Horror Comics Roundup: March 2015

Frankenstein Underground

With two new series debuting, and yet another instalment of an ongoing miniseries, March 2015 was a grand month for horror comics. First on the horizon is Dark Horse’s latest offering from Mike Mignola (Hellboy, B.P.R.D.) with Frankenstein: Underground. Mignola has created one helluva universe with his series, with overlapping characters and historical occult lore …

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News Round-up Week Ending 17 April

The Walking Dead cast and creators talk season 6 Those of you that cannot wait for more walker action may want to cast their eyes on this short clip from the cast and crew from The Walking Dead where they give some hints on what we can expect from season 6 – set to hit …

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Tattered Tomes: Spreading the Disease

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The Horror Bug hit me at an early age. My first infection came when my Mom came home from the store with some comic books. Typical superhero stuff, but I just couldn’t put down Marvel’s Man-Thing. The combination of lurid, nightmarish artwork and pulse-pounding characters and story drove me into a fever. The Horror Bug …

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The Cutting Room: The Funhouse Massacre

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The Funhouse Massacre Six of the world’s scariest psychopaths escape from a local asylum and proceed to unleash terror on the unsuspecting crowd of a Halloween funhouse, whose themed mazes are inspired by their various reigns of terror. Why we’re looking forward to this: Two words. Robert Englund. Though Elm Street is a long way …

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Film Review: Spring (2014)

“Viewers seeking more than the typical gore-fest will find themselves pleasantly surprised.” After burying his mother, Evan tries to drown his sorrows in drink, resulting in a nasty barroom brawl. Suddenly jobless, and with the police pounding on his door, he grabs his passport and gets the first flight out to Italy to finally take …

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TIH 039: Bob Pastorella on Weird Crime, Writing Groups and Great Storytelling

In this podcast Bob Pastorella talks about weird crime, writing critique groups and great storytelling. About Bob Pastorella Bob Pastorella lives in Southeast Texas. He’s the author of ‘To Watch Is Madness’, and has been featured in The Booked. Anthology, Warmed & Bound: A Velvet Anthology, and In Search of A City: Los Angeles In 1000 Words. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 13 April 2015

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Welcome, once again, to Must Read Horror. You want great horror articles? This is the place to find the best the web has to offer. This week: A Short History of Bigfoot in the Movies Returning to The Long Walk by Ed Gorman The Doors to Horror The Test of Time: The Dead Zone (1983) …

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Film Review: A Good Marriage (2014)

 “Unlikely to linger much in the mind.” It’s fair to say that a great many adaptations of the work of Stephen King have been stinkers, but, those films adapted from his novella length pieces have given us a fair share of the best movies from his work such as Stand by Me (1986), The Mist …

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News Round-up Week Ending 10 April

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True Detective Season 2 trailer emerges The trailer for the highly anticipated second season of True Detective has been released. Feast your eyes on the clip below and prepare yourself for 21 June when it hits our screens again. Sinister sequel haunts viewers The sequel to the 2012 box-office hit Sinister will be released on 21 …

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The Cutting Room: Shed of the Dead

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Shed of the Dead A group of folk find themselves in the middle of an urban zombie apocalypse, and come together in the titular shed for a spot of horror comedy. Why we’re looking forward to this: Okay, the synopsis may not sound like the most exciting thing that you’ve read all day, and the …

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Look Out For… The Silence by Tim Lebbon and Dark Detectives

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Look Out For… The Silence by Tim Lebbon “The creatures in The Silence are bound to fascinate and terrify in equal measure.”  In the darkness of a underground cave system, blind creatures hunt by sound. Then there is light, there are voices, and they feed… Swarming from their prison, the creatures thrive and destroy. To …

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TIH 038: Andrew Pyper on Being A New York Times Bestseller, The Damned and Researching Sociopaths

In this podcast Andrew Pyper talks about his success as a New York Times Bestselling Author, his brand new novel The Damned, researching sociopaths, and much more.  About Andrew Pyper Born in Stratford, Ontario, Andrew Pyper is the author of seven novels, including most recently The Damned and The Demonologist (a #1 National Bestseller in Canada and winner …

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