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Blood in Four Colours
Be one of the coolest houses in the neighborhood this Halloween by passing out comics to trick-or-treaters with the Halloween ComicFest Mini-Comic packs now available to purchase from comic book specialty shops!
Phantom City Creative wunderkind ( and Rue Morgue alumni ) Justin Erickson knocked it our of the park with his GODZILLA poster for Mondo, unveiled at last year’s San Diego Comicon.
Now feast your eyes on Justin’s second round of kaiju goodness.
I love love love 1950s horror comics, and so does my pal Jason Willis. Thanks to Jason, I have a new Halloween tradition: eagerly anticipating whatever rad video project(s) he comes up with to celebrate the reason for the season. This year, Jason made a fake ad spot for issue #8 of Standard Comics’ Adventures into Darkness. It’s all kinds of fun.
“Most of my projects are based on ‘what do I wish already existed?’” said Jason when asked why the hell he made this. “You know, stuff like ‘a full-length hard rock LP released in 1976 entitled Fruit Brute Sings!’ or whatever. I really dig old horror comic art and always wished that there were animated versions of those scenes out there. I figured the next best thing to a full length Saturday morning pre-code ’50s horror cartoon might be imaginary commercials for some of my favorites comics, so that’s kinda what I was shooting for here.”
[Michael Deshane contributes this interview with comic book creator Terry Moore. For more horror comics coverage, be sure to check out Blood in Four Colours, appearing every month in the pages of Rue Morgue!]
Television audiences will soon see what many horror comic fans already know: Terry Moore’s RACHEL RISING, a supernatural tale about a woman who digs herself out of a shallow grave and begins a quest to find her killer, is currently one of the best narratives being told in any medium.
In case you can’t tell by flipping through the pages of Rue Morgue or glancing at the 10th annual Festival of Fear lineup, we love comics, and you can bet we’ve been keeping an eye on ’68. With ’68 JUNGLE JIM: HELLHOLE #4 hitting stands Wednesday, July 10, we asked the creative team to give Rue Morgue readers an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at what goes into producing a page of their hit Vietnam War zombie comic. Writer Mark Kidwell, artist Jeff Zornow and colourist/letterer Jay Fotos were kind enough to indulge us. Here’s a walk-through of the process, in their own words…