Horror stories have been around since at least the 18th century. Since then these stories have engaged audiences and frightened them to their core with their creative plot lines and brilliant characters.
Many of the most iconic figures in pop culture of the last 30 year have come from horror films, tv shows and books including Freddy Kruger, Jason Voorhees, the Jigsaw puppet as well as many of the characters from shows like ‘American Horror Story’ or books like Goosebumps.
Here are a selection of illustrations posted to social media that tell you new horror stories in single images. These are sure to give you the heeby jeebies.
What do you think of these stories? What are your favourite horror stories?