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Dark Horse Comics Offers Free Access to Over 80 First Issues of Their Most Popular Comics

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Good news for comic fans today, as Dark Horse Comics is releasing more than 80 first issue comics, along with a handful of full graphic novels, for free to read on Dark Horse Digital.  All of the free issues will be available from now until April…

Sony Delays 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' and 'Morbius'

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In a matter of a few weeks, several Hollywood studios have postponed big-budget films due to the global pandemic of COVID-19 in an effort to reduce social gathering in movie theaters for the time being. Now Sony has hopped on that bandwagon with delaying…

New Stephen King Book Gets Earlier Release Date

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Horror icon and best-selling author Stephen King has announced an earlier release date for his much-anticipated collection of four new novellas--If It Bleeds. Publication of the book has been moved up to April 28, a full two weeks earlier than expected,…

Netflix Renews 'Locke and Key' for a Second Season

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Netflix has just announced that their adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's comic Locke and Key will receive a second season. Co-showrunners Carlton Cuse and Meredith Averill said in an official statement that they are both “...thrilled…

Shudder's 'Cursed Films' Director Jay Cheel: The Horror News Network Interview

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Every horror fan has heard the legends surrounding classic horror films such as The Exorcist and Poltergeist.  These tales include stories about haunted sets, tragedy, mysterious mistakes, and the lives forever scarred by being associated with some of…

'The Living Dead' Novel Release Pushed Back to August

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The Living Dead novel--finished posthumously after George Romero's death in 2017--will hit shelves in August, instead of the previous June release date. Tor Book this weekend said the book will be released August 4 instead of the previously-announced…

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Shudder's Documentary Series 'Cursed Films' Debuts in April

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Horror films have a long history of supposedly haunted or cursed productions, adding to the mythology of such staples as The Exorcist and The Omen. This April a new Shudder original series Cursed Films (written and directed by Jay Cheel of How to Build…

A24 Reveals Special Ash Wednesday Trailer for 'Saint Maud'

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A24 revealed a special Ash Wednesday promo trailer for their upcoming feature Saint Maud. From the looks of the preview the film fits perfectly with the A24’s other psychological films such as Hereditary and The Witch. Written and directed by Rose Glass,…

First Season of 'Creepshow' Will Air on AMC

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Deadline is reporting that the first season of Creepshow will air on AMC just before the second season comes to Shudder. “There’s absolute crossover between the brand and the content on some of our linear channels and OTT services,” AMC COO Ed…

HNN Coverage of NY Toy Fair 2020: Funko, McFarlane Toys and Others

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On Saturday, February 22nd, HNN staff members Larry and Sean invaded the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan once again for New York Toy Fair 2020!  The biggest and most influential brands in the collectible toy industry show off their latest products,…

HNN Coverage of NY Toy Fair 2020: Trick or Treat Studios

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On Saturday, February 22nd, HNN staff members Larry and Sean invaded the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan once again for New York Toy Fair 2020!  The biggest and most influential brands in the collectible toy industry show off their latest products,…

Hasbro's Classic 'The Real Ghostbusters' Action Figures to Return to Store Shelves

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Retro reissues of popular toys from the 1980s are all the rage these days, and the king of supernatural action figures is about to rise from the grave! Hasbro announced that they will reanimate their classic lineup of toys based on the iconic animated…

Official Poster and Teaser Clip for 'Candyman' Arrives

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Horror fans around the world are delighted as just hours ago the official Candyman Twitter page revealed the first poster and even a short teaser clip of the upcoming film. Better yet, a full trailer has been announced for this Thursday. While there…

HNN Coverage of NY Toy Fair 2020: Super7

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On Saturday, February 22nd, HNN staff members Larry and Sean invaded the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan once again for New York Toy Fair 2020!  The biggest and most influential brands in the collectible toy industry show off their latest products,…

HNN Coverage of NY Toy Fair 2020: Mezco

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On Saturday, February 22nd, HNN staff members Larry and Sean invaded the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan once again for New York Toy Fair 2020!  The biggest and most influential brands in the collectible toy industry show off their latest products,…

HNN Coverage of NY Toy Fair 2020: NECA

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On Saturday, February 22nd, HNN staff members Larry and Sean invaded the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan once again for New York Toy Fair 2020!  The biggest and most influential brands in the collectible toy industry show off their latest products,…

HNN Coverage of NY Toy Fair 2020: Exclusive Booth Tour of McFarlane Toys

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At the 2020 NY Toy Fair, HNN was lucky enough to score a booth tour with McFarlane Toys.  Chris Hernandez, Brand Marketing Manager for the company, gave us a detailed look at the current slate of exciting licenses that the toy manufacturer is bringing…

Exclusive Interview with Artist Frank Kozik of Kidrobot at NY Toy Fair 2020

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One of the highlights of NY Toy Fair 2020 was getting the chance to chat with legendary graphic artist Frank Kozik. When it came to concert poster art from the mid-80’s through the “grunge” era, Frank’s posters heralded the arrival of some of…

WiHM: Interview with Horror Poet Stephanie M. Wytovich

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February is Women in Horror Month and part of the Horror News Network spotlight on women this month we caught up with horror poet, novelist, and essayist, Stephanie M. Wytovich. Stephanie is a Bram Stoker Award winner for her poetry collection, Brothel.…

Often-Delayed 'Brahms: The Boy 2' Delivers Lowest Horror Opening of 2020

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In what has been a dismal season for the financial prospect of horror films, Brahms: The Boy 2 established a new low at the box office, opening with an estimated $6 million in its first weekend of release. The often-delayed and rescheduled sequel to…

Lionsgate Reveals Trailer for 'Run'

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Lionsgate revealed the official trailer for their upcoming mom-gone-bad thriller Run. Directed by Aneesh Chaganty, Run stars Sarah Paulson and Kiera Allen. The official synopsis of the film is: They say you can never escape a mother’s love... but…

Nickelodeon Renews 'Are You Afraid of the Dark?' for Second Season

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Deadline is reporting that Nickelodeon has announced a plethora of series renewals including one for Are You Afraid of the Dark? Matt Kaplan and Spencer Berman return to the series serving as executive producers with ACE Entertainment. The synopsis…

Hill House Comics 'Plunge' #1: The Horror News Network Review

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As the curator of DC Comics Hill House horror line, Joe Hill has a lot of expectations to live up to.  Not only does the line bear his name, but as a creator who established himself as a force in the world of horror comics, any title that he writes comes…

'A Head Full of Ghosts' adds Scott Cooper as Director

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Love is in the air and ghosts are on our minds apparently because according to Deadline director Scott Cooper has been tapped to helm A Head Full of Ghosts set to star Margaret Qualley. Cooper is known for his work on feature films like Crazy Heart,…

Godzilla-Themed Monopoly and Jenga Crashing into Homes this Spring

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Monopoly and Jenga will be adding some monster-sized excitement to their line-up this spring in the form of the atomic breath-spewing creature known as Godzilla. According to the official press release from "the Op" (the hip new name for usaopoly),…

'Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Return of Effie Kolb' Artist Zach Howard: The Horror News Network Interview

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Hellboy fans were naturally thrilled when the sequel to the fan favorite story "The Crooked Man" was announced, and based on the initial artwork and story, Mike Mignola and Zach Howard (stepping into the enormous shoes of Richard Corben) have a real treat…

'Fantasy Island' is a Nightmare for Fans and Critics Alike

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If the overwhelming majority of the feedback is to be believed, Fantasy Island's tagline "All fantasies come at a price" is accurate.  However, it would appear that the price of a ticket is your dignity. Fantasy Island opened in fourth place at the…