Prelude to Episode 13 - The Courtyard

May 14, 2018

This is a prelude to Episode 13, where Herman talks about Alan Moore's The Courtyard from Avatar Press. Warning! This episode is not for the feint of heart and will feature SPOILERS for those who have not read the comic. Listen freely, and of your own will. Feedback can be sent to, twitter @darklongbox, or on the blog


Episode 12 - Gabriel, Devil-Hunter

April 24, 2018

This week Herman is joined by special guest MARK CAIN from The United Nations of Horror and The Good The Bad And The Odd Podcast to discuss MARVEL's Black & White Horror Magazines, specifically the character Gabriel Devil-Hunter, excorcist extraordinaire, from MONSTERS UNLEASHED #11. The History Of Horror Segment makes a brief appearance, along with our recommendations. Please send feedback to, follow me on twitter @darklongbox, or check out the blog at


Episode 11 - Hideshi Hino’s Opus of Hell

April 20, 2018

This week Herman ventures into the realm of HORROR MANGA as the dicussion centers around two seminal works by Hideshi Hino - PANORAMA OF HELL and LULLABIES FROM HELL. Unfortunately Erin The Intern has been detained this week, but we make do with our HISTORY OF HORROR Segment, which focuses exclusively on the Horror History of Jaopanese Manga. The show concluded with Feedback from listeners and some recommendations for listeners. Okage de oyasuminasai! 


Prelude to Episode 11 - “Hell Baby”

March 21, 2018

Welcome to a special Prelude Episode of The Longbox of Darkness, in which Herman discusses some seminal HORROR MANGA; in this case Hideshi Hino's disturbing HELL BABY. Send feedback to or reach me on twitter @darklongbox. Images for this episode can be found at Outro Music by Mazzy Star, "Look on Down Upon The Bridge." HELL BABY Images can be found on the website by entering HELL BABY in the search bar. 


Episode 10 - Weird War Tales #93

March 4, 2018

In this episode Herman explores the Horrors of War! The episode kicks off with an in-depth looks at DC's Weird War Tales #93, before sequeing into the critically-lauded Erin Segment, where we tackle some listener feedback. The History of Horror Comics makes a return, as well as the host's recommendations. If you want more LOD, check out the blog at, follow it on twitter @darklongbox, or send an email to Closing music: 'Suo Gan' from John William's Empire of The Sun Soundtrack. 


Episode 9 - American Vampire Vol.1

February 17, 2018

Herman returns with a new episode of The Longbox of Darkness! This time around Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque's American Vampire gets the spotlight treatment. Erin returns...with a vengeance! And the History of Horror Segment makes an appearance, along with horror recommendations. If you have the stomach for it, check out the blog at, follow me on twitter @darklongbox, or hit me up at Audio files welcome! Peace ooot!


The First Interlude - “Midnight Mess.”

December 18, 2017

Welcome to The Longbox of Darkness - The First Interlude, a short discussion of EC Comics' "Midnight Mess" from Tales From The Crypt #35, a prelude to our next full-length episode "American Vampire." Check out the blog at , send me an email to or follow me on twitter @darklongbox.


Episode 8 - Ghost Rider #70

December 3, 2017

The show's been on a hiatus of 2 weeks due to a horrific bout of LARYNGITIS that tormented horror host Herman, but now he's back with an all new episode, chronicling a tale of deformity and hellfire. Erin's taking a breather this week, but the Horror Trivia and the History of Horror segements more than make up for that. We HOPE. Send feedback to, follow us on twitter @darklongbox, and please check out the blog at


Episode 7 - Monster and the Scream! & Misty Special

November 6, 2017

Herman discusses British Horror comics! That's right, it's time for the Brits to terrify our socks off with two of their seminal horror publications from the 80s, now making a return courtesy of Rebellion Publishing. Our ever-popular Erin segment returns as well, along with a discussion of monsters and how they permeate horror fiction. Email comments to Follow the podcast on Twitter @darklongbox, and check out the blog at, IF you dare.


Episode 6: The House of Mystery #318

October 25, 2017

Herman looks at one of his favorite comics from his youth, The House of Mystery #318. Featuring I...VAMPIRE, THE DAY AFTER DOOMSDAY and STALK AND SLASH. The Erin segment and the Horror History segment are both healthy, robust (and in the case of ERIN, busty), and accounted for. Comments can be sent to Twitter is an alternative @darklongbox. Happy trails, Crystal Lake Campers!