01 Nov November 2014 Discussion Post: Creepy Comic Books + Related Giveaway!
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Over the past couple year and a half, we’ve slowly been accumulating lists of community recommendations for the best in creepy movies, games, books, and more – here’s the round up of all the related discussion posts thus far:
- MAY 2013: What’s Your Favorite Creepy Video Game?
- JULY 2013: What’s Your Favorite Scary Movie?
- AUGUST 2013: Paranormal Podcasts & Creepy Radio Shows
- FEBRUARY 2014: Creepy Book Recommendations
- JULY 2014: Creepy Anime & Horror Manga
It’s probably obvious from the post title, but this month we’ll be adding to this series by discussing our favorite creepy comic books!
Please weigh in with your personal top picks for any comics that you can conceivably call ‘creepy’ – this includes topics like horror, zombies (even zombie superheroes!), paranormal and ghosts, esoteric magic and the supernatural, aliens, cryptozoology, etc. If you think that it’s a solid quality book and has themes that you could imagine showing up in a good Creepypasta, feel free to suggest away.
Obviously, please refrain from suggesting horror manga in this post, as that already has its own discussion topic here.
Webcomics are fine to suggest, and if possible, please remember to link to the webcomic’s URL in your comment.
I’ll periodically update this post to make a masterlist of the comic books suggested, as I’ve done with past posts.
As the entry deadline for the comic giveaway has passed, I’m putting the rest of this post under a cut.
CREEPY COMICS GIVEAWAY!
As this month’s giveaway was chosen with the discussion post’s theme in mind, I’m including in this post.
The winner will receive the following:
ONE Paperback copy of John Constantine, Hellblazer, Vol. 1: Original Sins
The very first Hellblazer collection ORIGINAL SINS is available in a new edition that includes John Constantine’s appearances in SWAMP THING. This is the first of a series of new HELLBLAZER editions starring Vertigo’s longest running antihero, John Constantine, England’s chain-smoking, low-rent magus. This first collection is a loosely connected series of tales of John’s early years where Constantine was at his best and at his worst, all at the same time.
ONE Paperback copy of Hellboy, Vol. 10: The Crooked Man and Others
The Eisner Award-winning miniseries The Crooked Man, by Mignola and Richard Corben, teams Hellboy with a wandering hillman in a devilish tale of Appalachian witchcraft. This volume also includes the rare “They Who Go Down to the Sea in Ships” by Mignola, Josh Dysart (B.P.R.D.: 1947), and Jason Shawn Alexander (Abe Sapien: The Drowning), never before available for purchase; Mignola and Duncan Fegredo’s “The Mole,” from Free Comic Book Day 2008; and Mignola’s most recent solo outing, “In the Chapel of Moloch.”
ONE Paperback copy of The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes
New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman’s transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision. In PRELUDES & NOCTURNES, an occultist attempting to capture Death to bargain for eternal life traps her younger brother Dream instead. After his 70 year imprisonment and eventual escape, Dream, also known as Morpheus, goes on a quest for his lost objects of power. On his arduous journey Morpheus encounters Lucifer, John Constantine, and an all-powerful madman. This book also includes the story “The Sound of Her Wings,” which introduces us to the pragmatic and perky goth girl Death.
Includes issues 1-8 of the original series with completely new coloring, approved by the author.
HOW TO ENTER
Please use the widget at the bottom of this post. Note that the raffle widget may not display properly on mobile – if that is the case, you may enter at this link.
This contest is only open to people 18 years of age or older, and I will only ship to a mailing address in the USA or Canada. This is non-negotiable.
All entries WILL be checked over. This means that if you enter and say that you tweeted but didn’t send the required tweet, that entry will be void. If you enter and say you commented and I can’t confirm it (via email address/IP), that entry will be void. DON’T BOTHER CHEATING BECAUSE THE WINNING ENTRY WILL BE CHECKED AND CONFIRMED MANUALLY. If you fake an entry or don’t follow the instructions, all you’ve done is waste your time.
I will choose a winner and contact them within 48 hours of the raffle’s end. If I don’t receive a response within 48 hours of my email, that person will have forfeited their prize and I will select a new winner. So if you enter, please make sure you use a valid email address and remember to whitelist “Creepypasta” in your email settings – otherwise your winning email might end up in your spam filter!
*There are referral links present in this post. If you purchase anything through our referral links, thanks – the small kickbacks I get from referrals add up eventually and allow me to cover the expenses of things like this giveaway, so everyone who uses such links to buy things has my appreciation!