INSIDE ISSUE #53
THE KING OF CULT
Roger Corman, horror filmdom’s biggest and boldest independent personality, reminisces about his legendary five-decade long career in an inspiring interview. Plus: The evolution of Corman, film reviews and more.
by Paul Corupe and Brad Abraham
GRIMMER THAN GRIMM
Rue Morgue looks at the recent popularity of children’s horror literature. Plus: Interviews with writers Darren Shan, Gris Grimly, Clive Barker, Lemony Snicket, and a spotlight on the kid-inspired art of Dave Devries.
by Monica S. Kuebler and Jovanka Vuckovic
THE DEFINITIVE 2006 HORROR CONVENTION SCHEDULE
Map out the coming year in horror with this indispensable guide to the best genre events in North America.
R.I.P. 2005: THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Love it, hate it, debate it – Rue Morgue takes stock of the past year in fear.
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
Horror floods the American Film Market; More Romero remakes on the horizon
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. The Rue Morgue Sick Top Six Instances of Optical Poptitude.
Chocolate Skulls, Haunted Memories Changing Portraits, Limited Edition 1:4 Scale Jason Voorhees Statue, Fixeight Characterized Accessories
Spotlights Rock ‘n’ Roll Nightmare, and features reviews of Hostel, Scary True Stories, Unborn But Forgotten, The Gingerdead Man, Cookers, and more! Reissues features Kolchak: The Night Stalker and Dark Shadows: The Revival, and presents reviews of Xtro, Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key, The Freakmaker, Alone in the Dark, The Big Alligator River, A Stranger is Watching, The New Kids, and much more!
King Kong (1933)
Horror of the Blood Monsters
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
Features Sight Unseen, plus reviews of Six Hundred and Seventy-Six Apparitions of Killoffer, Universal Monsters: Cavalcade of Horror, Night, Chupacabra.
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight on The Complete History of Friday the 13th, with reviews of Salem’s Lot: Illustrated Edition, Book of the Dead, The Films of Fay Wray, Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife, The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 16, and more!
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
The Bone Church of Kostnice – Kutna Hora & Sedlac, Czech Republic
Menu: Plaga Zombie: Mutant Zone
Featuring American metal pioneers Anthrax, plus reviews of Corpse Bride OST, The Fog  OST, Land of the Dead OST, Saw II OST, The Fly/The Fly II OST, Blitzkid, Casket Casey, Muddy River Nightmare Band, Six Feet Under, Ed Gein, Kragens, Destruction, and more!
The Suffering: Ties That Bind, Gloom: Unhappy Homes, Horrific
Bauhaus’ “Bela Lugosi’s Dead”