Kickstart the Week(end) with aXmaniac – a Slasher Horror Comic

By: Nicole D’Andria Take a trip back to the 80s with the slasher horror comic we’re featuring today: aXmaniac! Enjoy horror tropes and archetypes with creator and die-hard horror fan Ammar Al-Chalabi. In 1982, a group of friends spend summer break at a cabin in the woods (because when has that ever gone wrong?). After getting partially unpacked, Jeff (the prep) and Emma (the airhead) go off into the woods to have sex—and are rudely interrupted when an axe-wielding maniac cuts Emma’s head open. And that’s only five pages in!…

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Kickstart the Week with Something Real #1

By: Nicole D’Andria With about a week left, Something Real explores the boogeyman mythos. Something watches children from the darkness, and one of these creatures threatens our very existence. It’s up to an imaginative young boy to stop a creature that may have been around since creation’s first days. Explore this world in my interview with creator/writer Joey Turnage and artist/letterer Ian Miller. In a world where boogeymen exist, Phillip Hasten is a young boy with a wonderful imagination who finds himself facing off against a boogeyman with a destructive…

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