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The Upturned Stone

4.33  ·  Rating Details  ·  33 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published July 1st 1993 by Heavy Metal Magazine
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J.W. Patten
Oct 31, 2013 J.W. Patten rated it it was amazing
It's Halloween, and you know what that means...
Ghost stories!
And as ghost stories go, Scott Hampton's "The Upturned Stone" ranks as one of the best.
I discovered this story when I used to be an avid reader of Heavy Metal magazine.
That's "Heavy Metal", as in avant garde art and story-telling, not the music genre.
In "The Upturned Stone", the story of childhood innocence unfolds...as well as its loss.
Four boys discover a huge pumpkin growing in a cemetery. They harvest it to take home, where it gets
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Los dibujos, una chulada.
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Jan 31, 2015 Jacobi rated it really liked it
Shelves: trades-read
This is the perfect comic to read during Halloween season. The Upturned Stone follows 4 young boys who each are being haunted by similar dreams. I won't say more than that because the less you know the better, but if you like Stephen King style horror (the kind that features horror alongside small town USA and adolescence) this comic is for you.
Sonic
Nov 26, 2010 Sonic rated it liked it
Exquisite artwork and a seriously creepy story that is perfect for Halloween,... though I read it a little late,... left an mild impression though perhaps I need to wait longer to see how the story sits with me,... I felt the pacing was a little sketchy, and I never really cared for the characters, but it was mostly good.
Apothekari Peel
Nov 05, 2008 Apothekari Peel rated it really liked it
Wonderful ghost story that would make a truly spooky film if handled correctly.
I've met Scott Hampton a couple of times and found him to be a prince of a man, truly generous, and kind.
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Jan 02, 2011 Chuck Pee rated it it was amazing
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A freelance comic book artist known for his diversity, Hampton has illustrated such iconic properties as Batman, Sandman, Black Widow, Hellraiser, and Star Trek in addition to work on his creator-owned projects such as The Upturned Stone.

He began his career following in the footsteps of brother and fellow comic book creator Bo Hampton. Both Scott and Bo studied under Will Eisner in 1976. Scott's f
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