News Round-up Week Ending 31 August 2018

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week …

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‘Fangoria Presents’ kicks off on 11 September with Our Lady of the Inferno by Preston Fassel

A name that needs no introduction for horror fans, Fangoria begins its new ‘Fangoria Presents’ imprint with Our Lady of the Inferno by Preston Fassel. Set in 1983, the book centres on two strong women. One is martial artist and prostitute, Ginny Kurva, who plays the role of mother, teacher and hero to the people in her life, but who is also fighting demons from the past and reaching breaking point. The other is Nicolette Aster, a highly respected worker at the Staten Island landfill who has a dark, bloody secret connected with her nocturnal activities at the site. The two women have no connections, but by summer, one of them will be dead. Our Lady of the Inferno hits book stores 11 September and you can pre-order your copy now.


Lovecraft UnsungUnsung Hero to release four classic Lovecraft tales realised as beautiful graphic novels by I. N. J. Culbard

Featuring the classic tales by H. P. Lovecraft, ‘The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath,’ ‘The Case of Charles Dexter Ward,’ ‘At the Mountains of Madness’ and ‘The Shadow Out of Time,’ this hardback graphic novel, created by I. N. J. Culbard, is a must-have for Lovecraft enthusiasts. Priced at £24.99 and weighing in at a colossal 520 pages, this adaptation “breathes new life into four stories that helped to reinvent the horror genre.” Simply titled Lovecraft: Four Classic Stories, the book will be released on 4 October and you can preorder your copy now.


 

The-Writhing-Skies-Front-CoverBetty Rocksteady’s new novella, The Writhing Skies, coming 25 September, from Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing

After the success and acclaim of her last book, Like Jagged Teeth, Betty Rocksteady presents her next dose of bizarre, unsettling and terrifying fiction in The Writhing Skies.  The story finds Sarah seeing glowing lights outside her apartment and figures in tattered robes. She is forced outside and her every orifice probed as they interrogate her for everything, including the things she would rather forget. The book will also contain twenty black and white drawings by Betty herself. There’s still time to pre-order your copy, here.


KEV HARRISON


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