INSIDE ISSUE #131
THE LAUREATE OF STRANGE
On the occasion of Arthur Machen’s 150th birthday, John Carpenter, Ramsey Campbell and S.T. Joshi help us investigate the unsung inventor of the weird tale.
PLUS: Director Richard Stanley gives a primer to the author’s most notable works, and more!
by Michael Doyle, Brian J. Showers and Richard Stanley
illustrations by Matthew Jaffe
PUT A SPELL ON YOU
Rob Zombie returns to the big screen with what he’s describing as his most psychological film to date, The Lords of Salem.
PLUS: Sheri Moon Zombie talks about playing monsters and tackling her biggest role yet, and more!
by George Pacheco, April Snellings and Mike Beardsall
Love mad-crazy monster art? Nobody does it with such feverish abandon as Alex Pardee.
by Gary Pullin
The minds behind The ABCs of Death discuss the difficulties of making an alphabet-themed horror anthology.
By Sean Plummer
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
To Zombie or not to Zombie.
Scientists’ D.I.Y. zombie movie features Large Hadron Collider; Not Quite Hollywood director remakes ozploitation classic; Zombie short filmed in Ace Hardware irks retail giant.
THE CORONER’S REPORT
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six: Agonizing Art Projects.
Zombie Attack Hoodie; Vampire Wine Bottle Holder; Tentacle T-shirt; Nosferatu Shadow Wall Graphic.
CineMacabre features Texas Chainsaw 3D, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, Crawlspace, Doomsday Book, Grave Encounters 2, Exorcist Chronicles, and more! Reissues reviews Wake in Fright (1971), Death Valley (1982), The Definitive Document of the Dead (1979/2012).
THE LATE-NITE ARCHIVE
In The Vault: The Blob.
Dug Up: Snowbeast.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Features Five Ghosts: The Haunting of Fabian Gray, plus reviews of Deadpool #4, The High Ways #1, Number 13 #2 of 3, Repossessed #1 of 4, and Todd, the Ugliest Kid on Earth.
THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight: Daniel Kraus’ Scowler. Library of the Damned gets hip to Twitter genre fiction. Plus, reviews of Movie Monsters in Scale: A Modeler’s Gallery of Science Fiction and Horror Figures and Dioramas, Brent Hendricks’ A Long Day at the End of the World, The Forgotten Writings of Bram Stoker, Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga’s The Walking Dead: The Road to Woodbury, Randy Daudlin’s Blood Promise, and more!
THE FRIGHT GALLERY
Bruce White’s black velvet boogeymen.
Menu: Remy Couture’s taste of victory.
Featuring underground horror metal’s leading lady, Vanessa Nocera. Listen to My Nightmare turns the spotlight on Satanic Threat. Plus reviews of Sharktopus OST, Brain from Planet Arous/Teenage Monster OST, Hellraiser/Hellbound: Hellraiser II OST, Squid Lid, Monster A-Go-Go, Terminate, Gruesome Stuff Relish, Unburied, and Along Came a Spider.
Features reviews of DMC: Devil May Cry and Dead Space 3.
Night Gallery: “The Caterpillar.”
GIVEAWAYS THIS ISSUE
15 new subscribers will win a copy of Rue Morgue’s 200 Alternative Horror Films You Need to See.