Horror Comics in the Spotlight

Was your childhood filled with murder, robbery, rape, cannibalism, carnage, necrophilia, sex, sadism, masochism “… and virtually every other form of crime, degeneracy, bestiality, and horror”? If so, chances are you were a keen reader of 1950s-era comic books.

A new book is devoted entirely to memorialising the lurid comic book art of the Eisenhower era. Fans will enjoy this preview.

In related news, Dark Scribe has announced its 4th annual Black Quill awards. The awards honour “those works of dark genre literature – horror, suspense, and thrillers – from both mainstream and small press publishers.” To coincide with the announcement, Galleycat has compiled a selection of in horror from 2010.

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