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Celebrating 10 award-winning years of Split Lip, this nearly 350-page hardcover collects 13 of the best Split Lip stories from its first decade. In addition to the stories—many of which are remastered and relettered—there’s over 50 pages of exclusive bonus content, including interviews, essays, commentary on every story, and behind-the-scenes art.

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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: In The Woods, by Tana French

written by Sam on Wednesday, January 19, 2022
One hell of an accomplished first novel, with all of the hallmarks of characterization, plot, and theme that French explored in numerous later novels, all right out of the gate. One of my favorite aspects of French’s work is her subtle nods towards folklore and folk horror, which are pleasingly present here. Book: 1 out… View Article

52/52: The Apple Tree, by Daphne Du Maurier

written by Sam on Friday, December 31, 2021
I didn’t quite reach my goal of reading 52 books in 52 weeks this year, but I’m happy enough to have neared my goal—for the first time in a few years (I regularly used to blow past 52 books; Oh well)—with this spooky tale of a very bad, oblivious husband. Book: 49 out of 52

52/52: The Small People, by Thomas Ligotti

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Ligotti’s introduction—written for this appealing, one-story chapbook with a screen-printed dust jacket—offers a good encapsulation of his approach versus other horror writers. His stories aren’t the dawning of a nightmare; in them, the nightmare has long been underway. It can be heavy going sometimes, but here in particular, it’s ensorcelling. Book: 49 out of 52

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