Monday, November 29, 2010

...Horror-Mood From The Tomb...

Peter Normanton loves horror comics… He loves Skywald  “Horror-Mood” comics as well... Peter is the editor and publisher of the UK horror comics fanzine, From The Tomb… Each and every issue of this outstanding and highly regarded magazine celebrates over 70 years of comic book terror, crime, and science fiction from across the globe… Within the pages of this lovingly produced publication you’ll find reprints of pre-code horror comics, new unpublished horror comic stories, interviews with comic book masters of terror past and present, along with articles covering virtually every horror comics publisher, title, and artist stretching back over seven decades with full color cover galleries… Each issue also contains contributions and letters of comment from the likes of Peter Normanton, Al Feldstein, “Archaic” Al Hewetson, Maelo Cintron, Richard J Arndt, James Fletcher, Mike Howlett, Pete Von Sholly, Barry Forshaw, Gene Broxson, Frank Motler, Peter Coady, Alan Richardson, A.C. Hollingsworth, Stephen Sennitt, Rudolph Grey, Michael Ambrose, Roy Thomas, Steve Bissette, Peter Enfantino, Joe Monks, Michael T Gilbert, Jeff Gelb, Ronn Sutton, and “choke” yours truly (George E Warner)… Since February of 2000 From The Tomb has thrilled, chilled, and informed its readers to date with 28 jam packed issues of comic book terror… …miss it not…

The From The Tomb store can be found here…
And Peter’s interview with comicmonsters can be found here…
www.comicmonsters.com/features-1033-Peter_Normanton_talks_From_the_Tomb_Magazine.html

A special tip of the hat to Headpress publisher David Kerekes for making me aware of From The Tomb's existence in his introduction to The Complete Illustrated History Of The Skywald Horror-Mood...

And special thanks to Peter Normanton for alowing me to post for your enjoyment James Fletcher's excellent text and illo piece about Skywald's Darkkos Manse series from the pages of From The Tomb issue 23...

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