This Week in WWAC History: Halloween

stock: Police Comics 106, June, Digital Comics Museum

So much Halloween…

Top 10 Frightened Blonde Woman Horror Comics, October 30, 2013,

coverThe golden-haired young woman flees a dark, secluded castle on a foggy night. Her long white gown would make a Hammer Horror starlet proud, but no matter how far she runs, there’s a vampire, a werewolf, or a man-monster called–TABOO! right behind her. If you’re a fan of vintage horror comics, the kind with titles like House of Mystery or Forbidden Tales of Dark Mansion, you’ve seen her. And seen her again. And again. Who is this mysterious horror comic cover girl? Are the House of Secrets and the Tomb of Dracula on the same block, or are all Bronze Age horror comics actually the story of one blonde woman in a white dress having a really bad night? READ MORE

Tutorial: Hilarious Halloween Marvel Throwback Shirts, October 31,2013,

 photo transwolf8.jpgWay back when, I found the Bronze Age of Blogs: a blog about bronze age comics. It’s great. You can check it out in your own time. One of my favourite posts there, that I’ve come back to repeatedly, is this. An image-heavy post about Marvel’s old, ridiculous, perfect bubblegum stickers. I fell hard for them and I wanted them on my body, so I put them there! here’s how YOU can TOO. Happy Halloween! READ MORE

The Master Halloween List, in full, for October 31, 2014,

Still don’t know what to do this spooky, scary Halloween night? Want to make a thing, do a thing, or eat a thing? We’ve got suggestions. Maybe you’d like to stay home and scare yourself silly. Boy, have we got you covered.

Find all of our many Halloween reviews below.

Fear Street, Lights Out Cover, 1991Book Reviews

Tales from the Twitter: R.L. Stine Started a Twitter Horror Story Trend (Ginnis)
A Trip Down Fear Street: The Sleepwalker #06 (Ginnis)
If You Like…American Horror Story Freak Show (Christa)

Game Reviews

Scary Times with Dice: Murderous Ghosts Review (Sarah)
Ghoulish Gaming: 13 Games to Play with the Lights On (Sarah)


WWAC Staff Halloween Costumes of Yore (various)
Cook Your Comics: Easy Chili a la Green Arrow (Annie)
My Perfect Halloween (various)

Wytches, Image Comics, 2014, Scott Snyder (writer), Jock (artist)

Comic Reviews

Women, Words, Werewolves, and a Life in Three Parts: A Joint Review of Age of the Wolf (Claire and Desiree)
Short & Sweet: Halloween Candy! Five Creator-Owned Feminist Horror Comics (various)
“Why Are We Obsessed with Monsters?”: A Review of The October Faction #1 (Ginnis)
Review: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #1 (Kelly K)
The Woods Are Full of Horrors:” A Review of Scott Snyder’s Wytches #1 (Ginnis)
Reviews Roulette: Creepy #18, Costume Quest, and I Was the Cat (various)

Poster: ABCs of DeathMovie Reviews

Finding Feminism in Horror: Part I (various)
Finding Feminism in Horror: Part II (various)
Scariest Movie of My Life: Alien (Ginnis)
Scariest Movie of My Life: Event Horizon (Laura H.)
The Scariest Movie of My Life: Ringu (Angel)
Scariest Movie of My Life: Uzumaki (Sarah)
Scariest Movie of My Life: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Annie)
Scariest Movie of My Life: Poltergeist 2 (Romona)
Suburban Gothic, with Matthew Gray Gubler and Kat Dennings, Is Rad (Megan P)
ABCs of Death 2: Comme Ci, Comme Ça (Megan P)

Melinda Pierce

Melinda Pierce

Contributor for WWAC, mother of 2 mini-geeks, writer, and girl geek. Dreams of having enough time to write Veronica Mars fanfiction. @melindabpierce