VICIOUS SHIVERS (Weekly newsletter of Cullen Bunn 🎃)

By Cullen Bunn

The official newsletter of writer Cullen Bunn. This is the place for the latest news, previews of upcoming work, hints of top secret projects, and more!

The official newsletter of writer Cullen Bunn. This is the place for the latest news, previews of upcoming work, hints of top secret projects, and more!

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#54・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 144

It’s almost time, kids! One more day ‘til Halloween, Halloween, Halloween! It’s almost time!Here we are, Halloween again! Once upon a time, this was my favorite holiday. Of course, it was! I’m a horror guy! Halloween is horror Mardi Gras!Then, last year happe…

 
#53・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 143

Your old pal Cullen… is weary.Over the past few days, my friend and frequent co-creator JimmyZ Johnston has been visiting, and we’ve been working hard on a number of projects. As you may know, JimmyZ has had a rough few months. He recently closed his terrific…

 
#52・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 142

Cindy is always telling me that I shouldn’t play with dead things.Wait.Not dead things.Knives.Cindy is always telling me that I shouldn’t play with knives. I have a long history of problems with bladed objects. I’m covered in tiny (and at least a couple of no…

 
#51・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 141

Every October, I make a couple of batches of chili. The first is the test batch, the second is the batch we eat while passing out candy on Halloween night. I think we skipped the second batch last year… because of… life… but I’m getting back into the swing of…

 
#50・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 140

Lots of ground to cover in this issue! Lots of new comics! New interviews! New offerings on the web store! New Patreon content! So let's motor!***Do you feel it? In the air? A shift. A subtle change.October, my favorite month of the year, is upon us!I’ll admi…

 
#49・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 139

This will likely be a short issue this morning. Why? Well, I’m in Memphis, Tennessee, for the Memphis Comic Expo. I’m a little tired, my iPad (upon which I hastily write this newsletter every Sunday) is low on juice, and I can’t find my charging cable. I say …

 
#48・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 138

I’ve never really late dates clutter my memory. Maybe I’m too self-absorbed (he writes as he puts together a newsletter about himself), but it’s a real problem. It’s weird, because so much of my time is spent thinking about the past. I remember all the import…

 
#47・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 137

It is with quiet and uneasy dread that the aging comic creator contemplates the possibility of after-convention activities. In days gone by, we looked forward to going out for dinner and drinks after a day at the show. We plotted it. We planned it. But those …

 
#46・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 136

Before we dig into the meat and gristle of the newsletter, I wanted to let you all know that I’ll be doing a livestream on Tuesday (9/6) at 7pm CST. It will run about an hour, and I’ll be talking about upcoming projects and answering questions! I hope you’ll …

 
#45・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 135

There’s my kid warming up before his first performance with the Missouri Philharmonic Orchestra. Let’s just get it right out of the way, they were amazing. The theme for the night was art, and the orchestra invited a few local artists and creators to set up t…

 
#44・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 134

Tomorrow, my son starts high school—HIGH SCHOOL—as a freshman! It’s shocking to me how quickly time has slipped away. It’s also shocking to think about how many mistakes I’ve made along the way. Despite my failings, he’s grown up to be a bright, caring, and a…

 
#43・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 133

I don’t know how many people know this, but selling comics is hard.Writing them is hard, sure. Drawing them? Hard. Colors? Hard. It’s all hard. And, no, I don’t it’s hard physical labor. My son asked me to go on a surprise bike ride with him the other night a…

 
#42・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 132

Hey there and welcome to this week’s newsletter! Even with the world of comics continuing to implode on a week-by-week basis, I’m going to cut right to the chase on some cool things this week. Why? Well, we’re taking my son in for his next round of braces tom…

 
#41・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 131

It’s been another sleepless night for your pal Cullen! That makes five nights this week where I spent more time tossing, turning, and staring at the ceiling than I did snoozing. I have no trouble falling asleep initially, but if I wake up, even for a second, …

 
#40・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 130

After a few great weeks in L.A., I'm back home, once more writing this newsletter in bed, with one chunky beagle-weenie dog sprawled across my feet and an also-chunky chi-weenie against me. Shadow, the chi-weenie, apparently claimed my spot in the bed while I…

 
#39・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 129

California’s treating me great, as you can see!That’s a pic from the terrifically fun Slashback Video. It was the one place my friends back home demanded that I visit while in Burbank. It’s a great horror movie themed video store and exhibit. I guess we spent…

 
#38・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 128

Hello from sunny California!As I write this, I'm wrapping up my first week in Burbank, where I've been working as part of a Writers Room for a TV show I can't tell you about just yet! It's been a fun experience so far, but absolutely exhausting! I can't wait …

 
#37・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 127

It’s been a busy week in the Bunn house. Hmm. I feel like they’re all busy weeks. The snowball, though, is rolling right along, building mass, building speed. Right now in a big way. Now, I’m not saying it’s been bad busy. Some of it maybe. But a lot has been…

 
#36・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 126

You ever feel like you’re flying too close to the sun?Like you’re going in too many directions, trying to do too many things at once, trying to cover too many bases… and you know for certain that your wings are going to melt into pieces and you’re going to pl…

 
#35・

Vicious Shivers (Cullen Bunn's Official Newsletter), Issue 125

Real talk, right up front. It would mean a great deal to me if you would check out SWUMPWATER, a short film I co-wrote and -produced with Heath Amodio. I’m extremely proud of this movie, and I want it to do well for Pop Films. Also, I just think you’ll dig it…