Joshua Viola

Scarecrows: Joshua Viola

SCARECROWS By Joshua Viola Art by Aaron Lovett Published Issue 082, October 2020 Scarecrows was previously published in Nightmares Unhinged: Twenty Tales of Terror (2015, Hex Publishers). ‡ “That’s mine,” Cody said, hoping he sounded tough — if he did, maybe he wouldn’t have to fight them. “Give it back.” “Newbie wants his little cap back,” Rich, …

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IT CAME FROM THE MULTIPLEX: AN INTERVIEW WITH CREATORS JOSHUA VIOLA & BRET AND JEANNI SMITH

Welcome to tonight’s feature presentation, brought to you by an unholy alliance of our spellcasters at Hex Publishers and movie-mages at the Colorado Festival of Horror. Please be advised that all emergency exits have been locked for this special nostalgia-curdled premiere of death. From crinkling celluloid to ferocious flesh — from the silver screen to …

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John Noonan photography

BRIGHT RAIN: SEAN EADS & JOSHUA VIOLA

BRIGHT RAINBy Sean Eads & Joshua ViolaPart 1 Published Issue 077, May 2020 The Tomorrow Project introduced helpful nanites into the human body, eradicating common ailments like cancer, heart disease and dementia. The nanites were designed to expire after six months and leave the body, but the expelled nanites rose into the atmosphere in water vapor and evolved. …

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Art by Jaime Valderrama

BFG: SEAN EADS & JOSHUA VIOLA

BFG By Sean Eads & Joshua ViolaPart 1 Published Issue 075, March 2020 In a distant future where religious belief is almost non-existent, a separatist group of fundamentalist Christians on a far-away planet worship an android they believe to be the incarnation of their messiah. Years after being kidnapped and brought to Earth for study, …

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