Campbell has been penning quiet, devastating horror stories since the mid-1960s, and this new collection proves he still knows how to unsettle readers on a primal level.
07/26/2013 - 7:00pm
It’s easy to forget sometimes that horror fiction can be fun. It’s understandable, of course; after all, horror is the genre charged with examining the da
07/22/2013 - 2:00pm
Every year there are books coming out that I’m pretty sure I’m going to like. Naturally, books like that are part of the reason I keep reading. But comprising another, even more important part, are the books that come out of nowhere and blindside me with how good they are.
07/08/2013 - 1:00pm
Outside of the stories Eclipse Comics adapted from Clive Barker’s seminal short story collection Books of Blood, there weren’t a lot of straight adaptations of the author’s prose work being attempted in comics. That changed in 2005 when publisher IDW released an adaptation of The Thief of Always.
07/03/2013 - 6:00pm
Elizabeth Massie has expanded her zombie story “When Granny Comes Marchin’ Home Again” into a full-fledged novel.
06/24/2013 - 2:00pm
In 1988, horror was (blood) red-hot, and the pages of Fangoria magazine were bursting trying to keep up with it all. The home video market had given fans access to all kinds of horror – not just the stuff making it into the local cinemas, but direct-to-video schlock and stunning efforts from foreign markets that amped up the gore and sexuality to whole new levels.
06/18/2013 - 7:00pm
If you think the premise of Nate Southard’s novel "Lights Out" is little more than an excuse to stage a giant, bloody brawl, it’s a forgivable assumption. Fortunately, Southard had a little more on his mind.
06/10/2013 - 6:00pm
Like the six volumes before it, this is an anthology of rare quality, a collection of contemporary fiction that provides an excellent snapshot of where the genre stands today, and a roadmap to where it’s going.
06/05/2013 - 8:00pm
John Mantooth knows about storms. He was raised in Alabama, where tornado warnings in the spring are as common as mosquito bites and triple-digit temperatures in the summer
05/28/2013 - 3:00pm
In the beginning, Clive Barker's Cenobites viewed the pain and suffering they provided as a gift, a reward, a pleasure reserved for those determined enough to call them. Hollywood seems to have forgotten that. Thankfully, BOOM! Studios has not.