The Best Horror Comic Stories Ever! - Submisssions

 

These are the current submissions as to what readers consider the best horror comic stories of all time.
Click on the cover to link to a pdf of the story.


 

24_Hours

24 Hours


Originally Published: “Sandman” Preludes and Nocturnes, issue 6, DC Comics (Vertigo), June
1989
Writer: Neil Gaiman
Pencils: Mike Drigenberg
Inks: Malcolm Jones III with special thanks to Don Carola
Colorist: Robbie Busch
Lettering: Todd Klein
Editor: Karen Berger

Submitted by: E.M. Tonner

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Jenifer

Jenifer

 

Originally Published (black and white): “Creepy”, issue 63, Warren Publishing, July 1974
Color Version: “Berni Wrightson, Master of the Macabre”, issue 2, Pacific Comics, August 1983

Writer: Bruce Jones
Art: Bernie Wrightson
Editor: Bill DuBay

Submitted by: E.M. Tonner

 

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Yellow_Heat

Yellow Heat


Originally Published: “Vampirella” issue 58,Warren Publishing, March 1977
Writer: Bruce Jones
Art: Russ Heath
Editor: Louise Jones
Consulting Editor: Bill DuBay

Submitted by: E.M. Tonner. Nominated (indirectly) by Quiddity.

 

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Hopping_Down_The_Bunny_Trail

Hopping Down The Bunny Trail


Originally Published: “Unexpected” 202, DC Comics, September 1980
Writer: Michael Uslan
Art By: Teny 'Tenny' Henson
Lettering: Esphidy
Colored By: Tatjana Wood
Editor: Jack C. Harris.
Managing Editor: Joe Orlando

Submitted by: E.M. Tonner

 

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House Of Secrets 92

Swamp Thing

 

Originally Published: “House of Secrets”, issue 92, DC Comics, July 1971
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Bernie “Berni” Wrightson
Editor: Joe Orlando


Submitted by: E.M. Tonner

 

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The Haunt of Fear 19

Foul Play!

 

Originally Published: “The Haunt of Fear” #19, EC Comics, May-June 1953
Writer: Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein
Art By: Jack Davis
Colored By: Marie Severin
Editor: Bill Gaines
Submitted by: E.M. Tonner

 

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Uzumaki

Jack-In-The-Box

 

Originally Published: “Big Comic Spirits” Uzumaki, Chapter 7, Shogakukan, 1999
Story and Art: Junji Ito
Editor: Nakaguma-san
English Adaptation: Yuki Oniki c/o Viz Media
Submitted by: E.M. Tonner

 

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Ghost Stories #1

The Monster of Dread End…

 

Originally Published: “Ghost Stories” #1, Dell Comics, September 1962
Writer: John Stanley
Art By: Ed Robbins
Submitted by: E.M. Tonner

 

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Unexpected 175

“The Haunted Mountain”

 

Originally Published: “Unexpected” Vol. 21, issue 175, DC Comics, Sept/Oct 1975
Written By: George Kashdan
Art By: Eufronio Reyes (“E.R.”) Cruz
Editor: Murray Boltinoff
Assistant Editor: Jack C. Harris
Cover Art to ‘Unexpected’ #175: Luis Dominguez
Greater Comics Database Link: http://www.comics.org/issue/30188/
Submitted by: E.M. Tonner

 

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House of mystery 256

“Satan’s Child”

 

Originally Published: “House of Mystery” Vol. 28, issue 256, DC Comics, Jan/Feb 1976
Script By: Jack Oleck
Art By: Arthur Suydam
Color By: Liz Berube
Editor: Paul Levitz
Cover Art to ‘House of Mystery’ #256: Bernie Wrightson
Greater Comics Database Link: http://www.comics.org/issue/31836/
Submitted by: E.M. Tonner

 

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Twisted Tales Issue 1

“All Hallows”


Originally Published: “Twisted Tales” issue 1, Pacific Comics, Nov 1982
Script: Bruce Jones
Pencils: Tim Conrad
Inks: Tim Conrad
Colors: Steve Oliff
Letters: Carrie McCarthy
Cover Art to ‘Twisted Tales’ #1: Richard Corben
Greater Comics Database Link: http://www.comics.org/issue/36856/
Submitted by: E.M. Tonner

 

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House of Mystery 20

Spellbound


Originally Published: “House of Mystery 2008 series” issue 20, DC Comics, Vertigo imprint Feb 2010
Script: Matthew Sturges
Pencils: Michael Wm. Kaluta
Inks: Michael Wm. Kaluta
Colors: Lee Loughridge
Letters: Todd Klein
Editor: Angela Rufino
Cover Art to ‘House of Mystery (2008)’ #20: Esao Andrews
Greater Comics Database Link: http://www.comics.org/issue/682352/
Submitted by: Harris Smith (Negative Pleasure Blog)

 

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Red Circle Sorcery, Issue 6

The Patience of a Cat


Originally Published: “Red Circle Sorcery” issue 6, Archie Comics Publications Inc. (Red Circle Imprint), Apr 1974
Script: Carol Seuling
Pencils: Howard Chaykin
Inks: Howard Chaykin
Colors/Letters: ?
Editor: Gray Morrow
Cover Art to ‘Red Circle Sorcery’ #6: Gray Morrow
Greater Comics Database Link: http://www.comics.org/issue/27288/
Submitted by: E.M. Tonner

 

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