Month: March 2020

Creepy Reads: BTTM FDRS by Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore

Creepy Reads: BTTM FDRS by Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore

Synopsis Once a thriving working class neighborhood on Chicago’s south side, the “Bottomyards” is now the definition of urban blight. When an aspiring fashion designer named Darla and her image-obsessed friend, Cynthia, descend upon the neighborhood in search of cheap rent, they soon discover something far more seductive and sinister lurking behind the walls of … Continue reading Creepy Reads: BTTM FDRS by Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore

Creepy Reads: To Wallow in Ash & Other Sorrows by Sam Richard

Creepy Reads: To Wallow in Ash & Other Sorrows by Sam Richard

Synopsis Written during the black-depths of early widowhood, To Wallow in Ash & Other Sorrows explores grief, loss, and the alluring comforts found within the heart of oblivion. In the spirit of J.G. Ballard, Georges Bataille, and Kathe Koja, these nine Sorrows are a cross-section of literary splatterpunk, transgressive fiction, and weird horror, which seek … Continue reading Creepy Reads: To Wallow in Ash & Other Sorrows by Sam Richard

Creepy Reads: The Envious Siblings and Other Morbid Nursery Rhymes by Landis Blair

Creepy Reads: The Envious Siblings and Other Morbid Nursery Rhymes by Landis Blair

Synopsis Inspired by the dark imagination of Edward Gorey, Envious Siblings is a twisted and hauntingly funny debut. Comics artist Landis Blair interweaves absurdist horror and humor into brief, rhyming vignettes at once transgressive and hilarious. In Blair’s surreal universe, a lost child watches as bewhiskered monsters gobble up her fellow train passengers; a band of kids … Continue reading Creepy Reads: The Envious Siblings and Other Morbid Nursery Rhymes by Landis Blair