Here are the best horror comics and graphic novels from the industry's darkest minds. Most people associate comic books with superheroes and fantasy. They certainly have the power to inspire readers to do great deeds. However, there are plenty of other comic books out there that have the exact opposite goal in mind. Plenty of comic books and graphic novels have been released with the intention to terrify and frighten readers. The best horror comics of all time can be found on this list. Which ones make you stay awake at night?
Even casual comic book readers will find some titles on this list they recognize. The Walking Dead may be better known these days as a popular TV show, but it got its start as a genuinely frightening comic book zombie saga. As you run through this list, you may even come across some books that you may want to read down the road. Some recent and popular titles any horror lover should check out include I Am a Hero, Infidel, and Gideon Falls.
The scariest old and new horror comics alike have been gathered for this list. You will find scary comic book titles from all of the major publishers, including Marvel and DC. Vote for the top horror comics you've enjoyed, so other avid readers know what to check out next.
A city is plagued by a curse that is somehow related to spirals. It's disturbing and will have you on the edge of your seat.
Buckaroo, Oregon has produced 16 of the worst serial killers in American history. The latest killer is Edward Charles Warren, who has a proclivity for biting off his victims' fingernails.
The Locke family has a history of murder, betrayal, and demons. Unimagined terrors arise, making way for a nightmare that never ends.
Batman dives deep into the confines of Arkham Asylum to stop the Joker before it's too late. While there, Batman finds himself haunted by his own demons.
The Rock family moves to a small town in New Hampshire after a bullying event. The family just wants a clean start, but evil lurks nearby.
A small town in the middle of nowhere experiences 30 days of night every year. That's when the vampires come out to play.
Rick Grimes awakens in the middle of the zombie apocalypse. He takes the role of leader in a new community who have to navigate this new world where there is a lot more to worry about than zombies.
A monster series that combines environmentalism. The Swamp Thing struggles with its own identity, which gives way to some of the greatest horrors ever.
Kyle Barnes is cut off from society after all of his loved ones have succumbed to demonic possessions. He needs answers if he's to save the world.
From Hell is a long read because it dives into every aspect that could have influenced Jack the Ripper. Throughout the graphic novel, everything remains unlcear until Alan Moore lets you know everything you need to know.
A mystery illness spreads through grief and a random small town tragedy bring the Hulk out of hiding. He has the only mind on Earth that can connect the dots.
An anthology series that saw a host of talented writers and artists work on it. 16 issues of quality terror will keep you turning the page, wanting to see what horrors transpire next.
Emmy finds herself in the middle of an intergenerational, supernatural conflict. She's called to investigate a haunted house, and while the family seems normal at first, terrors lie waiting.
An American Muslim woman moves into a new building with a diverse group of characters. However, this building is filled with demons that feed off xenophobia.
A coming-of-age story where Johnny has to learn to suppress his homicidal urges. Before he can reach any sort of epiphany, he first has to kill a lot of innocent people.
A complete edition of Edgar Allan Poe's most well-known works. From The Raven to The Conqueror Worm, everyone's favorite tales of horror have been collected here.
A small town becomes overrun with zombies. However, these aren't your normal zombies. They walk and talk just like us, offering a fresh spin on an old tale.
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina combines elements of horror with coming-of-age stories. Witchcraft serves as a metaphor for female sexuality, and Lucifer awaits Sabrina.
Chloe Pierce had no idea how much her life would change when her fiance picked up a self-help book. He blew his brains out in her kitchen, and something in that book caused him to do it.
The legend of the Black Barn is too enticing for some. It brings madness and death wherever it goes. This comic book series explores the true nature of evil without relying heavily on gore.
Riverdale has more problems than usual in this thrilling series. Each character has skeletons in their closet, and who knows who will make it out alive.
A puzzle box opens a gateway to a Hell-like dimension. A race of Cenobites invade Earth where they gather human souls for their twisted experiments.
A washed-up one hit wonder spends most of his time at the local diner. That is until a group of musical heroes come to upend his life.
The devil has long been thought of to be the master of the tricky deal. This series dives into that framework but in the world of stocks, finances, and recessions and how it all ties into the Lord of Darkness.