Paul Kane gathers informative and entertaining articles and essays from a variety of magazines during his career as a genre journalist, plus rare unpublished works. Also included is Scream Queens, his MA Dissertation essay on women in horror, which has never been published before.
The book covers topics ranging from the work of Clive Barker, Planet of the Apes, Jack the Ripper, Child’s Play, Masters of Horror, and Genetics in SF movies to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Lord of the Rings, Robots in Cinema, The Hound of the Baskervilles and the legacy of H.G. Wells.
About Paul Kane: He is the author of the Arrowhead trilogy, Lunar, Hellbound Hearts, The Mammoth Book of Body Horror. He has also been a genre journalist and writer for almost twenty years, working for such magazines as SFX, Rue Morgue, GoreZone, Eclipse, Area 51, DeathRay, and Fangoria, to name but a few. He wrote the best-selling, critically-acclaimed and British Fantasy Award-nominated The Hellraiser Films and their Legacy, and he compiled Voices in the Dark (interviews with such genre luminaries as Neil Gaiman, John Carpenter, Ron Perlman, and Betsy Palmer) with his wife, Marie O’Regan.