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Mary: The graphic adventures of Brea Grant

My dear friend, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, had recently interviewed the highly prolific horror filmmaker and actor Brea Grant for Fangoria. Her radar pinged when the subject turned to one of Brea’s upcoming projects: a graphic novel on the hypothetical adventures of Mary Shelley’s great-great-great-great-great granddaughter and the heavy literary burden such a teenager was likely to have carried on her shoulders.

Something of interest to Emma? Natch.

Given I am currently ensconced in my next book project on THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN, Alex saw the opportunity for a professional hook-up. She introduced me to Brea, I interviewed Brea, Diabolique published the resulting article and the rest is history.

You can read the article here but you can also scroll down further to see some stunning artwork from the book that didn’t make it into the Diabolique article.

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The Ghastly Love of Johnny X

Review of The Ghastly Love of Johnny X (dir. Paul Bunnell, 2012): Continue reading “The Ghastly Love of Johnny X”

John Carpenter talks monsters

Sample interview chapter from my book, Monster Movies: Continue reading “John Carpenter talks monsters”

Ten of the Best Monster Movies

From the Fangoria.com archives:

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Horror is Not A Dirty Word

Here’s an article I originally posted on Fangoria.com, although – in such a horror-friendly forum – I was pretty much preaching to the converted. Not a horror fan? Let’s see if I can sway your mind… Continue reading “Horror is Not A Dirty Word”

Frank and Kong

A couple of sample entries from my book, Monster Movies Continue reading “Frank and Kong”

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