DON’T GET CAUGHT ALONE, OH NO Director Ivan Reitman dusts off his proton pack to help us celebrate 30 years ofGhostbusters. PLUS: Real scares in The Real Ghostbusters, and the bestGhostbusters goodies released to celebrate the film’s anniversary. By Michael Doyle, Adam Clarke and Andrea Subissati
STILL TOXIC AFTER ALL THESE YEARS Celebrating 40 years of Troma, co-founder Lloyd Kaufman explains why he still rages against the machine. By Andrea Subissati
HELL COMES TO RIVERDALE America’s favourite teenagers square off against elder gods and zombie hordes in Afterlife with Archie. By April Snellings
CHEWERS IN THE SEWERS Thirty years after it crawled out of the sewers, director Douglas Cheek remembers C.H.U.D., his cult classic. By Michael Doyle
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
Something weird, and it don’t look good…
Connecticut educators face termination for making horror movies; Kickstarter-funded Poe bust unveiled in Boston; British Library exhibition celebrates 250 years of gothic terror.
THE CORONER’S REPORT
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six: Monstrous Slime Mutants.
Silent Night, Deadly Night Limited Edition box set, Necessary Evil Zombie Dress, 2015 Dan Henk horror calendar, Pennywise Zip-up Hoodie.
CineMacabre features Dracula Untold, The Guest, Ouija, Leprechaun: Origins, Inner Demons, Infinite Santa 8000, Caesar & Otto’s Deadly Xmas and Bloody Christmas. Reissues features reviews of Stage Fright (1987), The Believers (1987), In Search of Ancient Mysteries (1973), Doctor Mordrid (1992), M3T3K: The Screaming Skull (1958) and Silent Night, Deadly Night 30th Anniversary Edition (1984).
THE LATE-NITE ARCHIVE
In The Vault: The Long Hair of Death
Dug Up: Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Features Victims, plus reviews of Colder: The Bad Seed #1, The October Faction #1, Wytches #1, Goners #1 and Hollywood Zombie Apocalypse #1 of 2.
THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight: Joe R. Lansdale’s Prisoner 489. Library of the Damned looks at picture books for little monsters. Plus reviews of A Companion to the Horror Film, Christopher Fowler’s Nyctophobia, Glynn Owen Barrass’ In the Court of the Yellow King, A Darke Phantastique: Encounters with the Uncanny and Other Magical Things, Keith Donohue’s The Boy Who Drew Monsters, The Sci-if Movie Guide: The Universe of Film from Alien to Zardoz, Benedict Ashforth’s Abbot’s Keep: A Ghost Story, Scott Kenemore’s The Grand Hotel and James K. Moran’s Town & Train.
THE FRIGHT GALLERY
On Display: Thomas Kuebler.
Menu: Shock Waves and Nekromantik.
Featuring The Birthday Massacre. Listen to My Nightmare spins some soundtrack vinyl. Plus reviews of Crawlspace OST, The Raid 2 OST, Dean Madonna, Cluster Buster, Tetrolugosi, Horror Vacui, Entrails, Orange Goblin and All Hell.
Features reviews of The Walking Dead: Season 2, The Evil Within, and The Vanishing of Ethan Carter.