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Book Review: Crimson – Author Gord Rollo

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CRIMSON Written by Gord Rollo Published by Leisure Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W – 326 pages Price: $7.99 CRIMSON: A childhood evil unlike any other… After just finished reading the latest horror novel Crimson, written by the extremely talented Gord Rollo, I was simply amazed by how well written the novel turned out to be. It’s reminiscent of Stephen ...

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Book Review: Demon Legacy – Author Kelly Brigham

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DEMON LEGACY Written by Kelly Brigham Published by Damnation Books, Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black /White – 346 pages Price: $24.25 Demons, evil, betrayal and taboo subject matter are just a few of the interesting aspects you will find in Kelly Brigham’s Demon Legacy. I went into this novel, after reading the synopsis on the back, thinking that this story ...

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Book Review: Infernal Device – Author Erik Ruhling

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INFERNAL DEVICE: Beautiful Machines of Agony By Erik Ruhling Publication Date: 2007 Format: Full Color 96 pages Price: $14.95 Pear of Anguish is one terrifying-looking torture device. Imagine sticking an umbrella up someone’s ass- and then opening it. The Pear is inserted into any orifice- vagina, anus, mouth, etc. Once inside, the torturer pulls a switch and the pear begins ...

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Book Review: The Fallen (Vol2) Cold Religion – Author David Rankin

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THE FALLEN – VOL. 2 “COLD RELIGION” Artwork by David Rankin Story by David Aaron Clark Published by NBM Publishing Publication Date: 2004 Format: Full Color, 48 pages (9×12) Price: $10.95 When I first learned that Miran Kim wouldn’t be doing the follow up book on the “Fallen” I was disappointed. However, once seeing the new direction and cover, that ...

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Book Review: DTOX Magazine

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DTOX (MAG/COMIC) Written by Frank Forte Artwork by Nenad Gucunja Published by Asylum Press Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color Price: $2.95 Vivid, imaginative and jumps off the pages with deadly force! The name of the publication “DTOX”, a special edition “biohazard comic/magazine that’s short but sweet. This issue numbered #0 comes to you from Asylum Press by the team of ...

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Book Review: Oliver Stone (Pocket Essentials) – Author Michael Carlson

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OLIVER STONE (POCKET ESSENTIAL SERIES) (PAPERBACK) Written by Michael Carlson Published by Pocket Essentials Publication Date: 2002 Format: Black /White – 96 pages Price: $6.99 Another releases from the cute little pocket essential reads. This one gives tribute to the director Oliver Stone and his great collection of film work. While on the most part I do enjoy these books, ...

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Book Review: Epidemic Victus Cadaver – A Journal – Author Nicholas Berry

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EPIDEMIC VICTUS CADAVER: A JOURNAL Written by Nicholas Berry Published by Lulu.com Publication Date: 2010 Format: Black /White – 154 pages Price: $10.50 Zombie stories are everywhere you look now days. Seriously, to the point that the relatively new genre of “Zombie Fiction” is all ready developing it’s own sub-genres. One of the most popular types of zombie stories right ...

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Book Review: Dungeon the Early Years: Inn – Author Lewis Trondheim

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DUNGEON THE EARLY YEARS 2: INNOCENCE LOST (DUNGEON: THE EARLY YEARS) (PAPERBACK) Written by Lewis Trondheim Lewis Trondheim (Author), Joann Sfar (Author), Christophe Blain (Illustrator) Published by Nantier Beall Minoustchine Publishing Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color – 96 Pages Price: $12.95 Dungeon – the Early years, Vol 2. Innocence Lost continues the long lasting Dungeon series cartoon epic. Well I ...

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Book Review: Devil – Issue 2 – Author Torajiro Kishi

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DEVIL #2 (COMIC) Story & Art: Torajiro Kishi, Madhouse Studios Letters: Sasquatch Editors: Tim Ervin Cover Artist: Torajiro Kishi Publisher: Dark Horse Publication Date: 2010 Format: Full Color – 28 Price: $3.50 “Could there ever be such thing as a vampire virus? Sounds like the stuff of sci-fi and horror all wrapped up in one, and that’s what makes Devil ...

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Book Review: Devil’s Knot – The True Story of the West Memphis 3 – Author Mara Leveritt

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DEVIL’S KNOT : THE TRUE STORY OF THE WEST MEMPHIS THREE Written by Mara Leveritt Published by Atria Books Publication Date: 2003 Format: B&W – 404 pages Price: $15.00 Hell-o, True Crime buffs (and false imprisonment Fighters). This review is for a novel that I hold near and dear to my heart. I am a big part in the battle ...

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Book Review: Devil – Issue 1

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DEVIL #1 (COMIC) Story & Art: Torajiro Kishi, Madhouse Studios Letters: Sasquatch Editors: Tim Ervin Cover Artist: Torajiro Kishi Publisher: Dark Horse Publication Date: 2010 Format: Full Color – 28 Price: $3.50 A virus is raging across the planet, turning people into bloodsucking superhumans referred to as “Devils.” Most victims die within days, sometimes months, but there’s a new strain, ...

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Book Review: Embracing the Darkness – Author Corvis Nocturnum

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EMBRACING THE DARKNESS; UNDERSTANDING DARK SUBCULTURES Written by Corvis Nocturnum Art by Corvis Nocturnum Published by Dark Moon Press Publication Date: 2005 Format: B&W – 242 pages Price: $17.95 Publication Date: 2005 Format: B&W – 242 pages Price: $17.95 Making the assumption that this was a “how to be a Goth book” would be a mistake. Why I say this, ...

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Book Review: Doorway Unto Darkness – Author Larry Niven / Owen Keehnen

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DOORWAY UNTO DARKNESS Written by Owen Keehnen Published by: Dancing Moon Press Publication Date: 2010 Format: Black / White – 280 pages Price: $15.00 Possession, evil, darkness, brutality, and gore are all words that could be used to describe Owen Keehnen’s Doorway Unto Darkness. Keehnen tells the tale of a man possessed by an all-consuming, powerful, and unmerciful evil; a ...

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Book Review: Digital Horror Art – Author Martin McKenna

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DIGITAL HORROR ART: CREATING CHILLING HORROR AND MACABRE IMAGES Written by Martin McKenna Published by Course Technology PTR; 1 edition Publication Date: 2006 Format: Color – 160 pages Price: $29.99 It’s not very often you see books published on the subject. But it doesn’t change the fact that Horror Art is an extremely popular field that crosses over into film, ...

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Book Review: Valley Of The Scarecrow – Author Gord Rollo

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VALLEY OF THE SCARECROW by Gord Rollo Dark Regions Press During the great depression, a small backwoods community in Iowa face even more difficult times than most, having to endure the slowly fading sanity of their leader, Reverend Joshua Miller. When it is clear the man has slipped beyond the edge of reason and perhaps signed a deal with the ...

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Book Review: Drummer Boy – Author Scott Nicholson

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DRUMMER BOY Written by Scott Nicholson Published by: CreateSpace Publication Date: 2010 Format: Black /White – 360 pages Price: $13.95 Drummer Boy, by Scott Nicholson, is a supernatural novel set deep in the North Carolina Mountains. The town of Titusville readies for the annual reenactment of the area’s most famous Civil War battle; Stoneman’s Raid. During the actual battle, years ...

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Book Review: Feast – Author Scott McCoy

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FEAST (PAPERBACK) Written by R. Scott McCoy Published by Shroud Publishing Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black & White – 155 pages Price: $7.99 I know what you thought when you saw the cover: Shriveled, dried up guy with empty, white eyes= yet another gawdamn zombie novel (or, if you are still excited about them: “Yay! Another Zombie Novel!”). However you ...

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