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Split Lip is an anthology of short horror comics written by Sam Costello and drawn by artists from around the world. All stories are self-contained, so you can start reading anywhere. Fans of Twilight Zone and weird fiction will enjoy these stories, but beware—keeping the lights on can’t keep you safe from dangerous ideas.

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52/52: The Department of Truth, vol. 1: The End of the World, by James Tynion and Martin Simmonds

written by Sam on Thursday, May 6, 2021
Huge, expressive, imagistic, high-impact art here, heavily reminiscent of Bill Sienkiewicz). The high concept is good, too: A secret government agency that undermines conspiracy theories lest the power of collective belief make them real. Not sure I connected to the characters or plot, though, so I don’t know if I’ll continue on. Book: 16 of… View Article

52/52: The Crossroads at Midnight, by Abby Howard

written by Sam on Sunday, May 2, 2021
A collection of five novella-length horror comics whose complexity, darkness, and gut-punch impact are belied by creator Abby Howard’s relatively bright, cartoony illustrations. I haven’t made any new comics in a few years; This is the first comic I’ve read in a while that made me want to start writing comics again. Book: 15 of… View Article

52/52: Come Closer, by Sara Gran

written by Sam on Thursday, April 29, 2021
Is the narrator being possessed by a demon, or is she losing her mind and the demon is simply a symptom? That’s the question at the heart of this creepy, haunting, affecting short novel. I don’t think the text contains an answer, and it’s a more powerful work due to the ambiguity.  Book: 14 of… View Article

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