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Filler content with kaiju

A feature that originally appeared in Black Static #59:- KAIJU REVISITED Kaiju, for those not in the know, is a film genre that features giant monsters. The word is Japanese and translates as “strange beast”, with Godzilla as the great granddaddy of … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Annihilation

I haven’t read the Jeff VanderMeer book on which the film is based, but the trailer looks wonderful.  

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Filler content for young adults

Two reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #59:- GRAB ‘EM WHILE THEY’RE YOUNG Described in the press release that accompanied my review copy as ‘chilling Scandi noir YA horror’, FIR (Stripes Publishing pb, 384pp, £7.99) by Sharon Gosling sounds like a … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – Stolen Car

From The River.

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Filler content with weird wanderings

A review of Gwendolyn Kiste’s debut collection that originally appeared in Black Static #59:- WEIRD WANDERINGS: GWENDOLYN KISTE With more than seventy stories appearing in numerous venues over the course of the past four years, including one apiece at Black Static and … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Black Panther

I was there when the character debuted in the pages of The Fantastic Four and I will be there when this shows up in the local multiplex. Excelsior!

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Filler content with skull kings

A review of Emily B. Cataneo’s debut collection that originally appeared in Interzone #271:- TRUTH AND ILLUSION, ABANDONMENT AND BETRAYAL: EMILY B. CATANEO Like Gwendolyn Kiste, who I interview in the current issue of our sister magazine Black Static, Emily … Continue reading

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