edgar allan poe
New comic book Wednesday has come and gone. The dust at your local comic shop has settled. An eerie silence descends as you finish reading your last superhero book of the week. Now it's time for something a little more sinister. Welcome to Bagged and Boarded: comic reviews of the sick, spooky, twisted and terrifying!
In January, BoingBoing featured a piece on the The Library of Congress scans of artwork from an original print of Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven," featuring haunting illustrations by famed artist Gustave Doré.
The best comics develop and grow as the story progresses. This year was flush with fun, exciting new horror comics. And while many series came and went, a few choice "comic runs" went above and beyond this year. Whether it's thrilling plot lines, in depth character develop, or just bad-ass monsters and action… these are our favorites of the year.
We recently had a chat with Sweden's heavy dark-rock unit about the creation of their new horror-themed concept album, which reached US shores for Halloween.
Director Stuart Gordon has worked with actor Jeffrey Combs since his first feature film, Re-Animator, in 1985. Since then, they have worked on nearly a dozen projects, many of them adaptations of H.P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe stories. Their newest collaboration isn’t all that new: Nevermore. Based on the personal letters and journals of Poe, “Nevermore” started as a one-man stage play, directed by Gordon and starring Combs as Poe. Three years later, the pair want to turn the play into a film. We spoke with Stuart Gordon about his plans for the film adaptation.
Put an early chill in your fall reading season with these classic horror tales from Stephen King, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe and more!
Paddywax candle company wants to pay homage to some of history's most important writers. Naturally, this includes Edgar Allan Poe.