FantaCo to publish Eerie Publications the Complete covers, the Whole Bloody Mess!


On the 60s and 70s newsstands, the notorious Eerie Publications magazine covers shocked petrified comic readers everywhere with garish sideshow covers depicting torture, and gore.

These shocking covers burned themselves into the brain of everyone who saw them.

Now for the first time, collecting every known cover from this putrid publisher presented chronologically, fully annotated and in full ‘Picto-Color’. The good, the bad, and the ugly – the Whole Bloody Mess in one book available in March 2022.

Collected by Eerie Publications collector/historian/author Mike Howlett.

FantaCo is offering preorders serialized and numbered with an exclusive set of ten Eerie Publications trading cards for a limited time.

Available for preorder at


Mike Howlett is author of The Weird World of Eerie Publications: Comic Gore That Warped Millions of Young Minds, The Worst of Eerie Publications (Chilling Archives of Horror Comics!) and The Weird Indexes of Eerie Publications.


240 Pages, March 2021. Softcover $39.95, Smyth sewn hardcover $59.95

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