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Magazine Review: Dark Side Magazine – Issue 150

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THE DARK SIDE – ISSUE 150
Editor: Allan Bryce
Ghoulish Publishing

The series of ‘Special’ issues that The Dark Side is currently going through, with each issue largely dedicated to one major subject, is paying dividends for both the reader and the magazine itself. This latest issue is an AMICUS special, and is every bit as in-depth as the previous specials (and works very well as a follow-up to their … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: The Walking Dead Official Magazine – Issue 1

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I’m sure the question you’ve been asking yourself as of late is…why isn’t there more “Walking Dead” swag to indulge upon? Well that question is quickly changing into ..why so much DEAD!”. Good reason……cause it’s what the fans want. On that note, we say a warm welcome to the official “The Walking Dead” Magazine as it debuts on its first issue.

With season 3 now underway, I’m sure you’re curious about what’s coming down … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Death Wound Horror Zine – Vol 1

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DEATH WOUND HORROR ZINE – VOLUME ONE
Independent Release

Now THIS is how you make a zine. DIY zines may seem like a thing of the past to a lot of people, but with the rise in interest in classic horror, VHS collecting and genre appreciation, it’s good to see underground print magazines starting to resurface a bit more.

This 72 page monster is a superb starting point for this title, … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: The Dark Side Magazine – Issue 149

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THE DARK SIDE – Issue 149

Ghoulish Publishing

Editor: Allan Bryce

Behind yet another beautifully evocative painted cover lies issue 149 of the UK’s longest running horror movie magazine, and it is going from strength to strength. This latest issue is an Indie Horror Special, and as ever features a wealth of material for fans of both the classic and contemporary eras of the genre we love.

Interviews this issue include Woman … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 110

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There’s a Hobo with a Shotgun outside..what are ya gonna do? Well if you are picking up the latest issue of Rue Morgue 110, your gonna wannna tune into all things Rutger Hauer and read on about his latest film role. Sometimes all it takes is an absurd title and a major star to peek some interests but it’s good to hear “this one” has finally reached its debut bringing in a … Continue reading

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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.

The central piece to this … Continue reading

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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.Β  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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