When the last living thing dies, her job will be finished…. What could be a more obvious gothic icon than the physical manifestation of death herself? Today I want to highlight Death of the Endless, a character from Neil Gaiman's comic book series The Sandman.
They're creepy and they're kooky—each member of the Addams Family is a gothic icon in their own right. But today I want to focus on my favorite little sadist, the sweet and sinister Wednesday Addams.
Queen of the Damned may not be an objectively good movie. It is definitely not a good adaptation of Anne Rice's book. But it did contribute something very important to goth culture: the image of Aaliyah as the vampire queen Akasha.
She's spooky. She's sexy. She introduced a whole generation to a bunch of bad horror movies. Yup! We're talking about Elvira. I plan to do a series of posts here on different fashion icons that have influenced the goth aesthetic. And who better to start with than perhaps the campiest of them all, the horror hostess Elvira.