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A Brief History of Hack/Slash

Sex and horror… they’ve always gone so well together. The ‘final girl’ has become a staple of the slasher genre – the level-headed and respectable character who has displayed incredible strength and courage whilst maintaining that girl-next-door look, as she battles against masked maniacs who have dispatched of her friends in all manner of gruesome [...]

Exclusive Images from Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash: Nightmare Warriors

Following on from our recent interview with artist Jason Craig, we have been sent two exclusive images from the new graphic novel miniseries Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash: Nightmare Warriors, which hit the shelves on Wednesday

The Real Myers Sequels: Halloween Complete Omnibus

Surely by now you know of Retro Slashers‘ love for the HALLOWEEN comics from Devil’s Due. They’ve been the only place in the entire universe – real as well as fictional – to get further chapters of the franchise starring Classic Michael Myers. You know, walks, shaped like a normal man, wears a non-descript clean [...]

Exclusive Interview With Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash 2 Artist Jason Craig

Graphic Novel: South Texas Blues

SOUTH TEXAS BLUES was a long-mentioned film project recreating in a fictional fashion the making of Tobe Hooper’s THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE. I guess that’s still hoped to happen at some point, but not content to let it become a “Someday Project” like many wannabe filmmakers out there, writer Christopher P. Garetano has teamed up [...]

Paper Cuts: Body Count

Ahh, where to begin? I suppose a little background is in order before we dive into the autopsy. Back in the 80s, at the height of the black and white indy comics boom, a handful of publishers had established themselves as the premier purveyors of the form. This included Dark Horse (making a splash with [...]