Rue Morgue Issue 92 Sneak Peek

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Rue Morgue has just dropped all the info for their next issue hitting store shelves on August 1st. This month special attention is being paid to Guillermo del Toro's novel The Strain. There is also an interesting feature article this month on the Nigerian horror industry. Check out the goods below.

ON THE ETIOLOGY OF A VAMPIRE VIRUS
Guillermo del Toro teams up with author Chuck Hogan to craft an epic trilogy in which a plague of disease-ridden vampires pushes humanity to the brink of extinction. Rue Morgue puts The Strain and its creators under the microscope. Plus: David Wellington on his popular bloodsucker novels and a look at Charlaine Harris’ Southern Vampire series that inspired the hit show True Blood.
by Jovanka Vuckovic and Monica S. Kuebler

PORTRAITS OF PECULIAR PEOPLE
Feast your eyes on Travis Louie’s monstrous menagerie of inhuman oddities… .
by Jovanka Vuckovic

NOLLYWOOD NIGHTMARES:
INSIDE NIGERIA’S HOMEGROWN HORROR INDUSTRY
Supernatural gore, religious terror, cannibalism and ritual killing collide in Nigeria’s outrageously prolific movie industry.
by Jason Lapeyre

SCARY STORIES 101
In Writers Workshop of Horror, 26 genre authors share the secrets of their success.
by Monica S. Kuebler

DEPARTMENTS:

NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND
The Vukodlak.

DREADLINES
Over 60 top FX artists gather for Dick Smith tribute; Nazi zombies, Coffin Joe and Trick ’r Treat anchor TADFF 2009

THE CORONER'S REPORT
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six Vampiric Expirations

NEEDFUL THINGS
Crystal Head Vodka, Death Mints, Noose Tie, Night of the Living Dead Mego-Style Action Figures

CINEMACABRE
CineMacabre features reviews of Surveillance, Horsemen, The Cell 2, Carnivorous, Blood Ties: Season One, Divine Intervention, Chainsaw Sally, Driller, Thirst and Blood: The Last Vampire. Reissues features reviews deluxe editions of Friday the 13th parts IV, V and VI and the Suspense: Ultimate Collection, plus reviews of Slime City Grindhouse Collection (1988-1999), Sacred Flesh (2000), RIFFTRAX: Night of the Living Dead (1968) and The Hunger: The Complete First Season (1997).

CINEMARQUEE
Mothra (1961)

BOWEN'S BASEMENT
Dug up: Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977).

BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS
Features Impaler, plus reviews Madame Xanadu #1, Hellblazer #256, Werewolves on the Versus Vampires #1 of 3, Salem’s Daughter: The Awakening #1, and Poe #1 of 4.

THE NINTH CIRCLE
Spotlight: Ghost story publisher Ash-Tree Press. Plus, reviews of Trashfiend, Phantom Variations, Comedy-Horror Films, The Fourth Black Book of Horror, Paul G. Tremblay’s The Harlequin and the Train, Hank Schwaeble’s Damnable, Jack Hill: The Exploitation and Blaxploitation Master, Film by Film, Richard D. Satterlie’s Imola, Kiki Thorpe’s Meet the Kreeps: The Mad Scientist and Creepy Images Vol. 1.

TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR
Chicago Hauntings Ghost Tour – Chicago, Illinois

THE GORE-MET
Menu: Welcome to Casa del Gore-met.

AUDIO DROME
Featuring Romero remixers 400 Lonely Things. Plus reviews of Laid to Rest OST, Transylvania 6-5000/Korgoth of Barbaria OST, No-do (The Beckoning) OST, Oscar B., Lonesome Wyatt and Rachel Brooke, Eels, Municipal Waste, The Graveyard Boulevard, Dead and Divine, and My Dying Bride.

PLAY DEAD
Necrovision, Wolfenstein 3-D, and Terminator Salvation.

CLASSIC CUT
Crestwood House’s Monster Series books.

GIVEAWAYS THIS ISSUE!
20 new subscribers will win a copy of Deadgirl on DVD courtesy of E1 Entertainment.

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