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Who Watches the Watchmen? DC Comics Announces a Prequel Series

February 3, 2012

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Few mythologies in the comic universe have been as revered, or untouched, as Watchmen (written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Dave Gibbons).  The 1986 graphic novel, which continues to stand as the best-selling graphic novel of all time, helped inspire what many have called a ‘watershed moment’ in the history of the comic industry. Since that time, […]

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“There’s inspiration everywhere if you are not afraid to slow down and look for it.” -Monica Kuebler

January 31, 2012

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DarkMedia Interviews Monica Kuebler: Monica Kuebler isn’t merely a woman who wears many hats; she’s a force to be reckoned with.  Besides being the Managing Editor for Rue Morgue magazine and running her very own micro-press, Burning Effigy Press, she’s a journalist and an author in her own right. In a time when the voices […]

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So Long, And Thanks For All The Brains: A Review

January 17, 2012

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by Alex McDermott: I’ve always had a soft spot for zombies. I’ll admit it! But even as a long-time fan I can see when a walker has passed its less than fresh date! In the wave of zombies over the last number of years, the story seems to be getting stale. So Long, And Thanks […]

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A Review of Kelland by Paul G. Bens: FIVE STARS!

December 22, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott: Horror, real horror, creeps up on you. It crawls down the back of your neck and unsettles you. You turn on the lights, hoping that feeling will go away. It doesn’t. It lingers just around the corner like a thought you just can’t quite remember. Paul G. Bens’ novel Kelland is horror. […]

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Anne Michaud Bares Her Neck

December 11, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott: Anne Michaud is an author of many talents, especially getting distracted by depressing music and dark things. She likes to write and read everyday, and speak of herself in the third person.  Since her Master’s degree in Screenwriting from the University of London, England, Anne has written, directed and produced three short […]

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“My intention was to anchor the vampire world to the prosaic world of humanity. I thought that would make a great contrast, and it’s the source of a lot of fun to me.” -Charlaine Harris

November 14, 2011

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New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris is no stranger to mystery, or the process of creating worlds.  With a career in writing that’s spanned over thirty years, she’s given us so many characters who — fantastic as they may seem — are ultimately grounded in true, raw, human nature; it’s impossible not to feel […]

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“…we may change from time to time, and experiment with new styles, but our fans know that we’ll always be the same people playing great songs with the same intensity.” -Jason Nott

November 13, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews Drive A’s Jason Nott: If you’re the kind of person who’s satisfied with the status quo, and don’t want to be inspired to live outside the box, then Drive A isn’t the band for you.  Armed with a raw, unforgettable sound, Drive A plays the kind of music that takes up residence inside […]

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“There’s no question that horror’s thriving, but horror is a beast with many faces.” -Nick Grabowski

November 13, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott: I had the pleasure to sit down with horror author and now publisher Nick Grabowsky to talk about Black Bed Sheet Books, writing, and the nightmares of Hollywood!!! Alex Mcdermott: You are a well-established author! What inspired you to add publisher to your credentials? Nick Grabowsky: Well, being an author certainly helped […]

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Tattered Souls 2: A Review

November 12, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott The world of horror writing is a struggle. There are millions of time-worn cliché ideas to fall back on and many writers do just that. Taking a chance means taking a risk and that’s a dangerous idea. Selling the cliché is far easier. Editor Frank Hutton had put together a collection of […]

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“…at the end of the day being a vampire is all about revealing the animal in us.” -Robert Huttinger

October 23, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews Robert Huttinger: If you haven’t heard of Vampire Wedding, you’re really missing out on something special.  A comic mini-series and film from the mind of creator, producer and direction Robert Huttinger, this is not your average vampire tale: All ambitious but heartbroken wedding planner Sophia cares about is her fiance Michael, who apparently just […]

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When Hell Cometh… Run For Your Life: An Interview With Author Todd Card

October 23, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott: What happens when the walls between the living and the dead break down? What would you do when the worst possible scenario you can imagine is not as bad as the nightmare you are living? Todd Card gives us a glimpse of a world beyond the pale in his latest novel Hell […]

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Kimberly Kinrade… Forbidden Mind

October 23, 2011

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by Alex McDermott: In the ever-growing market of YA novels, author Kimberly Kinrade stands out from the rest! Her body of work includes numerous critically acclaimed novels and short fiction. With volume two of her series Forbidden Mind mere weeks away, I grabbed a few minutes of her time to catch up! Alex Mcdermott: You […]

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