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Rufnex – new action/horror comic book

The Rufnex comic

ALICE COOPER has lent his likeness to the upcoming action/horror comic book, The Rufnex, created by Miguel A. Insignares, the writer and artist of the project. Miguel A. Insignares’ previous credits include the official comic book adaptation for the 2004 film, Dawn Of The Dead.

Synopsis: A group of merciless prisoners agree to a near suicide mission on a remote island in exchange for their freedom. Their mission soon takes a horrific turn as they discover the island is crawling with hordes of ravenous zombies. When the carnage begins, they must overcome their differences if they are to escape from the island of the dead.

Read more about the Rufnex comic book.

Left 4 Dead 2 The Passing available today

Left 4 Dead 2 the passing

The first game add-on for Left 4 Dead 2 brings the original Left 4 Dead (L4D1) Survivors down south for a meeting with the L4D2 cast, while delivering new single-player, multiplayer and co-operative gameplay for the PC and Xbox 360.

The Passing also introduces a series of weekly game mode events dubbed “Mutations.” These week-long runs of new gameplay modes range from “Realism Versus” mode to “Chainsaw Massacre,” which gives all players chainsaws with an unlimited supply of gasoline. There are over 20 Mutations planned, each playable on all L4D2 Campaigns. Mutations are exclusively available to owners of “The Passing” DLC.

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CREEPY interview with Shawna Gore

CREEPY comic

Dark Horse comics has put a smile on every horror comic fans face as they have brought CREEPY back in a BIG way.

We caught up with editor, Shawna Gore, to talk about CREEPY and other horror titles at Dark Horse Comics.

Read the CREEPY interview with Shawna Gore.

X-Files 30 Days of Night crossover

X-Files 30 days of night

Two of the most popular horror properties of the last two decades collide in this harrowing 6-issue adventure of epic proportions! Co-writers Steve Niles (writer and co-creator of 30 Days of Night) and rockstar-turned-writer Adam Jones (the band Tool) team with the amazing, moody artistry of Tom Mandrake to unleash the ultimate comic culture crossover! When evidence of a possible cannibal killer in Wainright, Alaska, draws the attention of the FBI, Agents Mulder and Scully draw the less-than-glamorous assignment. But all is not as it seems once the agents are on the ground. Not only has the long seasonal darkness begun to fall, but there’s something unnatural about a few of the locals. And what does a chilling, mysterious black ship have to do with the murders? Find out here! Co-published with IDW.

Check out the X-Files 30 Days of Night comic.

The Terminator 2029 #2 preview

In the barely-remembered time before the Terminators, the life of a young woman key to humanity’s survival depends on the actions of Kyle Reese in present-day 2029. But Kyle may not live long enough to help Sarah Conner if he and his companions Ben and Paige can’t escape Skynet’s terrifying new weapon-Terminators that look just like people!

Guided by information about a hidden Cyberdyne facility, the three friends must brave T-800s, HKs, rogue resistance gangs, and other threats in their search for any advantage against the machines. What they can’t anticipate is the nature of the incredible resource hidden within the facility’s walls!

Check out the Terminator 2029 #2 preview.

Zombies vs. Cheerleaders: Geektacular

Zombies vs Cheerleaders comic

The 3 Geeks are back! Disaster awaits The 3 Geeks as they find themselves at a Cheerleader camp (as Cheerleaders?!!!) infested with Zombies! Laughs and devastation follow. Plus, two killer back-up stories. Coming in August.

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Castlevania will not be a God of War clone

Castlevania game

In talking to 1UP, KONAMI producer Dave Cox said “We wanted to have big enemies and things like that, the scale and the epicness of it all. The comparisons to God of War are, I think, unfounded. When people see the game, play the game, they’ll see that Lords of Shadow is actually a slower-paced affair. There’s more exploration, there’s more freedom for the player to look around levels and find things. Sure, we have cool combat and cool setpieces; you need to have something like that to appeal to gamers today. But we still have those elements that made Castlevania great. We’re not moving that far away. I think when people see the game they’ll go, ‘That’s Castlevania.'”

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New Silent Hill game announced

Silent Hill game

At Konami’s press event in San Francisco, the company closed the show with a brief glimpse at the next Silent Hill game. The short trailer was light on specifics: a blonde man sits on the edge of a bed holding his head in his hands. The world around him morphs into a dark, deserted road in front of a dilapidated gate. The man hears a sound, turns, sees nothing, then gets attacked by something from the darkness when he turns back.

Read more about the New Silent Hill game announced.

B.P.R.D. interview with Guy Davis

BPRD comic

In addition to being the Dark Horse Comics go to guy for monsters, Guy Davis has also solidified himself as one of the most recognizable artists thanks to his work on titles such as B.P.R.D.

We caught up with artist, Guy Davis, to talk about B.P.R.D., monsters and more.

Read the B.P.R.D. interview with Guy Davis.

Priest Volume 1 review

Priest comic

Ivan Isaacs was once a priest. Devoted to his faith he would have given up anything for it. Then the establishment he believed in turned on him, sending him headlong into Hell. Now, he’s back. With the priesthood now corrupt with demons, the undead and black prayers, he has returned with the help of the demon Belial, a voice in the darkness who offered Ivan a chance at vengeance, in exchange for his soul. With his six-shooter, a bowie knife at his side and the white collar of his former life adorning his neck he is a lost pale rider in a barren wild west where past and future collide.

Read our Priest Volume 1 review.