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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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Book Review: Everybody Dies Famous in a small Town – Author Wrath James White

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EVERYBODY DIES FAMOUS IN A SMALL TOWN Written by Wrath James White Published by: Thunderstorm Books Publication Date: 2010 Format: Black /White Price: $13.95 After reading Wrath James White’s previous books I was ready for anything when I received my copy of Everyone Dies Famous in a Small Town. I was expecting another intense and violent and sickly graphic tale ...

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Book Review: Escape from Hell – Author Larry Niven / Jerry Pournelle

ESCAPE FROM HELL Written by Larry Niven / Jerry Pournelle Published by: Tor Publication Date: 2010 Format: Black / White – 368 pages Price: $7.99 What if the nether-world popularly known as the Hell, as imagined by Dante Alighieri in his DIVINE COMEDY, actually existed? That was the premised presented by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle in their 1976 sci-fi ...

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Book Review: Empire – A Zombie Novel – Author David Dunwoody

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EMPIRE: A ZOMBIE NOVEL Written by David Dunwoody Published by Permuted Press Publication Date: 2008 Format: B&W – 296 pages Price: $14.95 For as long as humans have been living we have been dying. If prostitution is called the “original sin” then I make the argument that the undead (in all it’s terrifying forms, from stumbling biting zombies to elegant ...

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