Author Archives: Wayne Edwards

NIGHTMARES ILLUMINATED. The column for horror evangelists. 051

There is a lot that needs stating. No order of address presents itself as superior. Here then is a random brain dump. That is right, illuminated instead of illustrated. How come? Well, if you read the final couple of entries … Continue reading


Nightmares Illustrated 050 Now That All Of The Children Have Grown Up…

********************************************************************* Let’s say I am writing this on Christmas day. Merry Christmas to all you Christians and to the many more people who inexplicably celebrate a religious holiday of a religion to which they do not belong. Rejoice! Or whatever. … Continue reading


Nightmares Illustrated 049 Where Do We Go From Here?

********************************************************************* Top Five Picks…Buy These Right Now. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. ********************************************************************* Mmm. Uh. Ugh. Gloomy in December here in the north country. I meant to write this particular entry three months ago. The good news is this way, … Continue reading


Nightmares Illustrated 048 Vertigineity

********************************************************************* Top Five Picks…Buy These Right Now. 1. The Sandman Overture #1 (Vertigo). 2. The Witching Hour (Vertigo). 3. Forever Evil #2 (DC). 4. Hinterkind #1 (Vertigo). 5. Dark Brain Quarterly #7 (Dark Brain). ********************************************************************* “Can I get a witness?” … Continue reading


Nightmares Illustrated 047 Lights Dimming In The Shrinking Room

********************************************************************* Top Five Picks…Buy These Right Now. 1. Fables #132 (Vertigo). 2. Vampirella Southern Gothic #1 (Dynamite). 3. Green Lantern #23.1 Relic (DC). 4. Locke & Key Alpha #1 (IDW). 5. American Vampire Anthology #1 (Vertigo). ********************************************************************* I have been … Continue reading


Nightmares Illustrated 042 The Many Uses of the Space Age Wonder Vinyl

********************************************************************* Top Five Picks…Buy These Right Now. 1. Spawn #231 (Image). 2. Iron Sky (IDW). 3. Wonderland: Down The Rabbit Hole (Zenescope). 4. Hunters: The Shadowlands #1 (Zenescope). 5. Vampirella #29 (Dynamite). ********************************************************************* Game is the new novel by Jack … Continue reading


Nightmares Illustrated 045 Northwest Cornered

********************************************************************* Top Five Picks…Buy These Right Now. 1. Lazarus #1 (Image). 2. Heavy Metal #263 (Metal Mammoth). 3. Larfleeze #1 (DC). 4. Elephantmen #49 (Image). 5. Grimm Fairy Tales #86 (Zenescope). ********************************************************************* I am writing this in Seattle. A striking … Continue reading


Nightmares Illustrated 044 Still Suffering

********************************************************************* Top Five Picks…Buy These Right Now. 1. The Hollows (IDW). 2. Vampires The Eternal #3 (Zenescope). 3. Trinity of Sin: Phantom Stranger (DC). 4. Vampirella #30 (Dynamite). 5. The X Files Season 10 #1 (IDW). ********************************************************************* Like Bilbo Baggins, … Continue reading


Nightmares Illustrated 043 Suffering With The Overhang

********************************************************************* Top Five Picks…Buy These Right Now. 1. Locke & Key Omega #5 (IDW). 2. The Wake #1 (Vertigo). 3. The Crow Skinning The Wolves (IDW). 4. Jinnrise #5 (IDW). 5. Haunted Horror #5 (IDW). ********************************************************************* I have not departed … Continue reading


Nightmares Illustrated 046 Thumb Twiddling On The Subcontinent

********************************************************************* Top Five Picks…Buy These Right Now. 1. Zombies: The Cursed #2 (Zenescope). 2. Elephantmen #50 (Image). 3. The Wake #2 (Vertigo). 4. Trinity of Sin: Pandora #1 (DC). 5. The Final Plague #1 (Action Lab). ********************************************************************* Hello folks. As … Continue reading