In Times of Trouble - Read Some Horror: Sixties Magazines by Warren Publishing

Few publishers influenced the 1960s horror comics genre quite like James Warren. For almost 25 years, he published all things horror, fantasy, and scifi - smartly utilising the magazine format to avoid censorship imposed on US comic books by the Comics Code Autority. Even today Creepy, Vam...


Not quite MAD, but still crazy. PLOP!

Our find of the day: Plop!, "The New Magazine of Weird Humor!" is a 1970s comic book anthology published by DC Comics. It’s 24 issues ran September 1973 to December 1976, featuring a strange mix of horror and humor. Basil Wolverton created a new trademark on his 1973 Plop!-#1-cover when he...


Bernie Wrightson's Frankenstein – "It's Alive!"

Some classics never die and "Frankenstein's Monster" is one of them. And could anyone imagine a comic book artist better suited to take on Mary Shelly's creation than Bernie Wrightson? Nope. Bernard Albert "Berni(e)" Wrightson was born October 27, 1948 in Dundalk, Maryland and today he is...