Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Halloween 2017: What To Watch At Home and In Theaters + Comics

Here's what to watch this Halloween season. Not just on the small screen, but on the big screen. And some horror comics to sweeten your Halloween holiday.

We'll add more content as news comes out on new scary things to see or read.

Roseanne was known for her Halloween episodes and now you can see them all via Amazon streaming, free if you have Amazon Prime. The only other way is by getting a DVD of the episodes, but we live in the now, so streaming is the way. List of episodes below.
  • Season 2 – “BOO!”
  • Season 3 – “Trick or Treat”
  • Season 4- “Trick Me Up, Trick Me Down”
  • Season 5 – “Halloween IV”
  • Season 6 – “Halloween V”
  • Season 7 – “Skeleton in the Closet”
  • Season 8 – “Halloween – The Final Chapter”
  • Season 9 – “Satan, Darling”
The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror #23 comes out Sept 20 for all the new tales of the annual anthology. This time IT gets made parodies with two other tales.

"As children, Marge, Homer, Lenny, Carl and Barney were tormented by a clown that lived in the sewer. Together they defeated the face-painted fiend. Now as adults, they are about to be tormented by the same clown again. Sometimes “IT Happens.” Then, Comic Book Guy gets a well-deserved curse placed on him by an unsuspecting citizen of Springfield. And finally, Marge is the only one standing between her family and a fungal invasion from space!"

TCM In October, this cable channel will have a huge amount of old horror movies and classics for the entire month of October, starting on Oct 1st. Check the full schedule here.

Haunters: The Art Of The Scare, is a documentary about all annual haunts and how there made. There even seems to be some drama as the new darker haunts with simulated murders are looked to kindly on by the older jump scare haunts and mazes. It's on Blu-ray and digital on October 3.

Lore, Amazon's new anthology horror series based on modern myths and legends will premiere on Friday, October 13 on Prime Video.

Happy Death Day, has the victim of a serial killer reliving her death, day after day, in attempt to stop and figure who keeps killing her on her birthday. Premieres on Friday, October 13 in theaters.

American Satan, a new horror movie about a punk band making a "deal with the devil" for popularity will premiere on Friday, October 13 in select theaters. It's set in Hollywood, so a lot of notable spots around LA will be in the film.

The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror, the annual special comes back to us on October 22, 2017 on FOX. Treehouse of Horror XXVIII will feature three stories as per usual.

The Walking Dead Season 8, follow your favorite survivors of a zombie Apocalypse with the 100th episode bringing back the show Oct 22 on AMC Network.

AMC FearFest 2017 comes back to the cable channel October 23 through October 31. For classic and cult horror movies.

DC House of Horrors, an anthology of terrifying stories from the DC Universe goes on sale October 25th with 80 pages of scares.

What dumb name though as DC has a bunch of properties from its past to use like House of Secrets or House of Mystery.

Martha Kent fights for her life against a creature from a spacecraft that lands in front of her farmhouse! A young woman is possessed by the spirit of a murderous Amazon warrior! The last surviving member of the Justice League faces down a horror beyond imagining!

and probably the best news

Stranger Things season 2 premieres on October 27, 2017 on Netflix.