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It Can Happen Here: The Legacy of Carl Kolchak

It Can Happen Here: The Legacy of Carl Kolchak

Judge for yourself its believability and then try to tell yourself, wherever you may be, it couldn’t happen here.




The Dark Knight Rises: The End of an Era

The Dark Knight Rises: The End of an Era

Tweet The eagerly anticipated finale to director Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, the Dark Knight Rises, opened in theaters this past weekend to high expectations and even higher hopes.  There’s never been a third Batman film in a series before this (although would anyone have wanted a third Burton or Schumacher installment?), and the almost universal […]




The Avengers: Let me tell you how good it is on a scale of Awesome to Perfect

The Avengers: Let me tell you how good it is on a scale of Awesome to Perfect

Tweet I’m fresh from the midnight showing of The Avengers and…well, that’s not true exactly.  I’ve been home for around an hour and a half now, trying to figure out how to distill what I just saw into words; I’m still processing, going over scenes in my head, and generally just trying to take it […]




Retro Radioactivity: A Review of “Strange Kid Comix #2”

Retro Radioactivity: A Review of “Strange Kid Comix #2”

Tweet Not every Monster Kid grew up in the era of the Universal and Hammer horror classics. For some Monster Kids, those things were already old when they themselves were still young. Just the other day, on October 1st, StrangeKidsClub.com released the second issue of its sickly-but-sugary four-color offshoot, Strange Kid Comix. And, boy howdy, […]




The Dark Knight Rises: First Impressions

The Dark Knight Rises: First Impressions

Tweet   So I’m pretty excited about Christopher Nolan’s third Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises.  And I’ll admit,  Nolan has never given me a reason to doubt him.  Well…outside of insisting on mispronouncing the main villain’s name for the entire first movie.  And having Batman drive a tank.  A WayneTech tank.  And putting machine […]




Shameless Plug: Strange Kid Comix Anthology #1

Shameless Plug: Strange Kid Comix Anthology #1

Tweet With the blessing of our beloved leader, Wes, I present a shameless plug of the upcoming Strange Kid Comix Anthology for your ocular enjoyment. For those of you who aren’t aware, when I’m not busy get filthy here on Bloodsprayer I run a little site called Strange Kids Club— focused more on nerd nostalgia […]




From Rack to Reel: Horror & Genre Comics fit for the Big Screen

From Rack to Reel: Horror & Genre Comics fit for the Big Screen

As if you needed more reasons to question my judgement…




(Local) Independent Comic Publisher + Horror = Awesomeness

(Local) Independent Comic Publisher + Horror = Awesomeness

Tweet I have yet another press release from good ol’ MonsterMatt. This dude is probably one of the busiest guys in the genre. Every time I turn around he’s got some new project in the works, and this one looks like it’ll be pretty damn sweet. “Buffalo, NY-based independent comic publisher Zombie Ink Comics is […]




Four Color Fear: Looking Back at 50s Horror Comics

Four Color Fear: Looking Back at 50s Horror Comics

Tweet Well here we are… finally. It’s taken me much longer than expected to make my debut here on Bloodsprayer, but with Halloween gone and long holiday weekends on the way I have every intention of becoming a more active part of this horror-loving community in addition to my other haunt, Strange Kids Club. Having had ample time to […]




Zombies Invade AMC!

Zombies Invade AMC!

Tweet The trailer for the new AMC series, The Walking Dead has been released. The series debuts on Halloween of this year, and it is based on the Image comic series of the same name. The comics, written by Robert Kirkman, follow the story of a police office who is wounded in the line of […]




A Return To Roots: American Vampire

A Return To Roots: American Vampire

Tweet      Stephen King and vampires have gotten along famously ever since ‘Salem’s Lot hit shelves 35 years ago, and his newest project will further cement that relationship. American Vampire is a DC/Vertigo release with a lofty goal: to reinvent Vampire mythology for America. Any fan of classic horror literature can picture the original vampire: […]




A Ghost Dressed in Weeds: My Life-Long Obsession with Swamp-Thing

A Ghost Dressed in Weeds: My Life-Long Obsession with Swamp-Thing

Inspired by Brian Solomon, my own letter of devotion to DC Comic’s Muck-Encrusted Mockery of a Man.




Late Sunsets, Early Sunrises

Late Sunsets, Early Sunrises

Tweet Breaking News Update: We have just received word that Bloody Disgusting will be dropping a brand new online comic series in August of this year. The title, as you may have guessed, is Late Sunsets, Early Sunrises. The upcoming series will be comprised of 6-issues, and it is written and created by Bloody Disgusting’s very own […]