This week in Episode 243, I had a great time talking with comics scribe Eric Palicki, who created Orphans Volume One, Red Angel Dragnet Volume One and Fake Empire, all with various artists and now available in graphic novel format.
PRESS RELEASE: Bruce Campbell’s Horror Film Festival today announced the full lineup for its third annual festivities on August 18-21, in conjunction with Wizard World Chicago. Sponsored by Shudder and Bloody-Disgusting.com, the festival will open with the critically acclaimed nail-biter Don’t Breathe and close with the chilling Siren. Among many other events and screenings, the festival will feature Bruce Campbell’s Last Fan Standing game show, and actress Barbara Crampton as the “Guest of Honor,” who will host a 30th anniversary screening of From Beyond along with her new film, Beyond the Gates.
Episode #237 features my fun interview with comics creator Dan Dougherty, the maker of such great books as Touching Evil, Volume One: The Curse Escapes, Bob Howard: Plumber of the Unknown, and a series of funny and touching comics strips called Beardo (so named because Dan himself sports a beard, something I can relate to). First, we discuss his excellent horror story, which focuses on a female attorney and single mother who inherits a curse that will change her life forever. We discuss how Dan conceived of this story, how human the various characters are, and how he has deftly weaved
PRESS RELEASE: Bruce Campbell’s Horror Film Festival, presented by Starz and their hit original series Ash vs. Evil Dead, returns for its third annual festivities on August 18-21, in conjunction with Wizard World Chicago. Today, the Festival announced highlights of the groovy lineup, sponsored by Shudder and Bloody-Disgusting.com, featuring the critically acclaimed opening night nail-biter Don’t Breathe, directed by Fede Alvarez; a salute to genre hero Fred Dekker; an epic event featuring comedian Doug Benson; and a 25th anniversary celebration of the most excellent sequel, Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (originally titled Bill & Ted Go To Hell).
When you mix murder and the supernatural, it makes a heinous act even worse, in my opinion. After all, when a living being removes the life of another for whatever reason, it’s bad enough. But when an extra-natural element gets involved, it makes it even creepier! This book explores what it would be like to be able to observe a murder as if you were doing it yourself! I know I’d have a tough time with that, so imagine what the lead character of this comic feels!
“A cautionary tale for all evil-doers!” Once again, let me start out with FULL DISCLOSURE: I did help by working as an editor on this book, making sure that all the commas were in the right places and such. And the creator of this comic is a close friend of mine. Again, the following review will focus on the parts that I did NOT work on, including the plot, the art and the coloring.
Sandy Collora, the creative mind behind Batman: Deadend, is ready for his latest horror flick, Shallow Water, and is headed to Kickstarter to complete the project.
Here’s an odd twist on the zombie genre – a bunch of kids who have cooties and want to kill everyone in site. The first trailer AND a clip from the movie (NSFW) have been released, both are worth checking out.
Press Release Permuted Press, the premier U.S. horror, zombie, and science fiction publisher, unleashes the gripping independent book LUCID, created by Jay Bonansinga, New York Times bestselling author of THE WALKING DEAD: DESCENT. LUCID is a mind-bending, contemporary supernatural thriller for Young Adults available today in print and ebook formats.
Tobin Bell, Tyler Labine, Alan Tudyk, Danny Hicks Among Top Celebrities As Wizard World Presents Bruce Campbell’s Horror Fest, March 6-7-8
Press Release Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2015 schedule with the inaugural Wizard World Presents Bruce Campbell’s Horror Fest, March 6-8 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Held at the same venue as the famed Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, the Horror Fest will focus on all things horror, with appearances by noted celebrities from numerous genre films and television series. In addition to Campbell (The Evil Dead, Army of Darkness), fans can meet Tobin Bell (Saw franchise), Tyler Labine and Alan Tudyk of Tucker & Dale vs. Evil, Dee Snider (“Twisted Sister”), Danny Hicks (Evil Dead