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BOOBS & BLOOD Magazine Fundraising for Breast Cancer Charities One Issue at a Time

BOOBS & BLOOD Magazine Fundraising for Breast Cancer Charities One Issue at a Time

Boobs & Blood is a magazine that gives all its profits to charity – in this case the Keep A Breast Foundation – and last month it celebrated its 3rd issue for whom everyone involved worked entirely for free. It looks like an art magazine yet it covers the world of exploitation culture.

“If you can fundraise and have fun at the same time – and with a name like ours that’s not hard to do – life simply doesn’t get any better.”

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Cannibal XXX #1 (2020, UK) Review

Cannibal XXX #1 (2020, UK) Review

Artist/writer/creator Paul PJ Johnson has been a consistent and prominent figure on the UK independent comics scene for the past 7-8 years. Being well known for his character Razor Bastard is only half the story, as Johnson’s versatile imagination and unique artistic style has seen him also release some absolute gems, such as the epic graphic novel Death Truck and the amazing Once Monster. Now he’s back, with what may be his most raunchy, most graphic, and most violent creation: Cannibal XXX.

“Yeah, what’s the worst? You drop your toast, butter side down? … Oh yeah, being eaten alive by fucking cannibals!”

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Lloyd Kaufman’s Best Selling Novel PESTS Infests! Feature Film Currently In-Development at Troma Entertainment

Lloyd Kaufman's Best Selling Novel PESTS Infests! Feature Film Currently In-Development at Troma Entertainment

From the twisted minds of Lloyd Kaufman, Jordan Young, and Regina Katz comes the TROMAzing feature film adatptation of Pests, the bestselling novel; currently in-development at Troma Entertainment.

A titanic story about Phil, a down and out underdog exterminator, and the freak accident that changed his life. Phil decides during his convalescence that he will use his newfound power for good and disrupt the corrupt corporate film interests that threaten the only things he’s ever loved: movies. The book explores the seedy underbelly of the Hollywood elites.

“We’ve gone too far…”

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Mondo Brings Their San Diego Comic-Con Booth into Your Home (22-26 July)

Mondo Brings Their San Diego Comic-Con Booth into Your Home (22-26 July)

Mondo is excited to unveil their plans as part of Comic-Con@Home, the virtual San Diego Comic-Con convention. Featuring online panels with Mondo creative directors and artists, daily product drops and sneak peeks at upcoming collectibles, apparel, and soundtracks, the five day celebration of the year’s biggest geek event will take place at home from 22nd-26th July.

“No lines. No achy feet. No con crud.”

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The Howling II Triple Threat: 1979 Book vs. 1985 Film vs. 2017 Comic Book

The Howling II Triple Threat: 1979 Book vs. 1985 Film vs. 2017 Comic Book

The Howling is rightly seen as one of the best werewolf novels and one of the best eighties’ horror film adaptations. However, it also spawned a series of sequels which have awful review scores, and just a few years ago another sequel to the original film was published in the comic book format. But, how does the comic book series compare to one of the strangest and most disappointing sequels ever made? And what about the novel?

“The rocking, shocking, new wave of horror!”

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The LA MUERTA: ASCENSION #1 Collection Available Now from Coffin Comics

The LA MUERTA: ASCENSION #1 Collection Available Now from Coffin Comics

It’s been eight months since the patron Saint of Death haunted Maria Diaz’ dreams—eight months since Maria donned the guise of the avenging vigilante La Muerta. But instead of finding happiness in a peaceful life, Maria has grown restless. A trained combat soldier, she needs a mission to give her purpose and distract her from the creeping shadows of her losses.

Enter the legendary crime-fighting luchador Loco. He plans to wipe meth from the face of the barrio and needs La Muerta’s help to do it. Together, they leave a pile of broken thugs and dealers in their bone-crunching wake…

“Who wants a casa full of ghosts?”

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Prepare Yourself for Coffin Comics SWORNFEST 2021!!! 💀 February 26th-28th, Mesa, Arizona!

Prepare Yourself for Coffin Comics SWORNFEST 2021!!! 💀 February 26th-28th, Mesa, Arizona!

SWORNFEST is the NEW era of Coffin Comics – the #1 outlaw independent comic book publisher – and festivals that cater directly to what you want!

“The global gathering for Coffin Comics fiends and the SWORN!”

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Alamo Drafthouse Celebrates VHS Culture with STUCK ON VHS: A VISUAL HISTORY OF VIDEO STORE STICKERS

Alamo Drafthouse Celebrates VHS Culture with STUCK ON VHS: A VISUAL HISTORY OF VIDEO STORE STICKERS

If you were living on this planet in the 80s or 90s, chances are you have fond memories of your local video store. Stuck On VHS: A Visual History of Video Store Stickers brings the VHS era back to life through its small but essential ephemera: rental stickers.

“A huge wealth of amazingness is disintegrating before our eyes, and this time it isn’t art from 100 years ago, it is from the 1980s.”

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Horrormania ’79: Memoirs of a Ten Year Old Horror Fan (Canada, 2018) Review

Horrormania '79: Memoirs of a Ten Year Old Horror Fan (Canada, 2018) Review

The prospect of reading and reviewing this book had appeal. I too was a ten year old horror devotee in the year 1979 and looked forward to gaining the perspective of a peer. If there’s one aspect I’ve come to understand and appreciate about the horror culture, it’s how deeply it roots in nostalgia. Horror fans are above all sentimental. Go to any horror convention, and one will observe adults purchasing toys, books, movies, and other memorabilia from their childhood.

“A nostalgic look back to a time where disco, roller skating, Star Wars, KISS and vampire movies ruled the cultural landscape.”

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Down by Kontact (2018, USA) Review

Down by Kontact by Matthew Myers and Dixie Filloy (2018, USA) Review

Punch Button has scheduled a Mortal Kombat arcade tournament, which our four inebriated protagonists plan to dominate! But first, they’ll need more alcohol for their inevitable victory celebrations! It was a culture they believed would never end; getting drunk, getting high, and mastering Scorpion’s six-button ‘Fatality’. And yet tonight, these four friends would soon find themselves taking on the undead; struggling to survive in this horrifying George A. Romero-style nightmare.

“Tranquility stood strong while embracing a culture they believed would never end.”

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Liverpool Horror Festival (Saturday 17th August 2019)

Liverpool Horror Festival (Saturday 17th August 2019)

Liverpool Horror Club brought back their horror fest to Seaforth on the 17th August and it was still a bargain. Like last year’s Liverpool Horror Festival there was a small selection of stalls, but there were several new ones boasting some unique artwork.

“A full day celebration of all things horror!”

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Now on Kickstarter: Heads! Stone Deaf Forever! 🎵 Sci-Fi Private Detective Comic

Now on Kickstarter: Heads! Stone Deaf Forever! Sci-Fi Private Detective Comic

In the latest installment of the Heads! mystery, private detective Steve Datsun and his partner Blake Higgins track down ‘Vortex Face’, a doom metal band whose performances end in death and destruction. They’ve kidnapped a young musician and their sinister underground tour appears to be linked to the ‘Heads!’ gang – a group of girls wearing oversized animal heads pulling off heists across London.

“But who are those girls…with those HEADS!”

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