The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies 1 (Oct. 30, 2006)

Contents of Issue #1

ARTICLES

Kim Newman: Irish Horror Cinema

Jarlath Killeen:  Irish Gothic: A Theoretical Introduction

John Exshaw: Jess Franco, or The Misfortunes of Virtue

Maria Parsons: Vamping the Woman: Menstrual Pathologies in Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Kevin Corstorphine: “Sour Ground”: Stephen King’s Pet Sematary and The Politics of Territory

BOOK REVIEWS

Stephen King, Cell

Christopher Frayling,  Mad, Bad and Dangerous?

The Scientist and the Cinema

Tony Earnshaw, Beating the Devil: The Making of ‘Night of the Demon’

Chuck Palahniuk, Haunted

Bernice M. Murphy, ed., Shirley Jackson: Essays on a Literary Legacy

Bernd Herzogenrath, ed., The Films of Tod Browning

FILM REVIEWS

The Omen 666 (Dir. John Moore, 2006)

The Wicker Man (Dir. Neil LaBute, 2006)

Three Extremes (Dir: Fruit Chan, Takashi Miike, Chan-wook Park, Tartan Asia Extreme,2006)

Blood for Dracula (Dir. Paul Morrisey, Tartan Video, 2005)

Isolation (Dir. Billy O’Brien, 2005)

The Proposition (Dir. John Hillcoat,  Tartan Video, 2006)

Horrorthon: Terror in the Aisles (1998 to Present)

Horrorthon 2006 Reviewed

Frostbiten (2006): Interview with the Swedish Vampire Filmmakers Anders Banke and Magnus Paulsson

MULTI-MEDIA REVIEWS

Resident Evil: Deadly Silence (Capcom, one player, Nintendo DS)

Dead Rising (Capcom, one player, X-Box 360)

The Borden Tragedy : A Memoir of the Infamous Double Murder at Fall River, Mass., 1892 (Written & Drawn by Rick Geary, 1997)

The Walking Dead Volumes 1, 2 and 3:  Days Gone Bye, Miles Behind Us and Safety Behind Bars (By Robert Kirkman & Tony Moore (Vol 1), Charlie Adlard & Cliff Rathburn (Vols 2 & 3))

Chosen  (Written by Mark Millar, Drawn by Peter Gross)

TELEVISION REVIEWS

“In Gore We Trust”: Horror and the Modern U.S. Crime Series

The Outer Limits (The Original Series, Season 1 & 2, MGM DVD, 2002-2003)

Satan’s School for Girls (Dir. Christopher Leitch, 2000)

American Gothic (CBS, 1995-96, Universal Studios DVD, 2005)

Buffy The Vampire Slayer (1997-2003, 20th Century Fox DVD, 2005), Angel (1999 -2004, 20th Century Fox DVD, 2006)