October 7th, 2008 | → 0 Comments | ∇ Blah, Creepy Videos |

Carnival Comics Funhouse of Horrors – Chapter One

by Ghastly McNasty

This week Carnival Comics released the first of four digital chapters of a new horror story on Myspace, YouTube, Spike TV and Comic Monsters. These videos bring to life Jazan Wild’s comic book story ‘Funhouse of Horrors’ published by Carnival Comics.  The chapters will be released once a week so check out this first episode and see if it floats your boat.

Chapter One: Jacob Stone, while on a family picnic, stumbles upon an old abandoned house in the woods just a week before Halloween. The wretched dwelling is being prepared to be used as a one-night only Haunted House! A strange worker, known only as Ole Scratch, sees Jacob and gives him a book with two tickets inside that change his life – or what’s left of it after the ghosts are done with him! Enter if you dare into Jazan Wild’s Funhouse of Horrors!

Carnival Comics Funhouse of Horrors – Chapter Two


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October 6th, 2008 | → 0 Comments | ∇ News, Original Comic Strips |

Split Lip

by Ghastly McNasty

Split Lip Horror Web Comic

Well then horror comic fans I have an absolute beauty of a find for you here in the amazing horror comic website Split Lip. This site features the stories of horror writer Sam Costello whose chilling and inventive work has been brought to life by a range of extremely talented artists. For all aspiring comic artists and writers with an interest in the horror genre this website is essential reading!

At the time of writing this post I have enjoyed 4 of the 20 stories available on this site and will certainly return to get my fill of horror before bedtime tonight. The site seems to be updated with a new story every month or two and this month’s offering ‘Bad Radio’ is a good place to delve in to this terrorific site as any. I won’t give anything away but the story is pretty disturbing, exactly what you would want from a horror comic.

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The artwork above is just a sample of some of the talented artists that Sam Costello has persuaded to draw his twisted stories. I urge you to visit this site and bath in the glorious horror that is Split Lip.

Visit the Slpit Lip Website


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October 4th, 2008 | → 3 Comments | ∇ News |

The Stand: Captain Trips

by Ghastly McNasty

The Stand: Captain Trips

I’m currently half way through re-watching the tv/film version of Stephen King’s The Stand so I was dead chuffed to discover that this brilliant story is getting the comic book treatment from Marvel Comics.

Arguably King’s greatest novel The Stand tells the tale of the survivors of an apocalyptic virus that wipes out 99.99% of the world’s population. Of course there are some weird goings on thrown in the mix as well as the last of the humans gravitate towards good or evil…read it for yourselves if you haven’t already as both book and TV mini series are well worth it.

This new comic adaptation seems to have been positively received by all fans (The image above is actually of the 2nd print run as the first sold out fairly quickly) and it’s also Marvel’s second adaptation of some of Stephen King’s work, so they seem to know what they are doing.

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Now The Stand is actually a beast of a book, over 1000 pages, and the tv film is 6 hours long! The comic version will be 30 issues long and told in a series of mini arcs, the first being The Stand: Captain Trips #1-5. Captain Trips will tell the story of the initial release of the virus and its effect on the world. The artwork by Mike Perkins looks promising and writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa seems keen on being faithful to the original material. Could very well be worth a purchase!

Video preview from the Marvel Hotline


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October 1st, 2008 | → 1 Comments | ∇ Creepy Videos |

The Lion King Trailer

by Ghastly McNasty

Horror version of the Lion King. Looks scary!


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