Nevermore: A Graphic Adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's Short Stories - Various artists and writers bring some of Poe's best spooky stories to black-and-white comic book life. Some of my favorites are here: "The Raven," "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Black Cat," "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Masque of the Red Death," and others.
Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft - This full-color graphic novel, about a New England mansion whose doors transform all who walk through them, is written by Joe Hill (bestselling author of the horror novel Heart-Shaped Box and the collection of scary short stories 20th Century Ghosts) and beautifully drawn by Gabriel Rodriguez (whose credits include a bunch of great stuff, including Clive Barker's The Great and Secret Show.)
The New Annotated Dracula - In my opinion, this is the definitive version of Bram Stoker's vampire classic, edited with a foreward and comprehensive notes by Leslie S. Klinger. There are pictures, maps, and renderings throughout the book.
Wrightson's Frankenstein - Bernie Wrightson adds his stupendous black-and-white illustrations to Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's amazing words, bringing the lengendary monster tale to new life. This large, gorgeous book features an introduction by Stephen King.
Elsewhere - William Peter Blatty, author of The Exorcist, brings us another frightening tale, this one about a haunted house. The short novel includes interior artwork by Alex McVey, four atmospheric, black-and-white, full page illustrations that perfectly capture the mood of Blatty's words.
Happy reading, everyone!