Oct. 23 – Horror Webcomics, Part 1

Each year, my friend Brian Lillie publishes commentary on horror in pop culture and asks a few friends to contribute posts. This is the first of a two-parter that I wrote for his blog, 31 Days Hath October.

31 Hath October

TEN HORROR COMICS THAT ARE ACTUALLY FRIGHTENING (PART ONE)

This list was surprisingly difficult to put together. These days, most online comics billing themselves as “horror”, aren’t. Sure, a lot of them have monsters…but the monsters all go to the same high school and bond over half-caff lattes and suspiciously thick, superdarkred “tomato” soup, ha ha ha. Those comics are fun and all, but the occasional gotcha moment doesn’t really count.

So where’s a web surfing horror aficionado supposed to go for her fright fix? Here’s a list of comics that are so creepy, they eviscerate dime-a-dozen chibi vampire fare and use the guts to string up the endless online parade of adorable ghost-hunting kids:

  1. Lapse by A. M. Alecci – I have a soft spot in my heart for stories featuring charming fuckups. If those charming fuckups have died and are now being stalked by shadowy soulsuckers, that’s even…

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