Posts Tagged ‘ horror ’

CBLDF Retailer Spotlight: Dark Carnival & The Escapist

September 2, 2019
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CBLDF Retailer Spotlight: Dark Carnival & The Escapist

Dark Carnival & The Escapist Comics are next door to each other in the Claremont District of Berkeley, California. These sibling stores create a small haven for genre literature nerds and comics fans alike. Dark Carnival is a books store specializing in Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror. The Escapist Comics next door won the 2019 Diamond…

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Looking Back on Oklahoma’s War on Comics

October 27, 2016
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With the conclusion of Wizard World Tulsa, local news outlet Tulsa World took a look back on the war Tulsa and neighboring Oklahoma cities waged against comics in the mid-1950s. From book swaps exchanging comics for perceived “higher literature” and independent review committees organized by local communities to fines for selling “objectionable” comics in retail stores, Oklahoma and its concerned citizens…

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Horror Comics Blamed for 1950s Scottish Vampire Panic

March 17, 2016
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Horror Comics Blamed for 1950s Scottish Vampire Panic

The year was 1954. The location: Glasgow, Scotland’s Southern Necropolis, a massive graveyard harboring over 250,000 sets of mortal remains. Over a span of three nights that September hundreds of children under the age of 14 reportedly assembled there with makeshift weapons, ready to take on a vampire they had conjured from their own collective…

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CBLDF Podcast Episode 8: HALLOWEEN! With Scott Allie and Jeff Zornow!

October 30, 2014
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CBLDF Podcast Episode 8: HALLOWEEN! With Scott Allie and Jeff Zornow!

In this SPOOKY episode, we speak to Scott Allie, Editor-In-Chief of Dark Horse Comics, and cartoonist and horror expert Jeff Zornow, who is currently illustrating Godzilla: Rulers of Earth for IDW Publishing. Both of these gentlemen are big fans of horror as a genre and horror comics, and we spend some time with them talking…

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Humble Bundle Kicks Off Halloween with Humble Horror Book Bundle, Benefitting CBLDF!

October 29, 2014
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Humble Bundle Kicks Off Halloween with Humble Horror Book Bundle, Benefitting CBLDF!

‘Tis the season for terror in this chilling collection of horror books and comics! Humble Bundle has teamed with several of the leading publishers to kick off the Halloween season right with a variety of the most sought after horror books on the market. Customers can pay what they want while supporting charity and satisfying…

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