Monday, October 5, 2015

[Cryptworld] "Creepy Comic Conversion" Issue 1 Now Available -- New Horror RPG Zine

I love horror comix, especially the long-forgotten ones that have entered the public domain. As a way to bring these amazing terror tales back to life, I’ve grabbed one at random and converted one of the stories as a mini-Cryptworld adventure. In this full-color 20-page zine, you first read the short comic story, then the back-half is that same tale now fleshed out and statted up for an evening’s gaming.

So here is Issue 1 of the "Creepy Comic Conversion" series featuring "The Case Of The Painted Beast" from Eerie Number 3 (1951):


In "The Case Of The Painted Beast", a prize-winning piece of artwork has been irreplaceably damaged, and the badly-injured night watchman claims the vandal wasn't human! Was the assault and destruction caused by a disgruntled losing artist? Or is there something more nefarious – and deadly – stalking the contest judges?

Issue 1 of the "Creepy Comic Conversion" series is now available in PDF at Drive Through RPG, and in a print-on-demand format at MagCloud. I'll also have copies available at Con of the Cob and U-Con Gaming Convention this fall, so be sure to look for them. 

4 comments:

  1. Wow! Being a comic fan, I love this kind of format! Great job

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  2. This is quite possibly the best Cryptworld idea yet! Looking forward to future installments! (And extra thanks for pointing us toward the Digital Comic Museum for more Golden Age goodness.)

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  3. I love it! I you can make NTRPG Con 2016 save me a few copies.

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