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Book Review: Girls and Corpses Magazine – Issue 9

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GIRLS AND CORPSES (MAGAZINE) – PRINT ISSUE #9 (VOL 2 – Winter)

by Robert Steven Rhine
Published by G&C Magazine
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Color – 78 pages
Price: $8.95

Hot damn in a pn, if that aint Bill Moseley getting his head chopped off by 2 hotties, I don’t know what is? Promoting the new upcoming film “The Graves” – why not do a erotic head chopping … Continue reading

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Book Review: Girls and Corpses Magazine – Issue 7

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GIRLS AND CORPSES (MAGAZINE) – PRINT ISSUE #7 (VOL 2 – Winter)

by Robert Steven Rhine
Published by G&C Magazine
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Color – 78 pages
Price: $8.95

Well this wraps up the last of the batch of Girls and Corpses reads I have on hand. Though I still look forward to many more new issues to dive into. First a kudu’s to the editor who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Girls and Corpses Magazine – Issue 6

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GIRLS AND CORPSES (MAGAZINE) – PRINT ISSUE #6 (VOL 2 – Fall)

by Robert Steven Rhine
Published by G&C Magazine
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Color – 78 pages
Price: $8.95

Rhine really knows how to win the hearts of the genre. Hot chicks combined with dead people. I guess it brings out the necrophilia in all of us, though I’m leaning heavily on the hot chicks side rather … Continue reading

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Book Review: Girls and Corpses Magazine – Issue 10

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GIRLS AND CORPSES (MAGAZINE) – PRINT ISSUE #10 (VOL 2 – Spring)

by Robert Steven Rhine
Published by G&C Magazine
Publication Date: 2010
Format: Color – 78 pages
Price: $8.95

Is that a dead Romero on the cover? Yep you betcha….must mean Girls & Corpses have arrived in the mail. Though I’m gonna turn your attention real quick to page 76 and 77, to a young lady who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Diablero – Author Toby Tate

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DIABLERO

by Toby Tate
Publisher: Nightbird Publishing, Norcross, GA
Category: Adult Fiction, Horror
Format: 6 X 9 Deluxe Trade Paperback, 252 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0-9819572-4-1
ISBN-10: 0-9819572-4-2
Pub Date: October 26, 2010

Available from Amazon.com and from your local independent book dealer.

Description: Diablero, Obeah, the Nightmare Walker…the demon had many names and had taken many souls before inhabiting the body of Edward Teach, the infamous Blackbeard … Continue reading

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Book Review: Firefly – Still Flying – Author Joss Wheldon

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FIREFLY: STILL FLYING: A CELEBRATION OF JOSS WHEDON’S ACCLAIMED TV SERIES (PAPERBACK)

Written by Joss Wheldon
Published by Titan Books

Publication Date: 2010
Format: Color – 160 pages
Price: $19.95

I’ll admit to never getting a chance to check out the series when it was live though I did see the film “Serenity” that this series went on to for a full featured film. For the record, the film … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ghoul – Author Brian Keene

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GHOUL

Written by Brian Keene
Published by Dorchester Publishing Company

Publication Date: 2008
Format: color – 341 pages
Price: $7.99

GHOUL: A Summer of Pure Terror

Earlier in the day, I’d just finished reading a book titled Ghoul, written by the two time Bram Stoker award winning author, Brian Keene. I’ve been a fan of his ever since reading Dark Hollow and his other later books. When I’ve found … Continue reading

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Book Review: Film is Hell – Author Matthew Howe

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FILM IS HELL:
HOW I SOLD MY SOUL TO MAKE THE CRAPPIEST MOVIES IN HISTORY

Written by Matthew Howe
Published by Laurelton Media
Publication Date: 2009
Format: B&W- 266 pages
Price: $14.95

A great writing style loaded with sarcasm and humor always make for a more interesting read. The latest book I’ve come across is titled “Film is Hell” by Matthew Howe

What we get in a … Continue reading

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Book Review: GZ Gorezone Magazine – Issue 64

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Hey folks, we are proud to present a new entry to our ongoing reviews of newly released horror magazines. We do this as a service to both announce these new editions and inform the readers a bit about the content covered. So this review might be a little more introductory than future reviews with this being a first for Gorezone’s GZ line.

For one, GZ, if you didn’t know comes out of … Continue reading

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Book Revew: Comes the Dark – Author Patrick D’Orazio

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COMES THE DARK

By Patrick D’Orazio

Comes the Dark is the first novel in a planned trilogy from talented zombie author Patrick D’Orazio. Fans of zombie and horror may recognize Mr. D’Oraizio’s unique last name from one of the many critically acclaimed stories he has placed in independent anthologies over the course of the past two years. In that time he has had stories from zombie, horror, bizarro, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lord Of The Mountain – Author William Ollie

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LORD OF THE MOUNTAIN

By William Ollie

“October 1929

Times are hard in Whitley, West Virginia, and harder times are just around the corner. But not for William Pitch, as long as he returns to Ward Rock Mountain and gives that creature what he wants. And not for the Mayor or the Judge, or the young country doctor as long as they play … Continue reading

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Book Review: Horror Films of the 1970s – Author John Kenneth Muir

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HORROR FILMS OF THE 1970S
(2 VOLUME SET) (PAPERBACK)

Author John Kenneth Muir
Published by McFarland & Company
Publication Date: 2007
Format: Black /White – 684 pages
Price: $49.95

If you’ve perused our book reviews you’ll find the inclusion of several books dedicated to covering the horror films of the 70’s. This is not surprising as many consider the 70’s as the high point of horror film culture. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shrine – Author James Herbert

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James Herbert O.B.E (see, even Her Majesty likes horror) is the UK’s Stephen King. He’s a man who almost single-handedly dragged the genre screaming and kicking back into the mainstream from the dark cupboard under the publishing stairs where it had been hiding – in the UK at least.

His novels have sold millions across the world and have been translated into 33 languages. Small and wiry, and always attired in black, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Curse of the Wendigo – Author Rick Yancey

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It is called Atcen…Djenu…Outiko…Vindiko. It has dozen of names in a dozen lands, and it is older than the hills, Will Henry. It feeds, the hugrier it becomes. It starves even as it gorges. It is the hunger that cannot be satisfied in the Algonquin tongue its name literally means ‘the one who devours all mankind.’”Will and Dr. Warthrop must traverse the desolate wastelands of Canada…and in the process, may discover a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Vampire Hunters – Author Scott M. Baker

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The Vampire Hunters – Book 1 by Scott M. Baker

“Modern day vampire hunters wage a brutal battle against the undead in the nation’s capital.

As former Boston cops, Drake Matthews and Alison Monroe thought they had experienced it all… until they found themselves tracking down a serial killer who turned out to be one of the undead. Stopping him cost them their careers and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gardens Of Night – Author Greg F. Gifune

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“Recovering from a violent trauma, Marcus Banyon comes to perceive a different reality. Has he suffered a psychotic break as his doctors suggest? Or have his eyes been opened to forces long hidden from the rest of humanity? As he and his wife retreat to an isolated cabin, Marc’s visions lead them to an ancient mythology steeped in mystery and deception … and to a trio of sinister beings who hold the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hagar the Horrible – The Epic Chronicles – Author Dik Browne

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HAGAR THE HORRIBLE: THE EPIC CHRONICLES: THE DAILIES 1973-1974 (HARDCOVER)

Written by Dik Browne
Published by Titan Books
Publication Date: 2009
Format: B&W – 320 pages (Hardcover)
Price: $19.95

Long before the Sammy Hagar and the Van Halen clan, came the Viking norseman cartoon strip that caught on almost overnight by one frustrated cartoonist. That cartoonist was Dik Browne. A talented fellow who had spent the better portion … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heinous – Author Jonathan Moon

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HEINOUS

Written by Jonathan Moon
Published by Xlibris Corporation
Publication Date: 2009
Format: B&W – 134 Pages
Price: $19.95

Are you tired of going to your local bookstore to find a great horror novel only to return home empty handed? Looking for a book that features excellent writing, graphic violence, and realistic characters that you actually care about? Want to read something that is entertaining, original, and actually … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Haunted Caves – Adapted by Sammy Montana

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THE HAUNTED CAVES

Based on a Screenplay By: Michael Stevens
Adapted By: Sammy Montana
Published by Devils Due Publishing
Publication Date: 2008
Format: color – 48 pages
Price: $5.95

Take a trip through the real Haunted Caves…

I just got my monthly comic order in and within the batch of comics that I had ordered was the graphic novel, The Haunted Caves. The graphic novel was published … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hell – Separate Truth from Fiction – Author Bill Wiese

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HELL:
SEPARATE TRUTH FROM FICTION AND GET YOUR TOUGHEST QUESTIONS ANSWERED (PAPERBACK)

by Bill Wiese
Published by Charisma House
Publication Date: 2008
Format:B&W – 368 pages
Price: $15.99

A very striking cover with a very striking name. The book I’m speaking of is the recent release from Charisma Books titled. “Hell” by Author Bill Wiese. To bring you up to speed, “Hell” is the follow up book … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Vegan Revolution…with Zombies – Author David Agranoff

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THE VEGAN REVOLUTION..WITH ZOMBIES

by David Agranoff

Deadite Press

“Presenting Stress Free Food! Animal suffering is a thing of the past. Hipsters can now enjoy bacon without guilt. Thanks to a new miracle drug the cute little pig no longer feels a thing as she is led to the slaughter. The only problem? Once the drug enters the food supply anyone who eats it is … Continue reading

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