Dead Reckonings No. 16




  • A Review of Horror Literature
  • Edited by June M. Pulliam and Tony Fonseca
  • No. 16





Ramsey Campbell, Probably: Four Colour Horror


From Mythos to Icon ..... Martin Andersson

S. T. Joshi, ed., A Mountain Walked


Recommended by Stephen King ..... Hank Wagner & Bev Vincent

Christopher Golden, Snowblind; Nick Cutter, The Troop


Tales of Two (Word)Smiths ..... Robert Butterfield

Clint Smith, Ghouljaw and Other Stories; James Robert Smith, A Confederacy of Horrors


Horror Everlasting ..... Jonathan Johnson

Michael Aronovitz, The Voices in Our Heads; Alice Walks; and The Witch of the Wood


Le Fanu at 200: Dublin Celebrates the Bicentenary of Its “Invisible Prince” ..... Jim Rockhill


Memories and Ghosts of Ireland, the Other Europe, and Beyond ..... John Edgar Browning

John Howard, The Silver Voices; Jim Rockhill and Brian J. Showers, ed. Dreams of Shadow and Smoke: Stories for J. S. Le Fanu


Uneven But Essential for Researchers ..... Richard Bleiler

James Goho, Journeys into Darkness: Critical Essays on Gothic Horror; Gary Hoppenstand, ed. Critical Insights: The American Thriller


Why We Need Horror Film Fanzines ..... Chris Dallis

John Szpunar, Xerox Ferox: The Wild World of the Horror Film Fanzine


Obscure But Excellent ..... Greg Gbur

John Blackburn, Our Lady of Pain


Girls Will Be Ghouls ..... Stephanie A. Graves

June Pulliam, Monstrous Bodies


Vampire Classic Back in Print ..... Darrell Schweitzer

Michael Talbot, The Delicate Dependency


The Tale Remains Untold ..... Tony Fonseca

Robin Spriggs, The Untold Tales of Ozman Droom


Old Ghouls Gone Wild ..... Martin Andersson

Ellen Datlow, ed. Lovecraft’s Monsters


Scholar Alert! ..... June Pulliam

Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, Found Footage Horror Films; Katarzyna Marak, Japanese and American Horror; Shaka McGlotten and Steve Jones, ed. Zombies and Sexuality; William Schoell, The Horror Comics—1940s–1980s; and Jon Towelson, Subversive Horror Cinema


Chambers, Lovecraft, and Pastiche ..... S. T. Joshi

Glynn Owen Barrass, ed. In the Court of the Yellow King and Jesse Bullington, ed. Letters to Lovecraft


A Fate Worse Than Death ..... Hank Wagner & Bev Vincent

Stephen King, Mr. Mercedes, and Revival


Idle Minds and Literary Playthings ..... Richard Bleiler

Rhys Hughes, Bone Idle in the Charnel House


A Fine and Diverse New Horror Anthology ..... Robert Butterfield

Ellen Datlow, ed. The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Six


Doomed to Fail ..... Tony Fonseca

Daryl Gregory, We Are All Completely Fine


Victorian, Verbose, and Never Picks Up Steam ..... Leigh Blackmore

K. W. Jeter, Fiendish Schemes


Kamog! Kamog! ..... S. T. Joshi

David Barker and W. H. Pugmire, The Revenant of Rebecca Pascal


A Dark Shadow from the Past ..... Darrell Schweitzer

Evangeline Walton, She Walks in Darkness


The Mystery Man of Weird Fiction ..... S. T. Joshi

Matt Cardin, ed. Born to Fear: Interviews with Thomas Ligotti; Thomas Ligotti, The Spectral Link


Eeking Out a Passable Adult Novel, or Not ..... Richard Bleiler

Greg Van Eekhout, California Bones


The Schauerroman in Its Proper Context . . . ..... Jim Rockhill

Andrew Cusack and Barry Murnane, ed., Popular Revenants


Supernatural Senility ..... June Pulliam

The Taking of Deborah Logan, dir. Adam Robitel


Capsule Reviews

Notes on Contributors


This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 25 January, 2015.