INSIDE ISSUE #59
MIIKE’S TORTURE THEATRE – UNVEILED
Takashi Miike discusses his banned Masters of Horror episode “Imprint”: the Japanese pain god’s leanest and meanest effort to date. An exclusive look at what was too much for North American television. Plus: Mick Garris reflects on Imprint and gives us a sneak peak at season two, on set with John Carpenter, and more!
by Tom Mes, Jovanka Vuckovic, and David Bertrand
BRITAIN’S BARON OF BRUTALITY
As Shriek Show unleashes The Pete Walker Collection on DVD, the nefarious director looks back at his gory and sadistic career in horror. Plus: Walker’s Bloody Back Catalogue reviewed.
by Chris Alexander
SONGS OF SIN: TALES FROM THE MURDER BALLAD
Once upon a time, true crime tales of murder and tragedy were told through music. This is the storied history of the murder ballad. Plus: A Homicidal Hymnal – ten essential death tunes.
by Liisa Ladouceur
DEADLY DECK ART
Take a brief ride through the visual history of skate boarding’s most gruesome graphics.
by Ryan Stutt
Sculpture Jason Soles creates disturbing decor for the home, office or crypt.
by Paul Carlucci
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
Zombie reveals direction of eighth Halloween sequel; A new generation of Romero steps behind the camera; Unpublished zombie novel sparks Hollywood bidding war.
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. The Rue Morgue Sick Top Six Instances of Backwoods Brutality.
Norris-Head Bust, Creature Co-op Monster Hats, GWAR Action Figures, Custom Skull Lamps
Featuring The Omen (2006), Feed, Cello, Do You Like Hitchcock?, Terror in the Tropics, The Uninvited, and more! Reissues presents Equinox, Trilogy of Terror, The Witch’s Mirror, The Devil’s Sword, Halloween 4 & 5, and much more!
The Lon Chaney Collection
Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of the Worlds.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
Graphic Classics: Edgar Allan Poe, Edgar Allan Poe: Haunt of Horror, Extremely Weird Stories, The Nightmarist, Rotting in Dirtville.
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight on specialty publishers Centipede/Millipede Press, also featuring Sweet and Savage: The World Through the Shockumentary Film Lens, Lurker in the Lobby: A Guide to the Cinema of H.P. Lovecraft, The Monsters: Mary Shelley and the Curse of Frankenstein, Brian Hodge’s World of Hurt, Simon Clark’s Darker and more!
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
The Edward Gorey House – Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts.
Menu: Reality death tapes.
Featuring the shock rock theatrics of Lordi, plus reviews of When a Stranger Calls OST, Virgil Franklin, Season of Nightmares, Vegas Beach, AFI, Demented Are Go!, The Morgue the Merrier, The Scared Stiffs, The Video Dead, Blood Freak, Ghoul, and more!
Let’s Kill, Are You a Werewolf, Black & White 2: Battle of the Gods
Gustave Dore’s Inferno Engravings