In the Mood for Halloween?
Although the weather is not very Fall-like or Halloween-friendly (welcome to Houston!), you can still get your creepy, chill-inducing fix by reading some great graphic novels! Listed below are suggested titles that either relate to Halloween, are horror-themed, or are just plain ghoulish!
Bizenghast Volume 1 by M. Alice LeGrow introduces you to a young girl who moves to a desolate town and unveils lost souls that threaten her sanity. This is the first volume of the Bizenghast manga series.
The Facts in the Case of the Departure of Miss Finch is a brilliant and horrifying tale brought to you by the bestselling author Neil Gaiman. This tale is set in London and describes the peculiar abduction of a young Miss Finch. You will be engrossed by the dark world Gaiman paints for you.
In Odd We Trust by Dean R. Koontz presents to you Odd Thomas, the protagonist in this horror novel. It is up to Odd Thomas to avert a looming cataclysm with the aid of his soul mate and an unlikely community of allies that includes the King of Rock 'n' Roll.
Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone: the After Hours by Mark Kneece is a graphic-adaptation of the popular television series, The Twilight Zone. This novel focuses on Marsha White who goes on a shopping trip not realizing it may be her last! If you are interested in more, check out other Twilight Zone graphic novels!
30 Days of Night by Steve Niles is set in sleepy, secluded Barrow, Alaska where the sun sets and doesn't rise for over thirty consecutive days and nights. From the darkness, across the frozen wasteland, an evil will come that will bring the residents of Barrow to their knees. The only hope for the town is the Sheriff and Deputy, husband and wife who are torn between their own survival and saving the town they love.
Enjoy the above titles and if you think of other mentionables, feel free to email me or post a comment. Happy Halloween!