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*Editor’s note – We’re very happy to have radio host/journalist/all around jack of all trades, Jay Kay, as part of the Icons of Fright team. The guy’s passion for all things horror is infectious and his “all across the board” approach to horror writing/hosting is something we’re always happy to see. As part of our […]

Marvel Comics and Horror: A long Relationship


If you are a fan of Marvel you’ll know that it was much more than just the superheroes that we tend to see today. There has always been a side to the comics that touch on the world of horror, but they also released comics that were much more focused on the scarier side of […]

Three Horror Comics You Should Check out!


When looking at the world of comics from the outside, it is easy to think that Marvel and DC are the only ones worth reading. With the likes of The Walking Dead making huge impact on television, it makes people look to the origins of the show and where they can see more of the […]

Little Known Comic Situations: The Creepier Side of Superheroes


When Marvel and DC are looking for the latest superhero to include in their movies, they have a vast catalogue of characters to browse through. One problem they sometimes have though is that some of the stories that these characters are part of reveal a darker side of the comic book world that may not […]



Director Jeremy Saulnier made a lot of genre fans giddy with excitement, when in 2007 he unleashed one of the most lovable horror comedies around: MURDER PARTY. It seemed like the impressive debut would immediately lead to other projects, but we didn’t get a sophomore film from Saulnier until 2014’s BLUE RUIN. Where as MURDER […]

CARRIE Turns 40 With AWESOME Looking Bluray From Scream Factory; Hitting This October!


While we previously got the Bluray double feature of the TV adaption of Stephen King’s CARRIE & the sequel to the 1976 adaption of the film, horror fans have been waiting for a GOOD HD release of Brian De Palma’s Sissy Spacek-led film. Previous releases have been “eh” at best, and it’s a title that […]

TV Review: DEAD OF SUMMER – Episode 1: “Patience”


I’m going to put this out there right away: Ever since I was a kid CANDYMAN has always scared the shit out of me. Whenever it comes on, I can not watch it alone. The Philip Glass score gives me the creeps and instantly showers my body with anxiety. One scene in particular is when […]

From A Wizard to A Corpse: Shannon on Daniel Radcliffe


When I was in 8th grade, I remember hearing about a book that was coming out called HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE, and like all good Christian schools do, the book was immediately banned.  Being a young one who was always interested in the dark side of life, I knew I had to have […]