Hitting newsstands on September 1st is the latest issue of my favorite horror mag, Rue Morgue, which features the original Godzilla film! After more than five decades, Gojira, the original, darker version of Godzilla, finally arrives in North America, on DVD and Rue Morgue is there covering it with tons more goodies. Read on to see the new cover along with what articles you’ll be seeing in the latest issue.
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Cover painting by acclaimed fantasy artist Bob Eggleton.
LORD OF DESTRUCTION
After more than five decades, Gojira, the original, darker version of Godzilla, finally arrives in North America, on DVD. Plus: On set at Toho studios, up close in the famous rubber suit, a Godzilla primer and more!
by Joseph O’Brien, Norman England, and Chad Hensley
TERROR FROM BOMBAY
Yes, Indian horror movies have dance numbers. This is their story. Plus: Hindi horror films reviewed.
by Paul Corupe
CINEMA OF PAINFUL IMPULSES
In an exclusive interview, legendary surrealist Jan Svankmajer discusses Lunacy, his most malevolent feature to date.
by Stuart Andrews
BLOOD PUDDIN': THE HORROR PIN-UPS OF JOE CAPOBIANCO
Feast you eyes on the most gruesome gals in modern pin-up art.
by Jovanka Vuckovic
UNLEASHED IN THE EAST: LOVECRAFT IN JAPANESE LITERATURE
Rue morgue investigates The Great Old Ones in Japanese lit.
by James Grainger
Meet Robert S. Rhine, a jack of all trades whose horror is steeped in the blackest of humour.
by David L. Tamarin
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
Nacho Cerda wraps first feature, The Abandoned; Rue Morgue president makes film debut at TIFF; Monsters HD searching for next generation of horror pros.
Featuring: H6: Diary of a Serial Killer, Straight into Darkness, Monster House, Lady in the Water, Desperation, Satan’s Playground, Creepy Canada Season 3, The Zodiac, The Booth and more! Reissues presents Jigoku, Rock ‘N’ Roll Nightmare, Singapore Sling, Bare Behind Bars, Amazon Jail, Succubus, and more!
The Amicus Collection
Ed Hunt’s The Brain.
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Man-Bat: The Return, Deadman #1, The Exterminators: Bug Brothers, The Night Driver, The Savage Brothers, Halloween: Autopsis.
THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight: Online fear fiction project MuyMal.com, also featuring DVD Delirium Vol. 3, Donald Cammell: A Life on the Wild Side, Gospel of the Living Dead: George Romero’s Visions of Hell on Earth, Gary Braunbeck’s Destinations Unknown, Classic Tales of Horror: Vol. 1, and more!
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR
The Grande Masquerade Montreal – Quebec, Canada
Menu: Eyes of the Chameleon and Live Feed.
Featuring Claudio Simonetti’s Deamonia, plus reviews of Onethirtyeight, Phantom Rockers, Rezurex, The Spook, The Barbarellatones, The Other, Vena Amori, Terrorizer, and more!
Jaws Unleashed, Resident Evil: Deadly Silence, Night Watch.
Peter Bogdanovich’s Targets
GIVEAWAYS THIS ISSUE!: Rue Morgue and The Hot Picks Monster Collection want you to shred with the dead. Twenty-five new subscribers will win a Grave Picker prize pack. Prize packs consist of a Grave Picker Guitar Strap, Picker Pick Holder, Polish Cloth and Glow Grave Picker Picks.
ON STANDS SEPTEMBER 1st!