135 | 20th Century American Horror Comics

Welcome to the Halloween Episode! Join Dallas, Al and Don as they explore the classic horror comics of the past. The boys discuss the roots of 20th Century American horror comics, sensationalized in the EC line – most notable Tales from the Crypt. Dallas and Al go into detail on Warren Publishing and their “Creepy” and Eerie” line. The famous horror artists are discussed, such as Graham Ingels, Reed Crandall, Gray Morrow, Bernie Wrightson, Frank Frazetta, and more.

DCs pre-Vertigo horror line is brought up, including The House of Secrets and it’s hosts, Cain and Abel. Al reminisces about Vampirella, and Dallas gushes over From Hell by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell. Other points of interest include Skywald Publications and Dead of Night featuring the Scarecrow.

And once again, If You Are In The Tampa Bay Area on Saturday, November 7, Drop By The BRASS MUG At 7:00pm – 12:00am To See Dungeon Boss In The Metal Extravaganza!!!

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: THIS IS HALLOWEEN!!!

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From Hell By Alan Moore And Eddie Campbell.

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73 | Dave Berg, Mad Magazine, The Usual Gang Of Idiots Plus Steve Ditko Strange And Stranger

Al and Don start off talking about Dave Berg, then continue with other Mad Magazine creators Antonio Prohias, Don Martin, Mort Drucker, Jack Davis (who did everything under the sun), Sergio Aragones, Wally Wood and Kelly Freas. Al brings up paperback book covers painted by comic book artists and ends the show with Steve Ditko Strange And Stranger By Blake Bell.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Pavement

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MAD’s The Lighter Side By Dave Berg.

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