The tight-knit horror fiction community was left reeling last week by the loss of three gentlemen over a ten-day period; three men who’d served as inspiration, as mentors, as legends, as examples of the best the genre has to offer.
03/26/2013 - 2:00pm
03/19/2013 - 2:00pm
They say that anthologies and short story collections are a tough sell; it makes sense, then, that you don’t see that many on the shelves in your local big box bookstore (if you still have one in your neighborhood, that is).
03/11/2013 - 3:00pm
When Eclipse Comics ended the Tapping the Vein series after the fifth volume, it wasn’t because they’d run out of material to adapt – Vein only scratched the surface of the short stories Clive Barker had published under the Books of Blood title.
03/04/2013 - 5:00pm
Over the past few years, Mark Miller has established a close working relationship with Clive Barker.
02/26/2013 - 4:00pm
In the interest of full disclosure, I should say that I have zero knowledge of the Dead Space video game series. My active gaming life ground mostly to a halt sometime around Halo 2, and although I still throw together the occasional session of Call of Duty or Madden, gaming as an entertainment option has dropped pretty far down my personal list.
02/19/2013 - 6:00pm
A recent story is USA Today shared the news that Clive Barker is working on an original comic book series for Boom! Studios entitled New Genesis.
02/11/2013 - 1:00pm
Last week I reviewed The Wicked, a nasty little bit of throwback-style horror from the pen of James Newman. Whenever a book grabs me like The Wicked did – shakes me up and reminds me of why I spend so much time reading this crazy genre – I like to talk to the writer, get inside his or her head and find out what led them to make the choices they made in writing it
02/07/2013 - 5:00pm
For some reason, small towns are frequent targets for horror writers. I’ve lost track of all the small towns that have been invaded, possessed, overrun, decimated, burned or otherwise leveled in the hundreds of horror novels I’ve read over the years.
01/28/2013 - 4:00pm
Tom Piccirilli does not write the kind of books described as "breezy." You should know that going into his latest novella, The Walls of the Castle, which was just published by Dark Regions Press as the first book under their new Black Labyrinth imprint.
01/22/2013 - 6:00pm
In a top-secret research facility buried deep beneath the Appalachian mountains, an elite group of scientists has finally succeeded in opening a pathway to another Earth – a world that is strikingly similar to our own, but fundamentally different in some important ways.