Scream Baby Scream – USA, 1969

‘We dare you not to scream’ Scream Baby Scream – also known as Nightmare House and House of Mutant Women – is a 1969 American horror feature film produced, directed and edited by Joseph Adler. The story …

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The Scream – painting by Edvard Munch

The Scream (Norwegian: Skrik) is the usual name given to each of four versions of a composition by Norwegian Expressionist artist Edvard Munch between 1893 and 1910. The works show a figure with an agonized expression …

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Bob Larkin – artist

Bob Larkin (born July 10, 1949) is an American artist primarily known for his painted covers for Marvel Comics in the 1970s and early 1980s. His horror-themed work for Marvel included …

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Werewolf By Night – comic book

Werewolf by Night – birth name Jacob Russoff, legal name Jacob Russell, nicknamed Jack – is a fictional character, an anti-heroic werewolf in the Marvel Comics universe. The Werewolf by Night …

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M.R. James – author

Montague “Monty” Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost …

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Robert le Diable – opera

Robert le Diable (translation: “Robert the Devil”) is an 1831 opera in five acts composed by Giacomo Meyerbeer from a libretto written by Eugène Scribe and Germain Delavigne. Robert le …

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Supernatural Thrillers – comic book

Supernatural Thrillers is a Marvel comics horror title launched in 1972 that ran for fifteen issues. The comic featured adaptations of stories that included famous monsters such as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, …

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Baba Yaga – folklore

“That’s not my mother’s voice I hear. I think that Baba Yaga’s near!” Baba Yaga is a recurrent figure in East European folklore, usually as a single entity though sometimes …

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Ghastly Graham Ingels – artist

Graham J. Ingels (June 7, 1915 – April 4, 1991) was a comic book and magazine illustrator best known for his work in EC Comics during the 1950s, notably on The …

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Astrosaurs – novels

Astrosaurs is a series of children’s science fiction/horror-tinged novels written by Steve Cole, which have been released since 2005. The main characters are space-going dinosaurs named Teggs Stegosaur (a Stegosaurus), …

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Albert Kallis – artist

Albert Kallis was a professional artist who designed many film posters for American International Pictures (AIP) releases in the 1950s. Kallis’ striking designs elevated the selling of exploitation movies to a new …

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Richard Tennant Cooper – artist

Richard Tennant Cooper (1885-1957) was an obscure British artist whose metaphorical phantasmic paintings show the negative effects of both disease and medical cures on the human body. There is not much information available …

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Nudie Monsters – calendar by Paul Garner

Nudie Monsters is a calendar produced by British artist Paul Garner. Influenced by Mad Magazine, ‘the ghoulish cool of Aurora glow-in-the-dark model kits, the sneaky allure of late night horror double bills …

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Clovis Trouille – artist

Clovis Trouille was born on 24 October 1889, in La Fère, France. He worked as a restorer and decorator of department store mannequins, but is remembered as a Sunday painter who trained at the École des …

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Dan Brereton – artist

Dan Brereton is an American writer and illustrator. He was born on November 22, 1965, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Brereton is known for his skills as a painter and his …

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H. R. Giger – artist

Hans Rudolf “Ruedi” Giger (born 5 February 1940, died 12 May 2014) was a Swiss surrealist painter, sculptor, and set designer. He was part of the special effects team that won an Academy Award for Best Achievement for …

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Mike Hill – artist/sculptor

Mike Hill is a Los Angeles-based sculptor, originally from Warrington, Cheshire in England, who specialises in ultra-realistic models of monsters from classic horror films. His work includes small figures for …

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Basil Gogos – artist and illustrator

Basil Gogos is an artist and illustrator best known for his striking, often colourful portraits of movie monsters that appeared on the covers of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine in the 1960s and 70s. …

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