Best Horror Comics And Graphic Novels 2019

author img
BY April 29, 2019

Fans of horror comics and graphic novels have a lot to be excited about this year. 2019 has been a fantastic year for horror fans, and some of the most exciting books are available now for purchase. To get a good idea of the year’s hottest releases, here are a few of the best horror comics and graphic novels 2019.

There are a lot of great sci-fi and fantasy games and comics out this year. Horror fans love a great story and thrills throughout. That’s why 2019 has been so much fun for comics and graphic novels. The best comics of 2019 for horror fans push the envelope. Likewise, they thrill from start to finish. With so many issues out on the market, here are the sleeper hits in horror.

Horror Comics and Graphic Novel Themes in 2019

A lot of great horror comics and graphic novels are surrounding a few key themes.


A big hit right now is stories about murder. With so many true crime series out now on Netflix and other streaming channels, murder is popular. As a theme, it allows horror to take a very human form. Things in horror murder comics and graphic novels feel very real. Whereas aliens, demons, and other supernatural things feel a bit less believable.


For some reason, vampires and werewolves are no longer the big thing. Now, demons are a popular part of horror comics. As always, demons represent something mighty and evil. For a lot of reasons, Satan and other demonic things really send the fear home for readers. Demons bring a lot fear to the table. Now, let’s get into the best horror comics and graphic novels 2019!

Best Horror Comics 2019: Sleeper Hits

Girl in the Bay

This series from Dark Horse thrives on being a revelation of great storytelling. The story is dark, but the characters bring heart to the gruesome narrative. A seventeen year old girl stars as the product of a murder mystery. The murder takes place in 1969, when Kathy Satori is attacked and thrown into the bay outside Brooklyn. Thought to be dead, Satori fights her deadly situation and survives. Around every corner awaits a new threat and danger.

The scariest thing about the Girl in the Bay is the fact that the entire time, another version of Kathy has been living her life. The doppelgänger is suspiciously normal. Something is clearly going on here, but what? The double happens to be her murderer, and the story that follows is one of ghosts and horror. Violence is not what makes this series scary. The horror comes from eerie people and horrible things they are willing to do. With three issues out now, and three on the way, Girl in the Bay is the scary story you have been waiting for.

Obey Me

best horror comics and graphic novels 2019
Image Credit: Read Comics Online

Obey Me is a series from Dynamite Comics. The setup for 2019’s Obey Me is very simple. Two soul collectors go to retrieve a soul from someone. During the adventure, they arrive to the Slums, a terribly gross and defiled place. The worst of the worst live in the Slums. Likewise, the Slums are filled with danger. When they arrive, they realize nothing is normal about this job.

The debtor whose soul is on the line is hard to find. Mostly because of the Vikers. The Vikers are a dangerous gang out to keep Vanessa and Monty from doing their job. Two demons purchase the soul, leading to more conflict. Now, more people than ever want this man’s soul. Conflict arises, leading to a hellish battle involving evil versus evil.

The Demon and its Hellhound are not looking to lose this soul. But why are they so determined to protect it? The Obey Me duo look for a fight in this series. A conflict of horrifying follows in every issue. The series is three issues into its current run, continuing with three more to come.

Alien 3

The screenplay for Alien 3 was never used. There are a lot of movies that never get made in Hollywood. That being said, Alien is a huge title. The entire film will be a graphic novel, bringing it back to life. For now, Alien 3 releases in single issues before the complete package is released. Alien 3 follows the familiar crew from the series. Alien is scary and full of Xenomorphs. Unfortunately, the horror does not stop there. The controlled environments in the space station become unstable, leading to another disaster.

Hicks, Spence, and the others find danger everywhere. Xenomorph embryos hatch all around the station, leading to chaos. It might be too late to fix the problem, but a fight is sure to come! The scariest thing about Alien is the Xenomorph creatures. There are a lot of violent scenes in Alien 3, just like the movies.

Smashed: Junji Ito Story

Smashed: Junji Ito Story is a tale of haunted houses and horror. Nightmares happen every day for Junji Ito, and the mystery never stops. A secret nectar is the center of a zombie-like takeover. All of the threats center around a haunted house, but it is not from this world.

From the cover, the horror in Smashed: Junji Ito Story is a terrifying tale that you can see right away. The art style is as scary as any other graphic novel in 2019. With a lot of scenes that stay with the reader all night long, the story is hard to beat. Readers will love the story, art, and horror that comes with Smashed: Junji Ito Story.

Dive into Best Horror Comics and Graphic Novels 2019

For a scary story, these sleeper hits are hard to beat. The content in these books is scary, thrilling, and overall a great read. In a lot of ways horror is changing. More and more stories involve demons and murder. These are no exception, and do it very well. No matter how many horror comic books and graphic novels you read, they never get old! Add these to your collection as soon as possible if you love a good scare. Geek out with these scary horror stories today!


Leave a comment


MarvelTV Shows
ABC Wants a Live-Action Marvel Female Hero for Post-SHIELD Series

In their Television Critics’ Association panel on Wednesday, network president Karey Burke revealed that plans are in motion for a new live-action Marvel female hero series. When Agents of SHIELD wrap-up their final mission next year, it will mark the first time since The Avengers ABC will not host a Marvel series on its air. […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 8, 2019
Legendary Comic Artist Ernie Colón Dead at 88

According to his Facebook page, the artist Ernie Colón has passed away at the age of 88. He leaves behind a staggering body of work that stretched across several genres. In case you’re not familiar with his art, here is a look back at his career. Started Out in Comics Born in Puerto Rico, Colón […]

BY Salomé Gonstad August 10, 2019
Into the Spider-Verse Sequel Is Happening

Longtime Spider-Man producer Amy Pascal confirmed that they are at work on an Into the Spider-Verse sequel, though no release date is set.

BY Joshua M. Patton June 22, 2019
Insomniac Games Officially Acquired by Sony

Sometimes, things that are practically already official become official. Insomniac Games is a developer that is nearly as exclusive to Sony as you can get without a contract. For years, the team developed hits for various iterations of the Playstation. Thanks to an acquisition announced yesterday, Sony officially carries the Spider-Man developer under their Interactive […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 20, 2019
Inside Xbox: News from Gamescom 2019

Gamescom doesn’t have the following that E3 has. In recent years, however, it has grown into a big event for gaming news, trailers, and announcements. There are a lot of things coming from Gamescom 2019, and the Inside Xbox event really set the stage for an exciting week. Let’s break down each big moment in […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 19, 2019
History of Mario – Side Series Games

Mario is a busy dude. He’s constantly fighting off Bowser, and his 7+ kids, as he defends the Mushroom Kingdom from evil. What about his other adventures? It’s obvious that the mainline Mario games are a huge part of the iconic plumber. That being said, what happens in Mario’s other adventures? The History of Mario […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 18, 2019
The History of CD Projekt Red – Games and More

Ask any gaming critic or fan and they’ll tell you they can already foresee next year’s biggest release. Cyberpunk 2077 is going to be the biggest game of 2020. It’s no surprise the company behind The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt is garnishing so much attention and anticipation. In fact, when the company announced an […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 18, 2019


Insomniac Games Officially Acquired by Sony

Sometimes, things that are practically already official become official. Insomniac Games is a developer that is nearly as exclusive to Sony as you can get without a contract. For years, the team developed hits for various iterations of the Playstation. Thanks to an acquisition announced yesterday, Sony officially carries the Spider-Man developer under their Interactive […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 20, 2019
BREAKING: Standoff Between Sony and Disney Threatens Spider-Man’s Future in the MCU

For months, fans and insiders alike awaited the news that Sony and Marvel Studios extended their unprecedented deal to share the Spider-Man character. However, news broke on Tuesday that a standoff between Sony and Disney may effectively end Spider-Man’s participation in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This comes as a shock, with at least one more […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 20, 2019
‘Arrow’ Star Stephen Amell To Turn Villain For New Wrestling Show ‘Heels’

After playing a superhero for 7 years, Arrow star Stephen Amell will become a villain for the new Wrestling drama ‘Heels’.

BY Shah Shahid August 20, 2019
Kevin Smith Announces New ‘He-Man’ Series As A Netflix Original Anime

The popular 80’s hit He-Man will be returning as a Netfilx original Anime by filmmaker Kevin Smith, tited Masters Of The Universe: Revelation

BY Shah Shahid August 20, 2019