Horror comics are a staple in the industry. Monsters, ghouls, zombies, vampires, they’re everywhere, in beautifully bright splattered gore and crimson carnage. Over the decades, the characters appearing in Horror comics have captured the imaginations of readers and gathered a following stronger than any cult leader. It’s because of that devotion we here at The Pull List have decided to pay tribute to these creatures of the night. Count down with us as we pick our 10 Key Characters In Horror Comics!
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Links from this Episode:
— My Big Fat Pull List on the Web http://mybigfatpulllist.com
— Comics Code Authority https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comics_Code_Authority
— Seduction Of The Innocent https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seduction_of_the_Innocent
— EC Comics https://www.eccomics.com/history
— Swamp Thing (comic) https://www.dccomics.com/characters/swamp-thing
— Swamp Thing Film https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084745/?ref_=nv_sr_2?ref_=nv_sr_2
— Len Wein https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Len_Wein
— Berni Wrightson http://berniewrightson.com/
— Alan Moore https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Moore
— Saga of Swamp Thing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swamp_Thing_(comic_book)
— Justice League Dark https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/Justice_League_Dark_(Prime_Earth)
— Giant-Size Man-Thing https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Giant-Size_Man-Thing_Vol_1_1
— Four Color Eulogy https://www.amazon.com/Four-Color-Eulogy-Jason-Contini/dp/B076ZRZ9FY
— Nexus Of All Reality https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Nexus_of_All_Realities
— Savage Tales #1 https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Savage_Tales_Vol_1_1
— Adventures Into Fear #19 https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Fear_Vol_1_19
— Howard The Duck https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Howard_the_Duck_(Earth-791021)
— Werewolf By Night https://comicvine.gamespot.com/werewolf-by-night/4005-4984/
— Marvel Spotlight #2 https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Marvel_Spotlight_Vol_1_2
— Werewolf By Night #32 https://www.marvel.com/comics/issue/51010/werewolf_by_night_1972_32
— Cassie Hack https://comicvine.gamespot.com/cassie-hack/4005-47906/
— Hack/Slash https://imagecomics.com/comics/series/hack-slash
— Army Of Darkness Vs Hack/Slash https://evildead.fandom.com/wiki/Army_of_Darkness_Vs._Hack/Slash
— Hack/Slash Omnibus https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/hack-slash-omnibus-vol-1
— Morbius The Living Vampire https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Michael_Morbius_(Earth-616)
— Spider-Man Animated Series https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112175/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1
— Amazing Spider-Man #101 https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Amazing_Spider-Man_Vol_1_101
— Midnight Sons https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Midnight_Sons_(Earth-616)
— The Nightstalkers https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Nightstalkers_(Earth-616)
— Vampirella https://comicvine.gamespot.com/vampirella/4005-1677/
— Forrest J Ackerman https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forrest_J_Ackerman
— Trina Robbins https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trina_Robbins
— 2GuysTalkingHorror https://www.2gtdatacore.com/category/2guystalkinghorror/
— Monster Magazines Then & Now https://www.2gtdatacore.com/monster-magazines-then-now/
— Vampirella Vs Re-Animator https://www.dynamite.com/htmlfiles/viewProduct.html?PRO=C72513027616201011
— Cullen Bunn http://www.cullenbunn.com/
— Tomb Of Dracula #10 https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Tomb_of_Dracula_Vol_1_10
— Gene Colan https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gene_Colan
— Marv Wolfman https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marv_Wolfman
— John Constantine https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/John_Constantine_(Prime_Earth)
— Saga Of Swamp Thing #37 https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/Swamp_Thing_Vol_2_37
— Hellblazer https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/Hellblazer_Vol_1
— Garth Ennis https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garth_Ennis
— Constantine: City Of Demons https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6404896/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1
— Mike Mignola https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Mignola
— Hellboy Film https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0167190/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2
— Abe Sapien https://hellboy.fandom.com/wiki/Abraham_Sapien
— H.P. Lovecraft https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._P._Lovecraft
— Cal McDonald https://comicvine.gamespot.com/cal-mcdonald/4005-5533/
— Criminal Macabre https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criminal_Macabre:_A_Cal_McDonald_Mystery
— Steve Niles https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Niles
— Ben Templesmith https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Templesmith
— The Walking Dead https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Walking_Dead_(comic_book)
— The Crow https://thecrow.fandom.com/wiki/Crow
— The Crow Film https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109506/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1
— Ernie Hudson https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001368/?ref_=tt_cl_t3
— James O’barr https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_O%27Barr
— Todd McFarlane https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Todd_McFarlane
— Image Comics https://imagecomics.com/
— Cerebus The Aardvark https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerebus_the_Aardvark
— Spawn Animated Series https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118475/?ref_=nv_sr_3?ref_=nv_sr_3
— Keith David https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0202966/?ref_=tt_cl_t1
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Blessed with an overactive imagination, Nick spent his early years absorbing as much pop culture as possible. From comic books to television, films, sci-fi, fantasy, horror – if it was great storytelling, he assimilated it! His fascination with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Marvel Comics X-Men drove him to become an avid reader of all literature and a devoted comic collector at the age of eleven! Even though Nick enjoyed most comic book related material, his deep passion for all things “mutant” led to his alter ego being formed, the Uncanny Mister X! In recent years, Nick has co-founded his own comic book company, Archlight Comics, a film company, Archlight Studios, and has become a skilled podcaster and podcast editor. Mister X has taken all of Nick’s talents and found an outlet for his mad ramblings… the My Big Fat Pull List podcast!
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