It’s the most wonderful time of the year, where indulging in the horrific is not only acceptable, but encouraged. At this point, you may have watched a scary movie or five, binged a few seasons of your favorite horror show, or read Frankenstein forwards and backwards. In this article, I hope to expand your media horizons by recommending (in no particular order) some of my favorite horror comics and graphic novels.
The horror genre flourishes in the comic medium because of the visual aspect. It allows the creators to show the reader something scary, like a movie, while maintaining an experience you endure alone as you read by yourself. Any of the following will leave you unsettled and unnerved, so I encourage you to give them a shot.
is a writer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Graduating in May 2020 with a degree in English Literature with a Writing Emphasis, Ian writes comics, poetry, and scripts. He is currently an intern for The Brain Health Magazine and aims to work in the comic publishing industry. In his spare time, Ian plays Dungeons & Dragons, board games, and bass guitar.