How to Love Manga: Tokyo Ghoul

In a world where humanity is at war with flesh eating monsters known as ghouls, a young boy is about to be thrust into the middle. After almost being killed by the girl he likes when she turns out to be one of these ghouls, Kaneki is transformed into a half-ghoul using her organs and he must learn how to remain human while haunted by an unending hunger for flesh.

How to Love Manga: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Part 1: Phantom Blood

In what could be seen as a rip-off of Fist of the North Star, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is a globetrotting, over the top, manga which has only found appreciation in the West recently. Resident manga expert James Ristig takes a look at this classic with a focus on it’s first collection, Part 1: Phantom Blood.

I, Vampire by Andrea Sorrentino.

5 Reasons You Should Read I, Vampire

While many thought assumed I, Vampire by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Andrea Sorrentino was a cheesy story taking advantage of the vampire craze at the time turned out to be so much more. Guest writer James Ristig explores 5 reasons why you should read I, Vampire.

Edge of Doom cover by Kelley Jones.

Free Comic Round Up #3: Supernatural and Horror Edition

With Halloween later in the week I thought I would share some of the great horror and Supernatural comics that are freely, and legally, available to read. This list of free horror comics has a lot of variety with large range of different kinds of scares. There are vampires, demons, zombies, swamp creatures, home invaders and even Batman. Just don’t blame me if you can’t sleep at night.

PREVIEW: Nightworld #1 by Adam McGovern and Paolo Leandri

Through horror, humour, tragic romance and action Nightworld follows the sad demon Plenilunio who makes a risky bargain in order to reconnect with lost love. Usually we are not meant to sympathise with demons, but through this four issue miniseries published by Image Comics this could easily be the case. Take a look at a preview inside.

Tangled Weeds cover by Lee Milewski.

FREE COMICS: Tangled Weeds – A Science Fiction Tale of Survival

I have a look at the free comic Tangled Weeds, a science fiction survival story by Lee Milewski. Can a scientific expedition find what they are looking for or will they fall prey to the horrors of the alien world. I also take a look at the Kickstarter campaign, which if successful, will collect this series in print form.

George A Romero's Empire of the Dead #1 cover by Alex Maleev

PREVIEW: George A Romero’s Empire of the Dead #1

Grandfather of the zombie genre, George A Romero, continue his “Of The Dead” series in comic form with Empire of the Dead #1. The series looks to shake up the formula he originally invented by giving zombies new facets, while also introducing vampires into the mix. Take a look at the covers and the fantastic preview by Alex Maleev.

iZombie volume 1: Dead to the World cover by Mike Allred

10 Zombie Comics You Should Read

If you are a fan of zombie films, here are ten zombie comics you should read. There is a great mix of comics that use the genre in some interesting ways.

The X-Files Season 10 #1 cover by Carlos Valenzuela

PREVIEW: The X-Files Season 10 #1

Set after The X-Files: I Want to Believe, The X-Files Season 10 continues this classic TV series in comic book form. With series creator Chris Carter involved, this series will be part of official continuity. Take a look at the preview for X-Files Season 10 and find out if “the Truth is out there.”

The Wake #1 cover by Sean Murphy. Vertigo Comics

PREVIEW: The Wake #1

“THERE’S SOMETHING DOWN THERE…” Find out what in the terrifying new horror/sci-fi series by Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy through Vertigo Comics. Take a look at the covers and preview for this highly anticipated series.