Maine Artist Signed to Create Art for Stoker-Nominated Author’s New Book


Maine artist Morbideus Wolfgang Goodell has been signed to create the cover art and interior illustrations for Where Spiders Fear to Spin, the upcoming novella by Peter N. Dudar, a Bram Stoker-nominated author, due out from Books & Boos Press early this summer.

A past illustration created by Morbideus Wolfgang Goodell.

A past illustration created by Morbideus Wolfgang Goodell.

Goodell describes his style of art as “visual requiem.” His designs are well known throughout the horror community. His most recent works include the cover illustration and design for Dark Art by Tim Waggoner (2014) and contributing to the interior art for Mister October, Volume I: An Anthology in Memory of Rick Hautala (2013).

“Morbideus Goodell’s art is haunting and evocative. He was our top choice to illustrate this book,” says Stacey Harris, managing editor for Books & Boos Press. “We’re so happy to have him on board for this project, and excited to be able to work with him.”

Goodell previously illustrated the cover of another Dudar novella, The Angel of Death (2013). His art is on display at

Where Spiders Fear to Spin will debut at Anthocon in Portsmouth, NH on June 5.