The Scariest Comic Books of All Time! – Cottonmouth
A reader named Chris S. suggested that I devote October to the scariest comic books of all-time, as suggested by you readers out there! Sounds like a plan to me! So all October-long, I’ll be featuring 31 comic book tales of terror, based on YOUR suggestions! So e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org your scary suggestions! Here is an archive of all the comics featured so far!
Reader Robert G. suggested this Stephen Bissette classic short story from 1986’s Gore Shriek #1 (from Fantaco). It is called Cottonmouth, and it is a twisted tale of revenge.
I know it is just a three-page story, but Stephen Bissette is still selling copies of SpiderBaby Comix #2 on his site (you can buy them here), and that issue reprints this story, so I need to give you incentive to buy a copy from Steve!
Anyhow, the story is about four undead women who get revenge upon the corporate jerk who put them into their current predicament (think about it as a supernatural Occupy Wall Street).
That’s an extremely well-written and well-drawn set-up.
Now go buy a copy of Steve’s SpiderBaby Comix #2 to see the pay-off (plus a bunch of other good stories in the comic, too)!