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Impaler Comic Stakes a Claim for Top Cow

Top Cow sent us word of their new series (which we've been teasing at conventions for those who were paying attention) titled Impaler, the first issue of which hits comic stores Wednesday, Dec. 17. Impaler is a vicious horror tale that takes what you know about Dracula and turns it on its ear. What if humanity's only savior from a horde of voracious vampires is none other than Vlad the Impaler himself?

IDW to Hold First Ever Public Sale

I know we have more than our fair share of comic and graphic novel fans here at Dread Central, and this news should be right up their alley. For the first time ever, IDW Publishing is holding a public sale at its San Diego headquarters this Saturday, December 6, from 10:00 am-3:00 pm.

Dylan Dog Trade Announced

To help celebrate the long-overdue adaptation of the Italian comic Dylan Dog, Kevin Munroe’s Dead of Night, Dark Horse Comics has announced an April release date for The Dylan Dog Case Files, a 680-page (!) trade paperback collection of the translated series.

Pit & Pendulum Comes to Comics

In an example of two fates running concurrently to one another and finally meeting at the opportune time, both Darren G. Davis of Bluewater Productions and Marc Lougee of Handmade Heores realized they were working on projects under the Ray Harryhausen Presents banner, and immediately decided to join forces.

Halloween: The Mark of Thorn Next for Devil's Due

The season is starting early this year with a new comic line written by Stef Hutchinson and Jeff Katz. The comics will be distributed through Devil's Due Publishing and Compass International Pictures.

Comic Preview: The Darkness #6

The 'Empire' story-arc in Top Cow's The Darkness comic book is coming to an end, and we've got a six page preview of it right here! Issues #6 of The Darkness will be in comic book stores across the nation on October 15th. The comic also features two different covers: one by Stjepan Sejic, the other by Dale Keown.

Report From the Minions of Ka Dragon*Con Debut!

"Challenge is a dragon with a gift in its mouth ... Tame the dragon and the gift is yours." - Noela Evans

Preview of The Stand Comic Now Online!

I know a lot of you out there, myself included, are eagerly looking forward to Marvel’s forthcoming comic translation of Stephen King’s The Stand, but you won’t have to wait too much longer. In fact, UGO has an exlclusive look at the first issue’s first six pages, to whet your apocalyptic appetite even more.

Exclusive Halloween: The First Death of Laurie Strode Cover!

Check this out; writer Stef Hutchinson just sent over an exclusive look at one of the covers for the new comic Halloween: The First Death of Laurie Strode, which is set to hit comic shelves on September 24th from Devil’s Due.

Summit Adds The Leaves to Slate

Imagine if you were traveling for a friend’s funeral, already a somber event to say the least, and you just happened to come across a fortune teller who not only identified you as evil, but fingered you as the bringer of the apocalypse.

The Asylum of Horrors Preview Available!

We got word today from Asylum Press about a new horror anthology entitled The Asylum of Horrors that is being released in September, 2008.

Welcome of Hoxford Coming in August

With Butane up in the Great White North at Fantasia, it fell to me to let you guys know about a nasty new comic book series that's coming our way featuring an unusual take on his favorite subject: Werewolves!

Introducing The Minions of Ka!

For the last few months we here at Dread Central have been working with a group of incredibly talented writers and artists on a new project that we hope is going to change the way the horror community thinks about the undead.

RIP Comic Artist Michael Turner

Along with celebrating both our country's and the site's birthdays this weekend, comes some sad news for our readers.

Tons of New Halloween Comics Info!

Since Devil’s Due Publishing started doing their own Halloween books a few years back, ignoring most of the sequels and especially the remake, at least fans of Michael Myers know there’s one place where their favorite boogeyman stays true to his roots.