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The Scariest Comic Books of All Time! – Jenifer

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 featured 31 comic book tales. Here is an archive of all the comics featured so far!

We finish with a collaboration between two masters of horror, Bruce Jones and Bernie Wrightson, on “Jenifer” from Creepy #63. This spooky story will hopefully freak you out…

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The Scariest Comic Books of All Time! – Hellboy: The Crooked Man

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 bcronin@comicbookresources.com your scary suggestions! Here is an archive of all the comics featured so far!

A bunch of you asked me to spotlight Hellboy: The Crooked Man, by Mike Mignola and Richard Corben. In it, Hellboy gets caught up in some evil business in the Appalachian mountains in the late 1950s.

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The Scariest Comic Books of All Time! – Foul Play

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 bcronin@comicbookresources.com your scary suggestions! Here is an archive of all the comics featured so far!

Today we look at a terrifying game of revenge (stress the word “game”) in the classic EC Comics story, “Foul Play,” by Al Feldstein and Jack Davis in Haunt of Fear #19. This was a comic that was a major part of the case against comic books that led to the Comics Code.

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The Scariest Comic Books of All Time! – Drifting Classroom Volume 1

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 bcronin@comicbookresources.com your scary suggestions! Here is an archive of all the comics featured so far!

A bunch of you asked for Kazuo Umezu’s legendary Drifting Classroom saga, so, well, here ya go! I figure I’ll just give book one, where the Yamato Elementary School disappears.

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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 bcronin@comicbookresources.com 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.

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The Scariest Comic Books of All Time! – Mermaid’s Scar

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 bcronin@comicbookresources.com your scary suggestions! Here is an archive of all the comics featured so far!

My pal Jude Deluca suggested that I feature Rumiko Takahashi’s Mermaid Saga. Specifically, I’m spotlighting the Mermaid’s Scar, about a sadistic immortal trapped in the form of a young child tormenting others.

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The Scariest Comic Books of All Time! – Sin Titulo

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 bcronin@comicbookresources.com your scary suggestions! Here is an archive of all the comics featured so far!

Reader Matthew R. suggested Cameron Stewart’s web comic, Sin Titulo. The comic features, as Matthew describes it, “very unnerving David Lynchian stuff going on in there.”

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The Scariest Comic Books of All Time! – Mikey’s Friend!

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 bcronin@comicbookresources.com your scary suggestions! Here is an archive of all the comics featured so far!

Courtesy of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, who is certainly no stranger to scary comic books with his work on Man-Thing and the Stand, we have “Mikey’s Friend,” a disturbing little tale from J.M. DeMatteis and Charles Nicholas that first appeared in Secrets of Haunted House #26.

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The Scariest Comic Books of All Time! – Shut-In

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 bcronin@comicbookresources.com your scary suggestions! Here is an archive of all the comics featured so far!

Courtesy of reader Jackson Edge, we have another Bruce Jones story. This is the second-to-last Bruce Jones story that I’ll be featuring this month (the last one might very well get the honor of being the story featured on Halloween). This is titled “Shut-In” and it is drawn by the great Italian comic book artist Tanino Liberatore. And it is royally messed up. Some graphic scenes to follow! Be forewarned!

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The Scariest Comic Books of All Time! – In the Deep

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 bcronin@comicbookresources.com your scary suggestions! Here is an archive of all the comics featured so far!

Commenter rev sully suggested “In the Deep,” from 1978’s Creepy #101. Written by Bruce Jones and drawn by Richard Corben, this Jaws-inspired tale had the following effect on rev scully:

Scared. The. Still. -Forming. Poo. Out. Of. Me. It was the Jaws rip off issue and I was a kid when I read this. Hoo boyee was this macabre & gross & didn’t I keep going back and re-reading all the stories…I later picked up a copy of this again after my 2nd Renaissance with comics. now in my adult life and it features art by Richard Corben. Damn. No wonder why it was sooo…spooky.

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The Scariest Comic Books of All Time! – Uzumaki Volume 1

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 bcronin@comicbookresources.com your scary suggestions! Here is an archive of all the comics featured so far!

A number of you have suggested Junji Ito’s classic horror manga, Uzumaki, about a small Japanese town tormented by spirals.

Enjoy! Remember, this is also a graphic tale of horror, so, well, you know, don’t read on if you’re freaked out by graphic gore.

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The Scariest Comic Books of All Time! – Over His Head

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 bcronin@comicbookresources.com your scary suggestions! Here is an archive of all the comics featured so far!

Today we look at one of the most acclaimed stories from Bruce Jones’ overall acclaimed run on Twisted Tales for Pacific Comics. Titled “Over His Head,” it is was drawn by the great Mike Ploog and it first appeared in Twisted Tales #2, although it has appeared in at least one “Best Horror Comics” compilation since. Do note that the sample pages are of the “R-rated” variety. So be forewarned!

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The Scariest Comic Books of All Time! – The Mirror

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 bcronin@comicbookresources.com your scary suggestions! Here is an archive of all the comics featured so far!

Reader Andrés R. suggested I feature Kazuo Umezu’s “The Mirror” from Umezu’s Scary Book: Reflections. This is a tale of a girl who finds her reflection trying to take over her life.

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The Scariest Comic Books of All Time! – Three Shadows

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 bcronin@comicbookresources.com your scary suggestions! Here is an archive of all the comics featured so far!

Commenter Kate M. suggested I feature Cyril Pedrosa’s graphic novel, Three Shadows, about a husband and wife dealing with the realization that their son might very well be torn away from them.

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The Scariest Comic Books of All Time! – The Braille Encyclopedia

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 bcronin@comicbookresources.com your scary suggestions! Here is an archive of all the comics featured so far!

Commenter Jackson Edge suggested I feature an adaptation by Eric Burnham and Ted Naifeh of a Grant Morrison short story, “The Braille Encyclopedia.” It appeared in 1994’s Verotika #1. Note the name – Verotika. There is some graphic stuff to be seen here if you keep reading. Be forewarned!

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