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Book Review: The Amazing, Incredible, Shrinking, Colossal, Bikini-Crazed Creature from Public Domain – Author E. Mitchell

THE AMAZING, INCREDIBLE, SHRINKING, COLOSSAL, BIKINI-CRAZED CREATURE FROM THE PUBLIC DOMAIN Author E. Mitchell Published by Outskirts Press Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W – 124 pages Price: $10.95 ”I am a man of science. To bore you with the tales of hedonism I have witnessed firsthand, the besotted days amidst the worlds most pulsating pleasure pastorals would be a precious …

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Book Review: With a Voice that is Often Still Confused.. Author J.R Hamantascen

With a Voice that is Often Still Confused But is Becoming ever Louder and Clearer – Author J.R Hamantascen REVIEW: J.R Hamantascen has a knack for imaginative scenarios. Chock full of harrowing circumstance “With a Voice that is Often Still Confused But is Becoming ever Louder and Clearer” takes the reader thru one dark door after another.

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Book Review: Off the Rails and Other Tales – Author Jason L. Liquori

OFF THE RAILS AND OTHER TALES By Jason L. Liquori A collection of delightfully depraved bone chilling terror is summarized by title as follows: BANKER’S HOURS: A band of retired bank robbers plot one last heist and tend not to lichen they get more than what they’d bargained for. NIGHT CRAWL: Walter, Harry and Rachel roam the dense brush in …

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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 …

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Book Review: The Horribles – Author Nathaniel Lambert

THE HORRIBLES Nathaniel Lambert Grindhouse Press Trade Paperback, 124 pages ISBN-13: 978-0-9826281-5-7  When Sheldon Delaney and his parents moved from Minneapolis to small-town Poe’s Creek, Minnesota, they already stood out a bit more than most. The only black family in a predominantly towheaded community, what could have been an uncomfortable or alienating situation was nullified entirely by the warm welcome …

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Book Review: Audition – Author Ryu Murakami

AUDITION (HARD COVER) Written by Ryu Murakami Published by Bloomsbury Publishing Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W – 208 pages Price: $6.00 ‘His first reaction on realising she was going to murder him was not, strangely enough, terror but the sort of feelingn of closure one gets upon finally solving a puzzle.’ Audition? That’s that infamous cult film from Japanese director …

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Book Review: The Art of Terminator Salvation – Author Tara Bennett

THE ART OF TERMINATOR SALVATION Written by Tara Bennett Published by Titan Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color – 256 pages Price: $35 Art books are always a little harder to review due to the content being based more on a visual aspect. A recent book I received is titled “The Art of Terminator Salvation”. Hardbound, full color and chock …

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Book Review: Vampires, Werewolves, Zombies – Compendium – Suzanne Schwalb

VAMPIRES, WEREWOLVES, ZOMBIES: COMPENDIUM MONSTRUM (HARDCOVER) Written by Suzanne Schwalb (Author), Margaret Rubiano (Author), Peter Pauper Press (Editor), Bruce Waldman (Illustrator), David Lindroth (Illustrator) Published by Peter Pauper Press Publication Date: 2010 Format: B&W – 168 Pages Price: $9.95 Vampires, werewolves and zombies oh my! – I must say my curiosity has peaked this last year as these 3 categories …

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Book Review: Everyone Hates a Hero – Author Gregory L Hall

You probably know Greg Hall. He’s the Friday night piggy-petter and grand poobah of the no-pants zone who gives out 80’s headshots with the, ahem, personalized inscription stating that you are indeed his favorite writer. He gets some of the biggest names in horror on his podcast, the Funky Werepig, but never forgets to leave room for those writers struggling …

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Book Review: Malpractice – Editor Nathaniel Lambert

MALPRACTICE Edited by Nathaniel Lambert Published by Stygian Publications Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black /White Price: $15.99 Let me see them hands if you love yerself a good, old-fashioned trip to the hospital? That’s what I thought. There is something about those sterile environments filled with stoic, mask covered faces, reeking of antiseptic and a mild undercurrent of something much …

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