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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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Magazine Review: SCREAM – The Horror Magazine – Issue 34

SCREAM: THE HORROR MAGAZINE Issue 34 Editor: Rich Cooper Distributed by Diamond Magazine Distribution Publisher: Scream Magazine Price: Digital $1.99 US £1.29 UK €1.76 EUR – Print £4.50 UK $8.99 US Bi – Monthly It’s always very satisfying when a magazine, or indeed any genre news outlet, offers something unexpected. Scream has done this with the current issue, which brings …

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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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Comic Review: WOW: Curse of the Worgen – Issue 1

Issue: WOW: Curse of the Worgen #1 Writer: Micky Neilson, James Waugh Artist: Ludo Lullabi, Tony Washington Letters: Wes Abbott Editor: Hank Kanalz Publisher: Wildstorm Release Date: 2010 Pages: 32 Price: $2.99 “The best-selling WORLD OF WARCRAFT comic series returns in time for a worldwide CATACLYSM! A series of grisly, animalistic murders have rocked the walled town of Gilneas. A …

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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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Comic Review: The Fearless Zombie Hunters – Issue 3

Issue: The Fearless Zombie Hunters #3 Writer/Creator: Manuel Rios Sarabia Artist: Gared Campos Publisher: Sadhaka Studio Release Date: July 2011 Pages: 32 Price: $3.99 “The Fearless Zombie Hunters face off with the mysterious Boscarato and his undead ‘actors’. The Fearless Zombie Hunters is a black comedy about a trio of zombie slayers led by Professor Abronsius who is joined by …

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