Crazy Canuck filmmaking collective Astron-6 talks about deflowering dads, avoiding criminal records and teaming up with Troma for their breakout feature Father’s Day. PLUS: A word from Winnipeg’s dad-raping demon, the short films of Astron-6, and more!
by Trevor Tuminski, Dave Alexander and Paul Corupe
GODS AND MONSTERS
After leaving the horror genre to embrace Christianity, Anne Rice returns to the dark side with her first werewolf novel, The Wolf Gift. PLUS: Adapting Anne Rice’s Servant of the Bones into a graphic novel feast for the eyes.
by Liisa Ladouceur and April Snellings
Our resident poster expert delves into Arrow Video’s commitment to the bygone era of illustrated horror movie covers.
by Tal Zimerman
A WICKED GAME
Ben Wheatley’s Kill List sees a hitman living in the ‘burbs lured into a horrific spiral of violence and occult conspiracy.
by Phil Brown
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
More for less.
Slash launches horror film production company; Mark Pavia shares exclusive info on new Stephen King anthology film; Ed Wood horror TV pilot unearthed.
THE CORONER’S REPORT
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six: Dad Deaths.
T-Shirt Bordello tees; Zombie Head decanter; Frills and Morbidity charm bracelets; Zombie satchel; and Cryptic Collectibles features 1988’s Fright Flicks Trading Cards.
CineMacabre features reviews of The Woman in Black, The Devil Inside, Burke & Hare, Zombie Apocalypse, Todd and the Book of Pure Evil: The Complete First Season, Don’t Let Him In, My Stepdad’s a Freakin’ Vampire, Killer Eye: Halloween Haunt and Thankskilling. Reissues reviews Godzilla (1954), Intruder: Director’s Cut (1989), The Carpenter (1988), and Don’t Open Till Christmas (1984).
THE LATE-NITE ARCHIVE
Godzilla: Getting to Know You.
Full Moon’s Grindhouse Collection.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Features Howard Lovecraft and the Undersea Kingdom, plus reviews of Whispers #1 of 6, Ferals #1, Vampirella vs. Dracula #1, Fatale #1, and Lobster Johnson: The Burning Hand #1 of 5.
THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight: Karl Edward Wagner. Library of the Damned discusses the two-volume The Century’s Best Horror Fiction with editor John Pelan. Plus, reviews of Everyone Loves a Good Train Wreck: Why We Can’t Look Away, The Exorcist: Studies in the Horror Film, The Evil Dead, Brian Pinkerton’s Rough Cut, Vargo Statten’s Creature From the Black Lagoon, John Mantooth’s The Shoebox Train Wreck, and Jack Ketchum and Lucky McKee’s The Woman.
THE FRIGHT GALLERY
Mondo Monster Art and Beyond.
Menu: 555 (1988).
Featuring Saltillo’s horror comic crossover album Monocyte. The Devil’s Playlist investigates Racebannon’s new genre concept album, Six Sik Sisters. Plus, reviews of Insidious OST, Attack the Block OST, The Koffin Kats, Creature Feature, Harley Poe, The Devil’s Blood, Bastard Priest, Lamb of God, and Orange Goblin.
Features reviews of Amy, The Hidden, and Zombie Slay.
King Diamond’s Abigail (1987)