Posts Tagged ‘Zombies’

Tales from the Crypt #8: Diary of a Stinky Dead Kid

Posted by on September 3rd, 2010 at 12:01 AM

If you are a cynical satirist seeking to exploit current pop cult fads these days, you will probably produce something that has zombies and a wimpy pre-adolescent kid in it, and you’d draw it in a painfully simple style as if you were the self-same wimpy pre-adolescent. But you don’t need to be cynical to turn in such a performance: You can be simply, outrageously, satirical. Like cartoonist Rick Parker, writer Stefan Petrucha and Papercutz Editor in Chief Jim Salicrup, who turned the 8th issue of Tales from the Crypt into a parody with Diary of a Stinky Dead Kid.

Rich Kreiner’s Yearlong Best of the Year: The Best and the Blackest

Posted by on January 27th, 2010 at 1:00 PM

Kreiner wraps up his series of blogs about mainstream superhero cross-overs with a look at Blackest Night.


Blackest Night #0 (September 2009) written by Geoff Johns penciled by Ivan Reis and inked by Oclair Albert and Rob Hunter. Colored by Alex Sinclair. ©2009 DC Comics