Jasmine Crown of Kings Begins: Zenescope May 2018 Solicits

Jasmine: Crown of Kings by creators Howard Mackie and Igor Vitorino begins this May. Plus, Zenescope's Van Helsing Versus volumes are getting re-released. These can be found in the publisher's May 2018 solicits. Details below. MAR182108 JASMINE CROWN OF KINGS #1 (OF 5) (W) Howard Mackie (CA) Igor Vitorino New Series Starts Here! When a fiery explosion erupts in the ancient city of […]

Made Men #4 cover by Arjuna Susini and Gonzalo Duarte

Made Men #4: Frankenstein by Way of the Shield and Zooey Deschanel

The Made Men are under attack from a sniper, interrupting their interrogation. While this is going down, we get a history of the Frankenstein family from Jutte Frankenstein. Leo kills their police chief suspect. Jutte contacts her police officer contact/bedfellow to reach out about her cases while the rest of the Made Men look for […]

The Frankenstein Chronicles: Netflix Nabs Rights to Sean Bean Series

Netflix is hoping that they're cobbling together the makings of another genre success, with the streaming service giant set to bring ITV's cult hit The Frankenstein Chronicles both stateside and to a number of international markets. Executive produced by Frank Doelger (Game of Thrones), both six-episode seasons of the Sean Bean-starring series will be run as […]

Penny Dreadful #2.6 cover by Jesus Hervas and Jason Wordie

Penny Dreadful #2.6 Review: Hemorrhaging Dialogue And Cliches Abound

Lily and Ethan prepare to deal with the forces of Hell itself, and, to do so, they must find Dracula and make use of an ancient weapon which he alone possesses. Meanwhile, Lucifer, possessing the body of Vanessa Ives, prepares to begin his quest for dominance by calling upon every vile instinct which humanity possesses. […]

IDW Announces Bernie Wrightson Artifact Edition

Joshua Stone reports from Wonder Con that IDW will be releasing a Bernie Wrightson Artifact Edition. The announcement was made by a near tearful Scott Dunbier. Bernie Wrightson, a comic legend, was the co-creator of Swamp Thing and is known for his work on Heavy Metal, Frankenstein and pretty much setting the bar for horror […]

Comic Legend Bernie Wrightson Has Passed Away

It is with a very sad heart that I write this. Legendary comic artist Bernie Wrightson has passed away. His wife Liz posted the news on his Facebook page just moments ago. Bernie had been fighting brain cancer, recently having surgery and he was forced to retire from comics. Bernie may be known as an […]

Drac Attack! Monster Bash Pinball

Finally, I can do an article on my favorite pinball machine of all time. While I am fond of many, nothing has captured my heart more than Monster Bash released by Williams in 1998. I'm a huge fan of the Universal Monsters (especially The Creature), and overall this game is just great fun. I also […]

Legendary Comic Artist Bernie Wrightson Retires From Drawing

About an hour ago, legendary comic artist Bernie Wrightson announced his retirement due to needing to focus on his health. Bernie has worked for the majority of comic publisher over his career but may be best known for his time on Swamp Thing or his work on Frankenstein. His wife Liz posted to his facebook […]

Peter Cushing's Frankenstein Is A Bad, Bad Man In Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed

The Frankenstein Retrospective continues! We wrap up our retrospective with a look at Terence Fisher's 1969 Hammer film Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed. In it, Peter Cushing plays the role of the evil Baron for the fifth time, making this series a remarkably resilient one. We talk about how strange it is to have a protagonist who is […]

Castle of Horror: Frankenstein Gets It Down Cold In Revenge of Frankenstein

The Frankenstein Retrospective continues! Hammer Horror continues to define itself with the 1958 follow-up to Curse of Frankenstein, Revenge of Frankenstein starring Peter Cushing. Listen here: Or listen on YouTube if you prefer: Check out the trailer: Castle of Horror Podcast Links: Join us over on Facebook to chime in. The show is hosted here. Get […]

Castle of Horror: Curse of Frankenstein Ushers In the Dawn Of Hammer

The Frankenstein Retrospective jumps forward and enters the garish, glamorous land of Hammer Horror with the film that launched the modern gothic era, The Curse of Frankenstein. Listen here: Or listen on YouTube if you prefer: Check out the trailer: Castle of Horror Podcast Links: Join us over on Facebook to chime in. The show is […]

Castle Of Horror: Bela Lugosi Actually Very Good In Son Of Frankenstein

We wrap up the first half of our tour of Frankenstein movies with 1939's Son of Frankenstein, which boasts an amazing cast– Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff— and cements many of the tropes we associate with Universal Horror. Listen here: Check out the trailer:   Castle of Horror Podcast Links: Join us […]

Ash Vs The Frankenstein Monster In Army Of Darkness Furious Road

Dynamite has given the reins of Ash Williams to writer Nancy A. Collins and she is throwing him away… into the future. Army of Darkness: Furious Road tells of Ash twenty years in the future where the Deadites have taken over. This has forced humanity and supernatural species like vampires, werewolves and witches into an […]

Rik Hoskin Talks About Victor Frankenstein Being Morally Adrift

Rik Hoskin is working on two books for Dynamite, Cage Hero and Dean Koontz's Frankenstein: Storm Surge. Byron Brewer caught up with the writer to talk about the latter of the two and what it's like working with a Horror Master. Cover art by Andres Ponce BYRON BREWER: Rik, how does it feel being able […]