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Author: David Kerekes

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Finding Antonio

One of the most controversial artists of the British adult comic movement in the 1970s and 1980s, ANTONIO GHURA created and self-published some of the funniest, most outrageous comics ever to make it into print. In this archive article/interview, David Kerekes discusses Antonio’s work and Underground publishing in Great Britain at a time when obscenity busts were commonplace.

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Reviews: Books

How I First Encountered H. H. Holmes

The Beast of Chicago: The Murderous Career of H. H. Holmes (2004; Rick Geary). H. H. Holmes: America’s First Serial Killer (USA, 2004; dir. John Borowski). Review by David Kerekes

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Event Report

The Grand Guignol Is Dead and Living in London

Anyone with an interest in Grand Guignol, the theatre in Paris whose name is a byword for horror beyond horror, may care to know that its vicarious thrills are alive on the boards again thanks to some small dedicated theatre companies in London and indeed around the world.

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Reviews: Books

American Comics Go to Hell

The Comics Go to Hell: A Visual History of the Devil in Comics by Fredrik Strömberg. Review by David Kerekes

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Reviews: Film

Fan Film and Fan Edit

Some months ago I chanced upon a DVD called Superhero Fan Film Collection 2005 [pictured left]. Everything about it smacked of copyright genocide, from the ripped-off Alex Ross art on the front of the poorly printed sleeve, to the thumbnail images of iconic Marvel and DC characters spattered about the back.

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Reviews: Books


Holywoodoo: Incredibles movie posters du Ghana (Ed. Pascal Saumade). Review by David Kerekes

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Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton

Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton


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