Clive Barker’s ‘Books of Blood’ Released with New Cover

Hulu’s Books of Blood debuts on October 7th and is based on the series of short stories that put Clive Barker on the map in the mid 1980’s.

If you happen to be browsing through your local bookstore, you may come across a new edition of the original collection with a new, less interesting cover.  It will also most likely have a big green Hulu stamp on the front the proclaiming that the four decade old collection has just been turned into an upcoming anthology film.  Oddly enough, the Amazon listing title calls the book a “tie-in” to Hulu’s film.

In fact, there is nothing new about this edition, as the contents are exactly the same as any other first volume of the Books of Blood, other than the previously stated cover and “tie-in” listing information (sort of how J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Lord of the Rings was a “tie-in” to the New Line trilogy from the 2000s or George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series was a “tie-in” for the HBO series).

In any case, if you’ve never read these fantastic volumes, pick them up before the new Hulu movie airs.  You’ll be able to know more about the film (since these stories are the source material for it).

Nick Banks
Nick Banks
Nick joined the website in 2015. His lifelong love of comics and horror began with Universal Monsters and the Incredible Hulk. He has fond memories of going to Waldbaum’s supermarket with his mother and being rewarded with a 3-pack of sealed comics. It’s been all downhill from there… Since those early days, his life has been immersed in four color action and scares on the silver screen.

Similar Articles

Comments

Latest News

‘The Walking Dead’ Spinoffs Continue March Into 2021

This problem-plagued year of 2020 may be winding down, but The Walking Dead universe is going (and growing) strong as the New Year approaches. Both spinoffs--Fear The Walking Dead and The Walking Dead: World Beyond--had key announcements this...

‘The Legend of Halloween’: The Horror News Network Review

The Halloween season has come and gone and, due to matters out of anyone's control, we did not get the newest addition to the...

Are You In The Market For A Haunted ‘Halloween’ House?

Lately it seems like most everyone wants a piece of Michael Myers. Halloween Kills is due to hit theaters Oct. 15, 2021 and the (reportedly) final act...

Darth Vader Actor David Prowse Passes Away At 85

May the Force be with him--always. David Prowse--the 6'6" English bodybuilder and weightlifter who filled the iconic helmet and costume of Darth Vader in the...

Courteney Cox: Craven Would Be Proud Of New ‘Scream’

Let the screaming begin! And not just from the horror fans in the theaters--but apparently also from the cast and crew of the next Scream movie. Both...

Newsletter Sign-Up

Subscribe to our newsletter

Our bi-monthly newsletter consists of the latest horror news and CT HorrorFest happenings.

Site Sponsors