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Selene's Spooky Picks

Hello my pretties! Are you looking for something to chill you to the bone this season? Check out some of my favorite spooky books to keep you scared at night.



AUTUMNAL TP

VAULT COMICS

(W) Daniel Kraus (A/CA) Chris Shehan


Following the death of her estranged mother, Kat Somerville and her daughter Sybil flee a difficult life in Chicago for the quaint-and possibly deadly-town of Comfort Notch, New Hampshire. From NY Times best-selling author, Daniel Kraus (The Shape of Water, Trollhunters, The Living Dead), and rising star Chris Shehan, comes a haunting vision of America's prettiest autumn.







REDLANDS TP VOL 01

IMAGE COMICS

(W) Jordie Bellaire (A/CA) Vanesa R. Del Rey


A mysterious and bloodthirsty matriarchal force runs the town of Redlands, Florida, and in order to stay on top, sacrifices must be made. Someone is intent on removing these women from the top of the food chain, and he's ready to unleash their darkest secret but has seriously underestimated the lengths the townspeople will go to protect the new order of things. Inspired by the strange complexities of real-world politics and crime, the characters of REDLANDS play victim and villain, attempting to understand themselves and others through murder, magic, and mayhem. Collects REDLANDS #1-6.



HARROW COUNTY TP VOL 01 COUNTLESS HAINTS

DARK HORSE COMICS

(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Tyler Crook


Emmy always knew that the woods surrounding her home crawled with ghosts and monsters. But on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, she learns that she is connected to these creatures - and to the land itself - in a way she never imagined. Collecting the first four issues of the southern gothic fairy tale from the creator of smash hit The Sixth Gun, beautifully and hauntingly realized by B.P.R.D.'s Tyler Crook!






SPREAD TP VOL 01 NO HOPE

IMAGE COMICS

(W) Justin Jordan (A/CA) Kyle Strahm


Ten years ago, we dug too deep and unleashed something we couldn't control. Something that twisted and warped every living thing in its path. Something that remade the world in its own image. The Spread. One man has found a child who could save the world, but he has to fight monsters, raiders, cannibals, religious fanatics, and one cranky baby to do it. Collects SPREAD #1-6.








LOCKE & KEY TP VOL 01 WELCOME TO LOVECRAFT

IDW PUBLISHING

(W) Joe Hill (A/CA) Gabriel Rodriguez


The Eisner-nominated Locke & Key tells of Keyhouse, an unlikely New England mansion, with fantastic doors that transform all who dare to walk through them, and home to a hate-filled and relentless creature that will not rest until it forces open the most terrible door of them all!







WOODS YEARBOOK ED TP VOL 01

BOOM! STUDIOS

(W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Michael Dialynas


The Award-winning series The Woods from James Tynion IV (Detective Comics, Memetic) and illustrated by Michael Dialynas (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) is collected now in the first of three value-priced, oversized softcover collections! On a brisk fall day in suburban Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 437 students, 52 teachers, and 24 additional staff from Bay Point Preparatory High School 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.


STRAY DOGS TP

IMAGE COMICS

(W) Tony Fleecs (A) Trish Forstner & Various (CA) Trish Forstner, Tony Fleecs

It's scary being the new dog. In this suspenseful new series, readers meet Sophie, a dog who can't remember what happened. She doesn't know how she ended up in this house. She doesn't recognize any of these other dogs. She knows something terrible happened, but she just...can't...recall...Wait! Where's her lady? Now Sophie has to figure out where she is, what's happening, and how she's going to survive this. They say there's no such thing as a bad dog-just bad owners. A heartbreakingly adorable suspense thriller by My Little Pony comic artists TONY FLEECS and TRISH FORSTNER. It's Lady and the Tramp meets Silence of the Lambs.


WYTCHES TP VOL 01

IMAGE COMICS

(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Jock


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.












DEAD BEATS MUSICAL HORROR ANTHOLOGY GN

A WAVE BLUE WORLD INC

(W) Joe Corallo & Various (A) Richard Case & Various (CA) Lisa Sterle


The Dead Beats music shop is filled with deadly secrets. Run by the mysterious Shoppe Keeper, customers can browse through cursed records, evil sheet music, and instruments of the damned! Our host has dozens of spooky stories to tell you from some of the top names in comics. You're gonna wanna put on your favorite album when you crack open this anthology.






UZUMAKI 3IN1 DLX ED HC JUNJI ITO

VIZ MEDIA LLC

(W/A/CA) Junji Ito


Kurozu-cho, a small fogbound town on the coast of Japan, is cursed. According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but by a pattern: uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the world. It manifests itself in everything from seashells and whirlpools in water to the spiral marks on people's bodies, the insane obsessions of Shuichi's father and the voice from the cochlea in our inner ear. As the madness spreads, the inhabitants of Kurozu-cho are pulled ever deeper into a whirlpool from which there is no return!


PARASYTE GN VOL 01 (OF 8)

DEL REY MANGA

(W/A/CA) Hitoshi Iwaaki

SILENT INVASION: They arrive in silence and darkness. They descend from the skies. They have a hunger for human flesh. They are everywhere. They are parasites, alien creatures who must invade-and take control of-a human host to survive. And once they have infected their victims, they can assume any deadly form they choose: monsters with giant teeth, winged demons, creatures with blades for hands. But most have chosen to conceal their lethal purpose behind ordinary human faces. So no one knows their secret-except an ordinary high school student. Shin is battling for control of his own body against an alien parasite, but can he find a way to warn humanity of the horrors to come?

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