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This Week On SHOCK WAVES, We’re Building The “Perfect” Horror Anthology!

This week on Shock Waves, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, and special guest co-host Darin Scott as they delve into horror anthologies! But first, a discussion on the KING KONG franchise, spurred by the latest film KONG: SKULL ISLAND, and then the latest horrors! Ryan revisited the ’89 Robert […]

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Remembering Five Legendary Horror Comic Book Hosts

Let’s just be as real as we can here: The Crypt Keeper’s popularity is virtually unrivaled among hosts of classic horror comics… and classic horror comics are just about essential to the evolution and advancement of story told in both print and on celluloid. Comics predate EC and Tales from the Crypt (which, if memory […]

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R.I.P. Legendary Horror Comic Artist Jack Davis

It pains us to report that Jack Davis, one of the most beloved and award-winning artists, cartoonists and illustrators in modern history, passed away this morning at age 91. While my first exposure to Davis’s incredibly detailed, dynamic and often hilariously bizarre works came through his cover art and story illustrations for MAD Magazine (which […]

Scare ‘Em Dead III: The Scarening! Five Horrifying HAUNT OF FEAR Covers!

For the last few weeks, we’ve taken a look at some of the best covers from TALES FROM THE CRYPT and VAULT OF TERROR. I would be remiss if I didn’t take some time to also share the beautiful, freaky art of the third of the trilogy of terror titles from EC Comics, THE HAUNT […]

Keep Scaring ‘Em Dead! Five Vicious VAULT OF HORROR Covers

Last week, we brought you five of the most frightening TALES FROM THE CRYPT covers and it seems that some of you AXED for more! Get it? Axed? Like how the Crypt Keeper always did those wordplay jokes? On the show? Maybe I’ll leave the jokes to the professionals. Today we’ll be looking at some […]

Dr. Wertham’s Dilemma: The Rise & Fall of EC Horror Comics

Today’s gory horror films owe more than a debt to the chest-bursting, intestine-twirling Senate Subcommittee-defying horrors of EC Comics’ 1950s “funny books” — TALES FROM THE CRYPT, THE VAULT OF HORROR and THE HAUNT OF FEAR. When comic books first hit newsstands in the 1930s — all in color for a dime — they were […]

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R.I.P. Genre Favorite Larry Drake (1950-2016)

Yet another fine talent has left our world… yesterday, March 17, hard-working character actor Larry Drake passed away in his Hollywood home at the age of 66. As of this writing, the cause of Drake’s death is not known. Drake’s long and impressive career spanned many genres across stage, film and television — but we horror […]

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Remember When The CRYPTKEEPER Made A Christmas Album?

“Deck The Hall With Parts Of Charlie, fa la la la la, la la la la….” Oh sorry. Just getting in the holiday spirit the way I do every year. By listening to “Have Yourself A Scary Little Christmas,” the perfectly punned holiday tribute album from TALES FROM THE CRYPT‘s the Cryptkeeper! Back in 1994, […]

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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, […]

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Remember When The Crypt Keeper Had A Hit Rap Single?

I’m sure most of you out there are huge fans of TALES FROM THE CRYPT. This is the perfect time to revisit the HBO series, all 7 seasons of which are available on DVD. But the fine fiends over at Scream Factory are gifting us this Tuesday, October 20th with the two theatrical CRYPT movies, DEMON […]