Fans who grew up reading comic books in the 1980s are sure to recognize such 2000 AD staples such as the ABC Warriors, Strontium Dog, Slaine the Horned God, and the biggest export from the English weekly comic, Judge Dredd. If you haven’t been keeping up with the work being done in 2000 AD over the past years, you may have missed writer Pat Mills and and artist Leigh Gallagher’s Titus Defoe, another take-no-prisoners hero, cut from the same cloth as many of previously mentioned legends.
Steve Niles hard-boiled detective Cal McDonald has stalked the four color world of comics (and novels) since 1990, solving cases, killing monsters, and upsetting both human and non-human characters alike.
For his latest misadventure, Niles has teamed up with artist Gyula Németh for a tale involving a beautiful vampire and a very premature retirement called Criminal Macabre: The Big Bleed Out. Niles and Németh sat down with Horror News Network to discuss the new Dark Horse mini-series as well as what has kept Cal going all of these years. read more
Fans of the ever-popular author Joe Hill, who has multiple projects in varying stages of development, won’t need to wait long for their next fix. According to Deadline, the supernatural mystery series Locke & Key, based on a comic book series written by Hill and illustrated by Gabriel Rodriguez for IDW Publishing, will premiere on February 7th, 2020 on Netflix. The streaming service made the announcement on Wednesday, and was confirmed by Hill’s official Twitter account shortly afterwards (see below.) read more
Reported today via Deadline, the co-production of BBC One and Netflix Dracula the mini-series has received a premier date for January 1, 2020, letting BBC One viewers spend New Years Day with the Count!
Although the worldwide release on Netflix is unknown at this time, Dracula will run as a three-part mini-series with one episode a night for consecutive nights on BBC One.
Check out BBC One’s announcement below!
Second only to paranormal programming on cable television, “reality-based” quests for cryptids and monsters have become much more common than actual sightings of the elusive creatures.
With the popularity of these types of television series, it was only a matter of time before one took the deep dive into an embedded nature experience in search of the most famous cryptid of them all: Bigfoot. Travel Channel’s Expedition Bigfoot offers viewers the chance to see one investigation unfold over the course of eight adventure-filled episodes using cutting-edge methodology and experts in the field. read more
We sift through the new release heap so you don’t have to!
Welcome to Horror News Network’s Buy / Wait / Rent, a monthly article devoted to the most highly-anticipated horror releases on Blu-ray. Here you will find the best home video releases of each month, along with our opinion on whether each film is a must-own on the first day of release, something you should wait to buy until it goes on sale, or something you’re better off renting for a one-time watch. And now, on to the notable new releases of December 2019! read more
Lucas Harari’s debut graphic novel Swimming In Darkness (translated by David Homel) has generated a lot of buzz in the independent comics circles and received a prestigious seal of approval from Warren Ellis, who described Harari’s work as “…noirish modern of mysterious architectures, strange geometries and people drowning in obsession is eerily unsettling and completely mesmerizing.”
In this exclusive interview with HNN, Harari details the origins of his unique story and distinct art style for what may prove to be an auspicious start for the young artist. read more
Fans of boxing and MMA know that it is often difficult to schedule a championship match, and when it comes to a heavyweight monster showdown, this may also be the case. Warner Bros. and Legendary’s Godzilla vs. Kong has been delayed yet again, moving from the previously scheduled March 13, 2020 date to November 20, 2020.
This is the second time that the release date of Godzilla vs. Kong has been changed. Originally, the film was scheduled to hit theaters in the summer of 2020, before being fast-tracked into March. The giant monster mash (directed by Adam Wingard) stars Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, and Brian Tyree Henry. read more
Variety is reporting that Elizabeth Banks is set to start and direct The Invisible Woman. The film will be written by Erin Cressida Wilson with Banks and her husband Max Handelman producing through their Brownstone Productions banner. At this point a synopsis of the film has not been released.
In other Invisible news, Blumhouse will bring The Invisible Man written and directed by Leigh Whannell to theaters on February 28. The film is set to star Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid and Harriet Dyer. read more
Warwick Johnson-Callwell’s and Mike Mignola’s original Dark Horse Comics graphic novel Mr. Higgins Comes Home entertained many classic monster and horror comic fans with its combination of humor and chills, punctuated by Johnson-Callwell’s unique art style.
Johnson-Callwell returns to his intrepid explorers this November with a three story anthology entitled Our Encounters with Evil and we asked him a series of questions about the new book and his love of all things that go bump in the night. read more