Holiday links: Katherine Dacey counts down her favorite “spooky” manga, Chris Sims counts down “The 7 Strangest Spooky Characters In Comics” (Man, someone’s just gotta collect the comics featuring the characters who come in at #1!) and Becky Cloonan sketches the “sluts of Dracula” (NSFW-ish; You know, I would love to read a comic book called Becky Cloonan’s Bram Stoker’s Sluts of Dracula).
“Ten Things to Know About the Future of Comics”: Shaenon K. Garrity predicts the future in piece well worth a read.
If you miss any, you may need to watch it again this week: This Kansas City Star feature offers a multiple choice quiz regarding trivia about the Peanuts Halloween special, It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.
“Could zombie comics also provide fresh meat (and brains) for the big screen?”: Since Walking Dead is getting adapted to TV instead of film, writer Nick Nadel looks at a half-dozen other zombie comics for big-screen potential.
The Haindmaid of Might’s Tale…?: Check out these superhero designs by Margaret Atwood.
“Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, actually it’s a hoodie”: Man, Superman: Earth One is making for some pretty awesome headlines, isn’t it? DC’s Source blog has plenty of other links to mainstream-ish press coverage.