NIGHTMARE SOUP BLOG
The Tale Of The Silver Necklace
For Lucy’s 13th birthday, her two friends Sharon and Elle came to sleep over. At around midnight, the girls decided to conduct a seance. “We should call out to Alan,” Lucy said. Alan was a boy in their grade who had drowned the year before. “Wouldn’t we need an item that once belonged to him?” Elle questioned. “Too bad we don’t have that stupid silver necklace he always wore,” Sharon laughed. “Alan just lived down the street,” said Lucy. “I think that if we called out enough, he’d show up.” They lit a candle Lucy had on her nightstand and...
10 Things That Terrified Me Growing Up In The 90s That Still Disturb Me Today
Also, check out our new book Nightmare Soup: Tales That Will Turn Your Stomach It's crazy how well we remember something when it scares us, especially when we're kids. And it's even more crazy how those things tend to follow us into adulthood. Maybe it's because our emotions were so amplified back then... or... maybe it's because 90s media had a particular knack at creating concentrated nightmare fuel for kids. Probably a little bit of both. With that said, here are 10 random things that personally terrified me...10. Meg Mucklebones - The Swamp Witch from LegendThe 1985 Tom Cruise movie...
Here's What It Looks Like When You Add A Bit Of Color To Nightmare Soup Illustrations
A bit of curiosity struck me today and I wondered what a few of Andy's illustrations would look like with a dash of color. So, I started up my trusty graphics program and slapped on some digital paint. Here are the results for I Hate Clowns, Mr. Smiley, and The Sloth.
Here's What The Rugrats Would Look Like If They Were In Nightmare Soup
As you can probably tell, Nightmare Soup is heavily influenced by the pop culture of the 90s (Goosebumps, Are You Afraid of the Dark, and of course Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark). So with that in mind, Andy used his artistic talents to inject a little Nightmare Soup into another group of 90s icons... The Rugrats. The result is disturbing in a horrifically nostalgic way. You'll undoubtedly be craving a Reptar Bar after this. Ready to snag your copy of Nightmare Soup? Purchase yours here. (limited supply available)