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.
05/20/2013 - 5:00pm
Kealan Patrick Burke has written some dark, though-provoking tales in his time; the kind of work that startles you on the surface, then digs in deep to disturb you on a more primal level. But he’s not afraid to cut loose every now and then, to bypass the mind and go straight for the gut with something dirty and gritty and just plain fun.
05/14/2013 - 4:00pm
Douglas Warrick has heard all of your scary stories... but he’s got a few stories of his own he’d like to share.