Are you a fan of the really unique undead spin put on the Jane Austen literary masterpiece via Pride and Prejudice and Zombies? If so, then get ready for some really good news to kick off the new year!
It's not scheduled for release until fall of 2011, but artist/author Gris Grimly posted online via Twitter another drawing for his upcoming illustrated Frankenstein book. It may seem simple, but, in Grimly's words, "I look at this image and see this sole icon representing the overall tone of the book."
Jane Austen's much beloved matchmaking character Emma Woodhouse has been portrayed by a wide variety of actresses including Alicia Silverstone, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Kate Beckinsale, the latter of whom would probably fare best in the story's latest incarnation: Emma and the Werewolves.
Coming soon (this month to be exact) to a bookstore near you is Portable Grindhouse: The Lost Art of the VHS Box, edited by Jacques Boyreau, the guy behind Trash: The Graphic Genius of Xploitation Movie Posters. This 200-page soft cover tome documents our ghoulish favorites from video stores past in full splatterific detail, encased, ever so snugly, in a "facsimile VHS slipcase".
A big screen version of Stephen King's The Dark Tower may have just hit a roadblock (read that story here), but during last night's "Times Talks Live with Stephen King" to promote the author's latest novel Under the Dome, he revealed some pretty big news about a possible eighth book in the series.
If you've been on the fence as to which version of Stephen King's upcoming novel Under the Dome to buy -- the hardcover, the audio CD, or the super special collector's edition -- the illustrations that hit online recently from the latter just might help you make up your mind.
VIZ Media is building on the psychological suspense of the popular Death Note series with the release of Death Note: L, Change the World, a new novel featuring the master detective from the hit animated and manga series. In this updated storyline detective L's name has been placed in a Death Note. He has twenty-three days to bring a terrorist group to justice, or they will use a deadly new virus to change the world...by killing off most of humanity.
Horror fans love this time of the year. For those of us not living in LA, there's the chill in the air, the colorful leaves, pumpkins everywhere, dead cornfields to explore … if you dare. So, in honor of OUR official holiday, I have come up with a list of books and some movies every horror fan should at least take a look at, if not outright add to your book or DVD library.
Here at Dread Central we celebrate Halloween for the whole month of October, as do our friends at Monster-Mania. And how better than spending some quality time with the original Freddy Krueger himself, Robert Englund, at not just one ... but two ... awesome events?
Now this is my kind of Twilight story! For the first time in 40 years, The Harvard Lampoon will publish a parody novel, this time putting a tongue-in-cheek spin on Stephenie Meyer’s best-selling Twilight series. The book is entitled Nightlight.
Quirk Classics has had such great success with its Pride and Prejudice and Zombies that it's preparing a Deluxe Heirloom Edition of the best seller. Read on for all the details.
Dread Central is pleased to once again join with several other genre book review sites for "Halloween Horrors '09", a collaborative effort to create a virtual guide to titles guaranteed to keep readers up at night. DC's contribution is our Frostbite: A Werewolf Tale review by Morgan Elektra.
Who knew? You know the old saying "Stranger things have happened?" Well, it doesn't get much stranger than this. The most offensive movie of the year, Black Devil Doll (review here), has gotten itself an honest to goodness real-deal novelization and you can get your hands on that bad boy right now.