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The Vampire Swoops

THE HORRORS OF IT ALL swoops back into epic action with a blood sucker yarn from the October-November 1950 issue of Adventures into the Unknown #13, art by Leonard Starr, who sadly passed away last week on June 30th at the age of 89. RIP

The Glistening Death

Well, as some of you have figured out, Haunted Horror #17 is slightly delayed and now coming out NEXT week... no biggy really, and sorry about the confusion. Here's another preview tale from the issue, this one originally appeared in Avon's very cool City of the Living Dead one-shot from 1952, art by Nodel and Alascia. See ya at the comic shop on Wednesday!

HAUNTED HORROR #17 / A Pound of Flesh

HAUNTED HORROR #17 creeps into stores this week, and as usual, here's your full FREE preview of one of the more superbly sick stories contained within! Originally presented in the October 1953 issue of Mysterious Adventures #16 --art by Ross Andru! The rest of the issue is nicely carved-out with a scream-worthy assortment of monsters, madness, and murder! Enjoy!

RIP Earl Norem (1924 - 2015)

RIP Earl Norem, American artist primarily known for his painted covers for men's-adventure magazines and black-and-white comics mags affiliated with the Marvel Comics division. Over his long career, Norem also illustrated covers for novels and gaming books, as well as movie posters, baseball programs, and trading cards.

Pursuit of the Vampire

We continue honoring the life and legacy of actor Christopher Lee, who recently passed away at the age of 93, --and here's another black and white, blood sucker classic that was originally posted here a few years ago (again for those of you who are new to THOIA.) From the debut issue of Creepy #1, and later reprinted in the Sept. Show More Summary

Dracula's Guest

We lost the last of the iconic, golden age horror greats yesterday, and we will honor his legacy throughout the month with tales related to his amazing life and career. To many, the man was Dracula, so what better place to start than...Show More Summary

The Maze Master

Ready for a trippy, nightmarish descent into horror, as only the great Lou Cameron would deliver it? This is not your typical THOIA type tale, though it is full of surreal panels and oddball creeps 'n creatures. This is also the final...Show More Summary

When Voodoo Drums Rumble

We haven't invoked any voodoo evil around here in a while, so howz'about a weird 'n tricky one from the April 1954 issue of Baffling Mysteries #20, plus a baffling bonus quickie from the same issue. We may as well finish out this issue with our next post too, it's an even more bizarre story featuring art by Lou Cameron--stay tombed for it later this week!

Frankenstein and the Plant

Awesome Arizona artistic, Layla, is not only a fantastic drummer, cosplay costume creator, and tee shirt designer, she's also a top notch prop master. Check out this amazing Little Shop of Horrors inspired, and fully functioning venus...Show More Summary

Curse of the Fire-Bird

THE HORRORS OF IT ALL rises from the ashes of a much needed vacation with a hot little curse to set your weird weekend on fire! The always slick, and exceptionally sexy bad girl art from Ace great, Lin Streeter, really turns up the hellacious heat on this one-- from the January 1953 issue of The Beyond #18. GCD says the cover art is by Gene Colan.

The Man Who Outdistanced Death!

We reach the final story post from the new issue of HAUNTED HORROR... yes, we thought we'd give you a full taste of issue #16 to see what you're missing (if you happen to be one of those types that doesn't buy new comics!) Lots more on the way from HAUNTED HORROR, as well as THE HORRORS OF IT ALL-- umm, as soon as I get back from a quickie vacation. Show More Summary

The Stolen Brain

From an age when brains looked more like armadillos, it's yet another revolting scientific development (aka FULL FREE PREVIEW) from HAUNTED HORROR #16! Originally presented in the May 1953 issue of Mysteries #1 --the artist is also an (Iger Shop) mystery.

Search into the Unknown! (and for contest winners)

More heinous hits from HAUNTED HORROR #16-- in stores NOW! Yep, we thought it's time to show you non-buying comic kooks what you're missing-- in its ENTIRETY!! We have a few more stories to go, and today's slithery classic originally...Show More Summary

HAUNTED HORROR #16 / Black Death

Haunted Horror #16 is in stores NOW, and beyond that creepy-crawly insect cover awaits today's even creepier, crawlier insect tale to take a bite out of your senses! Originally presented in the November 1953 issue of Fantastic FearsShow More Summary

Nightmare of Doom! + CONTEST

More doom for ya, this time from the January 1953 issue of Chamber of Chills #15-- and dear lord choke! it's also featured in HAUNTED HORROR #16 --in stores this Wednesday! Want a FREE copy of HH16 personally signed by Mr. Karswell himself?...Show More Summary


THOIA gives you the finger today with a double encore presentation of precode horror! Both stories have been posted here before, and they will also be featured in HAUNTED HORROR #16 coming to finer comic book establishments next week--...Show More Summary

Killer Lady

Here's an encore presentation of one of the more popular stories we featured here long, long ago... and since I'm incredibly busy with some new projects, and we have lots of lovely new followers too, occasionally I'll be dusting off some of these archived entries to remind people of what glorious evils await in our vast vault of no return. Show More Summary

The Vampire of Broadway

Another request is one of the oddest vampire tales ever from the February-March 1977 issue of House of Secrets #144. Nice, atmospheric art by Abe Ocampo (I'm sure I would totally die in amazement if I ever saw a giant 3D billboard featuring...Show More Summary

Through Wicked Eyes

The sole remaining story that I have yet to post here from the Nov '52 issue of Strange Mysteries #8... check the archives for "Return of the Corpse", "Flaming Horror", and "Mask of the Devil."

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