Monsters Attack #2

Monster Attack! was a short lived black and white horror magazine published by Globe Communications, the same folks responsible for Cracked magazine, from 1989 to 1990.  Editor Mort Todd mixed horror stories from famous artists with articles on  horror films, directors, and monster icons.  Issue two featured a retrospective on  NOES 1-4 written by Kevin McMahon.  Along […]

Retro Slashers In HorrorHound Magazine

Check out the latest issue of HorrorHound, #22 It’s got A-Z retro slasher coverage and a retrospective on Media Home Entertainment, the company that brought many slasher delights to your VHS deck!

Splatterbowl: The Shape vs Jason vs Leatherface

Back in the early 80s Fangoria held a Maniac Match-up contest.  Contestants were asked to create a comic strip featuring a duel to the death between The Shape, Jason, and Leatherface.  John Arnold and Linwood Sasser’s winning entry, 1st Fangoria Splatterbowl, was published in Fangoria #39.

Happy Birthday To Me Screenplay

According to IMDB there were 3 sets of writers on this, John Saxton, Peter Jobin & Timothy Bond, and un uncredited John Beaird. This script, which popped up on Megaupload, is a direct scan of the screenplay which perhaps tellingly has no credited writer on the cover sheet. What you’ll get a kick out of, […]

Halloween II Retrospective in Fango #288

Any Halloween fan wanting to know more about the rest of the night HE came home should check out Pat Jankiewicz’s interesting retrospective in the current issue of Fangoria. Director Rick Rosenthal reveals how behind-the-scenes battles between John Carpenter and Dino De Laurentiis changed what scenes made it into the final film. Dean Cundey and […]

Halloween Screenplay (Rob Zombie)

It all starts with the screenplay. Whether you liked the HALLOWEEN redux or not, it’s worth taking a look at the original script to see how the project developed from paper to screen. Halloween – Early draft script by Rob Zombie – PDF format After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown […]