Creepy Archives Volumes
The latest volume in Dark Horse's award-winning Creepy Archives hardcover run will shake, rattle, and obliterate your sanity, as the stories from issues #42-#45 of Warren Publishing's landmark horror series arrive as perfect antidotes to seasonal melancholy. In the early 1970s, comic-book legends like Bruce Jones, Gardner Fox, Richard Corben, Dave Cockrum, and Mike Ploog conspired to bring readers wonderfully mixed anthologies of terror and suspense! This volume also features a cover by celebrated fantasy and horror illustrator Sanjulian and a brand-new foreword by comic-book historian and writer Richard Arndt. * Each volume of Creepy Archives includes all the fan pages, features, and bonus materials found in the original Creepy magazines! * Eisner Award-winning series. * New York Times graphic-novel bestseller. * Features work from comic book legends like Richard Corben, Bruce Jones, and Sanjulian.
In this new, cranium-cracking collection, our award-winning Creepy Archives run continues to bring classic Warren horror anthology stories to modern readers! Collecting Creepy magazine issues #46-#50 and featuring a terrifying cover by acclaimed horror and fantasy illustrator Sanjulian, our latest excursion into terror brings us face to fang with the bizarre concoctions of Richard Corben, Doug Moench, Reed Crandall, Tom Sutton, Jerry Grandenetti, José Bea, and other familiar monsterminds and fan faves. This archival edition will also reprint all color covers, color "Loathsome Lore" stories, fan-art pages, letter columns, and essays from the original magazines, making our series essential for hardcore horror collectors and new readers alike! * Eisner Award-winning series. * New York Times graphic-novel bestseller.
Dark Horse''s award-winning Creepy Archives hardcover series roars through the 1970s with a batch of classic horror tales! Dark Horse''s latest foray into fear reprints some of Warren Publishing''s first full-color story offerings from the early seventies and features more of the unique talents that made Creepy so tantalizing and timeless. With gorgeous covers by Sanjulian and work by comic-book talents Richard Corben, Doug Moench, Budd Lewis, Tom Sutton, and Reed Crandall, this volume is not to be missed! This archival collection includes issues #51 through #54 of the original Creepy magazines, as well as color covers and stories, fan pages, "Dear Uncle Creepy" letters columns, and an exclusive foreword by filmaker John Landis!
"Featuring a new introduction by modern comics storyteller and painter Jason Shawn Alexander, this volume's special features include the color Creepy Monster Match board game (cut out and play at your own risk), a series of color stories by Richard Corben, and all text pieces from the initial Creepy run. Collecting Creepy magazines #55-#59--with terrifying tales by fan-favorites Doug Moench, Jose Bea, Reed Crandall, Gardner Fox, Paul Neary, Sanjulian, Richard Corben, and others--our tremendous tome is topped off with The Creepy Crawley Castle and Werewolf! games, color Sanjulian covers, creator biographies, and Dear Uncle Creepy letters columns!"--from publisher's website
This tremendously terrifying thirteenth volume in the Creepy Archives hardcover series includes classic tales by Bernie Wrightson, Bruce Jones, John Severin, and more, as the esteemed horror magazine hits another fruitful period of frightful delights in the midseventies! Collecting the classic Creepy magazines #60 through #63 and featuring Archie Goodwin's return to the Warren publishing offices, Creepy Archives volume 13 includes several color pieces by Richard Corben, Sanjulian, and Ken Kelly with black-and-white stories throughout by Bernie Wrightson, Tom Sutton, José Bea, Bill DuBay, Jose Gual, Martin Salvador, and many others. This archival collection is a perfect repast for those starving for a ferociously macabre feast!
With stories by comic-book titans Bernie Wrightson, Richard Corben, Howard Chaykin, John Severin, and Archie Goodwin, this is one terrifying tome that you DO NOT want to miss out on! This volume also features an enlightening foreword by horror comics writer Joshua Hale Fialkov (I, Vampire; Echoes) and reprints all Dear Uncle Creepy and Creepy's Catacombs text pieces and all color stories that appeared in this stellar 1970s run! Collects the original Creepy issues #64-#68.
When Creepy teams up with Edgar Allan Poe, you know you're in for a terrifying treat! The latest volume includes a whopping twelve tales adapted from the founding father of short-form horror himself and features work by Richard Corben, Bernie Wrightson, Luis Bermejo, Jose Gual, and others! Volume 15 collects issues #69-#72 of Warren Publishing's anthology. * A special Creepy #71 features art by Luis Bermejo and #72 features art by Jose Gual. * New introduction by horror writer/actor/director Larry Fessenden!
Alex Toth, Al Williamson, Wally Wood, John Severin, Russ Heath, and Bernie Wrightson construct weird and wonderful stories, steeped in supernatural dread and nuclear paranoia, populated by tragic characters, and riddled with deadly, ironic twists. This volume also features an interview between comics historian S.C. Ringgenberg and cover artist extraordinaire Ken Kelly! Collecting issues #78 to #83 of Creepy. * Contains original stories written and drawn by Alex Toth! * Featuring "In Deep," Richard Corben's devastating full-color tale of survival at sea.
Fresh and bizarre terrors abound in Creepy Archives Volume 18, collecting issues #84–#88 of Warren Publishing's flagship horror anthology. Reprinting issues themed around doomed sports scenarios, classic monsters, Christmastime atrocities, and the entrancing planet Mars, this beautiful hardcover also features all original fan pages and letter columns! * Includes Bernie Wrightson's illustrated poem "A Martian Saga." * Both dark... and darkly funny! "With solid writing and unforgettable art ranging from ultra-realistic to bad acid trips, Creepy rightfully holds a place in comics history."-Fangoria
Death lurks after every page turn! An unbelievable lineup of creators fills this volume. Shiver at the work of Frank Frazetta, Russ Heath, Carmine Infantino, John Severin, Bernie Wrightson, Bruce Jones, Richard Corben, and many others-and enjoy all original fan pages and a new introduction by writer Jack Butterworth (Creepy, Taboo)! Collects Creepy magazines #89-#93.
Creepy, the quintessential horror comics anthology from Warren Publishing, always delivered a heaping helping of horror! In this deluxe hardcover, which collects issues #94 through #98, you'll find uncanny fables of magical children, shocking tales of extraterrestrial encounters, and barbaric stories of warrior apes! Top talents like Frank Frazetta, Carmine Infantino, Bernie Wrightson, John Severin, Bruce Jones, and others contribute to this volume, which also includes all original letters columns, text pieces, and ads--as well as a new foreword by Eisner Award-winner Jonathan Case (Green River Killer, The Creep, Eerie Comics)!
Creepy Archives, the quintessential horror anthology, continues to deliver a multitude of monstrous plights and terrifying twist endings! This deluxe hardcover collects issues #99 to #103 of the influential Warren Publishing series and includes all original letters columns, color sections, and text pieces--along with a new foreword by José Villarrubia! Within these pages you'll shriek in fright as you witness the destruction of our planet, terrors arising from the ocean's depths, and hideous creatures and criminals lurking after every page turn! Contributors include timeless titans Bruce Jones, Richard Corben, Russ Heath, John Severin, Len Wein, and many others!
Mechanized weapons of hominid destruction, murderous swamp beasts, ravenous alien hybrids, and other bizarre monsters hunt for careless humans in Creepy Archives Volume 22, which collects issues #104 through #107 of Warren Publishing's infamous horror anthology! This era of Creepy finds the original magazines hitting themes such as deadly robots, classic horror creatures, sword and sorcery, and sci-fi terrors! This beautiful hardcover also features timeless tales by titans Russ Heath, John Severin, Len Wein, Bruce Jones, Larry Hama, Jim Starlin, Terry Austin, Alfredo Alcala, and many others--as well as all original fan pages and letters columns!
Devious demons, domineering devils, vindictive aliens, and jealous mutants abound! We bring horror and spectacle to new heights in Creepy Archives volume 23, which collects issues #108 through #111 of Warren Publishing's flagship horror anthology! Featuring rare sequential tales from Auraleon, classic stories penned by Archie Goodwin and Bruce Jones, and work from celebrated Creepy creators Bill DuBay, Alfredo Alcala, Klaus Janson, Val Mayerik, Alex Nino, Moreno Casares, Jose Ortiz, and others! "With solid writing and unforgettable art ranging from ultra-realistic to bad-acid trips, Creepy rightfully holds a place in comics history." -Fangoria.com
Uncle Creepy--your favorite cackling comrade--has put together an impressive assembly of creators for Creepy Archives Volume 24! Stories by Archie Goodwin, Bruce Jones, Larry Hama, John Severin, Alex Toth, Al Williamson, Walter Simonson, and many others are collected in this horrifying hardcover, featuring issues #112 to #116 of Warren Publishing's groundbreaking and experimental horror title. This tome is overflowing with classic collaborations, timeless terror tales, bizarre creatures, and strange settings!
Dark Horse's multiple award winning archive editions of Creepy have arrived at one of the most compelling and legendary eras of the horror magazine's epic run. Creepy Archives Volume 8 collects issues #37 - #41, which herald the beginning of the more psychedelic and strangely spooky stories that came into vile vogue with the onset of the 1970s. This gore - geously designed volume highlights work from amazing artists such as Basil Gogos, Ernie Colon, Vaughn Bode;, Ken Kelly, and others, and stories written by Nicola Cuti, Phil Seuling, Doug Moench, and other great monsterminds! * Creepy Archives Volume 1 was awarded the 2009 Will Eisner Award for Best Archival Collection. * "Terrifyingly good!" -Cory Doctorow, boingboing.net
Creepy Archives Volume 7 collects a fascinating array of stories from the second great generation of artists and writers in the history of the world's best illustrated horror magazine. As the 1960s ended and the '70s began, the original, classic creative lineup for Creepy was eventually infused with a slew of new talent, with phenomenal new contributors like Richard Corben, Ken Kelly, and Nicola Cuti joining the ranks of established greats like Reed Crandall, Frank Frazetta, and Al Williamson. This volume of the Creepy Archives series collects more than two hundred pages of distinctive short horror comics in a gorgeous hardcover format. This book reprints all of the original stories from issues #33 to #36 in crisp black-and-white and includes full-color bonus-page reproductions of each issue's cover. * Creepy Archives Volume 1 was awarded the 2009 Will Eisner Award for Best Archival Collection
Dark Horse Comics continues to showcase its dedication to publishing the greatest comics of all time with the release of the sixth spooky volume of our Creepy magazine archives. This collection of legendary yell yarns includes selections from revered writers Archie Goodwin and Harlan Ellison, among others, and groundbreaking artistic contributions from Frank Frazetta, Neal Adams, Angelo Torres, Jack Davis, underground comics great Vaughn Bodé, and more. Treat yourself to this fright-filled tomb, and you'll see why these gore-geous collections have become freaky fixtures on the New York Times bestseller list! * Creepy Archives won the 2009 Eisner Award for Best Archival Collection! * Creepy Archives includes bonus color pages.
Enter a world of the finest in scary storytelling and dazzling artwork! Creepy Archives Volume 5 continues the critically acclaimed series that throws back the dusty curtain on a treasure trove of amazing comics art and brilliantly blood-chilling stories. From the gorgeously painted full-color covers to the exquisite black-and-white interiors, this groundbreaking archival series resurrects some of the finest graphic storytelling ever printed. From "The Rats in the Walls" to "It That Lurks," these are infamous tales to chill the blood. * Featuring the artwork of comics legends Steve Ditko, Reed Crandall, Angelo Torres, Alex Toth, and more! 2009 Eisner Award nominee-Best Archival Collection/Project
Pulpy, smart, and scary, the stories in Creepy constituted some of the best shortform horror fiction ever told in comics. With legendary comics writer/editor Archie Goodwin both editing the magazine and crafting most of its storytelling, Creepy was at once a newsstand favorite with fright fans, and a vaunted showcase of fine comics art for serious fans of the art form. For decades, the only sources for these stories were the expensive collectible original issues. Now Dark Horse is collecting all of the original material from the history of Creepy magazine into a hardcover archive library that is garnering rave reviews from fans and critics alike! * "... this superlatively packaged Creepy Archives hardcover is a fine dénouement for fans of EC and comics history." Boston Weekly Dig * Grab your bleeding glasses and crack open this fourth big volume, collecting Creepy issues #16#20. "Since the stock is much finer than the authentic newsprint, visually, these pages are better than the originals, with moodly, dark blacks that punctuate the shock endings." Publishers Weekly
Fans of horror comics and jawdropping artwork, rejoice! Dark Horse Comics continues to showcase its dedication to bringing you the highestquality horror comics ever made with this third bloodcurdling collection of Warren Publishing's groundbreaking horror magazine Creepy. This landmark archive series brings readers, for the first time ever, each and every eerie story from Creepy magazine's original run, featuring work from many of the best artists ever to work in the medium of comics. Frank Frazetta, Gray Morrow, Alex Toth, Joe Orlando, and Angelo Torres are just a sampling of the artists whose work bring horror to life in startling and gorgeously gruesome detail in this third huge collected volume. * Features art by Frank Frazetta, Gray Morrow, Alex Toth, Joe Orlando, Angelo Torres, and others! * Features the original backandwhite artwork meticulously restored, with the original covers of each issue reprinted in luscious full color! "Since the stock is much finer than the authentic newsprint, visually, these pages are better than the originals, with moodly, dark blacks that punctuate the shock endings." Publishers Weekly
This veinchilling second volume showcases work by some of the best artists to ever work in the comics medium, including Alex Toth, Gray Morrow, Reed Crandall, John Severin, and others. Each archive volume of Creepy is packed with stories (usually up to eight short stories were featured in every issue!) running the gamut of gruesome subject matter, from reimagined horror classics such as The Cask of Amontillado, to spectacularly mindtwisting shorts such as The Thing in the Pit, or the macabre maritime yarn Drink Deep. * This volume collects Creepy #610. "Since the stock is much finer than the authentic newsprint, visually, these pages are better than the originals, with moodly, dark blacks that punctuate the shock endings." Publishers Weekly
Gather up your wooden stakes, your blood-covered hatchets, and all the skeletons in the darkest depths of your closet, and prepare for a horrifying adventure into the darkest corners of comics history. Dark Horse Comics further corners the market on high quality horror storytelling with one of the most anticipated releases of the decade, a hardcover archive collection of legendary Creepy Magazine. This groundbreaking material turned the world of graphic storytelling on its head in the early 1960s, as phenomenal young artists like Bernie Wrightson and Neal Adams reached new artistic heights with their fascinating explorations of classic and modern horror stories. *Brilliant, classic Creepy stories from 1964-1966 raised from the dead after twenty-five years. *Featuring work by such comics luminaries as Joe Orlando, Al Williamson, Alex Toth, and Frank Frazetta. * Archive editions of Creepy will be the cornerstone of any comic-book library. *Volume One reprints the first five terrifying issues of the magazine's original run, reprinted in the original magazine size!