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  • Help Kickstart Creature Comic “JOSH LOBSTER” from Devon Deveraux!

    After successfully funding his graphic novel series “Tales of Hot Rod Horror Volume 2” last year via Kickstarter, illustrator/artist Devon Devereaux is back again with JOSH LOBSTER a graphic novel said to be somewhere in the space between THE GOONIES, JAWS and THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH.
    Written by Chris Reilly (PUNCH & JUDY, THE TROUBLE WITH IGOR, STRANGE EGGS) and illustrated by Devon Devereaux (HAUNTED MANSION COMICS, LITTLEST BITCH, TALES OF HOT ROD HORROR), JOSH LOBSTER is a mystery at its core, as well as a comedy/horror story. The story focuses on Goose Cove, an island, which is visited annually by a traveling carnival. This year, however, vampires attack the island and all the world’s sea life appears to be heading to Goose Cove. New evidence surfaces in a 20 year old unsolved murder and at the center of it all is the mystery man, Barnacle Bill. Only Josh and his sidekick Misty can uncover the hidden secrets of the island.
    A SCOOBY DOO style mystery with a grown-up appeal, Devon brings a fun, retro tiki art feel to the story that fits in perfectly with Chris’ dark comedic plot-line. Specializing in everything from pen and ink, prismacolor with digital effects and coloring, and even oil painting, it is no wonder that Devon has been sought out by clients like Disney, Laughing Squid, Willamette Week, and Slave Labor Graphics.
    “When Chris Reilly came to me with this book idea a few years ago, he asked what I wanted to draw. I told him mermaids, ship wrecks, and tentacles. Chris didn’t have to change much of the story he was writing at the time to fit these things in,” recalls Devon. “Chris and I had the same sensibility on what we were looking for in a fun, spooky story. This book is one of those weird gems that is hard to categorize. At one time we were even in talks with Disney XD, then Penguin books and finally we decided to do it ourselves and put it out with Kickstarter so we wouldn’t have to compromise our story and we would retain all of the rights.”
    Writer Chris Reilly passed away suddenly on June 10, 2014 right as Devon was completing the art for the first issue. Devon says he wasn’t sure what to do, but he knew Chris would have wanted folks to see his final story.
    JOSH LOBSTER is available for presale—along with original art work, digital copies, signed prints, and Josh Lobster shirts—through Kickstarter now until August 16th at: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/devondevereaux/josh-lobster
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    You can find more information about the project at: http://www.devondevereaux.com/
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  • Cast & Crew Attending Fango’s Free “POSSESSION OF MICHAEL KING” LA Screening

    You already know about FANGORIA’s four free advance screenings of the supernatural chiller THE POSSESSION OF MICHAEL KING, right? New York City and Los Angeles happen tonight, while Chicago and Austin follow on August 14 (see original details here). Anyway, as an added bonus for West Coast fright fans, the LA screening will be hosted by the much-praised film’s cast and crew, including writer/director David Jung and stars Shane Johnson and Julie McNiven!

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    Catch FANGO’s Michael Gingold on “THE HORROR HAPPENS RADIO SHOW” Tomorrow!

    FANGORIA Readers, lend us your ears! While FANGORIA has dipped its toes in audible horror in the past with DREADTIME STORIES, FANGORIA MUSICK and more, the horror community has also found a way to transmit their love of terror via internet radio and podcasts as of late. And tomorrow, August 5th, you can hear FANGORIA Managing Editor Michael Gingold talking horror live on the NJ-based THE HORROR HAPPENS RADIO SHOW!

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  • “SOMEONE’S KNOCKING…” Director Kickstarts “THE CHAIR”

    Everyone in prison maintains their innocence, but what if, in your case, it was actually true? Stripped of your rights, your freedom, your dignity, and your safety, how long would it take before you lose your sanity too? For death row inmate Richard Sullivan, the line has been crossed, and as the clock ticks towards his execution, he becomes the monster they all claimed him to be.

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    Free FANGORIA Screenings: “THE POSSESSION OF MICHAEL KING” in Four U.S. Cities!

    Boy, do we have a movie to make your head spin! FANGORIA will be hosting four free advance screenings of the supernatural chiller THE POSSESSION OF MICHAEL KING in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Austin, TX this August! NYC and LA will be held August 7; Chicago and Austin happen August 14. Directed and written by newcomer David Jung, THE POSSESSION OF MICHAEL KING stars Shane Johnson, Ella Anderson, Dale (IRON MAN 3) Dickey, Tomas (GLADIATOR) Arana and Julie (MAD MEN) McNiven. Gold Circle Films, the company that brought you WHITE NOISE, SLITHER and THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT, produced this intense spine tingler. See below on how to get your tickets!

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  • SDCC 2014: Horror Highlights – Thursday, July 24

    It’s that time of year again. We’re two weeks out from the biggest “geek” event there is and as per usual, the overwhelming amount of panels, screenings, signings and dealers contain a healthy dose of the macabre. See below for the Day One of San Diego Comic-Con and its horror highlights.

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  • LA: Etheria Film Night Celebrates Women in Genre; Features North American Premiere of “SOULMATE” & More

    The 2014 Etheria Film Night (co-sponsored by American Cinematheque) is headed to the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood this Saturday, July 12th. Created to showcase the talents of emerging female directors, the one-night event will feature the North American premiere of writer/director Axelle Carolyn’s feature film SOULMATE, as well as the debut of a series of shorts (including Rose McGowan’s DAWN) following the film.

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    Zulawski, Cozzi and Fango Editor Chris Alexander to Screen Films at Italian Horror Fest in Rome; Argento, Frizzi and Lenzi to Appear

    FANGORIA will be a presence this year at the 2014 ITALIAN HORROR FEST in Nettuno, a seaside town in Rome. Like he did last year, Fango’s Italian correspondent Roberto D’Onofrio is reporting from the front lines of the fest – which runs from August 4-9th – as well as hosting several key Q&A’s. This year, festival highlights include the presence of legendary polish filmmaker Andrzej Żulawski as their international guest of honor, along with Italian horror and fantasy hero Luigi Cozzi and Fango editor Chris Alexander, who will screen his new film and perform some of his own music live.

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