Frank Darabont wants to rot your brain with his TV take on Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead, the greatest zombie comic of all time. PLUS: Kirkman on his original comic book series and the TV adaptation, and quotes from the cast and crew.by Dave Alexander and April Snellings
THE MEAT GENERATION
Fantagraphics’ Four Color Fear unearths the goriest, most perverse and offensive terror tales responsible for ushering in the dreaded Comics Code Authority.by April Snellings
Rue Morgue travels to Montreal for the fest that showcases the most cutting edge, bizarre and often dangerous international genre films. PLUS: A look at the Subversive Serbia program and short film highlights from Small Gauge Trauma. by Dave Alexander, Stuart F. Andrews, Michele Galgana, Monica S. Kuebler, Andy Mauro, Jessa Sobczuk and Trevor Tuminski
THE RHYTHM OF WORLD’S END
Killing Joke original lineup reforms for a gloomy new offering to the audio gods. by Trevor Tuminski
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
The seduction of the not-so innocent.
Upcoming opera to expand upon ‘Blood Countess’ legend; The Mistress of the Dark returns to TV this fall; Puppets, drag and blood in store for Carrie stage adaptation
THE CORONER’S REPORT
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six Nasty Nazis.
Coffin Couches, Sourpuss Diaper Bag, Human Tooth Necklace and Bat Boy Figure
CineMacabre features Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D and vampire comedy Suck, plus reviews of Predators, Nightmares in Red, White and Blue, The Death of Alice Blue, Durham County Season 2, Sutures, Puppetmaster: Axis of Evil, A Nocturne: Night of the Vampire, The Uninvited, Don’t Look Up, The Brotherhood V: Alumni, House of Usher, and The Pit & the Pendulum. Abbreviated Terrors spotlights Eyes Beyond, Dracula’s Daughters vs. The Space Brains, and Remote. And Reissues reviews The Evil Dead (1981) Blu-ray, Predator: Ultimate Hunter Edition (1987) Blu-ray, Submission of a Woman (1992), and Jason and the Argonauts (1963) Blu-ray.
A Bucket of Blood (1959).
The Horror Films of Joan Crawford.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Features Boneyard Vol. 7, plus reviews of The Death of Dracula #1, Sci-fi and Fantasy Illustrated: Red Banned, True Blood #1, The X-Files/30 Days of Night #1, and Robert Bloch’s Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper #1.
THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight: PS Publishing. Library of the Damned celebrates Yvonne Navarro’s “Wicked Willow” Buffy the Vampire Slayer tie-in novel trilogy. Plus, reviews of Dario Argento, Top 100 Horror Movies, Confessions of a Scream Queen, William Harms’ Dead or Alive, Craig Davidson’s Sarah Court, Twice the Terror: The Horror Zine Vol. 2, James J. Murphy III’s The Nursing Home, and Barbara Wade Rose’s The Priest, The Witch & The Poltergeist.
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR
The Ghosts of Times Square Tour – New York City, New York
Menu: …And Then I Helped
Featuring a look at witch house. The Blood-Spattered Guide reviews Alice Cooper’s Theatre of Death tour. Plus reviews of The Beast Within OST (1981), Night Child/Evil Eye/Voices From Beyond OST, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse OST, Murderdolls, Mad Sin, The Mission Creeps, Lordi, The Last Felony, and Profanatica.
N3II: Ninety-Nine Nights, Stabstab, and Soul of Darkness.
Verne Langdon’s Monster Masks