Dirty

“Superheroes aren’t just for kids anymore,” that’s what they used to say. The olden days of costumed crime-fighters filling funnybooks with their wholesome shenanigans were, supposedly, a timeless era of good humor and good morals. And sure enough, it didn’t last, if it ever properly existed in the first place. Our superheroes got more disturbing, […]