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Book Review: Frank Frazettas Swamp Demon – Issue 1

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FRANK FRAZETTA’S SWAMP DEMON #1 (ONE-SHOT) (Comics) Writer: Joshua Ortega Art & Cover art by: Josh Medors & Jay Fotos Variant covers by: Frank Frazetta & Nat Jones From Image Comics Publication Date: 2008 Format: Full Color, 32 pages Price: $3.99 SYNOPSIS: Another one of Frank Frazetta’s classic paintings comes to life with the “Frank Frazetta’s Swamp Demon” one-shot. This ...

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Book Review: Witch Craft – Compiled by Margaret McGuire & Alicia Kachmar

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WITCH CRAFT: WICKED ACCESSORIES, CREEPY-CUTE TOYS, MAGICAL TREATS, & MORE! (HARD COVER) Compiled by Margaret McGuire & Alicia Kachmar Published by Quirk Classics Publication Date: 2010 Format: Color – 96 pages Price: $14.95 “Double, double, toil and trouble! The instructions in Witch Craft will help you conjure up 25 totally wicked treasures – everything from vampire bite necklaces to graveyard ...

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Book Review: Kick-Ass: Creating the Comic, Making the Movie – Author Mark Millar

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Well hopefully when you pick up this sharp little read, you’d have already seen the movie it’s referring to. The book in a sense is an overview and tribute. Chock full of color photos, production stills, set designs, drawings, comic rendering, actor profiles, script breakdowns and a whole lot more….it’s easy to say that the book like the movie “kicks ...

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Book Review: Biblio Vampiro – Author Robert Curran

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Biblio Vampiro: An Essential Guide to Vampires and, More Importantly, How to Avoid Them In my opinion one of the coolest things that I’ve seen with the increase in vampire visibility the last few years is the emergence of even cooler looking books published. Content aside, the publishers really go all out with all the visual treats and this edition titled ...

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Book Review: Autobiography of a Werewolf Hunter – Author Brain P. Easton

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The werewolf. Simply put a monster of legend that has been, for the most part, ignored in modern horror. Vampires are all the rage in current pop culture leaving a void where the lycanthrope should be right along side them. Brain P. Easton remedies the lack of werewolves in new dark fiction with a vengeance in his amazing new novel ...

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Book Review: Johnny Halloween – Author Norman Partridge

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Johnny Halloween: Norman Partridge “Norman Partridge’s Halloween novel, Dark Harvest, was chosen as one of Publishers Weekly’s 100 Best Books of 2006. A Bram Stoker Award winner and World Fantasy nominee, Partridge’s rapid-fire tale of a small town trapped by its own shadows welcomed a wholly original creation, the October Boy, earning the author comparisons to Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, ...

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Book Review: 101 Sci-Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die – Editor Steven Jay Schneider

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It’s probably safe to say that the sci fi movies of generations are perhaps the most iconic of our film history sporting images of aliens, spaceships, alternate worlds and tales of fantastical proportion. As another entry into the featured films books, “101 Sci fi movies” surely captures the essence of the sci fi revolution. 1920’s carried forward to current, there ...

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Book Review: Blokes Tomb of Horror – Issue 2

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BLOKES TOMB OF HORROR #2 (COMIC) Writer: Eric Schock Writers: Jason Crawley, Enrico Teodorani,Francesca Paolucci,Andrea Teodorani,Maurizio Ercole Artists: Ju Gomez,Andrea Bulgarelli,Fernando Ignatius,Matteo Fioramonti,Alessio Nocerino,Manolo,Maurizio Ercole Cover Artist: Silvano Cover Colors: Maximilian T.Plissken Publisher: Virus Comix Publication Date: 2010 Format: Full Color – 52 pages Price: $4.99 “Featuring 7 tales of terror, Virus Comix is proud to present the second issue ...

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Book Review: Biomega – Vol 2

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BIOMEGA Vol 2 (COMIC) Writer & Artist: Tsutomu Niehi Translator: John Werry English Adaptation: Stan! Editors: Mike Montesa, Andrew McKeon Publisher: Viz Media Publication Date: 2010 Format: Full Color – 216 pages Price: $12.99 “After capturing Eon Green, DRF forces are amassing around Toa Heavy Industry headquarters and have taken Dr. Kurokawa and his daughter into custody. Zoichi must attempt ...

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Book Review: Asian Cult Cinema Magazine – Issue 62

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ASIAN CULT CINEMA MAGAZINE – ISSUE#62 by Thomas Weissner Published by ASIAN CULT CINEMA Publication Date: 2008 Format: Color / BW – 62 pages Price: $6 Sporting an attractive cover featuring the 2 baddest sword fighting asian heroines to come out of over the top cinema comes Tokyo Gore Police Vs. Chanbara Beauty. In case your unfamiliar with the films ...

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Book Review: Asian Cult Cinema Magazine – Issue 57

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ASIAN CULT CINEMA MAGAZINE – ISSUE#57 by Thomas Weissner Published by ASIAN CULT CINEMA Publication Date: 2008 Format: Color / BW – 62 pages Price: $6 It’s probably fitting that my first issue to review from “Asian Cult Cinema” Magazine is an extra special one. Being a huge lover of Asian Horror films and never really getting all the time ...

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Book Review: Channel Evil – Issue 1

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CHANNEL EVIL – ISSUE#1 COMIC) Written by: Alan Grant Artist: Shane Oakley Letters: Jamie Grant Ink Assist: Suzanne O’Brien Editor: Alexander Finbow From: Beserker Comics Publication Date: 2009 Format: Full Color – 24 pages Price: $3.99 “A slick and sleazy chat show host gets more than he bargained for when he channels an ancient source of evil, unleashing terror and ...

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Book Review: Criminal Macabre – Cell Block 666

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CRIMINAL MACABRE: CELL BLOCK 666 – Comics Written by Steve Niles, Artwork by Nick Stakal, Tim Bradstreet Published by Dark Horse Publication Date: 2009 Format: color with 104 pages Price: $2.99 Cal Mcdonald is back with his trusty sidekick Mo’Lock. This time it’s a bit more on the crime drama side with zombies to boot. This issues I’m reviewing actually ...

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Book Review: Abe Sapien – The Drowning – Issues 1-5

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ABE SAPIEN: THE DROWNING #1-5 (Comics) Writer: Mike Mignola Artist: Jason Shawn Alexander From Dark Horse Comics Publication Date: 2008 Format: Full Color, 32 pages Price: $2.99 SYNOPSIS: Abe Sapien is on a new mission to recover from the depths of a Spanish island, an ancient dagger originally created to eliminate evil spirits and demons. “The Drowning” mini series brings ...

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Book Review: Cold Blooded Chillers – Issues 2-3

COLD BLOODED CHILLERS #2-#3 (COMIC) Written by Robert Heske Cover and inside cover art by Mark Chilcott Published by Studio 407 Publication Date: 2008 Format: Color Price: $2.99 Straight off the shelves of Heske Horror comes the indy produced “Cold Blooded Chillers” under the writing of author R.M Heske with artwork contributions varying each issue. The series is laid out ...

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