RUE MORGUE is featuring THE STRAIN in issue #92. It has some very cool cover art – check it out below. Below are the details on the issue. Available on newstands August 1st.
ON THE ETIOLOGY OF A VAMPIRE VIRUS*
Guillermo del Toro teams up with author Chuck Hogan to craft an epic trilogy in which a plague of disease-ridden vampires pushes humanity to the brink of extinction. /Rue Morgue/ puts /The Strain/ and its creators under the microscope. Plus: David Wellington on his popular bloodsucker novels and a look at Charlaine Harris’ Southern Vampire series that inspired the hit show /True Blood/.
by *Jovanka Vuckovic *and *Monica S. Kuebler*
*PORTRAITS OF PECULIAR PEOPLE*
Feast your eyes on Travis Louie’s monstrous menagerie of inhuman
by *Jovanka Vuckovic
*NOLLYWOOD NIGHTMARES: *
*INSIDE NIGERIA’S HOMEGROWN HORROR INDUSTRY*
Supernatural gore, religious terror, cannibalism and ritual killing collide in Nigeria’s outrageously prolific movie industry.
by *Jason Lapeyre
*SCARY STORIES 101*
In Writers Workshop of Horror, 26 genre authors share the secrets of their success.
by *Monica S. Kuebler*
*NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND*
Over 60 top FX artists gather for Dick Smith tribute; Nazi zombies, Coffin Joe and /Trick ‘r Treat/ anchor TADFF 2009
*THE CORONER’S REPORT*
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six Vampiric Expirations
Crystal Head Vodka, Death Mints, Noose Tie, Night of the Living Dead Mego-Style Action Figures
CineMacabre features reviews of /Surveillance, Horsemen, The Cell 2, Carnivorous, Blood Ties: Season One/, /Divine Intervention, Chainsaw Sally, Driller, Thirst/ and/ Blood: The Last Vampire./ Reissues features reviews deluxe editions of /Friday the 13^th /parts/ /IV, V and VI/ /and the /Suspense: Ultimate Collection/, plus reviews of /Slime City Grindhouse Collection /(1988-1999)/, Sacred Flesh /(2000), /RIFFTRAX: Night of the Living Dead/ (1968) and /The Hunger: The Complete First Season/ (1997).
Dug up: /Death Bed: The Bed That Eats /(1977/)./
*BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS*
Features /Impaler/, plus reviews /Madame Xanadu /#1, /Hellblazer /#256, /Werewolves on the Versus Vampires/ #1 of 3, /Salem’s Daughter: The Awakening /#1, and/ Poe /#1 of 4.
*THE NINTH CIRCLE*
Spotlight: Ghost story publisher Ash-Tree Press. Plus, reviews of /Trashfiend, Phantom Variations, Comedy-Horror Films, The Fourth Black Book of Horror, /Paul G. Tremblay’s /The Harlequin and the Train/, Hank Schwaeble’s /Damnable/, /Jack Hill: The Exploitation and Blaxploitation Master, Film by Film, /Richard D. Satterlie’s/ Imola, /Kiki Thorpe’s /Meet the Kreeps: The Mad Scientist /and /Creepy Images Vol. 1/.
*TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR*
Chicago Hauntings Ghost Tour — Chicago, Illinois
Menu: Welcome to Casa del Gore-met.
Featuring Romero remixers 400 Lonely Things. Plus reviews of /Laid to Rest /OST,/ Transylvania 6-5000/Korgoth of Barbaria /OST, /No-do (The Beckoning)/ OST, / /Oscar B./, /Lonesome Wyatt and Rachel Brooke, Eels, Municipal Waste, The Graveyard Boulevard, Dead and Divine, and My Dying Bride.
/Necrovision, Wolfenstein 3-D,/ and /Terminator Salvation/.
Crestwood House’s Monster Series books./
*GIVEAWAYS THIS ISSUE!*
20 new subscribers will win a copy of /Deadgirl /on DVD courtesy of E1 Entertainment.