Here it is: Halloween in July! Of course, Halloween is over three months away, but here at PREVIEWS, we have to list things early so everybody gets a chance to plan ahead for the haunted holiday.
We love Halloween and Horror here at PREVIEWS, and our product specialists have chosen a great batch of titles that will give you chills and thrill your imagination!
And if these titles don’t shock and dismay you, then look for one of our “Halloween” icons located throughout the July PREVIEWS Magazine for more horribly good comics and graphic novels!
(W) Brian Level, Andrew Eschenbach (A/CA) Kate Sherron
The Old West springs to afterlife in otherworldly color! He may have died at high noon, but he'll be back in the saddle by midnight!
Outlaw Roy Mason has come back from the dead, chained to the tombstone that marked his grave. It's a lawless time, a magical time, and the undead Roy soon finds himself caught between a rock and a hard place as he sets out in search of treasure. But Roy, trying to do right by the wife and children he left behind, soon finds out that everything is not always as it seems...
A classic tale of gunslinging revenge with a supernatural twist, Chained to the Grave presents western horror with a wholly unique visual style for a tale as refreshing as a second first breath.
In Shops: Nov 17, 2021
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(W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Iban Coello
This is what the Watcher has been watching for!
• A danger older than the Earth threatens everything. For once, the heroes who have saved the planet so many times are almost powerless in the face of it.
• X-Men and Avengers assemble. Spider-People and Fantastic Four come together. Heroes for Hire fight alongside Champions.
• None of it will be enough.
• The lights are about to go out.
• The world outside our window...is about to end.
• An all-new saga of the Marvel Universe as you've never seen it before from Tom Taylor and Iban Coello!
In Shops: Sep 01, 2021
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(W) Marv Wolfman, More (A) More (A/CA) Gene Colan
Dracula has sired a son! Why does baby Janus have golden skin, and what is his destiny? As Quincy Harker's vampire hunters form an unholy alliance with Anton Lupeski's Satanic cult, the net is closing in: Drac's next meal could spell disaster. And when Dracula meets the devil himself, it's a truly transformative encounter! After centuries in the shadows, Dracula finally steps out into the sunlight. But if his humanity is restored, what does that mean to his enemies? And is this a bad time for his daughter, Lilith, to return? It's all leading up to a final, fatal reckoning! Plus: Roy Thomas and Dick Giordano reunite to complete a gorgeous, gothic project decades in the making! Collecting TOMB OF DRACULA (1972) #55-70, STOKER'S DRACULA #2-4 and material from MARVEL PREVIEW #12 and SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN (1974) #26.
In Shops: Oct 27, 2021
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(W) Rodney Barnes (A) Tom Garcia, Jason Shawn Alexander
Dare we say it!?!? Yes! We Dare!
ASH IS BACK, BABY!
After his most recent appearance in Die!namite Lives, Ashley Williams is retired. Settled down. Haunted by the Deadites and the Necronomicon no more- wait, no, that ain't right... None of that is true! In fact, not only is Ash still haunted by Deadites and the Necronomicon, but he's haunted by the both of them in the 1970s (kids, ask your parents. Parents, ask yourselves!)! And what does he find in the South Bronx of the late 70s? Gangs! And what have those gangs found? The Necronomicon. So, what does that make the gangs? Bad-Ass Mxxxerfxxxers.
Dynamite proudly presents a brand new Army of Darkness series, written by Rodney Barnes (Killadelphia), drawn by Tom Garcia and featuring an awesome array of cover artists, including the Dynamite return of Jason Shawn Alexander, along with Junggeun Yoon, and Stuart Sayger and the Zombie King himself -- Arthur Suydam!
Rodney Barnes is an American screenwriter and producer. Barnes has written and produced The Boondocks, My Wife and Kids, Everybody Hates Chris, Those Who Can't, Marvel's Runaways, American Gods, Wu-Tang: An American Saga, and is currently an executive producer/writer on HBO's Untitled Los Angeles Lakers drama. In comics, Barnes is the creator of the critically acclaimed Killadelphia from Image Comics, and has written Falcon and Lando (Star Wars) for Marvel Comics.
In Shops: Sep 08, 2021
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(W) Jude Ellison S. Doyle (A) A.L. Kaplan (CA) Ariela Kristantina
What happens when one woman becomes the real monster society has always made her out to be? Dragged by her sister Wendy to a feminist retreat on the remote island of Angitia, Marion Angela Weber hopes to gain some perspective and empowerment... that isn't at the bottom of a bottle. But everything is horribly derailed after an assault on their first night there. The violent encounter awakens something in Marion she never imagined, triggering warped mutations in her body, and awakening a hunger she can't bring herself to name. When the townsfolk react with suspicion and violence, what unforgivable act will transform Marion into the very monster they've made her out to be? A provocative five-issue horror series by award-winning journalist and opinion writer Jude Ellison S. Doyle (Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female Power) and artist A.L. Kaplan (Full Spectrum Therapy) that explores the anger of women trapped by society's expectations and the reclamation of power through collective rage, perfect for readers of Redlands and Something is Killing the Children.
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
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(W) Jeremy Haun, Jason A. Hurley (A) Matthew Dow Smith (CA) Nick Filardi (A/CA) Jeremy Haun
JEREMY HAUN and JASON A. HURLEY, along with artist MATTHEW DOW SMITH, return to the devastating world of THE BEAUTY for a 48-page special, showcasing the finale of the groundbreaking horror series. #BEAUTYFREE
In Shops: Sep 01, 2021
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(W) W. Maxwell Prince (A) Martin Morazzo, Gabriel Walta, Roger Langridge, Zoe Thorogood, Patrick Horvath (A/CA) Vanesa R. Del Rey
ICE CREAM MAN writer W. MAXWELL PRINCE brings his signature style of oneshot storytelling to the world of clowns-and he's invited SOME OF THE BEST ARTISTS IN COMICS to join him for the ride.
HAHA is a genre-jumping, throat-lumping look at the sad, scary, hilarious life of those who get paid to play the fool-but these ain't your typical jokers. With chapters drawn by VANESA DEL REY (REDLANDS), GABRIEL WALTA (Vision), ROGER LANGRIDGE (Thor), and more,
HAHA peeks under the big top, over the rainbow, and even inside a balloon to tell a wide-ranging slew of stories about "funny" men and women, proving that some things are so sad you just have to laugh.
COLLECTS HAHA #1-6
In Shops: Sep 22, 2021
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(W) Tony Fleecs (A) Brad Simpson, Tone Rodriguez (CA) Tony Fleecs (A/CA) Trish Forstner
It's scary being the new dog.
In this suspenseful new series, readers meet Sophie, a dog who can't remember what happened. She doesn't know how she ended up in this house. She doesn't recognize any of these other dogs. She knows something terrible happened, but she just...can't...recall...Wait! Where's her lady? Now Sophie has to figure out where she is, what's happening, and how she's going to survive this. They say there's no such thing as a bad dog-just bad owners.
STRAY DOGS is a heartbreakingly adorable suspense thriller by My Little Pony comic artists TONY FLEECS and TRISH FORSTNER. It's Lady and the Tramp meets Silence of the Lambs.
COLLECTS STRAY DOGS #1-5
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Greg Pak (A) Diego Galindo (CA) Marc Aspinall
It's January 1985 the Hawkins crew survived their battle with the mind flayer, but Will and Joyce are still reeling from the recent death of Bob Newby. Will's friends have been too busy with their girlfriends to notice how much he is struggling. After he and Mr. Clarke discover a mysterious map Bob left in a box of old nerdy memorabilia, Will rallies the crew to investigate.
Is there a secret hidden in the hills of Hawkins?
In Shops: Sep 29, 2021
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(W) Gabe Soria (A/CA) Gideon Kendall
With new never before published story content and bonus sketchbook material, this volume is not to be missed! When Martin Magus comes into possession of a bewitched ring, he discovers that he now has the power to summon MEGAGHOST! A giant supernatural robot sworn to defend the world against the creepy things that go SMASH in the night. Written by Gabe Soria and illustrated by Eisner Award-winning artist Gideon Kendall, MEGAGHOST is an action-packed, arcane adventure that mixes Saturday morning cartoon thrills with supernatural chills! Collects issues #1-5. as well as other tales.
In Shops: Oct 14, 2020
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AVATAR PRESS INC
(W) Garth Ennis (A/CA) Jacen Burrows
Garth Ennis has pulled out all the stops to write the most depraved and twisted book of his career, one that also may be his most poignant human drama! Crossed is Ennis' horrifically visceral exploration of the pure evil that humans are truly capable of indulging and collected here are all ten heart-stopping chapters. This gut-wrenching vision is brought to vivid (and more than a little disturbing) life by his partner in crime Jacen Burrows. Imagine, for a moment, the worst crimes against humanity. Picture the cruelest affronts to decency. Conjure your darkest nightmares... and then realize it could all be so much worse. When civilization crumbles in one terrifying moment; when people are gleefully breaking into unthinkable acts of violence all around you; when everyone you love has died screaming in agony: What do you do? There is no help. There is no hope. There is no escape. There are only the Crossed. The Crossed collected volume is available in three editions, all with new covers by series artist Jacen Burrows: A standard Trade Paperback, a Special Edition Hardcover that is limited to only 2,000 units, and a special Dual Signed Hardcover that is signed by both writer Garth Ennis and artist Burrows that is limited to only 1,000 copies!
In Shops: Apr 28, 2010
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(W) Jason Paulos (A) Jason Paulos (CA) Aly Fell
Taking a pinch of black humour from EC comics and mixing it with the art stylings of Warren comics, EEEK! blends a heady broth that hits you like a burning incense stick to the retina. Jason Paulos delivers the goods with over 15 tales of revenge, zombies, vampires, ghouls and monsters. Each tale drawn in a different style reminiscent of the B&W horror mags of the 70's and 80's. Includes full color section and sketches.
In Shops: Sep 29, 2010
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(W) R. L. Stine (A) Kelly Matthews, Nichole Matthews (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco
Best-selling author R.L. Stine ( Goosebumps, Fear Street ) comes to BOOM! Studios in this Dogman era with a new four-volume middle-grade supernatural horror series; Just Beyond ! In this first volume R.L. Stine partners with artists Kelly & Nichole Matthews ( Pandora's Legacy ) to bring his signature horror to an all-new generation! WELCOME TO THE SCARE SCHOOL. Middle school feels like the worst place imaginable, but for Jess, Josh, and Marco, their school may actually be the worst place in this world...or any other! After a chance encounter with a deadly creature stalking the school halls, these three unsuspecting students are whisked away to a horrifying realm beyond the school boiler room where they must unravel a terrifying mystery. Can they save the kids they find there and escape themselves, or will they be forever trapped Just
In Shops: Aug 28, 2019
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt (A/CA) Tyler Crook
Roman Black is the moribund patriarch of a family of powerful sorcerers. As his wicked and corrupt children fight over who will take the reins of Manor Black and become representative of the black arts, Roman adopts a young mage whom he gifts his powers to with the hope that someone good will take his place against the evil forces out to bring down his family and legacy. Collects Manor Black issues #1-#4 and features a sketchbook section and pinup art by Jill Thompson, Dan Brereton, Erica Henderson, and Greg Smallwood.
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
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(W) Christopher Priest (A) Ergun Gunduz (CA) Alex Ross
In July 1969, the world was first introduced to Vampirella. 50 years later, she doesn't look a day older!!!!
Now, to celebrate her gold anniversary, Dynamite is launching a brand-new, ongoing series featuring the talents of Christopher Priest (Black Panther, Deathstroke, Quantum & Woody, Justice League) and European star/American star-in-the-making, Ergun Gündüz (Tales of the Great War, Taxi Tales)!
In Shops: Feb 24, 2021
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FANTACO ENTERPRISES INC.
(A/CA) Basil Gogos
The Monster Art of Basil Gogos was produced under a partnership between FantaCo and Basil Gogos' wife, Linda. This agreement gave us access to all of Basil's private sketches and illustrations for some of his most famous paintings, as well as many hundreds of preliminary sketches for never published projects. This book will show you how Basil used his sketches to create his wonderful paintings. It is arranged by monster (Wolfman, Creature, Dracula, Frankenstein, etc.) so it will be easy to find your favorite! Basil's wife has written the introduction and has added commentary explaining many of the images.
In Shops: Sep 11, 2019
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(W) Amanda Sheriff
From movie posters to comic books, from toys to video games and beyond, The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Horror covers everything horrific and collectible! With feature interviews with creators and collectors, it's packed with information and is a must-have for anyone looking to expand their knowledge, their insight or their collection. It's the latest in the "How-To" series from the team behind The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide.
In Shops: Oct 04, 2017
PREVIEWS Page #366
HERO TOMORROW COMICS
(W) Sikora, Ted (A) Butch K. Mapa (CA) Chiara Colasanti
It was supposed to be a simple photoshoot, but now Ramsey, the comic book artist, and Regina, his body-painted muse, have become hopelessly lost in the forest. Ramsey desperately wants to go home and forget the madness of these past twelve hours, but his surreal and psychedelic muse insists on going ever deeper into the strange!
In Shops: Sep 29, 2021
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(W) Robert Kirkman (A) Tony Moore (A/CA) Charlie Adlard
IN PRINT AGAIN BY POPULAR DEMAND! The first eight volumes of this fan-favorite series collected into one massive paperback collection. Get it while supplies last! Collects THE WALKING DEAD #1-48. RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES.
In Shops: May 06, 2009
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MAGNETIC PRESS INC.
(W) El Torres (A/CA) Jesus Alonso Iglesias
Someone is committing horrible murders throughout Barcelona, focusing on landmarks designed by visionary architect Antoni Gaudi. The police have no clues, but a young woman is thrust into the investigation by a man resembling the late Gaudi himself... could he be a precognizant ghost?
In Shops: May 27, 2020
STORM KING PRODUCTIONS, INC
(W) Sandy King, John Carpenter, Elena Carrillo, Various (A) Jamie Carrillo, Luis Guaragna, Sian Mandrake, Cat Staggs, Various (CA) Tim Bradstreet
From the mind of John Carpenter and the heart of writer, editor, producer Sandy King, comes a baker's dozen of twisted tales of terror, tricks, and treats. In volume 7 of the award-winning graphic novel series, Carpenter and King bring together the best storytellers from movies, novels, and comics for another spine-tingling collection of stories that will haunt you. Each story is a standalone surprise that captures the essence of the best night of the year. We dare you to read it all the way to the end. If you get too scared, remember, it's only a comic. It's only a comic... or is it? Happy Halloween!
In Shops: Sep 22, 2021
PREVIEWS Page #370
(W) Yoshifumi Tozuka (A/CA) Yoshifumi Tozuka
All Fuuko wants is a whirlwind romance like the one in her favorite shojo manga. Unfortunately, her Unluck ability makes that impossible. But just as Fuuko hits rock bottom, Andy sweeps her off her feet-literally! Now she's become Andy's unwilling test subject as he works to find a way to trigger a stroke of Unluck big enough to kill him for good. However, when the pair discovers a secret organization is hunting them, it puts Andy's burial plans on hold.
For older teen audiences.
In Shops: May 05, 2021
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(W) Darren Shan (A/CA) Takahiro Arai
Discover the manga adaptation of Darren Shan'sCirque Du Freak, now back in a newomnibus form! Darren Shan was an average kid until destiny brought him to the Cirque du Freak. Now Darren's been immersed into a shadowy world inhabited by vampires, werewolves, and strange creatures which he's never imagined, and his life will be changed forever!
In Shops: Jan 20, 2021
PREVIEWS Page #364