REVIEWS: Through the Wood, Beneath The Moon

Creating a sense of horror in a comic book can be a daunting task these days. With the current profusion of wanton gore, insane clowns, and killer toys throughout the zine world, are there any novel ideas left to send chills down the collective spine of a jaded audience? Luckily for Caliber Comics, their new one-shot book successfully identifies and exploits one of those novel ideas: the nursery rhyme. While fairy tales have often been transformed into film horror (e.g. Neil Jordan’s The Company of Wolves), never before has a comic taken such a benign genre and twisted it into a more grotesquely frightening final product. Continue reading