Halloween is the perfect time to read spooky reads, one of the reasons this is one of my favorite times of the year. But, are you ready to read creepy reads…in comic book format? Reading a haunting story through pictures can make the story more compelling and exciting for a book lover looking for a good Halloween read. And these following comics will definitely keep you reading into the night. Read them…if you dare…
Grimoire Noir by Vera Greentea and Yana Bogatch
When Bucky’s sister is kidnapped because of her extraordinary power, he is taken on a haunting journey filled with a town’s painful past and dark secrets. The beautiful artwork will be engaging to any fantasy reader.
Something is Killing the Children, # 1 & 2 by James Tynion IV
The children of Archer’s Peak start to go missing, some never to be heard of again. But those who do return? They speak of the impossible, horrific creatures lurking in the shadows. But a mysterious doesn’t think it is impossible. In fact, she can see what the children are seeing…
Phantom Tales of the Night, Vol. 1 by Matsuri
Not only will the story haunt you, but this manga’s amazing artwork will chill you to the bone. Welcome to the Murakumo Inn, where a curious innkeeper takes payment only in exchange of a person’s deepest secret. Who will be visiting today?
Man-Eaters V. 1-2 by Chelsea Cain
Although it heralds a feminist message, adolescent girls turning into cat monsters and mauling their victims can give anyone a fright.
Happy Sugar Life V. 1 by Tomiyaki Kagisora
Satou Matsuzaka has everything that matters to her…Shio. The cute little girl changes Satou’s life. Her life with Shio is just perfect and she would do anything, anything, to make sure it stays that way…
Frankenstein by Junji Ito
The master of horror manga bends all his skill into bringing the anguished and solitary monster — and the fouler beast who created him — to life with the brilliantly detailed chiaroscuro for which he is known. (Credit: VIz Media)
Sparrowhawk by Delilah S. Dawson, Matias Basla (Illustrations) and Rebecca Nalty
After a young woman is kidnapped by an evil Faerie Queen and trapped in a far off realm, she must survive teen Victorian fairy fight club in order to get back home. (Credit: BOOM! Studios)
Manga Classics: The Stories of Edgar Allan Poe by Stacy King
Best read in a dimly-lit room with the curtains drawn, Poe s brilliant works come to life in darkly thrilling ways in this Manga Classic adaptation. (Credit: Udon Entertainment)
The Woods Series by James Tynion IV
On October 16, 2013, 437 students, 52 teachers, and 24 additional staff from Bay Point Preparatory High School in suburban Milwaukee, WI vanished without a trace. Countless light years away, far outside the bounds of the charted universe, 513 people find themselves in the middle of an ancient, primordial wilderness. Where are they? Why are they there? The answers will prove stranger than anyone could possibly imagine. (Credit: BOOM! Studios)
Wytches Series by Scott Snyder
Everything you thought you knew about witches is wrong. They are much darker, and they are much more horrifying. Wytches takes the mythology of witches to a far creepier, bone-chilling place than readers have dared venture before. When the Rooks family moves to the remote town of Litchfield, NH to escape a haunting trauma, they’re hopeful about starting over. But something evil is waiting for them in the woods just beyond town. Watching from the trees. Ancient…and hungry. (Credit: Image Comics)