Ghost stories and Christmas are so tightly bound together we should perhaps think of them as siblings. They might not seem all that alike for, where one is round and jolly – all marzipan and mistletoe, the other is spindle-thin, papery, flapping and scratching at the window. Yet both comeRead More →

Back in September I was lucky enough to be a guest at Through a Glass Darkly – a 2 day M. R. James conference in York. Of course I intended to write up some kind of blog about the event, but of course I haven’t found the time. Luckily, WillRead More →

Artist Meghan Hetrick has written about her process for The Treasure of Abbot Thomas, and has posted the full unlettered artwork for the story on her website. It is absolutely beautiful. Beware spoilers if you’re not already familiar with the story and/or haven’t got your hands on a copy of Ghost Read More →

There are four tales here, each illustrated by a different artist. Number 13 by George Kambadais, Count Magnus by Abigail Larson, Oh, Whistle and I’ll Come To You, My Lad, by Al Davison and The Treasure of Abbot Thomas by Meghan Hetrick. M R James was a master of craftingRead More →

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Vol 2 will be launched at this weekend’s Thought Bubble Comic convention in Leeds. Publishers Self Made Hero have publicly announced today the artists for this second volume on their news page and, very excitingly, two of them will be at the event this weekend.Read More →