In his latest script, St Albans playwright Lee Gambin has combined his two loves – writing and novelist Stephen King. A long-time fan of the best-selling author, Gambin said King of Bangor, a one-act play, examines the relationship between a writer and his work.

Fluorescent Black, a wildly popular science fiction comic printed first as a periodical in Heavy Metal Magazine and later as a collected novel, will now be released in European territories, in three different languages: Spanish, French and English.

Comic book artist Gene Colan, who in his seven-decade career chronicled the adventures of characters including Dracula, Batman, Daredevil and Howard the Duck, died June 23 at a hospital in New York at 84.

John Dies at the End is a comedy horror novel – which has been likened to the great Douglas Adams about two friends, David Wong and John Cheese who are trying to save the world from a drug called Soy Sauce and an otherworldly invasion. Catch this interview with David Wong on Asylum.

Few people with their names on the covers of books could be more prolific than Martin H. Greenberg. Over the years, Greenberg worked with a veritable who’s who of bestselling authors, including Isaac Asimov, Tom Clancy, Stephen King, Anne McCaffrey, Sue Grafton, Scott Turow and Dean Koontz. Greenberg’s work was so extensive that he received lifetime achievement awards in multiple genres, science fiction, mystery and horror categories. Greenberg died Saturday after a long illness. He was 70.

Visit the very funny, very snarky, Vampyres of Hollywood, a delicious take on the undead and the Hollywood A-list by Adrienne Barbeau and Michael Scott.

Flaunting the talents of horror filmmaker supremo John Carpenter and equally creepy comic book and film writer Steve Niles, does F.E.A.R. 3 manage to shock? Or has it become a mewling kitten in a stagnating FPS market since being taken on by Day 1 Studios? Read on for the verdict…

Faber has signed the latest young adult novel by Alexander Gordon Smith, describing it as “a zombie book without zombies that turns the rules of the horror genre upside down.”

Bloody-Disgusting’s Jonathan Barkan recently got the chance to do an interview with iconic horror author R.L. Stine, whose Goosebumps series has sold hundreds of millions of copies and is translated into dozens of languages around the world. In the interview, they ask about Stine’s inspirations, his new book, It’s The First Day Of School…Forever!, which is being made into a feature film, and more!

Up until now Darren Bousman’s upcoming horror 11-11-11 only had the opportunity to freak you out with some scary imagery in two short previous teaser trailers but the just-released theatrical trailer tells you the story behind why the number 11 is …

Death metaller-turned-author Jeremy Wagner says he loved books long before he loved banging his head. “I know for a lot of metalhead readers, they got into horror books through bands talking about certain writers like Stephen King and H.P. Lovecraft, but for me it was the other way around,” says Wagner during a recent conversation with Noisecreep. The former Broken Hope guitarist is promoting The Armageddon Chord, his debut novel.

Haley Joel Osment, the American child-star who famously ‘saw dead people’ in M. Night Shyamalan’s hit movie The Sixth Sense, has been cast in the upcoming horror movie Wake the Dead. Haley Joel Osment is set to begin work on the film inspired by the graphic novel of the same name, according to Entertainment Weekly.

The Aurora Theatre Company is rounding out its 19th season with the first professional American production of Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis. Directed by Mark Jackson, the play is a wicked concoction of humor and horror, rendered at full, physical throttle. Which is exactly the way the young director likes it.

Ellen Datlow went to Seattle for the Locus Award weekend and had a ball. Not only at the awards themselves but beforehand while staying with Eileen Gunn and John Berry. She met the new Clarion West class, attended a delicious buffet dinner party and J&E’s, shopped with Eileen and Astrid Anderson Bear, and met two fine artists, Milo Duke and Wendy Wees. Here’s the evidence…

The Theater is a new series from Zenescope Entertainment and writer Raven Gregory. Recent teasers have featured art by superstars like Artgerm and Sean Chen, amongst others, each tackling horror tropes that are familiar to anyone who has ever read a horror comic, novel, seen a horror film, or otherwise ingested fear-based entertainment. Now read an interview with Raven Gregory to discover makes this different from any other horror he’s worked on in the past.

Radio Free Albemuth Director John Alan Simon talks about adapting a Philip K. Dick Novel and casting Alanis Morissette.

Readers looking for thrills and chills need look no further than Upper Middle School language arts teacher Keith Fritz’s two self-published collections of short stories under the pen name “K. Edwin Fritz.Night Storms, which was published in September 2009, and Cover of Darkness, which was published in May 2011, have both sold approximately 50 copies, said Fritz.

Francis Ford Coppola is making his first return to Comic-Con in nearly two decades with plans to bring scenes and music from his upcoming horror story Twixt to the San Diego gathering.

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