Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in:
- The Short-Lived Comic Book Publisher That Helped Give Birth to the Zombie Craze
- Back to Derry: An Oral History of ‘Stephen King’s It’
- Revisiting Christine by Richard Chizmar
- Primer: The Work of Tom Piccirilli
- Toys of Terror #78
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Barnes and Noble takes a look at the influence EC Comics has had on the modern zombie craze.
This article over at Yahoo comprehensively covers the movie adaptation of Stephen King’s two-part miniseries, IT, with input from Tommy Lee Wallace, Larry Cohen, and King himself.
More King now (last one, I promise) as Richard Chizmar’s fascinating series of essays continues. This week he’s revisiting Christine.
LitReactor looks at some of the work of multi-award-winning Tom Piccirilli, who sadly died earlier this year.
Fangoria’s Toys of Terror continues, and this week they’re looking at Funko’s Swamp Thing, NECA’s lifesize Alien egg replete with facehugger, and Mezco Toyz’ 7” Chucky.
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