Episode 14 - The Amazing Screw-On Head

September 10, 2018

The Longbox of Darkness is back! After 2 months of sweet, sweet indolence Herman has finally gotten off his backside and produced a new show. And from here on in, there's no looking back. THIS WEEK, we discuss the blackest of black comedies from the pen of Mike Mignola himself: THE AMAZING SCREW-ON HEAD. Podcast addendum to be found at LOD EP. 14 Addendum.The History of Horror Segment returns, as well as a special creator spotlight, before wrapping the show up with some suitably terrifying recommendations. Thanks for listening, everyone. Feedback can be sent to darklongbox@gmail.com, follow me on twitter @darklongbox, or check out the blog at www.longboxofdarkness.com. Pleasant screams!

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Episode 13 - Neonomicon

June 30, 2018

Episode 13 is finally here, featuring special guest Erin Miskell from thebackseatdriverreviews.com, a lady of ascerbic wit and impeccable taste. During the main segment we discuss Alan Moore's controversial NEONOMICON, so be warned; this is not for the faint of heart. The ever popular HISTORY OF HORROR COMICS returns, as well as listener feedback, a birthday shout-out, and recommendations. Feedback can be sent to darklongbox@gmail.com, follow me on twitter @darklongbox, or check out the blog www.longboxofdarkness.com

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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 darklongbox@gmail.com, twitter @darklongbox, or on the blog www.longboxofdarkness.com

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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 darklongbox@gmail.com, follow me on twitter @darklongbox, or check out the blog at www.longboxofdarkness.com.

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Episode 11 - Hideshi Hino’s Opus of Hell

April 20, 2018

This week Herman ventures into the realm of HORROR MANGA as the discussion 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 Japanese Manga. The show concludes with feedback from listeners and some recommendations. Okage de oyasuminasai! 

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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 darklongbox@gmail.com or reach me on twitter @darklongbox. Images for this episode can be found at www.longboxofdarkness.com. 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. 

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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 www.longboxofdarkness.com, follow it on twitter @darklongbox, or send an email to darklongbox@gmail.com. Closing music: 'Suo Gan' from John William's Empire of The Sun Soundtrack. 

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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 www.longboxofdarkness.com, follow me on twitter @darklongbox, or hit me up at darklongbox@gmail.com. Audio files welcome! Peace ooot!

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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 www.longboxofdarkness.com , send me an email to darklongbox@gmail.com or follow me on twitter @darklongbox.

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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 darklongbox@gmail.com, follow us on twitter @darklongbox, and please check out the blog at www.longboxofdarkness.com.

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