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Book Review: Monsters – A Bestiary – Author Christopher Dell


Monsters: A Bestiary of Devils, Demons, Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Magical Creatures [Paperback]

Being a fan of the classic early century art, I was pleasantly surprised when a book arrived primarily focusing on the monsters, demons, dragons and ghouls of the early centuries. Author Christopher Dell who holds a passion for art history set out to collect and narrate some of the finest examples of early monster art ever created. From all … Continue reading

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Book Review: David Lynch – Authors Colin Odell and Michelle Le Blanc


Written by Colin Odell and Michelle Le Blanc
Published by KameraBooks
Publication Date: 2007
Format: Color & Black /White – 192 pages
Price: $16.95

Much is the wonder of the works of enigmatic director/ artist David Lynch. So much that even for hard pressed fans, it sometimes takes news ideas, and opinions to get the essence of his movies into consumable form. Colin Odell & Michelle Le Blanc … Continue reading

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Book Review: Book of the Dead – Author Jamie Russell


Written by Jamie Russell
Published by FAB Press
Publication Date: 2005
Format: Black /White & color – 352 pages
Price: $29.95

A scant five years ago, I would have beaten you upside the head for considering the idea of allowing the possibility to start to think about crossing your mind that I could get tired … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cannibal Serial Killers – Author Diane Law


Written by Diane Law
Published by Ulysses Press
Publication Date: 2009
Format: B/W- 336 pages
Price: $14.95

Far removed from the cinema and its fictitious tales of axe wielding, chainsaw hacking and iconic slasher fare are the true horrors of present day realities. Author Diane Law knows too well that monsters do exist and can be as close as next door or someone you know. Whether fiction was … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Gorehounds Guide to Splatter Films of the 1980′s – Author Scott Aaron Stine


by Scott Aaron Stine
Published by McFarland & Company
Publication Date: 2003
Format: Black /White – 398 pages
Price: $35

If you were around to enjoy the 80′s you know it was a great time for horror. Alot of classics were born and alot of strange products came out of that era. What better way to celebrate a productive horror era than with a Gorehound guide! Scott Aaron … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Nightmare Never Ends – Author Jim Spenser


Written by Jim Spenser
Published by Citadel

Publication Date: 1992
Format: Color – 212 pages
Price: various – OOP

Not a recent release, but none-the-less a great release. Any fan of Freddy or Nightmare on Elm street will seriously dig into this book. I believe I purchased this when it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zombiemania – Author Dr Arnold T Blumberg



Written by Dr Arnold T Blumberg and Andrew Hershberger
Published by Telos Publishing

Publication Date: 2006
Format: B&W – 400 pages
Price: $22.95

Easily one of the largest book of Zombies I’ve run across, one thing is clear…. these authors love there work! With the book totaling over 400 pages Zombiemania is the bible de force for zombie enthusiasts. Authors Dr Arnold T … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Unanswered Question – Author Kurt Leland



Written by Kurt Leland
Published by Hampton Roads Publishing

Publication Date: 2002
Format: Black /White – 520 pages
Price: $16.95

While I must admit that “The Unanswered Question” is actually my first book read on the subject of afterlife,…. it’s my opinion even without reading the others that it has to be one of the better ones. I say this … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art of The Nasty – Author Nigel Wingrove


Written by Nigel Wingrove, Marc Morris
Published by FAB Press
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Color – 160 pages
Price: $34.95

Today I received a rather impressive collection book in the mail from the fine folks at FAB press. Now while it’s true that alot of cool books comes across our hands so that we can give em look and inform the world, it’s pretty safe to say that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Demons and Other Inconveniences – Author Dan Dillard


I thought that Dan Dillard’s Demons and Other Inconveniences had grabbed me from the very title. After all, who wouldn’t want to read a collection of short stories by a man who has the stones to reduce the minions of Hell itself to mere inconveniences with a tongue-in-cheek swipe of the pen? But I hadn’t really been grabbed yet, just beckoned; merely teased with a long, scaly claw.

I again thought the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Time Bomb – Issue 1


New series “Time Bomb” from Radical Publishing takes on quite a few genres. Science Fiction, horror, action and war. Add to that bunch a Nazi conspiracy looped within a government conspiracy and you have a taste of time bomb.

The military is doing what they do best…which is uncover secrets while they dabble in underground bunkers. When a team uncovers something they weren’t expecting such as a hidden underground … Continue reading

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Book Review: Marvel Zombies 3 (HC) – Author Fred Van Lente


Writer: Fred Van Lente
Art: Kev Walker
From: Marvel Comics
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Full Color – 112 pages
Price: $19.99

Wow, think you’ve seen it all….. then hop on board for round #3 as I fill you in on the details of the Marvel Zombie world. What I love most about these releases is the art styling’s that change from one set of artist to the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Marvel Zombies 2 (HC) – Author Robert Kirkman


Written by Robert Kirkman (Author), Sean Phillips (Illustrator)
Cover Art – Arthur Suydam
Published by Marvel Comics
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Color – 120 pages
Price: $19.95

The anticipation was killing me. I had long put off picking up a “Marvel Zombies” comic in the anticipation of purchasing the graphic novel collection. I wanted it to be fresh, to be complete and to be at the right … Continue reading

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Book Review: Stanley Kubrick (pocket essentials) – Author Paul Duncan


Written by Paul Duncan
Published by Pocket Essentials
Publication Date: 1999
Format: Black /White – 96pages
Price: $4.20

Kubrick, the genius, the recluse, the hermit, the mystery has and is highly regarded as one of the great auteur film makers of our time. Certainly his impressive body of work has proved that alone. In this latest edition from pocket essentials, we are given just enough to wet out … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Devil Onscreen – Author Charles P. Mitchell


by Charles P. Mitchell
Published by McFarland & Company
Publication Date: 2002
Format: Black /White – 344 pages
Price: $15.99

You don’t see hard cover releases as much these days. and that’s a shame. though with a film book dedicated to Mephistopheles a hard cover is well deserved. Unlike other horror books, this one concentrates solely on the inclusion of the “devil” on screen. So in retrospect that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Zombie Handbook – Author Rob Sacchetto


Written by Rob Sacchetto
Artwork by Rob Sacchetto
Published by Ulysses Press
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Color – 128 pages
Price: $16.95

It only takse but a quick glance to know this is a killer looking little read. Littered with top notch zombie illustrations, the author and artist Rob Sacchetto clearly knows his stuff. In fact memories of Evil Dead and book of Necronomicon were the first … Continue reading

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