Ice Cream Man – a horrifying anthology series that plays with the comics medium

With Ice Cream Man, writer W. Maxwell Prince and artist Martín Morazzo have crafted a psychologically and aesthetically terrifying horror comic. Prince draws inspiration from his personal life rather than the horror genre. 

“I think Ice Cream Man is a way for me to talk about things that… as a husband, as a son, as a friend and just as a citizen of the world… make me worry and afraid,” Prince said. “Where the horror genre is concerned… I don’t know anything about it. I don’t read horror. I don’t watch horror movies. I’ve never read Junji Ito or any of that stuff.” 

Ice Cream Man is one of my all-time favorite comic books, a currently ongoing series from Image Comics that takes the form of single-issue, self-contained horror stories that constantly play with the comics medium.

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New Comic Reviews: Getting it Together #1, Batman #100 and Amazing Spider-Man #49

Hey! 

Thank you for reading Sequential Stories! I started it just a few months ago, and I’ve already gotten a great response. It appears people are enjoying the blog, which means a lot. Some of you even support the blog on Patreon, which is incredible. 

I’m going to do something a little different this week and let you know that this is something you should come to expect sometimes. I’m changing things up a little bit! 

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