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Magazine Review: The Dark Side Magazine – Issue 145

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THE DARK SIDE – ISSUE 145

Ghoulish Publishing

Editor- Allan Bryce

UK magazine The Dark Side is going from strength to strength with this new era of its publication, and while some may point out the new layout and design evokes the old Fangoria style, the content sets it apart from a lot of other horror magazines. Despite a dark period prior to its original cancellation in which the title had a … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 95

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Published by MARRS MEDIA INC.
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Color – 126 pages
Price: $9.95

Rue Morgue arrives with the latest issue #95! Sporting a “Left for Dead” cover means only 1 thing….. video games! More specifically horror video games. As we dig a bit deeper we find a section devoted to the onslaught and years of zombie video game releases.

Now seeing that I really am not much … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: The Dark Side Magazine – Issue 148

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The Dark Side Magazine issue 148
Editor: Allan Bryce
Ghoulish Publishing

Just when it seemed this iteration of The Dark Side couldn’t get any better, here is issue 148, and it’s an absolute feast for classic horror fans. Billed as a Hammer Horror Special, almost the entire issue os taken up by some truly sterling material on the legendary studio and its legions of films.

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Magazine Review: Creepy Images Magazine – Issue 10

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Who’s is that ugly mug on the cover of this issue of “Creepy Images”? Of course it can be none other than that “Anthropophagus” cretin! (Can you say “Anthropophagus” 10x fast??)

Yep lots of cool images coming to ya this round with a special feature on the movie “Anthropophagus” to stare back at ya. Stab to the eye, guts spilling out, or just an image of screaming terror to … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Creepy Images Magazine – Issue 9

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“Creepy Images Magazine” just sent over their latest edition. Like previous releases, it’s chock full of visual treats for the horror fan and of course the influential collector of lost images. This latest issue #9 boldly displays its small tribute to exploitation memorabilia. And of course right out of the pen comes our favorite naughty exploitation Nazi character Ilsa. Buyers will want a few of these pages for some bodacious inspiration. Now the one … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 92

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RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE #92
Published by MARRS MEDIA INC.
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Color – 70 pages
Price: $9.95

This year seems to be big on vampires. In fact vampires I believe sort of rear there ugly heads in cycles that sort of fluctuate with the state of the industry. However as much recycling as has been, it never seems to fade from public eye and interest. The … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: The Dark Side Magazine – Issue 147

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The Dark Side Magazine – issue 147
Editor: Allan Bryce

Ghoulish Publishing

It’s always a pleasure to see The Dark Side’s gaudy painted covers on the shelves, and it’s an even greater pleasure to discover the magazine is continuing to go from strength to strength in terms of content. This latest issue features another slew of features on mainly classic titles and filmmakers, but that’s no bad thing.

New releases … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Grausam Rouge Magazine – Issue 3

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Grausam Rouge Issue #3 like its previous release straps on the best of horror with a 3rd follow up featuring stills from the production of “Fright Night (1985)”. This issue packs in more images featuring plenty stills of that huge-mouthed fanger-sporting-vampire chick.

And in case you never quite made the connection, that’s Amanda Bearse who you might remember from “Married with Children” aka Marcy D’Arcy.

All the memories of yesterday are encased in this … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Grausam Rouge Magazine – Issue 2

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Grausam Rouge Issue #2 marks the first that came across our desk. The magazine is unique in that it translates into several languages within its small amount of pages making for light content reading. Make no mistake, as the true attraction here is the images of which this magazine has several of. It may be short, but the pictures are a must see.

Issue #2 is dedicated to the film Hellraiser Hellbound. … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: The Darkside Magazine – Issue 144

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THE DARK SIDE – ISSUE 144

Ghoulish Publishing

Editor- Allan Bryce

Being able to pick up new issues of The Dark Side is still an exciting prospect for me. The magazine’s return to publication and return to mainstream outlets has pleased me greatly, and thus it pleases me even more that the standard of the magazine continues to improve and grow. This latest issue is an essential purchase for any horror … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Morpheus Tales Magazine – Issue XIV

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Morpheus Tales #14

As is usual every three months, I opened my mailbox and saw a package containing the latest issue of one of my favorite magazines…Morpheus Tales. I eagerly opened the package and was greeted with the stunning new cover by Candra Hope.  Morpheus Tales has some of the best artwork to accompany their tales and Issue #14 is no exception. The artwork beautifully enhances the tales they … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 115

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Welcome to another quick overview on new mag releases. We are back again with Rue Morgue who have furnished a firm helping of news and articles of interest.

My first attention actually goes to the commentary which talks about the horror site movements and the problems with borrowed content. It has some great points made and something we’d had to unfortunately deal with more than once. In fact the commentary matches a … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Famous Monsters Magazine – Issue 255

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By the look of this cover, it appears that FM has taken a special interest in all things LoveCraft. Those tentacled beasts, those brooding stories that creep into your skin like black ink permeating directly to your soul. Yes, it’s an issue dedicated to the works of H.P. Lovecraft, so hang on for the journey.

“The Re-making of Thriller” recounts the efforts that went into the special redux planning of reviving … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 114

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It looks like a FrightNight wave coming up! Sporting that unforgettable original artwork, Rue Morgue is gearing up as well. It seems early influential films leave a strong residue on us hardened older genre fans. Tom Holland is on board in an exclusive interview about his work on Fright Night. This iconic film gone remake also meets with a few new faces from the 2011 version….Colin Farrell, Anton Yelchin and new … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 112

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I’m always happy to receive a brand new copy of Rue in the mail. Though my face lit up a little more brighter when I noticed the latest issue sporting a Asian Gore tribute article. If you’ve followed our site in the past, yunno we spare no opportunity to watch, review or talk about anything that’s Asian, horror and wacky. So with that seque on to the goodz!

Sushi Typhoon is one … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Creepy Images Magazine – Issue 6

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Welcome to the world of exploitation memorabilia. Yes, indeed! It’s that time again for collectors to treat themselves to a bit of culture and hard to finds. A new issue of Creepy Images has arrived with some great scans of first time exclusive print images and some others that collectors would die for. Now as a import mag, your gonna hear some titles especially in the states that will sound like nothing … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Morpheus Tales – Issue 12

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Morpheus Tales #12

If Ever I Should Leave You by John S. Barker
Illustrated by Matthew Freyer

Kid Intestines by Christopher Glazer

Woodbury by Brick Marlin
Illustrated by Vladimir Petkovic

Misery Of the Pickled Punk by Lawrence Barker

May Old Acquaintance Be Forgot by Kury Fawver
Illustrated by Charlie Zacherl

Deviation by Edward Rodosek

Sharp Edges by John F. D. Taff

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Magazine Review: Horror Hound Magazine – Issue 19

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HORROR HOUND (MAGAZINE) – PRINT ISSUE #19
( 2009)

Published by HorrorHound Ltd.
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Color – 62 Pages
Price: $6.99

Nightbreed, I’m sure from judging by the cover feature..I’m not the only one thinking….How can a film so cool be kept so long off the market without a decent special edition or extras release? The rumored lost footage is perhaps one of the more intriguing … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Horror Hound Magazine – Issue 20

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HORROR HOUND (MAGAZINE) – PRINT ISSUE #20
( 2009)

Published by HorrorHound Ltd.
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Color – 62 Pages
Price: $6.99

If you’ve been following my reviews on the Horror Hound releases, you know by now that every issue is an exciting time for me. Add to that they have reached there 20th issue anniversary of what is in my opinion one of the finest horror … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Horror Hound Magazine – Issue 18

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HORROR HOUND (MAGAZINE) – PRINT ISSUE #18
( 2009)

Published by HorrorHound Ltd.
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Color – 62 Pages
Price: $6.99

It’s that time of the month! Just got a fresh new Horror Hound edition to peruse and as usual this ones chock full of goodies!

I say that because HH has a special talent for creating sections within the magazine that literally do the homework … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Horror Hound Magazine – Issue 21

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HORROR HOUND (MAGAZINE) – PRINT ISSUE #21
( 2009)

Published by HorrorHound Ltd.
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Color – 62 Pages
Price: $6.99

The Wolfman is in the air…. No surprise with the newest addition to the franchise just around the corner. I’ll admit to never “really” being a wolfman fan, however I must admit that there are alot of werewolf films I really dig. I’m sure the … Continue reading

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