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He Is Legend: The Legacy of Genre Icon Richard Matheson

There are certain names within the world of classic horror that embody the genre and its essence: Stephen King, John Carpenter,Vincent Price… and of course, author and screenwriter Richard Matheson. Though he passed away in 2013, Matheson’s indelible influence on the genre continues to endure.   Stephen King, Anne Rice, Brian Lumley, Harlan Ellison, Neil […]

Clive Barker’s THE THIEF OF ALWAYS Nailed Young Adult Horror-Fantasy First

In 1998, J.K. Rowling’s youth novel HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE was first published in America as HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE, earnestly kicking off not just a mega-successful book and film franchise (Rowling is said to be worth about a billion dollars these days), but the Young Adult (YA) Fiction trend in earnest. […]

Films 

6 Animated Movies Perfect For The Halloween Season – In 3-D!

If you’ve been following along on my editorials here on Bumhouse.com, then you may know what a huge advocate for home 3D I am. I’ve already listed out 5 recommendations, then 5 more and then another 5 to own! But I’ve specifically reserved a slot this week to pick 6 animated movies available in home […]

Comic Books Films TV 

From SWAMP THING to PREACHER: The History of Vertigo Comics

Karen Berger started working at DC Comics straight out of college in 1979. Smarter than most of her peers, and twice as dedicated, Karen was the assistant to Paul Levitz, who was a wunderkind himself. Levitz had spent the 70s building his name at DC, and would become one of the most important writers and […]

Comic Books 

DC Comics And Gerard Way Are Getting Weird With Young Animal

In 1993, DC Comics saw a hole in the market. The core audience of comic readers was getting older and many were moving away from the cape and cowl comics. Superheroes weren’t giving these readers the stories they were looking for. Karen Berger, a DC editor who had recently been spending her time working with […]

Comic Books 

From The Pages Of SANDMAN, Exploring The History Of DEATH

There is one thing we all fear. One thing, above all else, that we can not feel creeping up on each and every one of us each and every day. We push the thought of it to the back of our minds as much as possible, but there, in our moments of great joy and […]