Joseph Duis

Joseph Duis is the writer, letterer, and publisher of several horror comics for his company, Heresy Studios, and has also written and lettered stories for The Advocator Presents and Nerd Nation Presents.  He has studied cultural history and psychology, and is fascinated by the intersection of popular fiction and history.  That's why he founded Heresy because he wants to explore the spaces between fantasy and reality.  He has always wanted to be a comic book writer, and finally stopped procrastinating and just did it.  He lives in the wilds of Colorado with his patient wife and three impatient children.

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Posted on: 24 Oct 2020

An extreme Japanese game show where the contestants are always out-of-towners. A town in the Old West where all of the children are completely silent. A unicorn that doesn’t want to be tamed. And a moth. TWO-EYED TALES is a collection of four B&W horror stories inspired by real-life events.


Posted on: 24 Oct 2020

In 1951 Chicago, a superhero team’s secret headquarters is invaded by two unassuming ranch hands who are trying to kill them, but what they don’t realize is that more than their lives are at stake.  In 1946 New York City, two very different heroes must team up to stop a supernatural drug-trafficker.  And in 1943 Stalingrad, a German spy defies her handlers to go on a personal mission to discover who she is.  SUPERHERESIES is a collection of three stories featuring public domain heroes of the 1930s and 1940s united by existential themes.

Doctor Orange

Posted on: 24 Oct 2020

After a woman carves a jack o’ lantern for Halloween, it comes after her in revenge . . . or is it all in her mind?  DOCTOR ORANGE is a psychological horror tale inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe, John Carpenter, and Charles Schulz. DOCTOR ORANGE also includes two back-up stories:  “How the West Won” (later reprinted in SUPERHERESIES) and “Mary, Revised.”

The Order of Dracula Remastered

Posted on: 24 Oct 2020

When one patriot allies with Dracula for political reasons, will he become a patriot or a terrorist?  THE ORDER OF DRACULA is a horror story inspired by Hammer Films, The War for Irish Independence, and every road to Hell paved with good intentions.

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