Hello to all you wonderful Grand Geeks and Gatherers out there! I hope everyone is having a great start to the Fall season. I’m certainly looking forward to it as the weather begins to cool down a bit more each day. Soon enough I will swap the shirtsleeves for sweaters and hot coffee by the heater. Perhaps I’ll even chance to make a jack-o-lantern this year But before I do so, let’s see what looks good in the indie comics world!
The Conqueror Worm
Writer(s): Edgar Allen Poe
Artist(s): Clara Meath
Cover Artist(s): Clara Meath
Publisher: Comics Experience Publishing
Synopsis: “CEX is proud to present the Monstrous variant cover by Clara Meath in the ultimate presentation of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Conqueror Worm! A terrifyingly gorgeous cover, worthy of this extraordinary adaptation. Limited to only 100 copies!”
Anyone who is familiar with Edgar Allen Poe’s work will be an immediate fan of this comic adaptation of one of his most sophisticated and symbolic poems. And with a guaranteed chilling story regarding human mortality and death’s inevitable wake, we are guaranteed some incredible artwork to supplement this selection!
Available at https://www.cexcomics.com/ and your LCS!
Junior High Horrors Monster Sized Anniversary Special #1
Writer(s): Rob Potchak
Artist(s): Eric Kent
Cover Artist(s): Eric Kent, Sean Beck, Rob Nikolakakis, Troy Dongarra, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Rob Potchak
Publisher: Keenspot Entertainment
Synopsis: “The “All-Ages Horror Parody” that shocked the world by being a Top 10 and multiple sell-out hit is back with a Monster-Sized Anniversary Special! Revisit King Stephen’s Petting Zoo with all new art from series regular Eric Kent…”
We find a return to this wonderfully spooky tale of kids from Gatlin Middle School in a monster-sized anniversary special edition. Featuring Rob Potchak’s writing genius with the artistic acumen of Eric Kent and various others, this special edition of Junior High Horrors seeks to amaze and frighten all at the same time!
Available at https://www.keenspot.com/ and your LCS!
And there we have it for the beginning of October, folks! Monstrous-sized issues of reputable comic series combined with latter day comic adaptations of Gothic era poetry. These absolute gems and so many others are available at the mere click of a button on your keyboards or at the touch of a screen on your phones and/or tablets. Many of you love supporting local businesses, to which I will encourage you to head down to your comic shop this Wednesday so that you may acquire the hard copy issues themselves. Read them and share with your friends. Start a conversation, and be sure to leave a comment or two. But most importantly, remember…GGG!