Dead Reckonings No. 21





  • A Review of Horror and the Weird in the Arts
  • Edited by Alex Houstoun and Michael J. Abolafia
  • No. 21 (Spring 2017)
  • ISBN: 978-1-61498-200-5



Under new editorship and with a broader scope*, this latest new incarnation of our long-running journal offers a bonanza of material for the enthusiast of Horror and the Weird in the Arts!


(*Now featuring interviews, essays,  discussions, diatribes, and of course, plenty of reviews.)



No. 21 (Spring 2017)



Bestarred with Fainting Flowers: Symbolism and Myth in the Work of R. Murray Gilchrist / Daniel Pietersen


The “V” Word / Jose Cruz

T. E. Grau, They Don’t Come Home Anymore


Shadows with Teeth / Darrell Schweitzer

Ellen Datlow, ed. The Best Horror of the Year, Volume 8


Existential and Ontological Horror / S. T. Joshi

Joel Lane, This Spectacular Darkness: Critical Essays, ed. Mark Valentine and John Howard


In the Heliotherapy Ward / Amber Doll Diaz

David F. Sandberg, Lights Out


The Horror in the Card Catalog / S. T. Joshi

Darrell Schweitzer and John Ashmead, ed. Tales from the Miskatonic University Library


Southern Discomfort and the Ubiquitous Undead / Stephanie Graves

Eric Gary Anderson, Taylor Hagood, and Daniel Cross Turner, ed. Undead Souths: The Gothic and Beyond in Southern Literature and Culture


Forever I’m Alone with You / Jose Cruz

Lynda E. Rucker, You’ll Know When You Get There


Stranger Things: A Conversation between Bev Vincent and Hank Wagner


Terrors of the Natural World / S. T. Joshi

Richard Gavin, Sylvan Dread: Tales of Pastoral Darkness


Ramsey’s Rant: Remembering Kirby / Ramsey Campbell


Psychosexual Syzygy: Checking in at the Bates Motel / Gavin Callaghan

Bates Motel, Seasons 1 through 5


Terror for Children / Taij Devon

Aric Cushing, Vampire Boy


The Homely Commonplace and the Unimaginably Deranged: J. G. Ballard’s High Rise / Alexander Lugo


The Resurgence of Weird Magazines / Ashley Dioses


The Final Work of Mark Fisher / James Machin

Mark Fisher, The Weird and the Eerie


SMASH EVERYTHING! Bobby Rhodes and His Demons / Nathan Chazan


THINKING HORROR: An Exchange with s. j. bagley / Alex Houstoun


Pastiches of Pastiches / S. T. Joshi

Brian M. Sammons and Glynn Owen Barrass, ed. The Children of Gla’aki: A Tribute to Ramsey Campbell’s Great Old One

This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 13 June, 2017.