Friday, October 25, 2013

Happy Halloward

To keep the special Halloween contest by Craig Yoe and IDW up here where it belongs, I am showing horror stories all week. If you are from the mainland of the US be sure to enter this contest, because the prizes are fenomenal. These books by Craig are great and they won him the 4th Annual Jerry Bails Award For Excellence in Comics Fandom only this week.

But I do have abone to pick with Craig. I mean, great books. And jack Cole, Bob Powell, they were all deserving of these books. But where is the collection of Howard Nostrand stories? I know most of Nostrand's work for the Harvey horror titles (if not all) have been reprinted quite well by PS Books, but imagine how they would look in Craig's slightly oversized format how well one of his heads would do on those covers. And of course, Craig would be able to do an introduction and then he would have to come to me for some scans of Nostrand's newspaper work and I would get a free sample...


Fright Fans! You have five places where to win Yoe Books/IDW's complete Chilling Archives of Horror Comics! Those are the spine tingling collections of banned comics from the 1950s include "Dick Briefer's Frankenstein", "Bob Powell's Terror", "Zombies", the brand new, "Jack Cole's Deadly Horror" and the soon to be released "Haunted Horror hardback! Enter your name each place for four chances to win!

The sponsoring blogs and Facebook page are The Horrors of it All , Four Color Shadows, The Fabulous Fifties, the Yoe Books page on Facebook, and the IDW Publishing page on Facebook. Go here to each of them to win...


Enter your name in the contest by sending me an email at

Gory details: Contest closes on the stroke of MIDNIGHT October 29th. Winners will be announced on the above URL''s on Halloween so check in each place! (Only continental U.S. residents eligible, you can enter the contest all four places, but you can only win one set of books. Void where prohibited by law. Judge's decision final. YO! Are you not feeling lucky because a Black Cat crossed your path?! You can still have a Happy Halloween: fearlessly order the books for yourself (and everyone on your Halloween gift list) at the Yoe Books site...

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