Big News from Spectral Press

Spectral Press

The fantastic Spectral Press continue to expand and enhance their stellar line up in 2012. Today Spectral have announced that their latest novella The Respectable Face of Tyranny is now available in paperback and is now available for pre-order [Editor – although don’t forget if you want the hardback edition you can pre-order from the This …

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Celebrating the Heritage of Horror

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March sees the start of the Heritage of Horror season over on Horror Channel. The line-up is a celebration of the finest British horror from the past and the present. Starting on 9 March, Horror Channel will be screening the pick of British horror including two UK TV premieres. First up is the 1973 subterranean …

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Joseph D’Lacey joins Proxima Books

Joseph D'Lacey Proxima Books

It is a pleasure for us to announce that Joseph D’Lacey is joining Proxima Books with a new novel Blood Fugue. Joseph is the author of Meat, Garbage Man and The Kill Crew, winner of the British Fantasy Society’s Sydney J. Bounds Award and has received praise from Stephen King. Proxima Books is a science …

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Ink on Ink: Shawn Conn

Next up in our Ink on Ink series is tattooist and illustrator Shawn Conn. Interview: Shawn Conn

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Review: Inkubus

Gary McMahon lays down his thoughts on Inkubus and true to form he’s not one to mince his words. Inkubus Review

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Art House Horror in Manchester

A Horrible Way To Die

Horror hounds in the North of England will be treated to a night of Art House Horror by the wonderful people at Grimm Up North on Thursday 23 February. The event will feature two films of undoubted quality that are sure to please the discerning horror fan. First on the bill is A Horrible Way …

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How to make comics scary

Jasper Bark has the lowdown in his latest instalment of Injured Eyeballs. What makes comics scary?

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This Is Horror Shop

Joe & Me by David Moody Chapbooks

The observant amongst you may have noticed the ‘Shop’ button that has appeared in the navigation bar. Longstanding readers of This Is Horror will know that we’re always diversifying and this is another step we’ve decided to take. At the moment we are trialling this with just the one item, the forthcoming hardback limited edition …

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Meet The Writer: Alison Littlewood

Author of A Cold Season, Alison Littlewood joins us as part of our Meet The Writer series. Interview: Alison Littlewood

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Interview: Monica S. Kuebler

Monica S. Kuebler

Alan Kelly continues his Women in Horror Recognition interview series with Monica S. Kuebler. Interview with Monica S. Kuebler  

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Review: The Faceless by Simon Bestwick

Solaris’ latest supernatural chiller The Faceless has arrived. Review: The Faceless by Simon Bestwick  

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Review: Closure, Limited by Max Brooks

Today marks the release of Max Brooks’ slimline follow-up to World War Z. Find out our verdict on Closure, Limited by Max Brooks. Review: Closure, Limited by Max Brooks

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Blood will be shed in February

Blood Ocean Front Cover

As 2012 trundles on, the book releases just keep on coming! Firstly, recent Meet The Writer participant Weston Ochse has announced the latest tome in his Afterblight Chronicles series. Blood Ocean is a stand-alone story in the Afterblight universe. It is the story of Kavika Kamalani, a young boy who finds one of his friends …

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A Piece of Horror History goes under the Hammer

Scenes from The Wicker Man

Are you a fan of The Wicker Man? Do you have a spare £200,000? If the answer to both of these questions is yes then you could be in for the best news you are ever going to hear! The Green Man pub, featured in the film is for sale! Well, that is to say …

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Resident Evil 6: New Details Revealed

Resident Evil 6

Following the recent release of the Resident Evil 6 trailer, developers Capcom continue to drip-feed us details about the plot of the game. Building on the intricate story built over the last five games, Resident Evil 6 brings back some old favourites and introduces a few new characters to boot. Set in the fictional Chinese …

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