Fantasy storytelling often engages with a dark/light struggle, and as writers it’s tempting to portray this on a grand scale to establish a sense of threat and character motivation. It’s far harder to write a nuanced take on this. Izzi Ward’s webcomic Sephie sidesteps potential issues by closely following a
There’s a certain artistic liberation that has spread since the early days of the internet. A global database where any prospective artist can build a cult following and influence other creators? Well it’s bound to nurture its very own cultural personality; a personality that is, perhaps, vastly more abstract, obtuse,
Darkadya is a multi-volume book series that focuses on dark, esoteric and occult artists across the globe. The series provides a high quality, physical platform for the artists to share and promote their works and is currently looking for new artists to feature. The book series is run by Haze,
Cvlt Nation Catches Dylan Mars Greenberg’s “ReAgitator: Revenge of the Parody” Screening in Portland!
I recently had the rare privilege of both finally getting to see horror/comedy ReAgitator: Revenge of the Parody on the big screen and to meet director Dylan Mars Greenberg of Disck Pictures in person! It was truly the opportunity of a lifetime. This took place on November 17th at 5th Avenue
From Blue Blood (who brought us the vividly beautiful California Deathrock and Razor Candi coffee table books) comes the next must-own hardcover book, Dodging Knives and Throwing Bullets: Dark Art & Inspiration by artist Vaughn Belak! Belak’s work is a dark/horror art style ranging from scary to adorable, and badass
Imagine a world of deformed beings, where discomfort smothers every last hope; humanity is nothing but a memory and you can smell death everywhere. This represents the vision of an artist who speaks to the darkest part hidden within us all. Davide Rankore is originally from a small town in