34 Comics and Mini Comic Titles Available
Posted by Nicole Bunge on June 13, 2018 @ 8:07 pm CT
There are 22 full size and 12 mini comic titles available. Participating retailers may also purchase HCF Mini-Comic Polypacks for retail sale to customers. These 25- unit polypacks are intended as giveaways for trick-or-treaters or as party favors are available for $4.99 at the beginning of October.
This year’s HCF Commemorative T-Shirt is illustrated by Eisner Award-winning creator Eric Powell (The Goon).
"The comics available this year reflect a broad range of tastes. The All-Ages Mini Comics feature popular characters like Rocky & Bullwinkle, Archie, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, while the Full-Size Comics feature well-known properties like Hellblazer, Spider-Man, and Goosebumps," said HCF spokesperson Ashton Greenwood. (See full title listing below and covers in the attached Gallery!)
Halloween ComicFest 2018 Full Size Comics:
Princeless: Raven: Pirate Princess (Action Lab)
Danger Doll Presents: Amalgama Lives! (Action Lab - Danger Zone)
A Walk Through Hell #1 Special Edition (Aftershock Comics)
Genesis: The Edgar Rice Burroughs Universe (American Mythology)
Howard Lovecraft And The Kingdom Of Madness (Arcana Studios)
Jughead: The Hunger #1 Special Edition (Archie Comics)
Aspen Comics Presents: Aspen Mascots (Aspen Comics)
Lady Mechanika: La Dama De La Muerte (Benitez Productions)
Hellboy and The B.P.R.D.: 1953 - The Phantom Hand & The Kelpie (Dark Horse Comics)
John Constantine: The Hellblazer #1 (DC Entertainment)
Goosebumps: Monsters at Midnight (IDW Publishing)
W.I.T.C.H. #1 (Jy)
Battle Angel Alita: Homecoming (Kodansha Comics)
Ms. Marvel #1 (Marvel Comics)
Superior Spider-Man #1(Marvel Comics)
Thor #1 (Marvel Comics)
Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed To Earth (Random House Books For Young Readers)
Monstrous: Three Monsters and A Baby One-Shot (Source Point Press)
Aposimz Sampler (Vertical Comics)
Frankenstein: Junji Ito Story Collection Sampler (Viz Media)
Shibuya Goldfish Vol. 1 (Yen Press)
Windmaker: Birth Of A King (Youneek Studios)
Halloween Comicfest 2018 Mini Comics:
Vamplets: The Undead Pet Society: Help The Pony! (Action Lab)
Spookhouse Sampler (Albatross Funnybooks)
Rocky & Bullwinkle Adventures (American Mythology)
Archie's Madhouse Mayhem (Archie Comics)
Over The Garden Wall And Into The Unknown (Boom! Studios)
Nancy Drew #1 (Dynamite Entertainment)
Johnny Boo and The Spooky Tree (IDW Publishing)
TMNT: Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (IDW Publishing)
Ghost Friends Forever (Papercutz)
Hollow Fields Sampler (Seven Seas Entertainment)
Splatoon (VIZ Media)
Z-Z-Z-Zombie Boy Vol. 1 (Yen Press)
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