BLOODSHOT (202o) Reviews and overview

Bloodshot is a 2020 American science-fiction action feature film about a man who is brought back from the dead as a lethal weapon using nanotechnology. Directed by visual effects expert …

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ARTIK (2019) Reviews and overview

‘Release the purity within’ Artik is a 2019 American horror feature film written and directed by Tom Botchii Skowronski. The movie stars Chase Williamson (John Dies at the End), Lauren …

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SCRAWL (2013) Reviews and overview

  ‘The comic book that kills’ Scrawl is a 2015 British supernatural horror feature film written, produced and directed by Peter Hearn (Dead Air). The movie stars Mark Forester Evans, …

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Gums – comic book character

‘Here it is… a shark worse than its bite!!’ Gums is a British comic character: a shark with false teeth. In 1976, Jaws was all the rage with kids, and British comic Monster …

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Mystic – comic book, 1951 – 1957

  ‘Mystic… the most eerie stories ever told!’ Mystic was an American horror-suspense anthology comic published by Marvel’s 1950s iteration, Atlas Comics, from March 1951 and August 1957, lasting sixty-one issues. …

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Devilina – magazine, USA, 1975

‘Illustrated stories of female-filled fantasy’ Devilina is a 1975 American magazine published by Atlas/Seabord Publishing (The Grim Ghost; Movie Monsters; Weird Tales of the Macabre) that only lasted for two issues. Martin Goodman, the …

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Werewolf By Night – comic book

Werewolf by Night – birth name Jacob Russoff, legal name Jacob Russell, nicknamed Jack – is a fictional character, an anti-heroic werewolf in the Marvel Comics universe. The Werewolf by Night …

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Supernatural Thrillers – comic book

Supernatural Thrillers is a Marvel comics horror title launched in 1972 that ran for fifteen issues. The comic featured adaptations of stories that included famous monsters such as Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, …

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The Invaders Meet Frankenstein! – comic

The Invaders Meet Frankenstein! was issue 31 of The Invaders Marvel Comics series, published in August 1978. The comic features Captain America and Bucky, Sub-Mariner, the original Human-Torch and Toro: ‘During …

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Skywald Publications – comic magazine publisher

Skywald Publications was a 1970s American publisher of black-and-white comic magazines, primarily the horror anthologies Nightmare, Psycho, and Scream. Skywald’s first publication was Nightmare #1 (Dec. 1970). The company lasted until early 1975, with …

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Hindi comic book covers

The following is just a selection of the Hindi comic book covers posted by Aeron Alfrety on his Monster Brains blog. Sadly, we have no details regarding the historic nature …

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CREEPSHOW 2 (1987) reviews and overview

‘When the curtain goes up the terror begins’ Creepshow 2 is a 1987 American comedy horror anthology feature film directed by Michael Gornick and the sequel to Creepshow (1982). Gornick was George A. Romero’s cinematographer …

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Scream Inn – board game

Scream Inn is a horror-themed board game, first produced in the UK by Strawberry Fayre from 1974. Scream Inn was a a comic strip that ran in British weekly Shiver …

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Shako – comic strip

“This is no cute and cuddly polar bear. He’s a blizzard of white hot horror, the terror of the frozen wastes, he is SHAKO – and he is death!” Shako …

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Legend Horror Classics – magazine

Legend Horror Classics was a British magazine published by Legend Publishing and which ran for thirteen issues between 1974 and 1975. The magazine was very much a second fiddle imitation of …

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X-Men: Apocalypse vs. Dracula – comic book

X-Men: Apocalypse vs. Dracula is a four-issue comic book limited series published in 2006 by Marvel Comics. The series was written by Frank Tieri and drawn by Clayton Henry and was collected into a trade paperback in October …

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters – Marvel comic

From 1977 through 1979, Godzilla starred in a 24-issue run of comics written by Doug Moench, drawn by Herb Trimpe, and published by Marvel Comics entitled Godzilla: King of the Monsters. The series thrusted Godzilla completely …

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Creepy – horror comic magazine

Creepy was an American horror-comics magazine launched by Warren Publishing in 1964. Like Mad magazine, it was a black-and-white newsstand publication in a magazine format and thus did not require the approval or seal of the dreaded Comics Code …

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Terror Tales – pulp magazine

Terror Tales was the name of two American publications: a pulp magazine of the weird menace genre, and a horror comic in the 1960s and 1970s. Terror Tales was originally published by Popular Publications. The first issue was published in September …

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Basil Gogos – Artist and illustrator

Basil Gogos is an artist and illustrator best known for his striking, often colourful portraits of movie monsters that appeared on the covers of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine in the 1960s and 70s. …

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Frankie Stein – comic book character

Frankie Stein is a British comic book character who was popular throughout the 1970s. He should not be confused with the identically named female character from Monster High. The original …

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The Tomb of Dracula – comic book

The Tomb of Dracula is an American horror comic book series published by Marvel Comics from April 1972 to August 1979. The seventy issue series featured a group of vampire …

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CREEPSHOW (1982) reviews and overview

Creepshow is a 1982 American anthology horror feature film. It is a collaboration between two genre collaborators who were apparently at the top of their respective crafts, writer, Stephen King, …

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The House of Hammer – magazine

The House of Hammer was an influential British horror movie magazine that was initially published between 1976 and 1978. The magazine was the brainchild of comics editor Dez Skinn, who had …

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Monsters Unleashed! – magazine

Monsters Unleashed was a black-and-white magazine published by Curtis Magazines (an imprint of Marvel Comics) from 1973-1975. The focus of Monsters Unleashed was on Marvel’s own monsters: Man-Thing, Werewolf by Night, and Frankenstein’s monster. The title was an attempt …

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The Monster Times

The Monster Times was a horror film fan magazine created in 1972, published by The Monster Times Publishing Co. Intended as a competitor to Famous Monsters of Filmland, it was …

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Scream! – comic

Scream! was a British weekly comic anthology with a horror theme, running from March 24, 1984 until 30 June 1984, published by IPC Magazines. With a tagline of “not for …

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