Category Archives: horror

Book Review: Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Madness by Edgar Allan Poe, illustrated by Gris Grimly

Atheneum, August, 2004 ISBN: 0689848374 Available: New and Used      Four of Poe’s classic tales are presented here. In The Black Cat, a man blames his black cat for his descent into murder and madness, The Masque of the Red Death is a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Skeleton Man by Joseph Bruchac

HarperTrophy; Reprint ed, August, 2003 ISBN: 0064408884 Available: New and Used     Joseph Bruchac retells a tale from the Mohawk Indians about a man who was so hungry he ate his own flesh, leaving nothing but a skeleton, and then … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: Down a Dark Hall by Lois Duncan

Rebound by Sagebrush, October, 1999 ISBN: 0881035122 Available: New and Used Lois Duncan presents us with a chilling Gothic nightmare in Down a Dark Hall. Kit is starting eighth grade at the very exclusive Blackwood School. It’s so exclusive there are … Continue reading

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Book List: 21st Century Lovecraftian Fiction

A lot of people have had limited (or no) exposure to the work of H.P. Lovecraft. Maybe they’ve seen those memes that go around at election time that say “Cthulhu for President: Choose The Lesser of Two Evils”, or have … Continue reading

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Book Review: H.P. Lovecraft’s The Hound and Other Stories, adaptation and art by Gou Tanabe, translated by Zach Davisson

H.P. Lovecraft’s The Hound and Other Stories, adaptation and art by Gou Tanabe, translated by Zach Davisson Dark Horse, 2017 ISBN: 9781506703121 Available: print Gou Tanabe, known in Japan for using manga to adapt literary works, has adapted three tales of … Continue reading

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TV Review: iZombie season 1

Liv Moore (*rimshot*) was an overachiever headed straight for a prestigious career as a heart surgeon and a wonderful life as the wife of perfect, sweet heart throb Major Lilywhite. (Yup, enjoy the puns, folks.) And then, after being encouraged … Continue reading

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Book Review: High Moon, Volume 1: Bullet Holes and Bite Marks by David Gallaher, art by Steve Ellis

High Moon Volume 1: Bullet Holes and Bite Marks by David Gallaher, art by Steve Ellis Super Genius, 2017 ISBN: 9781629918419 Available: print High Moon, the horror adventure webcomic from Zudacomics.com, full of werewolves, hoodoo, and supernatural mystery, is now in graphic … Continue reading

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Comic Book Review: Afterlife with Archie, vol. 1: Escape from Riverdale by Roberto Auirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francovilla

Afterlife with Archie volume 1: Escape from Riverdale by Roberto Auirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francovilla Archie Comics, 2014 ISBN: 9781619889088 Available: New, used & digital Oh, Riverdale. The iconic small town USA, perpetually stuck in the 1950s, where a boy struggles with such … Continue reading

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Book Review: Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Thomas Dunne Books, 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1250099082 Available: Hardcover, Kindle edition, Audible Certain Dark Things is an excellent example of what a vampire novel can be. The characters are strong, the writing is fast-paced, and it paints … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tell The Story To Its End by Simon P. Clark

Tell The Story To Its End by Simon P. Clark St. Martin’s Griffin, 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1250066756 Available: Hardcover, paperback, Kindle edition   Oli’s mum has suddenly, and without explanation, decided the two of them should go to the country and visit … Continue reading

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