AHOY Comics’ snarky anthology-slash-desecration of Edgar Allan Poe returns for a second volume!
AHOY Comics’ snarky anthology-slash-desecration of Edgar Allan Poe returns for a second volume, featuring more of the popular “Monster Serials” by Mark Russell (SECOND COMING) and Peter Snejbjerg (The Books of Magic), as well as Dean Motter and Alex Ogle’s ultimate Poe mashup, “The Tell-Tale Black Cask of Usher.” Plus more than a dozen additional comics stories, a generous selection of short “Poe and the Black Cat” strips by Hunt Emerson, and horrific bonus prose stories and poetry, too.
Mark Russell is the author of not one, but two, books about the Bible: God Is Disappointed in You and Apocrypha Now. In addition, he is the writer behind various DC comic books such as Prez, The Flintstones, and Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles. He lives in obscurity with his family in Portland, Oregon.
PAUL CORNELL is a writer of science fiction and fantasy in prose, comics and TV, one of only two people to be Hugo Award-nominated for all three media. He’s written Doctor Who for the BBC, Action Comics for DC, and Wolverine for Marvel. He’s won the BSFA Award for his short fiction, an Eagle Award for his comics, and shares in a Writer’s Guild Award for his television. He lives in Gloucestershire with his wife and son.
Alisa Kwitney was an editor at DC Comics/Vertigo and is the Eisner-nominated author of graphic novels, romantic women’s fiction and urban fantasy. She was one of the authors of A Flight of Angels, which made YALSA’s Top Ten List for Great Graphic Novels for Teens, and the YA graphic novel Token, named a highlight of the Minx imprint by PW. Alisa has an MFA from Columbia University. Her thesis, Till the Fat Lady Sings, a comedy of manners about college and eating disorders, made The New York Times’ new and noteworthy in paperback list. Her DC Comics series, Mystik U was released in 2017. Kwitney’s first YA novel, Cadaver & Queen, debuted in 2018 under the Harlequin Teen imprint.
Linda Medley has illustrated children's books for Putnam, Grosset & Dunlap, Houghton-Mifflin, and Western Publishing. She has worked in the comics industry since 1987 as a writer, penciller, inker, painter, and colorist; her work can be found in everything from Justice League to The Galactic Girl Guides. She is best known as the creator of the Eisner Award-winning fantasy series Castle Waiting.
RICK GEARY has been a freelance cartoonist and illustrator for over 45 years. His illustrations and graphic stories have appeared in National Lampoon, MAD, The New York Times, Heavy Metal, Disney Adventures, and many other publications. His graphic novels include the biographies J. Edgar Hoover and Trotsky and the fictional murder mystery Louise Brooks: Detective. He has completed nine volumes in the series A Treasury of Victorian Murder and six volumes in A Treasury of 20th Century Murder, the latest of which is Black Dahlia.
A must-buy book for fans of Edgar Allan Poe or a good laugh.
– SciFi Pulse
For those looking for a twist on MAD Magazine that includes the input of one of America's finest writers, AHOY Comics has just the thing: EDGAR ALLAN POE'S SNIFTER OF TERROR, a comic book anthology that sees comic book writers and artists re-examine some of Poe's short stories to uncover some of today's true horrors - with a helping of satire on the side, of course.