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Welcome to the Longbox of Darkness: A Podcast of Horrors that focuses mainly on comic books, with the odd film or novel thrown in for good measure. Join horror hosts Misty Graves and Herman Louw for a bi-monthly foray into terror.

Welcome to the Longbox of Darkness: A Podcast of Horrors that focuses mainly on comic books, with the odd film or novel thrown in for good measure. Join horror hosts Misty Graves and Herman Louw for a bi-monthly foray into terror.

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Welcome to the Longbox of Darkness: A Podcast of Horrors that focuses mainly on comic books, with the odd film or novel thrown in for good measure. Join horror hosts Misty Graves and Herman Louw for a bi-monthly foray into terror.

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@darklongbox

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English


Episodes

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

5/29/2020
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...

Duration:02:26:49

Episode 17: Elvira's House Of Mystery

4/24/2020
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...

Duration:03:04:52

Halloween Special 2019: Vampires Galore!

10/28/2019
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...

Duration:04:09:21

Episode 16: The Phantom Stranger No. 14

10/21/2019
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...

Duration:01:23:56

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

4/3/2019
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...

Duration:00:35:31

Episode 15 - Creepy Presents DITKO

10/31/2018
Join Herman as he delves into a Dark Horse Celebration of the horror stories and art of the legendary Steve Ditko (1929-2018), whom we sadly lost this year. Added to that, Horror Intern ERIN LIN makes a return to the show, we have a horror profiles segment (again spotlighting DITKO), and recommendations. Give it a listen, IF you dare. Feedback can be sent to darklongbox@gmail.com, follow the podcast on twitter @darklongbox, and check out the blog www.longboxofdarkness.com.

Duration:01:24:34

Episode 14 - The Amazing Screw-On Head

9/10/2018
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...

Duration:01:02:39

Episode 13 - Neonomicon

6/30/2018
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...

Duration:02:18:09

Prelude to Episode 13 - The Courtyard

5/14/2018
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

Duration:00:33:21

Prelude to Episode 13 - The Courtyard

5/14/2018
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

Duration:00:33:27

Episode 12 - Gabriel, Devil-Hunter

4/24/2018
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...

Duration:02:16:57

Episode 11 - Hideshi Hino's Opus of Hell

4/20/2018
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!

Duration:01:33:10

Prelude to Episode 11 - "Hell Baby"

3/21/2018
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.

Duration:00:27:11

Episode 10 - Weird War Tales #93

3/4/2018
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...

Duration:01:16:33

Episode 9 - American Vampire Vol.1

2/17/2018
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!

Duration:01:09:49

The First Interlude - "Midnight Mess."

12/18/2017
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.

Duration:00:19:27

Episode 8 - Ghost Rider #70

12/3/2017
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.

Duration:01:03:04

Episode 7 - Monster and the Scream! & Misty Special

11/6/2017
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 darklongbox@gmail.com. Follow the podcast on Twitter @darklongbox, and check out the blog at www.longboxofdarkness.com, IF you dare.

Duration:01:31:44

Episode 6: The House of Mystery #318

10/25/2017
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 darklongbox@gmail.com. Twitter is an alternative @darklongbox. Happy trails, Crystal Lake Campers!

Duration:01:11:30

Episode 5 - Alien Salvation

10/13/2017
This week Herman looks at Alien: Salvation from Dark Horse Comics. This is followed by our Erin Segment, History of Horror Comics, and finally Horror Profiles. All in all, a doozy of an episode, wouldn't cha say? Send feedback to darklongbox@gmail.com, twitter: @darklongbox or check out the blog www.longboxofdarkness.com

Duration:01:19:27