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.
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.
Made in 1986 in the British Isles, "Rawhead Rex" is based on a short story penned by Clive Barker in his Books of Blood series, and it's always gotten pretty shafted with distributions. Now most people know it vaguely as “the film where the monster pees on the priest.”
The third installment in our series examines Marvel Comics' enduring "Hellraiser" franchise.
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.
Over the past few years, Mark Miller has established a close working relationship with Clive Barker.