INSIDE ISSUE #65
IN THE SHADOW OF THE TALL MAN
Don Coscarelli reminisces about his genre-bending, skull-drilling, shape-shifting series, Phantasm. Plus: Interviews with Angus Scrimm, Reggie Bannister, and more!
by John W. Bowen, Brad Abraham and Joseph O’Brien
Tad Stones and Mike Mignola discuss the trials and tribulations of creating two movie-length Hellboy cartoons. Plus: Ron Pearlman on being Hellboy, and more!
by James Grainger and Jovanka Vuckovic
PAINT IT RED: THE HISTORY OF AURORA MONSTER MODELS
Rue Morgue presents the story of the most influential monster collectibles ever made.
by W. Brice McVicar and Jovanka Vuckovic
THE MAYOR OF GHOULTOWN
An interview with the dead man behind Ghoultown, Texas’ mariachi-fuelled, strange cousin to gothabilly:
by Dave Alexander
HOLLYWOOD HAD IT COMING
Mick Garris unleashes his first novel, Development Hell, inspired by tinseltown’s fickle film business.
by John W. Bowen
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
Controversial serial killer film held up due to trial concerns, Edward Scissorhands story expanded in stage adaptation, Zombie feature directed by twelve-year-old girl hits DVD.
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. The Rue Morgue Sick Top Six Instances of Crucifixions.
Coffin Furniture Casket Red, Alfred Hitchcock Pop-Up Book, Living Dead Dolls Series 13, Ghost Mouse
Reviews of The Hitcher, Blood and Chocolate, Primeval, Black Christmas, Masters of Horror: “Pro-Life” and “Pelts”, Going To Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film, Creepies 2, Werewolf in a Woman’s Prison, The Witch’s Sabbath. Indie Terror Fest reviews Mercy, Acne, My Dead Girlfriend. Reissues presents a tribute to Don Dohler (RIP). Reviews of Future-Kill, The Manitou, The True Story of the Nun of Monza, Christmas Evil, Maniac Cop, Doom Asylum.
The Aztec Mummy Collection (1957).
Spotlight: Coralina Cataldi Tassoni.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
Spotlight: A celebration of Dark Horse Comics. Reviews of Crossing Midnight #1-3, The Grave Robber’s Daughter, TAG: Cursed #1 (of 5), Whistles #2, Dear Julia,.
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight: Michael Laimo. Reviews of Literary Walking Tours of Gothic Dublin, Strange Indiana Monsters, Midnight Premiere, The Keeper, The Beast of Noor, Bunnicula Meets Edgar Allan Crow, In The Dark: Stories from the Supernatural, Stephen King’s Lisey’s Story.
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
Ottawa International Youth Hostel – Ontario, Canada.
Spotlight: Death Breath. Reviews of Lifeforce OST, Una Vergine Tra i Morti Viventi OST, Frostbite OST, Troll OST, The Deadcats, Bourbon Crow, Rammstein, The Lurking Corpses, Makeup and Vanity Set.
MMM…Brains!, An Evening of Murder: A Feast To Die For/Last Call, Waifs and Strays.
Carlos Clarens’ An Illustrated History of the Horror Film.