The special horror-themed Free Comic Book Day issue of Comic Book Marketplace headed to press yesterday as the highest ordered issue of CBM in the publication’s distinguished history.
FCBD 2012 OVERSTREET COMIC BOOK MARKETPLACE
(W) Robert M. Overstreet, J. C. Vaughn (CA) Vincent Spencer
(W) Robert M. Overstreet, J.C. Vaughn, Various
The Walking Dead. Tales From The Crypt. Tomb of Dracula. Swamp Thing. Horror stories have been giving comic book fans the creeps for decades, yet they often fail to get their due. What defines horror? What’s new in the genre? Now the team behind The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide takes an insightful look at the worlds of horror in this new special. Great articles, interviews, and market snapshots focus on what makes reading and collecting horror comics so cool. Cover by Zombie-Proof artist Vincent Spencer.
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J.C. Vaughn is best known as the Vice-President of Publishing for Gemstone Publishing, the home of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, where he was worked for more than 23 years. Their projects have included Hake’s Price Guide To Character Toys, The Overstreet Price Guide To Star Wars Collectibles, and The Overstreet Guide To Grading Comics, among others. In comics he has created or co-created Zombie-Proof (with Vincent Spencer), Vampire, PA, The Flight, and Antiques: The Comic Strip with Brendon & Brian Fraim, Return of the Human with Mark Wheatley, as well as Bedtime Stories for Impressionable Children, McCandless & Company, and others. With fellow Stargate Atlantis and Stargate Universe scribe Mark L. Haynes, he wrote three original graphic novels and a mini-based based on the Fox TV series 24. He also has written or co-written Shi (with Billy Tucci), Mighty Samson (with Jim Shooter), Cory Doctorow’s Futuristic Tales of the Here & Now, Blue Beetle in the DC Universe Holiday Special 2008, and Battlestar Galactica. In the process he has worked with 20th Century Fox, Crusade Fine Arts, Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics, Disney, EC Comics, IDW Publishing, Image Comics, MGM, and Universal Studios, among others. In addition to comics, he has written for animation, trading cards, magazines, newspapers, and websites. His work has been profiled in Emmy magazine, TV Guide, and 24 Magazine and other periodicals, as well as on comic industry outlets.