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Hellboy Creator Mike Mignola to Appear at Long Beach Comic & Horror Con

Mike Mignola, the Harvey and Eisner Award winning writer, artist, and creator of the acclaimed Hellboy comic series, will be appearing at the Long Beach Comic & Horror Con scheduled for November 3-4 at the Long Beach Convention Center.

Toronto After Dark's Summer Screenings Kick Off This Wednesday, June 27th

The 2012 Toronto After Dark film fest isn't happening until this October, but to help get you geared up for it, the powers-that-be are holding two special Summer Screening Nights at the Bloor Cinema on June 27th and July 11th featuring some of our favorite films.

Rob Zombie Hosting the First "Dawn of the Con", VH1 Classic's San Diego Comic-Con Attendee Welcome Party

While not specifically horror-related, we wanted to pass on this bit of news regarding VH1 Classic's first-ever official Comic-Con Opening Night Attendee Welcome Party, "Dawn of the Con," since it's being hosted by Rob Zombie.

The Walking Dead Heading to Hall H for the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con

With all the TV series heading to Hall H at the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con, there's barely room for the movies! Not that we're complaining since the biggest horror show on the airwaves is joining them. Yep, "The Walking Dead" panel will take over the hallowed hall on Friday, July 13th!

San Diego Comic-Con 2012: True Blood and Game of Thrones Panel Dates Announced

As someone who stood in line several hours last year for the "Game of Thrones" Comic-Con panel and still didn't make it inside, this latest bit of news concerning when presentations for both that show and "True Blood" will be held gives me hope that this year might be different.

Anne Rice to Make Her First Appearance at New York Comic Con

Sure, our focus right now is the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con, but lest anyone forget, New York hosts a Comic Con of its own in October, and promoter ReedPOP has announced that the first Spotlight Guest will be horror author Anne Rice.

Dread Central to Co-Sponsor Comic-Con FEARnet Bash with Resident Evil 6, Dark Sky, and More!

If you're a horror fan and have attended the San Diego Comic-Con over the last several years, you know one thing... here at Dread Central we know how to party. But this year we're a proud part of what could be the biggest horror event ever.

RiffTrax Returning to Theaters to Tempt Manos: The Hands of Fate

In an era when many movies adorning screens are remakes and reboots, it’s hard to argue against the reasoning behind the ex-“Mystery Science Theater 3000” guys at Rifftrax taking a second stab at Manos: The Hands of Fate, a film that would be toiling in obscurity if not for MST3K.

Film4 FrightFest Announces the 2012 Opening and Closing Night Films

The UK's premiere film festival, Film4 FrightFest, has revealed the opening and closing night films for this year's event, which is running from the 23rd to 27th of August, 2012, at the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, London. Read on for details!

Kat Von D's Wonderland Gallery Hosting Viva Vampira Photo Exhibit Livestream Tonight (June 15)!

We love our dark ladies, and they don't come much darker than Maila "Vampira" Nurmi, a true horror trailblazer. Kat Von D's Wonderland Gallery in West Hollywood is celebrating the career of the genre icon with Viva Vampira, a photo exhibit of the actress, tonight (June 15).

The Macabre Faire Film Fest Coming to Rockville Centre, NY, June 22-24

Three days of horror movies, celebrity guests, vendors and a downright horrific ambiance…that is the Macabre Faire Film Fest, coming soon to Rockville Centre. So those of you in the New York area, consider yourselves warned.

CONTEST CLOSED! Win Tickets to the 2012 New York Asian Film Festival

Once again our good friends at the New York Asian Film Festival are showing their generosity to Dread Central readers. They've offered a pair of tickets each to screenings of Boxer's Omen or Asura during the fest. Read on for the details of how you can win!

Toronto After Dark Film Festival Calls for Entries

Any of you filmmakers out there who are looking to make a splash in the business, here's a great opportunity for you. The Toronto After Dark Film Festival is calling for horror, sci-fi, action and cult film entries.

Dates Set for Grimm Up North's 2012 Grimmfest Film Festival; More Summer Screenings Announced

The dates have been set for Grimmfest 2012, Grimm Up North’s annual festival of horror and cult movies. It gears into action in Manchester, UK, this October 4th-7th at The Dancehouse theatre.

Important Dates and Artwork Revealed for the UK's 2012 Film4 FrightFest

The UK's premiere film festival, Film4 FrightFest, has released its promo poster for this year's event, which is running from 23rd to 27th August, 2012, at the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, London. Read on for details!