Seattle Picks: Horror
Annotation:A mysterious heat wave strikes Stockholm as residents find themselves unable to turn off their lights and appliances. These ominous signs are only a prelude to the real nightmare yet to come.
Annotation:In an America decimated by zombies, 15-year-old Temple is just trying to stay alive in a brutal world. However, she soon finds herself hunted by an all-too-human killer and haunted by the death of a young boy she once vowed to protect.
Annotation:Sabotage at a military research facility triggers the liberation of a virus that turns infected people into insect-like vampires. The survivors’ only hope lies with a 6-year-old orphan girl who may be able to turn the tide for humanity.
Annotation:An imaginative combination of horror, Westerns and fantasy that follows “hexslinger” Reverend Asher Rook as he fights his way through a brutal world.
Annotation:Residents of a New York City apartment building must cooperate when they find themselves trapped by 8 million zombies roaming the streets. A unique twist on the zombie formula with turns you won’t see coming.
Annotation:Something is alive in the labyrinthine pipes in Henry’s cellar—something that reminds Henry of the awful thing that happened to him in the woods 20 years ago.
Annotation:An irreverent and gripping look at the realities of a zombie apocalypse—more than 20 years after the fact. A tense union of horror and political thriller.
Annotation:Maddy was happy when scientists were able to correct her brain injury from a car accident using experimental technology. But then they started making her do bad things, and now that Maddy can think faster than a computer, she is going to make them stop.
Annotation:After the murder of his girlfriend, Ig Parrish gets drunk and wakes up with horns in his forehead. Ig’s demonic appearance only increases the suspicions and whispers around him and awakens a terrible power and rage.
Annotation:A heady mix of fantasy, surrealism and the darkly erotic, these stories take place in a variety of eras and places, from early 20th-century Egypt to an alternate universe Paris.
Annotation:Gary’s girlfriend has vanished, along with any record of her existence. All the clues lead to the eccentric Homesteaders cult, but the answers will have dire consequences.
Annotation:The world is dying and nefarious armies of men and monsters walk the decimated cities. A young girl named Swan has a hidden power that may save mankind—if she can save herself.
Annotation:A complex Lovecraftian tale set in 1911, between the cold expanses of Montana and Idaho. An orphaned boy and a black doctor uncover a grotesque plot involving eugenics, racism and the dark side of science.
Annotation:Lauren Wagner is the head doctor on the second manned mission to Mars. The only information she has about the first mission is that the Russian cosmonauts are missing and their dead ship is orbiting the red planet.
Annotation:A hundred years after a sanitarium burns down and kills everyone inside, residents of nearby Smoke Tree, California are rocked by a string of violent murders and a baleful entity that will not stay buried.
Annotation:Once you try the new street drug Soy Sauce you may come back, but you may not come back human... A humorous gross-fest about two college dropouts who are trying to save the world from a very hostile takeover.
Annotation:Jack Durkin’s family has weeded Lorne Field for centuries. Few realize how important this job is—if the field is left untended, a horrific monster will be unleashed and blood-spattered devastation will follow.
Annotation:Join Cousin Eerie as he shares more of his frightening tales of horror and revulsion in the latest Dark Horse reprint of the unforgettable Creepy/Eerie horror comics.