August 20th, 2015 | → 1 Comments | ∇ Horror Art, Horror Comic Covers |

Top 20 Locke & Key Covers

by Ghastly McNasty

We’re back with a new Top 20 Horror Comic Cover post! This time, the spotlight of spookiness turns to Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s modern masterpiece, Locke and Key.

 

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May 24th, 2012 | → 0 Comments | ∇ Comic Scans, Horror Comic Covers |

Top 20 Black Magic Covers

by Ghastly McNasty

Black Magic was a horror anthology comic book series published by Prize Comics from 1950-1961. The series was notable for being packaged by the celebrated creative duo Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, and for its non-gory horror content.

After 50 issues as Black Magic, the title’s numbering continued for three more issues as the humor comic Cool Cat before being canceled.

 

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May 19th, 2012 | → 0 Comments | ∇ Comic Scans, Horror Comic Covers |

Top 20 Dylan Dog Covers

by Ghastly McNasty

Top 20 Dylan Dog CoversDylan Dog was written by Tiziano Sclavi and drawn by Claudio Villa and is widely reconginsed as the most popular comic book in Italian history as well as selling countless copies around the world.

 

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May 11th, 2012 | → 0 Comments | ∇ Comic Scans, Horror Comic Covers |

Top 20 Tales of Voodoo Covers

by Ghastly McNasty

Tales of Voodoo ran for 36 issues, between 1968-1974, and was a part of Eerie Publications. Tales of Voodoo produced some wonderful covers from the likes of Bill Alexander, Oscar Novelle, Carl Burgos and Chic Stone. Take a look at the gallery below.

 

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May 1st, 2012 | → 0 Comments | ∇ Comic Scans, Horror Comic Covers |

Top 20 Gespenster Geschichten Covers

by Ghastly McNasty

The German horror comic series Gespenster Geschichten (Ghost Stories) appeared from March 1974 to March 2006 pumping out a massive 1654 spooky stories, making it one of the most successful comic book series in Germany.

Big thanks to the always wonderful Monster Brains website for these wunderbar scans.

 

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September 6th, 2011 | → 0 Comments | ∇ Comic Scans, Horror Comic Covers, Skywald Comics |

Top 20 Psycho Covers

by Ghastly McNasty

Psycho Logo

Skywald Publishing’s Psycho ran from 1971 until 1975 along with Nightmare, and Scream, as part of their awesome ‘Horror-Mood’ reign during the 70’s. The black and white pages were filled with strange and horrible tales which provd a big hit with horror fans at the time.

 

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August 22nd, 2011 | → 0 Comments | ∇ Comic Scans, Horror Comic Covers |

Top 20 Crypt of Shadows Covers

by Ghastly McNasty

Crypt of Shadows Covers

Marvel’s Crypt of Shadows ran from January 1973 until November 1975. During this time Marvel were producing some great horror titles which seemed to be successful with comic fans looking for scares rather than superheroes. The covers on Crypt of Shadows are works of beauty, take a look for yourself in the gallery below.

 

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August 5th, 2011 | → 0 Comments | ∇ Comic Scans, Horror Comic Covers |

Top 20 Tales from the Crypt Covers

by Ghastly McNasty

Tales from the Crypt Covers

A real treat for you today in our horror comic cover series with the 20 best covers from Tales of the Crypt. Back in the 50’s news racks were filled with comics vying for the attention of young readers. Featuring great artwork from the skilled hands of Johnny Craig, Al Feldstein & Jack Davis, these wonderful covers made E.C.Comics stand out in the crowd.

 

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July 27th, 2011 | → 0 Comments | ∇ Comic Scans, Horror Comic Covers |

Top 20 Marvel’s Chamber of Chills Covers

by Ghastly McNasty

The first Chamber of Chills was a 10-cent horror anthology published bimonthly by Harvey Publications that ran 26 issues (1951 – 1954). An unrelated comic-book series titled Chamber of Chills was published by Marvel Comics in the 1970s. Ir ran 25 issues Nov. 1972 – Nov. 1976).

The title was one of four launched by Marvel Comics editor-in-chief Roy Thomas to form a line of science fiction and horror anthologies with more thematic cohesiveness than the company’s earlier attempts that decade, which had included such series as Chamber of Darkness and Tower of Shadows. Whereas those titles generally presented original stories, these new books would instead adapt genre classics and other works.

 

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July 2nd, 2011 | → 0 Comments | ∇ Comic Scans, Horror Comic Covers |

Top 20 The Walking Dead Comic Covers

by Ghastly McNasty

Top 20 The Walking Dead Comic Covers

Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead takes the reader on a journey into the unknown world to show us how life would be in the aftermath of the Zombie Apocalypse. This ongoing multi award winning series put horror comics firmly back on the map.

 

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