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Top 10 gifts for the discerning horror reader or writer

A few days ago we presented our top 10 horror gifts under a tenner. Today it’s all about gifts for the more discerning reader. Do you have a spare $65,000 lying around? If so there’s something for you!  If not there are fortunately a host of more affordable gifts, so do click on inside and …

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How to increase comic sales: Create a moral panic

Swamp Thing

In my last column I suggested that there might be a link between declining sales in comics and the rise in status of the newly respectable ‘graphic novel’. The comic is no longer a throwaway item aimed at sub-literate degenerates, it’s a recognised artistic medium and a tool for encouraging youngsters to read. As a …

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Top 10 Horror Gifts: Under A Tenner

Struggling for inspiration as the run-up to Christmas draws alarmingly near? Don’t worry Simon Marshall-Jones is here just in time to provide you with a list of horror treats for all your friends and family. Top 10 Horror Gifts: Under A Tenner

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The Tracks of My Fears: Confessions of a Horror Movie Music Collector

Halloween

The soundtrack CD for Hammer’s 1973 production The Satanic Rites of Dracula arrived in the post the other day and as I removed its cellophane wrapper I realised I hadn’t heard most of the music on it for the best part of thirty years, which also happens to be pretty much the length of time …

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