Book Review: Spawn – Book of the Dead – Authors Ashley Woods, Steve Niles

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I have the pleasure of finally reading and reviewing a volume …..a long time coming. When I say a long time, I mean I’ve been hearing about this arriving on shelves for seems like decades. I don’t actually remember the official date I caught wind of it, but it was definitely a different time, a different era and most of all Ashley Wood was still creating killer illustrations for the Mcfarlane team. On one hand, … Continue reading

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Film Review: 30 Days of Night (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: When feuding brothers David (Andy Serkis) and Peter (Reece Shearsmith) abduct a young woman (Jennifer Ellison) and hole up in a remote rural cottage, their hostage quickly turns the tables on her captors. But soon, it’s all for one when they find that the deranged farmer next door is the real threat. Hellraiser’s Doug Bradley makes a cameo in this blood-drenched yet humor-laced terror treat from writer-director Paul Andrew Williams. REVIEW: Written by: Steve … Continue reading

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Film Review: Steve Niles Remains (2011)

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  SYNOPSIS: The story centers on two lone survivors of a bizarre accident that reduced most of the world’s population to zombies. They take refuge in a vacant casino and fight a losing battle against the undead. REVIEW: Based on the popular IDW 5 issue graphic comic series titled “Remains”, arrives a new zombie thriller from the mind of Steve Niles appropriately titled “Steve Niles’ Remains”. The film is produced by Synthetic Cinema International and … Continue reading

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First Self published book for Horror Writer Steve Niles

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Cal McDonald: Detective Tales” Horror writer Steve Niles (30 Days of Night) creates his own DIY book company called “Bloody Pulp Books” and publishes his signature character Cal McDonald (from Criminal Macabre) in prose form. Salt Lake city, Utah – 3/23/2011 – Cal McDonald: Detective Tales is a limited edition pulp paperback series of Cal McDonald prose written by Steve Niles. The first volume will be illustrated by Kelley Jones (Sandman, Deadman, and Batman). The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Last Train to Deadsville – Author Steve Niles

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LAST TRAIN TO DEADSVILLE (TPB) Written by Steve Niles Artwork by Kelley Jones Published by Dark Horse Publication Date: 2005 Format: color with 144 pages Price: $2.95 Something about the graphic novel “Last Train to Deadsville” feels classic. I can’t put my finger on it but when you read it you expect to see some old detective calling everyone “dame” and smoking a cigar. Our hero comes in the form of Cal McDonald, a rebellious … Continue reading

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Book Review: City of Dust: A Philip Khrome Story – Issue 4

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CITY OF DUST: A PHILIP KHROME STORY #4 (COMIC) Written by Steve Niles Art by ZID, GARRIE GASTONNY and BRANDON CHNG Published by Radical Publishing Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color – 28 pages Price: $2.99 City of Dust: A Philip Khrome Story is set in a dystopian future, a cross between Blade Runner and Fahrenheit 451. Phillip Khrome is a cop who patrols the city on a jetpack. Our introduction to Khrome is basically as … Continue reading

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Book Review: 28 Days Later: the Aftermath TPB – Author Steve Niles

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Written by Steve Niles Edited by Jimmy Palmiotti Art by Dennis Calero , Diego Olmos, Nat Jones, Ken Branch Published by Harper Paperbacks Publication Date: 2007 Format: Color – 112 pages Price: $17.99 From Fox Atomic, comes a graphic novel based on the hugely popular film by the same name “28 Days”. This version titled: “After Math” follows the creation of the rage virus from laboratory to final release. As the future has come upon … Continue reading

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