INSIDE ISSUE #70
THE NEW BOOGEYMAN OF HADDONFIELD
Love it or hate it, Rob Zombie has remade Halloween. The question on everyone’s mind is: will his vision do the iconic film justice? Rue Morgue gets to the heart of the matter in a frank interview with the rock star director. Plus: Franchise producer Malek Akkad continues his father’s legacy, and a look at Halloween fan films.
by Chris Alexander, Jovanka Vuckovic, James Grainger and Dave Alexander
THE COPYCAT KILLERS
David Michael Latt, president of The Asylum Home Entertainment, takes us inside the surprisingly prolific studio that brought you outrageous mockbusters such as Halloween Night and Snakes on a Train. Plus: Slumming attractions from The Asylum and reviews of their delirious doppelgangers.
by Last Chance Lance
THROUGH THE EYES OF LES EDWARDS
Les Edwards has been illustrating in the genre for over 35 years with an impressive assortment of book covers and movie posters.
by Paul Kane
THE HORRORS OF EVERYDAY LIFE
Reclusive scribe Bentley Little weaves biting social commentary with traditional horror.
by W. Brice McVicar
GRIMLY’S FAIRY TALE THEATRE
Acclaimed writer/illustrator Gris Grimly takes the plunge into filmmaking with Cannibal Flesh Riot!
by James Grainger
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
Russian gore film marks first feature from Unearthed, Ghost stories of M.R. James coming to North American stage, Interactive zombie film goes for record.
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. The Rue Morgue Sick Top Six Instances of Blood Baths.
The Great Cthulhu, Spine Lamp, Crystal Skull Necklace, Monster Theatre Figures
Reviews of Hostel: Part II, Mr. Brooks, Meatball Machine, The Thirst, Masters of Horror: “We All Scream for Ice Cream” and “Valerie on the Stairs,” Bloody Reunion, Marcus, and more! Cinemacabre Presents “Blood on a Budget: Indie and D.I.Y. Films Reviewed” and “Abbreviated Terrors.” Reissues: Reviews of Malpertuis, Deadtime Stories, Trog, The Giant Behemoth and Splatter Farm.
The Mummy’s Hand (1940).
Spotlight: The Devil’s Nightmare.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
Spotlight: Josh Simmons’ House. Reviews of Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter: Guilty Pleasures Vol. 1 HC, Cthulhu Tales Vol. 3, Edmund and Rosemary Go To Hell, Loveless #1-19, Of Scenes and Stories TPB, The Saga of the Bloody Benders HC.
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight: Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden’s Baltimore, or The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire. Reviews of Hitchcock and Philosophy: Dial M for Metaphysics, The Cramps: A Short History of Rock ‘n’ Roll Psychosis, Clare Clark’s The Nature of Monsters, Alan Drew and Chet Williamson’s The Story of Noichi the Blind, Richard Gavin’s Omens, and more!
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
Lovecraft’s Brattleboro, VA.
Menu: Zombie Bloodbath trilogy director Todd Sheets.
Spotlight: Jaye Barnes Luckett. Reviews of The Changeling OST, Bug OST, Snakes on a Plane OST, Shadow in the Trees, Bamboula, Diemonsterdie, Impetigo, Creepersin, Johnny Gruesome and Xcross.
HorrorClix: Hellboy and Alien vs. Predator, Death Jr. and The Science Fair of Doom and Infernal.
William Hope Hodgson’s House on the Borderland.