From August 4th through the 6th, Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Con took over the Windy City, and Daily Dead was on hand for all the horror-fied festivities. Throughout all three days, this writer served as one of Flashback’s co-hosts, and brought back some highlights from several of the panels held over the course of the convention.
First up is a discussion on easily one of the greatest horror movies of the last 20 years, Rob Zombie’s The Devil’s Rejects, between two of the film’s co-stars, William Forsythe and Lew Temple.
"Let's get this party started..." Tweeterhead's "Super Powers Collection" sees the addition of the funniest villain in Gotham, The Joker. This 15-inch-tall maquette will be released early next year from Sideshow Collectibles, and we have a look at photos and official details for the depiction of the Clown Prince of Crime.
The Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) has announced their latest exhibition, called "Scared to Death: The Thrill of Horror Film." This exhibition covers over one century of horror cinema and features displays of props and costumes from Friday the 13th, Blade, Bride of Frankenstein, and so much more, and we have official details and photos from this horror lover's dream!
For years, they've shared insightful discussions on The Walking Dead, Fear The Walking Dead, and Ash vs Evil Dead, and if you're a fan of Westeros and the Seven Kingdoms, then the Podcastica team has you covered with Game of Microphones, a Game of Thrones podcast that you can listen to right here on Daily Dead.
Although it's not as well-known as An American Werewolf in London, John Landis' 1992 film Innocent Blood also mixes humor and horror to eerie effect, and soon horror fans will be able to experience it like never before when Warner Archive releases a remastered version of the vampire movie on Blu-ray.
Paul Verhoeven's RoboCop turned 30 earlier this year, and to celebrate the unstoppable force formerly known as Officer Alex J. Murphy, Fright Rags released a new collection of shirts and pins based on the seminal sci-fi crime film.
A surgeon learns the hard way that you have to be careful who you introduce your family to in the official trailer for The Killing of a Sacred Deer.
Creatures aren't the only monsters you'll encounter in The Evil Within 2, as a new trailer from Bethesda Softworks introduces a photographer with an eye for evil that you'll have to watch out for when the new video game is released on Friday, October 13th.
At long last, the pieces are finally in place. Mezco Toyz has announced the very limited edition four-piece set of Resurrection XI Living Dead Dolls, and we have photos of Hush, Dawn, Dottie Rose, and Isaiah.
What if Batman had a much darker side? Today's Comics Corner is starting off with the much-anticipated Dark Nights: Metal series from DC Comics. We also take a look at Monsters Unleashed #5, Neil Gaiman's American Gods: Shadows #6, Bill & Ted Save the Universe #3, Regression #4, Curse Words #7, Dead Inside Vol.1, Dragon Age Knight Errant #4, I Am a Hero Omnibus Vol.4, and Kill the Minotaur #3.
Welcome back to another Horror Highlights! Topping today's feature is Scream Factory's new Blu-ray releases, Killing Ground and Darkness Rising. Also: Lew Temple's discusses his new film Kidnap, we have a look at the winner of t Wither's Full-Concept Video, Read an Excerpt from Scott Shoyer's Horror in the Clouds, and an updated Wizard World Comic-Con schedule.
While many others have died in the living dead apocalypse, Daryl Dixon has thrived. The crafty survivalist with a fondness for a crossbow is immortalized in a new sixth scale figure from Threezero and Sideshow Collectibles, and we have a look at new photos of the collectible depiction of Norman Reedus' character from AMC's The Walking Dead.
From the director of The Midnight Meat Train, Downrange tells the story of six college students who get stranded in the middle of nowhere during a cross-country excursion, and ahead of its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival this September, we have a look at new images and a trailer for the Ryûhei Kitamura movie.
Gravedigging: it's a tough job, but someone's got to do it. Wes Craig (Deadly Class) and Toby Cypress (Omega Men) have teamed up to create The Gravediggers Union comic book series for Image Comics, and we have a look at the cover art and release details for the new series that features plenty of ghoulish creatures as well as space monkeys!
Longtime listeners of King Falls AM know that co-hosts and good friends Sammy and Ben aren't always on the same page, but their disagreements are taken to the next level in the latest broadcast of King Falls AM, which you can listen to right now on Daily Dead.