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Six Adaptations That Strayed Way Too Far from the Source Material

Most horror movies are based on something, whether it be books, comics, video games or—most commonly, these days—other films. Almost everything is an adaptation. Pop culture is recycled and...
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Book Review – The Killing Lessons by Saul Black

The Halloween season is just around the corner, and most horror fans will probably be revisiting their favorite films to celebrate. But why not change things up this year...
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Six Vampire Novels That Went Widely Overlooked

While they may have faded from the teen fiction world in recent years, vampire novels have always dominated genre literature and haven’t really gone away. The Strain trilogy by Guillermo del Toro...
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Book Review: X-Files Archives Vol 1

X-Files Archives Volume 1: Whirlwind and Ruins is a compilation of two previously released, stand-alone novels by prominent science fiction writers. IDW Publishing released this volume this week, and it...

Horror Novelizations worth a Closer Look

A now dying art for fans of the horror genre, the novelization once enhanced the experience for the carnage obsessed bookworm. Arguably a way for the filmmakers to further cash...
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Book Review: Something at the Window is Scratching Vol. 1 by Roman Dirge

Something at the Window is Scratching Vol. 1 (SATWIS) by Roman Dirge is the full color re-release of a book by the same name released by SlaveLabor Graphics in 1998. The...
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Book Review – Midian Unmade: Tales of Clive Barker’s Nightbreed

Releasing July 28, 2015 from Tor Books is an exciting, authorized collection of 23 short stories called Midian Unmade: Tales from Clive Barker's Nightbreed. The collection was edited by author Joseph...
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Dark Regions Press to Release New Clive Barker Book!

Dark Regions Press has reached out with a major announcement. They will be releasing the next tome from horror auteur Clive Barker. According to the press release, Barker's The Body...
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VHS Video Cover Art: the Coffee Table Book You’ve Been Waiting For

If you’re anything like me, you’ve become quite bored with DVD covers as of late. While there are certainly some that stand out, most tend to all look the...
Clive Barker's The Scarlet Gospels

Book Review – Clive Barker’s The Scarlet Gospels

The wait is finally over for fans who have been wanting to read Clive Barker's long-awaited pairing of two of the most popular characters from his works. The Scarlet Gospels...
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Seven Horror Reference Books Every Fan Should Read

There’s a great point during the process of becoming a horror movie fan where you begin to get this urge to see everything. Whatever you hear about—and in starting...
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Literary Monsters: Books Written by Your Favorite Horror Actors

It’s become commonplace for an actor to write a tell-all autobiography once they become famous enough and decide they have enough interesting stories in their life to warrant one....
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Book Review – The Final Transmission by Brian F. H. Clement

In a genre that sometimes seems to be inundated with whatever is popular at the time, it's nice to be able to read a truly original story. In the...
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Ten Indispensable Reference Books For the Horror Fan

Any self-respecting horror movie fan has a small library that they rely on to gather information about specific films or go to for recommendations—everything from back issues of Fangoria...
Tortured Souls by Clive Barker

Book Review: Clive Barker’s Tortured Souls

Tortured Souls is finally available in print. That might mean something to the hardcore Clive Barker devotees, but not much to anyone else. It’s had a hell of a...