INSIDE ISSUE #43
KILLING CHARLES MANSON
Renegade filmmaker Jim VanBebber discusses his fifteen-year-long struggle to complete The Manson Family, a brutal mockumentary that dares to shatter the illusion of one of America’s most iconic murderers. Plus: Some words with Philip Anselmo, on his score.
by Rod Gudino, Jovanka Vuckovic and John W. Bowen
THE TALE OF THE LATE GREAT SHUDDER PULPS
Back in the 1930s, several dime novel publications scandalized North America for a decade before finally being chased off the shelves. This is their story.
by Don Hutchinson
NIGHTMARES IN BLACK GREY AND BLOOD
Meet Bob Tyrrell, the Basil Gogos of tattoo art.
by Jovanka Vuckovic
THE DEFINITIVE 2005 HORROR CONVENTION SCHEDULE
Here it is: the essential guide to all the best horror happenings in North America.
R.I.P. 2004: THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Rue Morgue’s list of all the horrible things we loved about the year and the even more horrible things we hated. Read it and creep.
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
Blair Witch creators return to horror with solo projects, Keene’s The Rising to be adapted for film, comics and video games.
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. The Rue Morgue Sick Top Six Instances of Necrophilia.
Manhatten casket pool table, Monster Squad Productions patches and hoodies, Giant Microbes plush toys, Misfits sneakers.
Presents reviews of Darkness, Tom Savini’s Chill Factor: Episode One: Housecall, The Forgotten, The Phantom of the Opera, White Noise, Marronnier and more!
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
The work of Jesus Franco
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
The Thief of Always #1 (of 3), Stoker’s Dracula #1 (of 4), Creatures of the Night, Angelfire, The Awakening, Hellblazer: All His Engines, The Wicked West.
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight on author Douglas Clegg, plus reviews of Italian Horror Film Directors, A Vault of Horror, Heaven and Hell to Play With, Taverns of the Dead, Dark Water and more!
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
Dario Argento’s Profundo Rosso Store – Rome, Italy.
Spotlight on Hexentanz, plus reviews of Unconventional- The Music, Jonah K, Danzig, Karloff, Blitzkid/The Spook, Kobold, 12 Step Rebels, Psycho Charger, Ashes of October, The Matadors, The Death Riders, The Empire Hideous, Necro, Mr. Hyde, Full Blown Chaos, Rammstein.
Residet Evil 4, Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines, All Wound Up.
The Castle of Otranto.