• Gothic is the New Graphic: Crimson Peak is Not a Horror Film and That’s Wonderful

    Gothic is the New Graphic: Crimson Peak is Not a Horror Film and That’s Wonderful2

    • October 26, 2015

    When I first saw the trailer for Crimson Peak, my initial thought was: Not for me. Dammit. This is because the trailer SUCKS for someone like me. The film’s marketing presented to us this dark, creepy story in this dark, creepy house full of dark, creepy creatures that were constantly after a woman who was neither

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  • Get On With Ron: Ronald Wimberly, Cartoonist in Profile

    Get On With Ron: Ronald Wimberly, Cartoonist in Profile3

    You may have heard of Ronald Wimberly. Perhaps you discovered him through The Nib when they published “Lighten Up,” in which he discusses being told by an X-Men editor to lighten a character’s skin, and then elaborates on the complexity of skin tone, race, ethnicity, and mainstream comics’ narrow view on the subject. Maybe you’re a

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  • My First Horror Movie: Jaws

    My First Horror Movie: Jaws2

    Jaws Director by Steven Spielberg Starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton Universal Pictures June 20, 1975 There are a lot of horror movies that have scared me. Poltergeist kept me from eating chicken legs for most of my life and maggots still bring back memories. Aliens convinced me that one of those creatures lived at

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