Allison O’Toole reveals the new ‘Shades of Fear’ graphic novel anthology

Here’s my chat with Allison O’Toole about the graphic novel anthology Shades of Fear. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. And the podcast is also available on YouTube. Please like and subscribe to that video channel.

Allison is an award-winning freelance comics editor with experience managing anthologies, multi-issue series, and standalone graphic novels that include Afterlift, The Pitiful Human-Lizard, Public Domain, Newburn, The Allnighter, Called Into Being: A Celebration of Frankenstein and much, much more. With excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the administrative experience to bring a project from concept to reality, Allison is an asset to any comics team.​ Allison’s latest editorial project Shades of Fear is co-edited by Ignatz Award winner Ashanti Fortson (Leaf Lace, Wayward Kindred).

Shades of Fear is described as an “anthology of subtle, psychological horror comics with a focus on emotional and evocative color. The collection features 11 new chilling tales, 150 pages of stunning full-color artwork. Shades of Fear will creep under your skin, making you know the horror of loss and sacrifice, of what lurks in liminal spaces, and of the unknowable that lies just beyond the veil.” The collection features stories by: Desolina Fletcher, Ashanti Fortson, Amber Huff, Mar Julia,Molly Mendoza, Grendel Menz, Tess Eneli Reid, Joy San, Olivia Stephens, Shannon Wright, and Jade Zhang. 

You can discover more about Allison on Twitter at @AllisonMOToole and online at

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