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B-Movie Superstar Writer/Director Larry Cohen Dies at 77

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Larry Cohen, the ambitious writer/director behind such cult classics as Black Caesar, It's Alive, Q: The Winged Serpent, and The Stuff, passed away over the weekend at the age of 77. Cohen's friend and spokesman,  Shade Rupe, confirmed to the Associated…

A Day Spent at "What The Fest!?" Film Festival in New York City

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This past Saturday, fellow Horror News Network contributor Matt Wilson and I hopped the early train from Stratford, Connecticut to New York City to hit up the second annual "What The Fest!?" film festival. I was invited to attend the inaugural event in…

Jordan Peele's 'Us' Dominates Weekend Box Office

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Us, Jordan Peele's follow-up to his breakout hit Get Out, dominated the weekend box office, raking in an estimated $70 million in ticket sales.  Peele's sophomore effort took in more than twice as much as Get Out (which debuted with a 33 million dollar…

David Weiner Talks 'In Search of Darkness: A Journey Into Iconic ‘80s Horror'

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The decade of the 1980’s is absolutely loaded with iconic horror movies, characters, actors, creators, and horror hosts. For many of us, this is where our love of horror began. The ‘80s also served as a real tipping point for fans to not just want…

IDW's 'Haunted Mansion' Graphic Novel Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Disneyland’s Favorite Attraction

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This September, IDW will help celebrate the 50th anniversary of an attraction that is near and dear to every horror fan's heart: Disneyland's home for "999 happy haunts", the Haunted Mansion! IDW will publish a brand new 72 page graphic novel by writer…

'Us': The Horror News Network Review

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This review contains spoilers. Get Out was a smash hit on all metrics. The movie earned $255 million on a $4.5 million budget and it wowed casual fans, horror aficionados, and stuffy critics alike due to its expert blend of tried and true horror…

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Dark Shadows figures interview with Rick Phares

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On July 1st, SPECTRE TOYS will unleash its first Dark Shadows products to awaiting collectors. Spectre's first Dark Shadows release will include the brooding, 175 year old vampire Barnabas Collins and the woman who put the vampiric…
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Moebius Model Kit - Creature from the Black Lagoon

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Originally released by Aurora, the MOTM Creature from the Black Lagoon, is considered to be one of the best sculpts that Bill Lemon produced. Includes moveable head and arms! Check out the Moebius Model Kit - Creature from the…
Dracula comic

Death Of Dracula from Marvel

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He is the legendary Lord of the Vampires. Dracula. Who would dare attempt to overthrow him? Only Dracula's son Xarus, a ruthless and clever upstart with the bold ambition to unite all the world's vampire sects under one flag. But Xarus's…
Beasts of burden comic

Revisiting the Beasts of Burden

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Staff writer, Stephanie Shamblin Gray, has submitted her latest article: Revisiting the Beasts of Burden. Founded in 1986, Dark Horse is no stranger to horror comics. As the third largest comic book publisher in the U.S. and a leading publisher of…
Nosferatu doll

Nosferatu Doll

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Nosferatu's feeling: I am chasing you into the mist as you are screaming. Let's spend eternity together in a shadow world. Nosferatu comes with removable fangs (sticker), gloves, red rose, and doll stand all in a window display box.…
CREEPY comic

CREEPY interview with Shawna Gore

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Dark Horse comics has put a smile on every horror comic fans face as they have brought CREEPY back in a BIG way. We caught up with editor, Shawna Gore, to talk about CREEPY and other horror titles at Dark Horse Comics. Read the CREEPY…
X-Files 30 days of night

X-Files 30 Days of Night crossover

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Two of the most popular horror properties of the last two decades collide in this harrowing 6-issue adventure of epic proportions! Co-writers Steve Niles (writer and co-creator of 30 Days of Night) and rockstar-turned-writer Adam Jones (the…
Crossed comic

Wirehangers #1 preview

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Rocker Alan Robert of the metal-crossover music group, Life of Agony, writes and illustrates this twisted horror/conspiracy series. Wire Hangers uses nightmarish visuals and graphic storytelling to depict a wave of abductions plaguing New…
Crossed comic

Angel: A Hole in the World #5 preview

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A recently souled Angel is on a quest for a 'cure' in San Francisco when, of course, something goes horribly wrong. Seeking out a Chinese healer, Angel encounters a mysterious girl with a strange tattoo, and quickly learns that life in early…
Left 4 Dead 2

Left 4 Dead 2 - The Passing DLC

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Valve has announced the downloadable expansion, The Passing, for Left 4 Dead 2 will be released sometime next week. The Passing -will cost 560 Microsoft Points, or $7 -- will add a new chapter to the Left 4 Dead story, with the main…
Wizard World Anaheim

Wizard World Anaheim 2010 recap and pics

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Due to a couple of Wizard World hiccups, the Horror Pavilion at Anaheim was really more like a Horror Booth. Here’s hoping that Wizard is a little more organized in Philadelphia and remembers that they…
Splatterhouse game

Splatterhouse extended trailer

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A new trailer for Splatterhouse has been released. Splatterhouse is described as: Follow Rick and his mystical Terror Mask as he unmercifully tears, cuts and beats his way through denizens of unearthly creatures in an epic adventure…
Bat Boy

Weekly World News Bat Boy Bobble Head

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Bat Boy is a fictional creature who made several appearances in the defunct supermarket tabloid Weekly World News. The Weekly World News published patently fabricated stories which were purported to be factual. Within the pages of…
Wolverine hell

Wolverine goes to hell in Wolverine #1

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Dan Royer reports from C2E2 that the series Wolverine: Weapon X will be ending and kicking off a new Wolverine #1 by Jason Aaron and Renato Guedes. This series will begin in September. The first storyline has Wolverine going to Hell. …
C2E2

C2E2 pics

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Dan Royer has shared some pics from C2E2. C2E2 invaded downtown Chicago giving fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators. Check out the C2E2 pics.
Muants vs Vampires

Mutants vs Vampires

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Dan royer reports that Mutants vs. Vampires, in a new "X-Men" #1 by Victor Gischler and Paco Medina has been announced at C2E2. Comment on Mutants vs Vampires.
Charlton comics

The Look of Horror

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Staff writer, Thomas Tuna, has submitted his latest article, The Look of Horror: Checking Out Charlton's Eeriest Artists. Read the article The Look of Horror.
Crossed comic

Fade to Black #2 preview

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Running from the cannibals, our five heroes are scattered across the desert-one lost in a series of dark tunnels, one hiding under a film trailer, two stuck up on top of a hill, and one captured by the cannibal cult! How will they ever reunite...and…
Crossed comic

Crossed movie news

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Taking a page from the Kick-Ass playbook, Ken F. Levin has mustered Kevin Spacey’s Trigger Street Productions, Michael De Luca and Jason Netter to help independently finance and produce an adaptation…
Crossed comic

Zeroids preview

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Dangerous aliens. Flesh-eating zombies. Smokin' hot sorority babes. These aren't your daddy's robots! It's true what they say: they just don't make 'em like they used to. After spending decades in space, five incredible robots, the Zeroids,…
Crossed comic

The Terminator 2029 #2 preview

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In the barely-remembered time before the Terminators, the life of a young woman key to humanity's survival depends on the actions of Kyle Reese in present-day 2029. But Kyle may not live long enough to help Sarah Conner if he and his companions…