Synopses & Reviews
, to Night of the Living Dead
and The Omen
, this grisly grimoire conjures up ghouls, demons and all manner of things that go bump in the night. Crammed with endless facts, trivia and stories about every aspect of horror - from 1950s EC Comics and TV series The Twilight Zone
; to the music of Black Sabbath and Japanese horror films - this little gem of spookiness is guaranteed to keep readers up all night.
Intriguing insights into the lives of classic horror writers like H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Clive Barker, and Stephen King are complemented by fascinating behind-the-scenes peeks into the productions of Psycho, The Thing, and Halloween.
Vuckovics many authoritative lists include: The Top 13 Vampire Films; 13 Scariest Horror Video Games; and The 25 Best Horror Movie Taglines: “The good news is your date is here! The bad news is... Hes dead!” revealing the humour in the horror.
Vuckovics Horror Miscellany is the ideal present for The Walking Dead and World War Z fan in your life. Just dont read it alone!
About the Author
Jovanka Vuckovic is an award-winning writer, editor, artist and film critic. She has worked as a digital effects artist, earning a Gemini Award, and became a noted expert in genre film and literature during her seven- year tenure as editor of
Rue Morgue magazine. Named one of the top 13 most important women in the history of horror, Jovanka released her first acclaimed horror film, The Captured Bird, in 2012. She is the author of Ilexs ZOMBIES! An Illustrated History of the Undead.