HIGHWAY 62 REVISITED available on the Kindle now. 1200 pages of commentary and writing on comics, music and horror by writer Matt Maxwell.
Okay, right. One of the things I’ve been working on. An older version went on my tumblr, but I made some changes here. This is a gigantic collection of not only my writing on comics (both the reading and making) but horror film and fiction and thought, as well as all of my [...]
DUSTBEARER announced, and other projects let out of the bag. Most for spring of this year.
“The thing swung a curved falchion that had lost none of its edge or gleam in death. Lojun hastily brought his shield up, only able to block the blade with the upper rim. The blow struck purple sparks as it glanced off his shield and then breastplate.”
Author Matt Maxwell talks briefly about the second installment of the STRANGEWAYS graphic novel series, THE THIRSTY.
There’s the cover, line art by Alex Sheikman. Colors by some mook. Not sure it has enough color, so I’ve run up this one, which has too much, I’m thinking. I’m sure I’ll muddle through it. Eventually. Update for all three of you reading along: Looks like #2 might be our winner, which means I [...]
“Lisa, don’t make me be the bad guy here,” I said, staring into her deadened green eyes. “We’re talking about an afternoon out of the rest of your life. Is it really worth it to show me up for that? Do you really want to lose this job and try to find work in the current labor market? It’s brutal out there right now.”
I pointed out the window, even though the parking lot was largely empty now, but for some scattered trash and newspapers. No eaters or fraternity pranksters or cops or anyone. Newspapers. Who the hell reads newspapers anymore? They looked as if they’d been put there by the set dresser for THE OMEGA MAN and it he thought it was still 1973.
At least we weren’t in Los Angeles. You couldn’t have paid me to be there today. The riots, at least they said they were riots, were going full bore.
As originally posted during All Hallow’s Month, 2006 at Dark, But Shining. If you believe that horror film must be dictated by the splash of scarlet, the hockey mask, the primordial monster or the glimmering of a machete, you should stop reading right now. Because I’m here to talk about horror film and I’m here [...]