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Films 

5 Horror Movie Posters That Might Scare Your Roommates Away

Movie posters are among the most powerful tools for drawing attention to films we might never have known existed… but they can also be amazing works of art that can bring a touch of personality to a plain, boring white wall. But today, we will be unlocking a new and functional side of horror posters […]

Films Scary Fun 

Ten ’80s Slasher Posters That Are Better Than the Actual Movies

There’s nothing I love more than a good horror poster, but there’s a rule of thumb I’ve learned to follow: Don’t judge a slasher by its poster. Especially in the ’80s, publicity teams knocked out near works of art on a monthly basis in an attempt to get their films noticed amid the noise of the […]

Films Scary Fun 

Art is Not Dead: 10 Great Horror Posters from the 2010’s

Nostalgic film fans love to bemoan the death of the art of cinema as the media landscape shifts around them. “Movies are too shallow and puerile these days! There’s no creativity anymore! And every poster looks the same!” While it’s true we get a lot of one-sheets of a dude with his back to us, […]

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The Incredibly Bizarre World of Ghana’s Horror Movie Posters

Horror movie posters from Ghana are amazing. Painted by local artists to promote roadshow screenings of bootlegged foreign movies, these totally unauthorized images have a rawness and power that the slick Hollywood promotional materials can’t touch. In the 1980s and ’90s, “video clubs” sprung up all over the West African nation of Ghana. They screened […]

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Twelve of the Most Disturbingly Awkward Horror Movie Posters Ever! [NSFW]

People always love a memorable movie poster to hang on the wall. But we horror fans will always love the fact that some of them are just so… well, gleefully f’ed-up, we just wish today’s cinemas had the guts to display them. Unfortunately, they usually don’t. But don’t despair! We’re never afraid to cross the line […]

Films 

Five Horror Posters That Didn’t Want You to Know What the Movies Were About

From the beginning of cinema, the movie poster has been the gateway to the screen experience, tantalizing potential viewers with a taste of what the feature has in store. The horror-movie poster has become an art form unto itself, many offering the first good look at the featured creature, killer, demon, etc.; others have more […]

Comic Books 

R.I.P. Legendary Horror Comic Artist Jack Davis

It pains us to report that Jack Davis, one of the most beloved and award-winning artists, cartoonists and illustrators in modern history, passed away this morning at age 91. While my first exposure to Davis’s incredibly detailed, dynamic and often hilariously bizarre works came through his cover art and story illustrations for MAD Magazine (which […]

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Mondo Unveils Three Creeptastic CREEPSHOW Poster Designs

The graphic gurus at Mondo are opening October in style, by commemorating the classic 1982 Stephen King/George Romero anthology film CREEPSHOW with a new collection of limited-run posters. Let’s take a gander at the good stuff: This twisted interpretation is rendered by artist Boneface. The 18″x24″ screen prints are hand-numbered in a run of 225 at […]