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Castlevania: TV Review

Castlevania: TV Review

If you’re on this site, you loved monsters as a kid. Probably even had a “Monster In My Pocket” or two. And during those days, you probably held that familiar Nintendo controller in your hand and threw down on some Zelda, Mario, or Metroid. But, as a monster lover, you inevitably found yourself playing one of the earliest horror games the NES had to offer. But no, that’s not the game I was talking about. Released by Konami back in…

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Papercuts: The Eyrie

Papercuts: The Eyrie

Papercuts: The Eyrie By Ryan “HB” Mount   The Eyrie is an independent horror comic from creator/writer Thom Burgess and art by Barney Bodoano.  The tale is one of a troubled photographer, enters into a creepy British town and creepiness ensues. The overall story telling was well done and while not on a level of modern Scott Snyder horror tale like Severed, but compared to current horror anthology comics, it stands up and is on par.  Most of the heavy…

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Papercuts: Marvel's Chamber of Chills

Papercuts: Marvel's Chamber of Chills

Papercuts: Chamber of Chills from Marvel Comics By Ryan “HB” Mount   In the late 1960’s and into the 1970’s DC Comics was not the only producer of many horror genre comics.  Marvel seemed to be in an arms race against DC with the amount of horror comics they were producing at the exact same time. Chamber of Chills was just one of Marvel’s titles and it was published from November 1972 through November 1976 and ran for 25 issues….

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Paper Cuts: 05.03.2017: Albatross Funny Books

Paper Cuts: 05.03.2017: Albatross Funny Books

Paper Cuts: 05.03.2017: Albatross Funny Books By Ryan “HB” Mount Albatross Funny Books is the creative endeavor of Goon creator, Eric Powell.  The indie publisher relaunched in 2016 with Powell’s written and drawn books Hillbilly and SSBII (aka Satan’s Sodomy Baby 2).  The line has already grown and this week we got three books from the publisher. ‘Namwolf #1 (Albatross) Back in December, we reviewed Bad Moon Rising by 451 Media.  It was an average book, but what I wanted more…

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Paper Cuts: April 26, 2017

Paper Cuts: April 26, 2017

Paper Cuts: April 26, 2017 By Ryan “HB” Mount Redneck #1 (Skybound/Image) Modern day Hatfield and McCoys is one of the families was full of vampires and the other led by a preacher. While the story is not breaking any new ground, it was extremely well written and a perfect first issue.  We immediately get a sense of the Texas town, the Bowman vampire family and their rivals of the Landry Family.  Even the beginning where many creators get bogged…

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Paper Cuts: Tribute to Berni Wrightson

Paper Cuts: Tribute to Berni Wrightson

Papercuts: Bernie Wrightson Tribute By Ryan “HB” Mount Recently comics and especially horror comics lost one of the all-time greats in Bernie Wrightson.  If you ever read an old issue of Creepy or Eerie, or an older issue of Tales of the Crypt, you would have seen Bernie Wrightson’s work.  He and writer Len Wein also created Swamp Thing in the pages of DC Comics’ House of Secrets. He had an incredible nearly 50-year long career in comics spanning from…

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Papercuts: 03-22-2017

Papercuts: 03-22-2017

Papercuts: March 22, 2017 By Ryan “HB” Mount This week, we take a look at the reintroduction of two fan-favorite characters, Vampirella and Marvel’s Man-Thing with new jumping on points and big departures from status quo of the characters long histories. Vampirella #1 (Dynamite) After reviewing the #0 issue, there was a ton of mystery of where this series was heading.  I never would have thought from #0 that we were getting Vampirella in dystopian future Los Angles.  Perhaps as…

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Interview with Aliyah Johnson author of the upcoming DeTours Series

Interview with Aliyah Johnson author of the upcoming DeTours Series

*How long have you been writing for?* I’ve actually been writing since I was ten. The start was short stories and writing didn’t become serious for me until I began my series, which will be of seven years now.   *How many rejections did you receive before you first became publishedand how did you stay motivated?* I’m not published but that’s the ultimate goal in this process. I haven’t received rejection yet but I’m sure it’ll get to that point…

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Book Review: Whisper Lake

Book Review: Whisper Lake

Title: Whisper Lake (The Turning, Book 2) Author: Micky Neilson Publisher: Self-Published on Amazon Genre: Horror Format: eBook (410 pages) Summary (from Amazon): “In this prequel to The Turning, the year is 1991. Jason Emblock, a U.S. soldier in Iraq, is sent back home to the small town of Whisper Lake after a vicious animal attack. But the beast that bit him was no ordinary animal. Now Jason is becoming aware of the changes–enhanced hearing and sense of smell–even as he…

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