Column: Retronomicon: Saga of the Swamp Thing, Book 2

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This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Retronomicon: 2013

Moore, Alan; Bissette, Stephen; Totleban, John; McManus, Shawn. Saga of the Swamp Thing, Book 2. DC/Vertigo (October 2, 2012). ISBN-13: 978-1401225445. USD $13.98.

Children know the truth.
Love is not an emotion.
Love is behavior.” – Andrew Vachss

What is life?/What’s beyond? – Jon Schaefer of Iced Earth, “Frankenstein”

Welcome back to the acclaimed Alan Moore run on Saga of the Swamp Thing. When we last …

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Column: On the Marches of Dreamland: Shotguns v. Cthulhu: Double-barreled Action in the Horrific World of H.P. Lovecraft

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This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series On the Marches of Dreamland

Laws, Robin D., ed. Shotguns v. Cthulhu: Double-barreled Action in the Horrific World of H. P. Lovecraft. Stone Skin Press, 2013. 292 pp. USD $13.99 print; USD $6.99 Kindle. ISBN 978-1-908983-83-1.

No, there are no Weird Westerns here. Yes, there are spies and cops and robbers here. But what this book mainly has are shotgun-toting heroes and heroines not going gently into that stygian …

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Review: Wolves and Witches: A Fairy Tale Collection

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By Ada Hoffmann

Davis, Amanda C. and Engelhardt, Megan. Wolves and Witches: A Fairy Tale Collection. World Weaver Press (February 15, 2013).

Wolves and Witches: A Fairy Tale Collection is a book of short stories and poetry by siblings Amanda C. Davis and Megan Engelhardt. It includes tales published in Goblin Fruit, Daily Science Fiction, and other venues, as well as new work.

These tales do have a dark bent, but Innsmouth readers looking for out-and-out horror …

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Cthulhu Eats the World: Holes for Faces

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This entry is part 13 of 15 in the series Cthulhu Eats the World: 2013

Campbell, Ramsey. Holes for Faces. Dark Regions Press (May 7, 2013).

Since this review is appearing on Innsmouth Free Press, I think it’s appropriate to begin it like this: I came to Ramsey Campbell by way of H.P. Lovecraft and the expanded world of the “Cthulhu Mythos.” Like many authors both before and after him, Mr. Campbell began his wonderful world of horror and…
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