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Comic Book Review: 'Goatman' Written and Illustrated by Tim Vargulish

Comic Book Review: 'Goatman' Written and Illustrated by Tim Vargulish

For as long as I can remember, I've been obsessed with monsters.

Horror comics are a big deal right now. Some of that can probably be attributed to the runaway success of Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard’s The Walking Dead – which was huge even before the television adaptation – and the fact that zombies in general are more popular than bacon. There are also recent Stephen King adaptations like The Stand and N., the ongoing Buffy the Vampire Slayer continuation of the TV show, Joe Hill’s Locke & Key, Brubaker & Phillips’ Lovecraftian noir Fatale, and “mainstream” horror comics like DC’s Swamp Thing and Animal Man. Heck, even Archie Comics has successfully launched its campy/scary Afterlife With Archie series in time for Halloween this year.

Indie comics aren’t exactly slouches in the horror arena. From early work like J.N. Williamson’s Masques to more recent homages like

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