Happy Christmas

Wishing everyone the best this holiday season. A special thank you to artist, Rich Sampson for the artwork. HAPPY CHRISTMAS! This Is Horror Staff

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This Is Horror Awards 2011: A Note

In order to decide the This Is Horror Awards 2011 the site staff had a round table discussion and each put forward nominations – in each category – that they had no affiliation to. Having reached a consensus decision we put the nominations up to the public vote. The This Is Horror Awards nominations reflect …

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Christmas Ghost Stories

Christmas Eve is mere hours away, so what more could the self respecting horror fan ask for than a Simon-Marshall Jones led journey into the murky past and an exploration into Victorian ghost stories? Christmas Ghost Stories

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This Is Horror Awards 2011

As the year comes to an end and Christmas draws ever nearer it’s time to announce the nominees for this years This Is Horror Awards. Please send your votes to Michael@ThisIsHorror.co.uk with the subject line ‘This Is Horror Awards 2011’. To cast a vote simply write the category and your vote for each award. You …

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Final Destination ban

The poster from the fifth instalment in the Final Destination franchise has been banned because it could potentially distress children between 3 and 5 years of age reports BBC News. The Advertising Standards Authority claimed there were several complaints from traumatised parents because of the poster’s graphic content saying that “it was likely to cause …

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Review: Sparrowhawk by Paul Finch

Sparrowhawk is the story of Captain John Sparrowhawk, one of the British Empire’s finest soldiers who is languishing in a debtor’s jail. He is offered a reprieve and chance of redemption in the form of the beautiful yet enigmatic Miss Evangeline. Sparrowhawk by Paul Finch

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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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Win a lifetime subscription to Spectral Press

Spectral Promo

This is not only an incredible opportunity to win some great swag from our good friends over at Spectral Press, but also a unique opportunity to have your Spectral style ‘ghost’ story published. This is a fantastic way to get your voice heard and kick-start your career in the genre. Very best of luck to …

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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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