April 30th, 2017 | → 1 Comments | ∇ Blah |

Hallowscream! Nightmarish Ninth Issue Submission Guidelines

It’s that time when we at Back From The Depths are once again looking for contributors for our freaky free, annual pdf horror comic, HALLOWSCREAM, so here are the submission guidelines…

Submissions should be horror orientated and must be weird or spooky to make the final cut.

We are mainly looking for completed comic strips between 1-7 pages in length. Anything already completed is far more likely to make it into the comic.

Script submissions should also preferably be around 1-7 pages in length.

Eerie illustrations and artwork along with interesting horror/comic articles, scary short stories, petrifying poems or anything just plain creepy will also be considered.

To get an idea of the sort of stuff we’re after, you can download previous issues of Hallowscream here.

If you’re looking to illustrate something, get in contact and we’ll give you details of available scripts to see if anything suits your fancy.

We’ll also consider material previously published elsewhere, as long as the contributors own the copyright.

Completed artwork can be either colour or black and white, and should preferably be A4 (21cm x 29.7cm) 300 dpi jpeg or png.

Submissions can be sent to merjeagles@yahoo.co.uk or ghastlymcnasty@backfromthedepths.co.uk

As this is a non-profit, small press publication, contributors will not be paid but they will retain copyright on any material submitted.

DEADLINES :

Scripts, articles and text submissions : Monday 31st July 2017

Artwork : Tuesday 17th October 2017

Completed strips : Tuesday 24th October 2017.

The finished issue will be available online as a free pdf by October 31st, with a physical copy becoming available via Lulu.com, shortly afterwards. You can also keep up to date with Hallowscream news via the Facebook Page.

October 31st, 2016 | → 0 Comments | ∇ Blah, Graphic Novels & Comics |

Back From The Depths Presents : Hallowscream! 2016 Hallowe’en Special

What’s the time, Mr. Wolf? Really? Hallowe’en again already?

The evil eighth edition of the Hallowscream! Hallowe’en Special has arrived! 48 pages packed with peculiar and paranormal perils!

Here Are The Download Links (right click and ‘save as’) :

Lo-res Version (file size = 20.2mb) :       MEDIAFIRE     DROPBOX

Hi-res Version (file size = 60.3mb) :       MEDIAFIRE     DROPBOX

You can also read the issue online at :      ISSUU

These are the full contents behind the leering loathsome lupine cover by Malcolm Kirk

Page 3 : Beauty  Script by Kim Roberts,  Art by Nathan Walkington, Letters by
Nikki Sherman
Page 9 : God Takes Care of His Own  Script by Tim West, Art by Glenn McPartlin
Page 11 : Jump Fright  Story & Art by Gordon Innes
Page 13 : Terrorvision Guide  by Malcolm Kirk
Page 14 : Real Life Ghost Caught On Camera  Story & Art by BP Johnson
Page 18 : Uncle Jack’s Puzzle Page  by Malcolm Kirk
Page 19 : Endless Love  Script by Chris Redfern, Art by Davy Francis
Page 20 : Killer Weed  Story & Art by Gordon Innes
Page 23 : Rudolph Saves Christmas  Script by Tim West, Art by Carol Kewley
Page 25 : Self Harm  Story by Jason D. Brawn, Art by Glenn McPartlin
Page 27 : Grim Gallery Pin-up  Minotaur by Nicolas Krizan
Page 28 : Tombworld  Story by Paul Penna, Art by Dave Peloe
Page 35 : Warbots  Story & Art by Gordon Innes
Page 36 : The Forest  Story by Troy Vevasis, Art & Letters by Joseba Morales
Page 39 : The Scrying Mirror  Story & Art by Philip Sneyd         
Page 41 : Neighbours From Mars  Story & Art by Gordon Innes 
Page 43 : Claws of The Werewolf  Story & Art by Malcolm Kirk
Page 47 : The Fallen  Written by Paul Bradford, Art by Allen Byrns
…and…      
Page 48 : Back Cover Skull  by Malcolm Kirk

Previous issues of Hallowscream are available to download from
backfromthedepths.co.uk/hallowscream or you can buy real-life monochrome paperback versions from Lulu.comHAPPY HALLOWE’EN!

April 30th, 2016 | → 1 Comments | ∇ Blah |

Hallowscream! 2016 Evil Eighth Issue Submission Guidelines!

Slightly later than usual, but we at Back From The Depths are once again looking for contributors for our freaky free, annual pdf horror comic, HALLOWSCREAM, so here are the submission guidelines…

Submissions should be horror orientated and must be weird or spooky to make the final cut.

We are mainly looking for completed comic strips between 1-7 pages in length. Anything already completed is far more likely to make it into the comic.

Script submissions should also preferably be around 1-7 pages in length.

Eerie illustrations and artwork along with interesting horror/comic articles, scary short stories, petrifying poems or anything just plain creepy will also be considered.

To get an idea of the sort of stuff we’re after, you can download previous issues of Hallowscream here.

If you’re looking to illustrate something, get in contact and we’ll give you details of available scripts to see if anything suits your fancy.

We’ll also consider material previously published elsewhere, as long as the contributors own the copyright.

Completed artwork can be either colour or black and white, and should preferably be A4 (21cm x 29.7cm) 300 dpi jpeg or png.

Submissions can be sent to merjeagles@yahoo.co.uk or ghastlymcnasty@backfromthedepths.co.uk

As this is a non-profit, small press publication, contributors will not be paid but they will retain copyright on any material submitted.

DEADLINES :


Scripts, articles and text submissions : Sunday 31st July 2016

Artwork : Monday 17th October 2016

Completed strips : Monday 24th October 2016.

The finished issue will be available online as a free pdf by October 31st, with a physical copy becoming available via Lulu.com, shortly afterwards. You can also keep up to date with Hallowscream news via the Facebook Page.

October 31st, 2015 | → 2 Comments | ∇ Blah |

Back From The Depths Presents : Hallowscream! Hallowe’en Special 2015

Mandrake root and zombie’s spleen, it’s time once more for Hallowscream!
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The 2015 Hallowscream! Hallowe’en Special is here! A free 56 page feast of fear and phantasmagoria in pdf horror comic form! Yummy!

Here Are The Download Links (right click and ‘save as’) :

Lo-res Version (file size = 24.3mb) :       MEDIAFIRE     DROPBOX

Hi-res Version (file size = 89.1mb) :       MEDIAFIRE     DROPBOX

You can also read the issue online at :      ISSUU

These are the full contents behind the wickedly witchy cover by Malcolm Kirk

Page 3 : Bestiary of Beasties : The Common Moth by Malcolm Kirk
Page 4 : Fine Dining Script by Chris Sides, Pencils and Inks by Jim Lavery, Colours by Aljosa Tomic, Letters by Ken Reynolds
Page 10 : Spooky Puzzle Time by Ben Peter Johnson
Page 11 : Monster Vision Script and Letters by Tim West, Art by Ryan Taylor
Page 13 : Widow’s Peak Story and Art by Gordon Innes
Page 17 : Bestiary of Beasties : Bloody Norah by Malcolm Kirk
Page 18 : Caverns of Despair Script by Troy Vevasis, Pencils and Inks by Nick Valente, Colours by Matt James, Letters by Adam Wollet
Page 23 : The Conductor by Paul Childs
Page 24 : Tokoloshe Script by Paul Bristow, Art by Andy Lee
Page 28 : Phantasmagoria Presents : The Grave Robber Script by Bob Fisher, Art by Patrick Halpin
Page 38 : Terrorvision Guide by Malcolm Kirk
Page 39 : Bestiary of Beasties : The Weegee Mermaid by Malcolm Kirk
Page 40 : The Statue Story by David Stoddart, Art by J Graham Stoddart
Page 45 : Big Foot Loose Story and Art by Gordon Innes
Page 49 : Grim Gallery Artwork by Juan Pablo Wansidler, Nicolas Krizan, Ivan McCann, Edgar-Max, Ric Chamberlin and Malcolm Kirk
Page 55 : Gothic Prince by Paul Bradford, Typography by Gary Scott Beatty
…and…
Page 56 : Back Cover Skull by Malcolm Kirk

Previous issues of Hallowscream are available to download from
backfromthedepths.co.uk/hallowscream or you can buy real-life monochrome paperback versions from Lulu.comHAPPY HALLOWE’EN!

April 3rd, 2015 | → 2 Comments | ∇ Blah |

Hallowscream! Scareific Seventh Issue Submission Guidelines

We at Back From The Depths are once again looking for contributors for our freaky free, annual pdf horror comic, HALLOWSCREAM.

Submissions should be horror orientated and must be weird or spooky to make the final cut.

We are mainly looking for completed comic strips between 1-7 pages in length. Anything already completed is far more likely to make it into the comic.

Script submissions should also preferably be around 1-7 pages in length.

Eerie illustrations and artwork along with interesting horror/comic articles, scary short stories, petrifying poems or anything just plain creepy will also be considered.

To get an idea of the sort of stuff we’re after, you can download previous issues of Hallowscream here.

If you’re looking to illustrate something, get in contact and we’ll give you details of available scripts to see if anything suits your fancy.

We’ll also consider material previously published elsewhere, as long as the contributors own the copyright.

Completed artwork can be either colour or black and white, and should preferably be A4 (21cm x 29.7cm) 300 dpi jpeg or png.

Submissions can be sent to merjeagles@yahoo.co.uk or ghastlymcnasty@backfromthedepths.co.uk

As this is a non-profit, small press publication, contributors will not be paid but they will retain copyright on any material submitted.

DEADLINES :

Scripts, articles and text submissions : Sunday 26th July

Artwork : Sunday 4th October

Completed strips : Sunday 25th October.

The finished issue will be available online as a free pdf by October 31st, with a physical copy becoming available via Lulu.com, shortly afterwards. You can also keep up to date with Hallowscream news via the Facebook Page.

October 31st, 2014 | → 1 Comments | ∇ Blah, Horror Webcomics |

Back From The Depths Presents : Hallowscream! Hallowe’en Special 2014

It has risen again! The sixth annual Hallowscream! Hallowe’en Special is here! Available to download as a totally free pdf file, this sensational sixth issue features 68 pages of uncanny terror to send a shiver down your spine! Werewolves, ghosts, vampires, sheep and strange electrical devices are all to be found within!

Here Are The Download Links :

Lo-res Version (file size = 28.2mb) :       MEDIAFIRE     DROPBOX

Hi-res Version (file size = 91.6mb) :       MEDIAFIRE     DROPBOX

You can also read the issue online at :      ISSUU

Full contents of horrors dwelling beyond that retro cover by Malcolm Kirk are as follows…

Page 3 : Wolf To Man  Script & Art by Graham Stoddart 

Page 7 : Guess The Reaper’s Face  by various / Monsters by Jason D. Brawn   

Page 8 : Hair Scare II : Split End!  Story & Art by Gordon Innes

Page 15 : I Was A 20-Something Toasterhead Script by Drew Edwards, Art by Maciej Palka, Letters by CS3

Page 21 : It’s A Dirty Job Story by Chris Redfern, Art by Paul McCallan 

Page 23 : Bestiary of Beasties : The Ghost Bustard by Malcolm Kirk

Page 24 : Terrorvision Guide by Malcolm Kirk

Page 25 : The Caretaker Script by Chris Sides, Art by Freja

Steele, Letters by  Chris Travelle

Page 31 : Death’s House Story by Derek Hamill, Art by Alex Mines

Page 32 : Mirror Mirror Story by Tim West, Art by Carol Kewley

Page 34 : Frederick Story & Art by Glynis Devine

Page 36 : Fancy Script by Stu Perrins, Art by Brian Burkek

Page 37 : Hair Scare III : The Last Strand Story & Art by Gordon Innes

Page 42 : Scream! and Scream! Again! Article by “Marx”

Page 45 : A Christmas Feast Story by Russell Hillman, Art by Patrick Halpin 

Page 54 : ZX Spectre Story & Art by Gordon Innes

Page 59 : Swamp Witch by Ric Chamberlin

Page 60 : Terror of The Sheep : The Secret Origin of Doctor Lupus Story & Art by Malcolm Kirk

Page 63 : Zombie Siege by Edgar-Max

Page 64 : Postcards From Halloween by Ben Peter Johnson

Page 67 : Hierophantom’s Poeticorner : Citadel by Paul Bradford, Art by Eric Hurley

…and…

Page 68 : Back Cover Skull by Malcolm Kirk

Previous issues of Hallowscream are available to download from

backfromthedepths.co.uk/hallowscream or you can buy real-life monochrome paperback versions from Lulu.comHAPPY HALLOWE’EN!

March 28th, 2014 | → 0 Comments | ∇ Blah |

Hallowscream! Spooktacular Sixth Issue Submission Guidelines

 

We at Back From The Depths are once again looking for contributors for our freaky free, annual pdf horror comic, HALLOWSCREAM.

 

Well, Mister Freakyblobthing, it’s like this…

Submissions should be horror orientated and must be weird or spooky to make the final cut.

We are mainly looking for completed comic strips between 1-7 pages in length. Anything already completed is far more likely to make it into the comic.

Script submissions should also preferably be around 1-7 pages in length.

Eerie illustrations and artwork along with interesting horror/comic articles, scary short stories, petrifying poems or anything just plain creepy will also be considered.

To get an idea of the sort of stuff we’re after, you can download previous issues of Hallowscream here.

If you’re looking to illustrate something, get in contact and we’ll give you details of available scripts to see if anything suits your fancy.

We’ll also consider material previously published elsewhere, as long as the contributors own the copyright.

Completed artwork can be either colour or black and white, and should preferably be A4 (21cm x 29.7cm) 300 dpi jpeg or png.

Submissions can be sent to merjeagles@yahoo.co.uk or ghastlymcnasty@backfromthedepths.co.uk

As this is a non-profit, small press publication, contributors will not be paid but they will retain copyright on any material submitted.

 

We will accept submissions from the undead, (we’re all for equal opportunities here), but if you keep eating people we’re afraid we’d rather not associate with you because a) it’s not very nice and b) it’s probably highly illegal and we don’t want any further hassle from the authorities after that unfortunate incident with the werewolf.

Non-arty folk or people who just want to submit a sketch can still contribute doodles by taking part in the “Guess the face of The Reaper” competition. We’ll also accept entries to this competition from proper artists what can draw really good and that. Click the image below for details at a larger size.

 

Simply post a link to your artwork in the comments, (or anywhere else you see the pic), or send your entry to the merjeagles@yahoo.co.uk address.

DEADLINES :

 

Scripts, articles and text submissions : Sunday 27th July

Artwork : Sunday 5th October

Completed strips : Sunday 19th October.

The finished issue will be available online as a free pdf by October 31st, with a physical copy becoming available via Lulu.com, shortly afterwards. You can also keep up to date with Hallowscream news via the Facebook Page

 

You’re welcome.

October 31st, 2013 | → 2 Comments | ∇ Blah, Graphic Novels & Comics |

Back From The Depths Presents : HALLOWSCREAM! 2013

 

The fifth annual Hallowscream! Hallowe’en Special is here! Available to download as a totally free pdf file, this year’s comic features 96 pages of shocks and scares to chill your blood over the Samhain season! We’ve also uploaded an horrific hi-res version this year, to give the gore and ghosties an extra gloss.

Here Are The Download Links :

Lo-res Version (file size = 46.3mb) :      MEDIAFIRE      DROPBOX

Hi-res Version (file size = 125mb) :       MEDIAFIRE     DROPBOX

You can also read the issue online at :      ISSUU

Full contents of the terrors lurking behind that gloriously icky cover by “The Gurch” are as follows…

Page 3 : Pumpkin Soup  Art & Recipe by Simon Mackie
Page 4 : A Mother’s Devotion Story by Chris Charlton, Art by Rowel Roque, Letters by Brant W. Fowler
Page 9 : Bestiary of Beasties : Lurking Tut Article & Illustration by Malcolm Kirk
Page 10 : 6 Seconds To Die by Gordon Innes
Page 17 : And Now A Few Words From Our Sponsors Story by Stu Perrins, Art by Israel Huertas
Page 19 : Wicked Stepmother Story & Art by Philip Sneyd
Page 23 : The Claws of The Catman Story by Paul Bristow, Art by Andy Lee
Page 29 : A Grim Tale : No Bones About It Story by ‘Clark Holland’, Art by Malcolm Kirk.
Page 31 : Empty Story by Chris Charlton, Art by Gregory Woronchak, Letters by Brant W. Fowler
Page 39 : Curse of The Season Story & Art by Carol Kewley ( Merry Xmas Everybody lyrics © Copyright Slade 1973 )
Page 43 : Terrorvision Guide by Malcolm Kirk
Page 44 : Hellevator Story & Art by Paul Gordon Innes
Page 48 : Apocalypse The Board Game Concept & Colour by Tim West, Illustration by Mike Legan
Page 50 : Home Is Where The Heart Is Story by Tim West, Art by The PXD
Page 55 : Bestiary of Beasties : The Spring-Heeled Jackalope Article & Illustration by Malcolm Kirk
Page 56 : Full Moon Jacket Story & Art by Gordon Innes
Page 59 : All The Fun of The Fair Story by Jamie Lambert, Art by The PXD, Letters by Tim West
Page 63 : Bestiary of Beasties : The Pear Wolf Article & Illustration by Malcolm Kirk
Page 64 : Artificial Unintelligence Story by Chris Charlton, Art & Letters by Joe Badon
Page 72 : Bestiary of Beasties : The Crypt Id Article & Illustration by Malcolm Kirk
Page 73 : Hair Scare! Story & Art by Gordon Innes
Page 77 : Run Story by Chris Sides, Art by Simon Bennett Hayes, Letters by Chris Travell
Page 83 : Dead by Dawn ZX Spectrum Game Advertisement
Page 84 : Many Happy Returns Story & Art by Michael Crouch
Page 89 : The North Wind Doth Blow Story & Art by Russell Hillman
Page 90 : Help! Mummy! Story & Art by Simon Mackie
Page 91 : Bestiary of Beasties : The Glook-Gonk Article & Illustration by Malcolm Kirk
Page 92 : Happy Family Story by David Stoddart, Art by Graham Stoddart
Page 95 : Hierophantom’s Poeticorner : Ghost Train by Paul Bradford, Art by Eric Hurley
…and…
Page 96 : Back Cover Skull by Malcolm Kirk

Previous issues of Hallowscream are available to download from backfromthedepths.co.uk/hallowscream or you can buy real-life monochrome paperback versions from Lulu.com.

HAPPY HALLOWE’EN!

March 28th, 2013 | → 1 Comments | ∇ Blah, Original Comic Strips |

Hallowscream! Phantasmagorical Fifth Issue Submission Guidelines


We at Back From The Depths are once again looking for contributors for our free, annual pdf horror comic, HALLOWSCREAM. Here are the guidelines for the 2013 issue…

Submissions should be horror orientated and must be weird or spooky to make the final cut. We are mainly looking for completed comic strips between 1-7 pages in length. Script submissions should also preferably be around 1-7 psges in length. Eerie illustrations and artwork along with interesting horror/comic articles, scary short stories, petrifying poems or anything just plain creepy will also be considered.

To get an idea of the sort of stuff we’re after, you can download previous issues of Hallowscream here.

If you’re looking to illustrate something, get in contact and we’ll give you details of available scripts to see if anything suits your fancy.

We’ll also consider material previously published elsewhere, as long as the contributors own the copyright.

Completed artwork can be either colour or black and white, and should preferably be A4 (21cm x 29.7cm) 300 dpi jpegs.

Submissions can be sent to merjeagles@yahoo.co.uk or ghastlymcnasty@backfromthedepths.co.uk

As this is a non-profit, small press publication, contributors will not be paid but they will retain copyright on any material submitted.

DEADLINES :

Scripts, articles and text submissions : Sunday 28th July

Artwork : Sunday 6th October

Completed strips : Sunday 20th October.

The finished issue will be available online as a free pdf by October 31st, with a physical copy becoming available via Lulu.com, shortly afterwards. You can also keep up to date with Hallowscream news via the Facebook Page

(Note : There won’t be an issue of Shocking Chillers this year, but if you still want to submit a Christmas themed story and you’re willing to wait a year or two to see it appear in an issue, we’ll happily accept it and put it aside for future use).

November 9th, 2012 | → 4 Comments | ∇ Blah, Graphic Novels & Comics, Original Comic Strips |

Print edition of Hallowscream! 2012 & Deadline extension for Christmas Special

Just a quick note to tell you that you can now purchase a physical copy of the fourth issue of Hallowscream HERE!

 

All three previous issues are also available.

Plus, we’ve extended the deadline for people submitting finished material to the Christmas Special. You now have until December 10th.

Incidentally, the Christmas Special now has a name…

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