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Blog Profile / The Horrors of It All

Filed Under:Genres / Horror
Posts on Regator:1267
Posts / Week:3.6
Archived Since:March 21, 2008

Blog Post Archive

HAUNTED HORROR #11 / Day of Panic

PANIC!!! Yes, we were just as caught off guard this week by the release of Haunted Horror #11 (in stores now and not the last week of June as we were originally led to believe!) --so get yourself a FREE preview over at CBR by clicking HERE, and of course we've got one for ya here at THOIA as well... Show More Summary

Escape... To What?

Here's a hot little horror tale that originally appeared in the October 1952 issue of Uncanny Tales #3 --click the link to read about Ger's thoughts on the art. My scans are actually from the reprinted version found in the February 1975...Show More Summary

Partners in Blood / Tales from the Comic Book Crack Down

Vampires and hunchbacks highlight this crazy entry from the March 1952 issue of Journey into Fear #6. And after the post, check out the poster for the upcoming Captured Aural Phantasy Theater event at the El Cid on June 1st-- all ECShow More Summary

Fatal Footsteps

Superior Pub's spin on man into monster mayhem-- and this time it's the shoes with the power to possess! I'd love to see a variation on this concept with a woman as the high heeled killer of men instead. From the July 1952 issue of Journey into Fear #8.

The Part-Time Corpse! +CONTEST

Wanna win yourself a copy of David Lucarelli's THE CHILDREN'S VAMPIRE HUNTING BRIGADE Vol. 1 (and signed by David too?!) Long time THOIA readers might already know a bit about this, as details depicted in this graphic collection areShow More Summary

The Unexpected! / Pain!

Two killer Atlas tales from the September 1954 issue of Mystic #33-- ominous art on the first story by Ogden Whitney, while the second yarn features the distinctive work of Tony DiPreta. And hurry back this weekend-- our next post will feature details on a long awaited THOIA contest!


After the unexpected news of the great Dick Ayers passing away, we now detour back to the second Frank Thorne illustrated tale as promised; this time as part of our ever inconsistent "Werewolf Wednesday" theme (and it's a werewolf western to boot!) From the May 1975 magazine issue of Devilina #2, with story by John Albano.WARNING: Features boobs 'n blood! ADULTS ONLY!!!

RIP Dick Ayers (April 28, 1924 – May 4, 2014)

Honoring the life and legacy of comic hero Dick Ayers (April 28, 1924 - May 4, 2014) with a double feature encore presentation of two chilling Atlas horror tales-- the first from the April 1952 issue of Adventures into Weird Worlds #5, the second from the July 1953 issue of Adventures into Terror #21. RIP

Son of Dracula (PART TWO)

And now the blood suckin second half finale of the June 1975 issue of Fright #1, aka Son of Dracula #1! Click HERE for the first part in case you missed it! Hope you enjoyed this one-- I'll have another Frank Thorne illustrated terror tale coming up in our next post too!

Son of Dracula (PART ONE)

Kicking off May with the first in a cool two-part post from the one and only issue of FRIGHT from Atlas Comics-- it's Son of Dracula #1 (aka And Unto Dracula Was Born a Son), published in August 1975. It's a comic that seemed to have...Show More Summary

The Practical Joker

I'm glad I dug out these Black Magic issues because I've been looking for this story to post for a long time now. Having forgot the title, I did remember it being really funny and sort of chilling at the same time, but for some reason...Show More Summary

Evil Spirit!

Most of you know Al Eadeh from his eerie style on the many great horror titles from 1950's Atlas comics. But here he is over at Prize working his unique trademark evil (I particularly love his feline faced females) for this weird woman classic from the April 1953 issue of Black Magic Vol. 3 #5 (23.) Cover art by Jack Kirby.

The Worst of Eerie Publications (NEWS)

News you've been waiting for from IDW Publishing, OMG it's Mike Howlett's long awaited follow up to The Weird World of Eerie Publications! --THE WORST OF EERIE PUBLICATIONS!! (click HERE to pre order.) Gratuitous gore! Multi-MonsterShow More Summary

Justice for the Dead!

I recently picked up a great collection of Rip Kirby comic strips and liked the art so much I checked to see if I had anything featuring illustrations by John Prentise in my horror collection. Lucky for us, I found this nicely produced supernatural crime spooker from the June-July 1951 issue of Black Magic Vol. Show More Summary

HAUNTED HORROR #10 / Prey for the Vampire Horde

After a brief hiatus, THOIA returns with glorious news of the release of HAUNTED HORROR #10 in stores today, including a tale featured from the issue-- it's a Lou Cameron bloodsucker classic originally presented in the September 1953...Show More Summary

Tales of Satanism / The Awful Letter

Pucker up and give us a farewell smooch, as we finish out March with another deadly double feature-- it's two short tales from ACG, both delving into demonic doings; the first story from the July 1952 issue of Forbidden Worlds #7 with...Show More Summary

Paid in Full / Out of My Mind

Two stories from the Dec '51 issue of Astonishing #7, the first one possibly art credited to Harry Lazarus (looks like him to me), --and the second tale by John Romita! And how about that cool cover from the ever awesome Joe Maneely! My copy of this issue has definitely seen better days...

19th Annual HAASHOW Highlights

Taking a quick breather from the comics for a bit with a handful of horror highlight photos I snapped at the 19th annual Halloween and Haunted Attractions Show here in STL last weekend (see more highlights from the 17th annual HAASHOW...Show More Summary

The Hellfire Club (PART TWO)

Apologies for the delay with PART TWO, but here it is finally --I should know by now to never do a 22 page story the same week as HAASHOW-- (horrific highlights from the con coming up next!) But here's what you've all been waiting for,...Show More Summary

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