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Vampires Sun Feb 25 2018 10:16:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- A quick confession My next release isnt a paranormal. So why am I posting about it here? Because in getting it reissued, it gave me the ability to travel in time! TaDa! Time travel paranormal, right?SWEET TEMPEST, a historical romance set in the Rege
Greetings all!This Saturday, February 24th, 2018 I'll have work on display in two different shows just a couple blocks apart.Up first, taking place from 6 to ll pm over at Creature Features in Burbank, CA, I'll have a piece in the Tim Curry Tribute S
Welcome to the jungle or what is known as the Dungeon Garden Maze because tonight's Saturday Night Special is just that! Freakin' Special with extra sauce!"Ring Of Fear" is a real dichotomy unto itself! It is seemingly an extremely fascinating movie,
How great it would be to go back in time and see this at a movie theater!
Like our last post, it's another spooky Sekowsky / Peppe pair-up from the May 1954 issue of Out of the Shadows #13. And whoa-- with this tale I also do believe it's official-- another FULL ISSUE presentation down the hatch here at THOIA! Check the ar
MONSTER MAGAZINE WORLD has once more been nominated for a Rondo Award in the "Best Website/Blog" category. That means that it has been nominated every year since it first began way back in 2010. Since then, MMW has been selected for "Honorable Mentio
Today Id like to welcome Clark back to TMtV. He has written some guest reviews in the past and today has a Vamp or Not? look at Justice League vs. Suicide Squad, which has multiple writers and artists listed and was released as a trade paperback in 2
Today I continue with Little Freaks Fridays, this time we have a tale about a wicked Troll King Torok, in search of a mystical ring that will return him to his human form. So, he invades a San Francisco apartment complex where a powerful witch lives.
Rondo Hatton and Jane Adams in "The Brute Man".
In my dark fantasy series, Vampires and the Life of Erin Rose, some characters question the nature of vampires. The potentially immortal creatures rise from their coffins only at night. They have superhuman strength and speed, and theyll heal from al
Directed by Simon Lewis and released in 2009 this was a short film, low on dialogue with (perhaps) a nod towards Jean Rollin and also Bram Stoker. The latter is very much within the character names, as you will see, rather than what occurs. It begins
Talk about a Weird Wednesday, well, it doesn't get much weirder than this 1958 feature called "Teenagers Battle The Thing!"I found after I watched it, that "Teenagers Battle The Thing" was really in colour! I got this copy off of the Internet Archive
I know we're almost a week past Valentine's Day, but in the spirit of the holiday, I wanted to look at healthy romantic relationship today...As a romance author, the entire point of my books is to create a romance between two (fictional) people which
Here's a great wide shot from "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man".  Notice the monster is not Bela Lugosi in this still.
What inspired your story?When I started writing The Unlikeable Demon Hunter, I was really frustrated with the double standard that I saw applied to even fictional females around sexuality and likeability and I wanted to explore that. There i
Another terrifically illustrated, Toth-esque team-up from Sekowsky and Peppe, from Pines publications May 1954 issue of Out of the Shadows #13. Seriously, if we've told you once, we've told you 666 times-- don't mess with wicked witches! Cov
Anthony Monday and Miss Eells are back! Anthony and Miss Eells are browsing an antique shop when the owner mysteriously shows Miss Eells an old oil lamp, one that gives Anthony the willies but Miss Eells buys for s suspiciously low price. Anthony lat
This is a 19-minute film that was directed by Dan Magro and released in 2013 and the blurb states: Three vegan vampires, one water nymph, two sorcerers, and one lease. The two sorcerers, I assume being Allistair (Timothy Carmello) and Agatha (Margare
In March, the Offscreen Film Festival brings a retrospective of the most unusual vampire movies ever made.No supernatural creature has been portrayed as frequently in cinema history as the vampire. Bram Stoker's Dracula, everyone's favorite bloodsuck
Today we're taking a look at the movies from the sixties featuring that big old fighting fool, Godzilla! There were only two prior movies from the fifties with Big G, GODZILLA, KINGS OF THE MONSTERS (1954) and GODZILLA RAIDS AGAIN (1955) and in both,
In Roman mythology, Cupid is the god of desire. Born of Venus (goddess of love) and Mars (god of war), Cupid represents the fine edge between love and war. Hes often depicted as a blindfolded infant with bow and arrow--blindfolded, because love is of
Here's Karloff from "The Ghoul".
Had a couple more requests for some additional Lin Streeter slickness, and it doesn't get much more slick 'n slimy than this silly swamp creature classic from the May 1954 issue of Forbidden Worlds #29. Thrills, chills, and amphibious adventure await
      PEELING BACK THE VEIL     Chris SorensenWhen I was in kindergarten, I saw my first ghost.I was lying awake in bed when a misty figure walked past me and approached my younger brothe
Have you ever gone days without speaking to anyone? Maybe you didn't leave the house for a bit, too. It definitely leaves you feeling slightly disconnected from the world, and aware of everything continuing on around you, regardless. This is basicall
JLH: "I would just love once to be called sexy. Just because it would make me something other than cute."MMW: Okay, okay, JLove -- you're sexy!
As an early February treat, we've scored tickets to the symphony. That old concert hall has finally been restored to its best self. We've got good seats and we're all happy to have something to do that isn't all wrapped up in Valentine's Day...which
This is an anime series (based on a manga) and run in two 12-episode series (with two OVAs) that were directed by Shuhei Morita. It was recommended to me as both a series and as something that I think this is very much a Vamp or Not? by Ian. I went l
When I was on the Balearic island of Mallorca in November last year, the locals were all talking about The Night Manager, a new BBC 1 TV show about a hotel night manager who is recruited to infiltrate the inner circle of a dangerous arm's dealer. Thi
Weve all had those days when everything seems to just flow. Karma smiles at you and opens up a front-row parking space. You arrive at all your appointments on timeno, early. Some days are luckier than others, right?But have you ever stopped
There's probably nothing much stranger than a strangler in The Dungeon for a Saturday night Special! I searched our blog, and it's pretty amazing how many titles there are with the word 'Strangler' in them, and these are just the ones we've done! I'm
According to Deadline Hollywood: Stephenie Meyer and Meghan Hibett will produce via their Fickle Fish Films banner, along with Tomorrow Studios Adelstein and Becky Clements. Stephenie is one of the most prolific authors of our time with her unique po
Here's a really spooky kooky one from the April 1954 issue of Mysterious Adventures #19 (to say much of anything else about it might spoil the fun) --highlighted by terrific art from Ross Andru on pencils, and (possibly) Mike Esposito on inks-- plus
Soul ThingThe Game of GodsBook OneLana PecherczykGenre: Urban FantasyPublisher: Prism PressDate of Publication: 20th February 2018ASIN: B079FM8BF3Number of pages: 379Word Count: 101,989Cover Artist: Lana PecherczykTagline: Evolution is the Game, Witc
HORROR AND SCRIPTURE Lexington Books/Fortress Academic is pleased to announce a new series: Horror and Scripture. The series seeks monographs that explore horror, monsters, and the monstrous in early Jewish and Christian scriptures (including canonic
FANTASTIC MONSTERS OF THE FILMSVol. 1 No. 11962Publisher: Black Shield Productions, Inc.Editor: Ron HaydockEditorial Director: Paul BlaisdellResearch Editor: Bob BurnsAssociate Editor: Jim HarmonCover: Photo coverPages: 68Cover Price: 50 centsBack in
OK, it's been a few months since we got together. Blame the holidays. But now the new year has started, and we're settling back into the groove of our workaday lives. We're dining at that little restaurant we love, joking with the waiter, sampling ea
Another older vampire anthology well worth tracking down, THE UNDEAD (1973; paperback 1976), edited by James Dickie, ranges beyond the familiar, often-reprinted stories and, as the title hints, includes a few pieces that aren't quite traditional vamp
Momodoch are a series of short films directed by Caroline Ebner and based on the childrens stories by Brian and Uschi Bagnall. They are narrated by Duncan Galloway and feature the illustrations created by the Bagnalls. The style is just shy of a moti
Cats aren't always cute and cuddly! states the tagline of the British anthology film The Uncanny (1977). It could as well have been the tagline of Clowders, which is now available for pre-order.There's no such thing as coincidence. The Uncanny was in
At the start of every new year lately, I get momentarily fired up at the idea of returning to blogging on a regular basis. Writing about film and pop culture was something that I devoted so much time to for so many years that it feels like I shouldn'
By Maureen L. BonatchDo you ever have one of those days when as soon as you wake up you know its going to be a fabulous day? You have a smile plastered on your face, and youre showing your to-dolist youre Photo courtesy Unsplash cc Abbie Bernetthe bo
Well, looks like one bad Munchie deserves a stinkin' Critter around here! The story goes like this... A big old ball of furry critters from another world land on Earth, then chomp and burp their way through the locals in a small mid-western town! The
From the organizing staff: Were thrilled to welcome our fandom family back to the town chosen by Stephenie Meyer as the home for her vampire family and her lonely high school girl who we followed into their world. Forks will forever be the home of Tw
I believe this display was at the Hollywood Wax Museum in Hollywood, California sometime in the 1960s.
Found a copy of the black and white anthology comic mag, Hot Stuf' #2 (Winter 1975), at my local shop the other day. It's full of sci-fi / fantasy tales and nude lady art (and just look at that gorgeous Ken Barr&am
We have a special Valentines Day interview with a few of the witches from the erotic short story collection Paranormal Pleasures: Ten Tales of Supernatural Seduction.Ill start with Marissa from A Last Goodbye. Marissa is new to the supernatu