The Longbox of Darkness: A Horror Comics Podcast
LOD Xmas Special 2020: Classic Horror with Steve Urena

LOD Xmas Special 2020: Classic Horror with Steve Urena

December 26, 2020

3 Hosts! 3 comics! It's a Triptych of Terror in the Longbox of Darkness this Xmas!

So join Misty, Herman, and special guest Steve Urena, creator of the phenomenal Indie comic SLOW POKES, for our 2020 Special as we discuss classic Christmas horror tales from DC Comics, Warren's CREEPY Magazine, and EC's The Haunt of Fear. 

HAPPY HOLIDAYS and MERRY XMAS, horrorlings!

For extra content, check out the blog at www.longboxofdarkness.com.

Follow Misty @MistyGComics and Herman @darklongbox or @IntoWeird on Twitter.

Download Steve's brilliant SLOW POKES at https://gumroad.com/steveurena#OBfEu

Follow him on Twitter @Slowpokescomic

Love you all! Stay frosty, and watch out for those psychopathic Santas.

 

Episode 21 - Weird War Femme Fatales Pt. 2

Episode 21 - Weird War Femme Fatales Pt. 2

December 1, 2020

In a fond farewell to #WarComicsMonth, Misty and Herman wrap up their coverage of DC Comics' WEIRD WAR TALES with an in-depth look at Issue #82 (Dec. 1979). Listen in if you like Nazi BUTTwurst, senile generals, and wartorn Atlantean love affairs. All this AND a heated etymological debate over the pronunciation of 'Colonel.' That's right, darklings, it's all here in this episode of The Lonbgox of Darkness.

Special thanks to the following folks on Twitter who made #WarComicsMonth an epic experience:

Luke Jaconetti @ljacone

Ross Michaud @oldschoolross

Professor Alan @ProfessorAlan

Gerry Green @ProfessorFrenzy

Joe Crawford @IowasJoe

Billy D @BILLYd_licious 

Feedback can be sent to darklongbox@gmail.com. Follow us on Twitter @darklongbox, Misty is @MistyGComics and Herman @IntoWeird. Also please check out the blog at www.longboxofdarkness.com.

 

Our unofficial sponsor for this show is @telltalefilm on Twitter. Give his new Edgar Allan Poe Short Film trailer a look by clicking the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilFubeuJAFQ&feature=youtu.be

LOD Halloween Special: EC Favorites

LOD Halloween Special: EC Favorites

October 31, 2020

Herman and Misty are proud to present the 2020 LOD Halloween Special, featuring Mr. Billy D_licious from the Magazines & Monsters Blog and accompanying Podcast. This time around, it's all about EC Comics, baby! Who hoooo!

Feedback can be sent to darklongbox@gmail.com. Follow us on Twitter @MistyGComics and @darklongbox.

 

Happy HALLOWEEN, Horrorlings!!!

Episode 20 - Weird War Femme Fatales Pt.1

Episode 20 - Weird War Femme Fatales Pt.1

October 11, 2020

Another episode of The Longbox of Darkness is proudly presented by Misty Graves, first among the feared Femme Fatales of Yore. This week she manages to lure horror host Herman out of the crypt long enough to talk some ghostly gruesomeness, venous vampirism and a hefty guzzle of WEIRD WAR , as epitomized by DC Comics' WEIRD WAR TALES from the 1970s and 80s. So sit back, pour yourself a bloody mary, and enjoy the latest episode of LOD.

 

Feedback can be sent to longboxofdarkness@gmail.com. Also check out our blog www.longboxofdarkness.com. Keep it creepy, horrorlings!

Episode 19 - Nightmare Plagues Pt. 2: Jenny Finn

Episode 19 - Nightmare Plagues Pt. 2: Jenny Finn

August 19, 2020

Misty and Herm are back with more comic book HORROR, this time centered around the Dark Horse Comics miniseries JENNY FINN from Troy Nixey and Mike Mignola. NOT for the faint of heart!

 

Feedback can be sent to darklongbox@gmail.com, or by contacting us via our blog www.longboxofdarkness.com. Interacting with us on Twitter is also welcome. Misty is @MistyGcomics, and Herman @darklongbox & @IntoWeird

 

Keep it creepy!

Episode 18 - Nightmare Plagues Pt.1: The Masque Of The Red Death

Episode 18 - Nightmare Plagues Pt.1: The Masque Of The Red Death

May 29, 2020

Misty Graves and Herman are back with a brand new fear-filled fright fest of terror for your listening pleasure, horrorlings. This time around we discuss Richard Corben's adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's The Masque Of The Red Death from Dark Horse Comics' Spirits of the Dead collection. 

This is only PART I of our Nightmare Plagues presentation. Part II will be available next week. So in the words of Prince Prospero as played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, "Stick Around," and join us for our Apocalyptic Plagues wrap-up next week.

Feedback can be sent to darklongbox@gmail.com. Also, feel free to check out the blog at www.longboxofdarkness.com, where select images from the comic will be posted.

Follow us on Twitter! Misty is @MistyGComics and Herman @darklongbox

Keep it creepy!

 

Episode 17: Elvira’s House Of Mystery

Episode 17: Elvira’s House Of Mystery

April 24, 2020

The Longbox Of Darkness is back! Join Herman on this momentous occasion as he welcomes a brand new co-host to the show. That's right folks, the age of MISTY GRAVES is upon us!

In this episode Misty and Herm discuss one of the greatest horror hosts of all time, the Mistress Of The Dark herself, ELVIRA. And as an added bonus, we throw some comics into the mix, specifically ELVIRA'S House Of Mystery #3 and #10, published by DC Comics in 1986. A ghoulishly good time is had by all!

We also debut a new Funny Bone segment, courtesy of Misty's horror-laden sense of humor. So strap yourselves in, folks, and prepare for a nightmarishly fun ride down the darkest corridors of fear.

Feedback can be sent to darklongbox@gmail.com, and images from the comics under discussion can be viewed at www.longboxofdarkness.com. Follow the creators on twitter - Misty is at @MistyGComics, and Herman @darklongbox. 

Keep it Creepy! 

Halloween Special 2019: Vampires Galore!

Halloween Special 2019: Vampires Galore!

October 28, 2019

Happy Halloween, fearful ones!

For our Halloween Special this year the ghouls at the Longbox of Darkness and Into The Weird have deigned to blister your eardrums with a gargantuan 4 hour marathon of horror comics. Because of the sheer length of this endeavor, we've had to separate the episode into two chapters. They are as follows:

CHAPTER 1: ToD meets LoD - Ryan Daly from 'Midnight... The Podcasting Hour' and the Fire & Water Network of Podcasts joins Herman for a discussion of Marvel's TOMB OF DRACULA #12-14. 

CHAPTER 2: Billy and Herman get blood-drunk as they talk Vampire Tales #4, featuring Morbius the Living Vampire and Billy's absolute favorite horror story of all time, August Derleth's "The Drifting Snow."

Hope you enjoy it, Constant Listeners.

Again, Happy Halloween from Into The Weird and The Longbox of Darkness

Feedback can be sent to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com, darklongbox@gmail.com, and you can follow us on twitter @IntoWeird, @darklongbox, or @Billy_dlicious

Also look for the podcast addendum post on www.sinkintotheweird.com

Thanks, as always to the great band SEVEN KINGDOMS for the use of their excellent song In The Walls. Outro Song "Evil Woman" by ELO.

 

Episode 16: The Phantom Stranger No. 14

Episode 16: The Phantom Stranger No. 14

October 21, 2019

The Longbox of Darkness returns just in time for Shocktober and an early Halloween. This time around Herman discusses The Phantom Stranger #14 from August 1971 with none other than Mr. Billy D from the blog and podcast Magazines & Monsters. A good time is had by all!

In addition to this, look forward to our Eerie Erin segment, as well as a promo by the great TOMB OF IDEAS podcast. Also look for the Podcast Addendum post at longboxofdarkness.com

Feedback can be sent to darklongbox@gmail.com, or via the blog at www.longboxofdarkness.com

Thanks for tuning in, Constant Listeners. Pleasant screams, and a Happy Halloween to y'all.

Prelude To Episode 16: “By The Fright Of The Silvery Moon.”

Prelude To Episode 16: “By The Fright Of The Silvery Moon.”

April 3, 2019

The Longbox of Darkness is back! In a special prelude episode horror obsessive Herman discusses one of his favorite Werewolf Stories from EC's TALES FROM THE CRYPT #35. So batten the windows, melt down your silverware, cast those silver bullets, and get ready for a bloody ride engineered by the depraved but brilliant minds of Al Feldstein, Bill Gaines, and Jack Davis.

Feedback can be sent to darklongbox@gmail.com

or check out the blog at www.longboxofdarkness.com

Podcast addendum can be found at the following link: www.longboxofdarkness.com/2019/04/03/podcast-addendum-prelude-to-episode-16/

 

 

 

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