Collected from across the nation, over forty writers, film critics, academics, artists, filmmakers and editors tackle the complete film oeuvre of action star Jean Claude Van Damme. The Muscles from Brussels has been a beloved fixture in action cinema for four decades... that mullet notwithstanding. Loved or hated, JCVD has always been regarded as the nicest butt-kicker in the business and wholly self aware of his cult film status - and exactly how he got there. If the Kumite couldn't stop him, or all of those groin-wrenching splits, is there any force on the planet that could impede the sultan of spin kicks? In examining JCVD's films, maybe this eclectic group of professionals can answer those nagging questions. Regardless, whenever you run into Jean Claude Van Damme in an alley, lit or otherwise, prepare for the... Bloodspurt.
Ten friends are invited to a mysterious home on the remote Isle of Man by the mysterious Mr. Iman. A closely knit group as children, they drifted apart as the world turned them into jaded, cynical... adults. Charles, Lucille, Sally, Patricia and the rest are in danger, though. That jaded adulthood has taken it's toll on the group and they have done horrible, terrible things. As they pay the ultimate price, one by one, will there be enough time to call for help? Will they be able to Dial P... for Peanuts?
The new 'splatire' novella from the team of Mark C. Scioneaux and David C. Hayes is sure to hit the spot!
From the publisher: "Miles Landish couldn't help himself. He eats and eats and eats and eats just to fill an empty, gaping, hole in his self esteem. Nothing ever seems to fill that hole, even the five star meals Miles' wealthy parents make possible. So, as a last resort, Miles attends Camp Tum Tum, a weight control camp for spoiled teens. What happens there is only hinted at in high social circles, but the truth must be told. Facing starvation, the campers at Tum Tum make a decision that very few human beings have made. That decision turns Camp Tum Tum into... Cannibal Fat Camp!"
Michael is the only survivor of serial killer Reginald Bent, better known as the nationally syndicated TV star Orzo the Clown. Having his own rock band has helped Michael cope. He loses himself in the music and doesn’t think of Orzo or the way the demented clown died right in front of him.
Now a new DVD release of the Orzo the Clown Show brings all the memories back to the surface. It has also drawn out either Orzo himself, back from the grave, or a copycat just as insane. Anyone Michael knows is a potential victim as the crazed clown slashes his way through another three-ring circus of terror, hell bent on finishing what was started.
Collected from across the nation, over forty writers, film critics, academics, artists, filmmakers and editors tackle the complete film oeuvre of action star Chuck Norris. The swift kicks to the head, from Bruce Lee all the way to the Texas Rangers, knocked some sense into American action fans for almost fifty years. Beloved, hated, feared, misunderstood, ignored, Chuck Norris is a meme-worthy icon and the subject of innumerable internet jokes, but that doesn't explain how this all happened. In examining Chuck's films, maybe this eclectic group of professionals can answer those nagging questions. Regardless, Chuck Norris performances are always... Missing the Action.
with Wayne Westcott, Jeff O'Brien and David M. Quiroz
When Maddy, a hard-working, young food server inherits a mansion from a distant relative, she thinks she has hit pay dirt, but the truth is far more sinister. The remote home, on an expanse of land, is the former home of a dangerous cult, and Maddy's relative was their ruthless leader. As she and her friends find out more secrets, the danger grows. What they first thought of as a quirky historical oddity quickly turns into a quest for immortality and rites washed in blood. Maddy is the key and she is forced to fulfill a destiny she was, literally, bred for.
Collected from across the nation, over forty writers, film critics, academics, artists, filmmakers and editors tackle the complete film oeuvre of action star Steven Seagal. From the early days of Above the Law all the way to Beyond the Law, the nation's martial arts laureate is examined in exacting detail. Some love him, some hate him, some simply wish to understand him and the rest don't really have an opinion on him... but you won't find any of those people in this volume. He stands as an American cultural icon, of sorts. Regardless, Steven Seagal is... Hard to Watch.
Collected in this first volume are over 50 classic poems by some of the greatest authors in history, from Yamazki Sokan to Emily Dickinson. These classics breathe new life as in this unique comic book as adapted by Ryan M. Valentine! Your favorite poems are in a whole new, dynamic format! Featuring Gelett Burgess, Irving Berlin, Takarai Kikaku, Homer, Julia Ward Howe, Clark Ashton Smith, Edgar Allan Poe, Li He, Ben Johnson, Francis Scott Key, Thomas Dekker, Robert Frost, Countee Cullen, Yosa Buson, Luo Binwang, Lord Byron, Claude McKay and more!
Tranquility is a small town in the Pacific Northwest. Sleepy. Back water. Americana. It is also a sasquatch hunting hotspot. Things turn deadly for a group of local youths as the investigate violent maulings in rhe area. Has the reclusive bigfoot had enough or is it something even more dangerous? The sleepy town becomes a hunting ground as the danger mounts! From the creators of Rottentail.
After the horrors of the Civil War and a childhood steeped in violence and revenge, Colton Myers attempts to try and settle with what remains of his brother's family and do right by them, whatever God was left to Colt and the people that survived his violent past. When a roving band of depraved villains shatter that dream, Colton Myers has to strap the six-shooters back on and rescue his niece from a Japanese mystic trading in slaves. The only way to to do that, though, is to go through the worst human beings ever to gather in one spot in a gory free-for-all battle with only a single winner. This winner will need to be a human killing machine. Looks like there really is only one man for the job. 81-page, full color original graphic novel.
S.O.V. The True Independents, shot on glorious VHS itself, tells the story of those hard-working individuals who slaved over their camcorders day and night to come out of the jungle with a finished film in their hands. It is the ultimate treat for any fan of this shunned and misunderstood, niche sub-genre of horror, with behind the scenes anecdotes and post-production tales straight from the filmmakers themselves.
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He wasn't like the other boys. Too rough. Even on the day he came out of Momma's belly. When Momma died, though, they sent him away to a terrible place. A doctor place... but the people there didn't act like doctors. They called him Cherub and they made him do awful things. Wet things. Hurty things. Until he met his angel, that is. She made it better and the pain went away. For awhile. Nothing lasts forever except a mother's love.
"David C. Hayes is back with Cherub. If you are familiar with his previous work, you know what you're in for. If not, then get ready for a ride through the absolute worst in human nature. Hayes has the unique ability to convey the most sickening acts in a way that will have you laughing between retches. Once the book closes, you'll need to shower and after that you'll wonder what it says about you that Hayes managed to touch so deep and dark. You will be affected." - CinemaHeadCheese.com.
Nora is an average woman in an average job with an average life. She senses that she is destined for more. Nora has no idea how right she is.
A group of rogue Chinese vampires target Nora who, according to a centuries old myth, is the embodiment of the collective energies of all the souls that have ever or will ever exist. For the vampire who can possess her life force that is infinite power. For Nora? Death. For the world? Oblivion.
Nora is forced to trust another sect of these vampires in order to stop the evil that will destroy all life as we know it.
Welcome to three stories of the strange and macabre from the mind of David J. Fielding! Inside you'll find Willy Conklin's Last Snipe, and discover what terrible fate befalls a group of bullies who take things one step too far; in Bad Animals, you'll read how an estranged brother's disappearance leads one man to confront not only the demons of his past but some very hungry ones in his present - and finally Buddy Holly and the Cold, Cold Ground where you'll come to understand that ghosts are real - as are the things that hunt them. So sit back, crack open the covers and settle in for a trio of strange and eerie stories.
In this short story collection you will encounter things that go bump in the night. Things that shamble in the darkness. Things that are nigh... unmentionable. This is Michael Cieslak, though, so even if you've experienced terror before, it never had this kind of sophistication. Only the most refined and polished fear can be found here. It is, truly, an Urbane Decay.
Vincenzo Bilof invites you to enter a world of nightmares. Faith has power. It is brandished like a weapon by priests, whose sole mission is to ensure that paradise touches each corner of the Earth. Paradise, however, is an abyss, and those priests serve the ultimate evil. To spread their unholy cause, angelic hosts are exorcised from innocent victims, though there is one young woman - Lana - who has been trained to bring the demonic institution crashing down once and for all. Hell, it turns out, is dark. And cold.
Saria had never seen the sun, never felt its warmth on her face. What she did feel was the sting of longing for her missing father. He had been sent as a runner to reach the Oracle and he never came home. Now, Saria has inherited her father’s duty. She must go out into the dangerous wastelands and succeed where he had failed… or else everyone she knows will die. From Eastin DeVerna, the creator of Samurai Grandpa comes... The Runner.