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Horror Comics: April 2022 is a Bloody Good Time for Horror Fans!

by Keith Foster
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There are a lot of horror comics making their way to your local comic shop this month, including a miniseries finale, a promising launch and a graphic novel reprint of an infamous serial killer story.

Refrigerator Full of Heads (DC Comics, $3.99) the wild follow up to Basket full of Heads, reaches its conclusion this month with issue #6. Those familiar with the series can expect more glorious violence from the story’s mystical weapons that sever heads only for them to remain both alive and aware.

After some time off, the breakout hit Something is Killing the Children (Boom Studios, $3.99) continues its new arc with Issue #22. The story involves a serial killer whose only witness is a frightened child, a rogue agent in the House of Slaughter and a shadowy figure on Erica’s trail.

Pentagram of Horror #2 (Black Caravan, $5.99), the horror anthology that debuted last month, continues with another standalone issue: “Hate is one of those characteristics that makes us human. For some it is an obstacle- a feeling to be ashamed of and repressed; for others it is a fuel that helps bring about great and revolutionary actions.” Sounds interesting!

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Want something new? A Town Called Terror #1 (Image Comics, $3.99) gets things going this month. Henry West is brutally kidnapped in the middle of the night while his wife Julie watches, terrified. Henry awakens to the reality of his whereabouts, but Julie, with no evidence of the phantom crime, is unable to get help to search for him. Written by Steve Niles (30 Days of Night), this one sounds promising.

Finally, the sensational graphic novel Torso (Dark Horse, $19.99) gets a reprint this month. Brian Michael Bendis’ masterful almost-true story of Cleveland’s Butcher of Kingsbury Run involves Eliot Ness, political intrigue and unidentified body parts. If you don’t own it already, now’s your chance to discover this great story.

What horror comics are you reading at the moment? Let us know in the comments on social media!