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Comic Books Films 

Check out the New HELLRAISER Comic Book Coming Soon

This past weekend at the Los Angeles Comic Convention, Clive Barker’s company (Seraphim, Inc) annouced they are releasing an all new HELLRAISER anthology comic book. HELLRAISER: ANTHOLOGY will be due out in Spring of 2017 and will feature a number of twisted short tales from the Hellraiser mythos and cenobite lore. The collection includes several writing […]


What the Hell Was That Thing?: Explaining The Engineer from HELLRAISER

There is a scene about halfway through Clive Barker’s 1987 classic HELLRAISER where Kirsty (Ashley Laurence) has just learned that her dead uncle Frank has been resurrected as a skinless incubus who is being fed blood and flesh by her wicked stepmother. Frank was brought back to life by the famous Lament Configuration, a puzzle […]

Comic Books Films Scary Fun TV 

Sherlock vs. Pinhead and Cthulhu: 10 Unlikely Sherlock Holmes Adversaries

Believe it or not, Jack the Ripper, Frankenstein, and even Clive Barker’s Cenobites have crossed paths with Sherlock Holmes. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s extraordinarily gifted detective appeared in 56 short stories and 4 novels between 1891 and 1914. The advent of film and TV saw Holmes and consummate companion Dr. Watson as popular subjects, propelling […]


Unseen Horrors! The HELLRAISER Anthology We Should Have Had

With the release of the HELLRAISER Box Set this past October it was unfortunate to see HELLRAISER: BLOODLINE missing. Some fans consider BLOODLINE the beginning of the end of the franchise and, strangely enough, that was the original idea behind it. It was a challenge for Clive Barker to figure out what the next installment […]

Films Scary Fun 

5 Totally Twisted HELLRAISER Cenobites that Aren’t Pinhead

Demons to some, angels to others. Clive Barker’s original tale of hell and its tortured denizens from novella THE HELLBOUND HEART and subsequent HELLRASIER movie have gone on to inspire endless more flicks, comics, books, toys, a video game, and more. Yet, even with such a far-reaching mythos, many people know only of Pinhead. Let’s […]

The Butchered Art of Cao Hui

Artist Cao Hui’s “Visual Temperature” art exhibit looks like something you would expect to find in Leatherface’s living room, not in a museum. His work aims to look beyond the surface, and in this case, beyond the surface of innocent items like jackets and sofas is guts, blood, and viscera. Using mixed materials including resin […]