Dead Reckonings No. 07

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  • A Review of Horror Literature
  • Edited by S. T. Joshi and Tony Fonseca
  • No. 7 (Spring 2010)

 

Table of contents


Realms of Perilous Delight............. Jim Rockhill [Richard Gavin, The Darkly Splendid Realm; Matt Cardin, Dark Awakenings]

The Red and the Blue...............Scott Connors [H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard, A Means to Freedom; Robert E. Howard, The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard and Heroes in the Wind: From Kull to Kane]

A Macabre Display ...............Javier A. Martinez [Jeffrey Thomas, Thirteen Specimens: A Collection of the Bizarre]

The Evil That Lurks Inside Us........ Jonathan Johnson [Michael Aronovitz, Seven Deadly Pleasures]

The Eldritch and the Cosmic ..........Martin Andersson [S. T. Joshi, ed., Black Wings: New Tales of Lovecraftian Horror]

Rain, Rain, Everywhere................S. T. Joshi [Ramsey Campbell, Creatures of the Pool and Just Behind You]

My Dear Watson, It’s a Zombie Raccoon!..... Tony Fonseca [Martin H. Greenberg and Kerrie Hughes, ed., Zombie Raccoons and Killer Bunnies; John Joseph Adams, ed., The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes]

Where’s the Plot? ..............Andy K. Trevathan [L. A. Banks, Undead on Arrival and “Ev’ry Shut Eye Ain’t Asleep”]

Living in a Topolganger ............... Rob Latham [China Miéville, The City & ytiC ehT]

B-Grade and Z-Grade................Matt Cardin [Richard Laymon, Flesh and Dark Mountain]

Lesser Straub, But Still Worth Reading ......Richard Bleiler [Peter Straub, A Dark Matter]

Ramsey Campbell, Probably: Restyling for Our Time

Bloodbath and Mayhem ...............Lisa Nunn [Graham Masterton, Death Mask and Blind Panic]

Road Dogs and Iron Dead ...............S. T. Joshi [Norman Partridge, Lesser Demons]

Horrors Down Under.............. Leigh Blackmore [Felicity Dowker, Phantasy Made Grotesk; Robert Hood, Creeping in Reptile Flesh]

The Dead Return and They Have Bite ....... Van Viator [Edward Lee, The Golem; Ray Garton, Bestial]

Less Artful Than Enthusiastic ........ Robert Butterfield [Gord Rollo, Crimson and Strange Magic]

All That Glitters . . . ..................Kevin Dole [Ellen Datlow, ed., The Best Horror of the Year, Volume One; William F. Nolan and Jason V Brock, ed., The Bleeding Edge]

Post-Columbine and the Gothic ...... John Edgar Browning [Gary A. Braunbeck, Far Dark Fields]

Cautionary Tales ...............Antoinette Winstead [Dean R. Koontz, Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein: Dead and Alive; Conrad Williams, Decay Inevitable]

A Matheson Sampler.............. Darrell Schweitzer [Richard Matheson, The Box]

The Permeability of Flesh .............Vicky Gilpin [Brian Keene, Castaways and Urban Gothic]

Lycanthropes and Rotters........... Kendra Kuss Ditto [Laurell K. Hamilton, Skin Trade; Cherie Priest, Boneshaker]

Scarifyingly Assured.................Matt Cardin [John Langan, House of Windows]

Weaponized Affluence .............. Michael Marano [Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games and Catching Fire]

Skipping the Light Fandango ..Melissa Ursula Dawn Goldsmith [Michael Long, Beautiful Monsters: Imagining the Classic in Musical Media]

Cthulhu in San Francisco .......... Scott David Briggs [Michael Shea, Copping Squid and Other Mythos Tales]

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