DIABOLIQUE
Horror, Fantasy Quarterly Magazine from United States
Ceased publication

- First and last issue: 2010-2017
- For fans and scholars of fantasy cinema and literature.
- Available in both digital and print editions from Horror Unlimited
- Published by Horror Unlimited
- Website: www.diaboliquemagazine.com

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CONTENTS: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 All GALLERIES: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 All

Issue 13
Christmas 2012


Issue 12
September/October 2012
Growing Up Lynch - Olivia Saperstein talks to Jennifer Lynch about her new film and the influence her famous father had on her as an artist.
Anatomy of Eli Roth's Goretorium - David Calbert interviews Eli Roth about his gory new "Haunted House" in Las Vagas.
All Abhorred! Ghost Trains & Haunted Attractions - Brandon Kosters traces the roots of some of our most famous haunted attractions.
Halloween: Boundary Between the Living & the Dead - Kyle Kouri gives us a brief history of everyone's favorite holiday.
Biting Commentary - Brandon Kosters on the Batman's resurgence as a figurehead for macabre social critique.
It's Alive! Ghastly Images for the Whole Family - Scott Feinblatt sits down with members of Tim Burton's production team to discuss the making of Frankenweenie (2012).
Karloff on Karloff - Tony Earnshaw interviews Sara Karloff about her father's incredible career and legacy.
The Puppeteer's Tale - Scott Feinblatt talks to the founder of the Old Trout Puppet Workshop as they celebrate grotesque imagery while imparting profound messages in a neglected art form.
The Forbidden Forest - David Calbert discusses the motif of the "dark forest" in children's literature.
Dancing with Death - David Huckvale's reflections on Gothic ballets devoted to macabre narratives.


Issue 11
July/August 2012
The Darkest and Longest of Shadows
David Del Valle remembers his friend Jonathan Frid
Remembering Kaneto Shindτ
Jay McRoy reflects on the passing of a great master of Japanese Cinema
Even the Ghosts are Haunted
Jay McRoy on Kenji Mizoguchi's legendary ghost story, Ugetsu Monogatari
Collinwood Calling
Robert J.E. Simpson discusses Dark Shadows, old and new
Fear in the Afternoon
Drew Beard on Dark Shadows, Gothic horror and the soap opera
Born Weird
Michele "Izzy" Galgana profiles indie filmmaker Don Coscarelli (Phantasm)
Aspects of Gothic Opera
David Huckvale finds the links between Gothic opera and modern horror
Phantom of the Opera
David L. Rattigan on how the love that ‘never dies' died
Jess Franco's Count Dracula
Robyn Talbot examines the exploitation maestro's adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel Excision Matthew Coniam reviews Richard Bates Jr.'s new indie film The Glass Bead Fiction by Joan Eyles Johnson


Issue 10
May/June 2012
Inside This Issue:

  • Casting Shadows: Stoker's Dracula on Screen, by Charles E Butler, a personal journey through the Count's career on film and TV
  • The Primrose Path to Dracula, by Paul Murray, in which Stoker's biographer examines the curious connections between fantasy and reality in the author's life and fiction
  • Unearthing Stoker's Lost Journal, by the world's foremost Stoker scholar Elizabeth Miller
  • Beyond Dracula: Stoker's Other Horror Novels, by yours truly, David L Rattigan, in which I explore The Jewel of Seven Stars and The Lair of the White Worm and their film adaptations (including the riotously funny 1988 Ken Russell film version of the latter)
  • Icons of Horror: Dracula (1958), by Robert J.E. Simpson -- a pithy commentary on the impact of a famous Hammer Films poster design
  • Plus some gorgeously reproduced archive material, courtesy of the Bram Stoker Estate
And that's just the Stoker content. There's also:
  • The Last Horror Icon: Christopher Lee at 90, by Jonathan Rigby, a lavish, eight-page colour tribute to the distinguished actor by his biographer and friend
  • Lina Romay: Flesh for Fantasy, by Nigel Wingrove, a reflection on the life and career of the late exploitation star
  • Reviews of Edgar Allan Poe and James McTeigue's The Raven , and Christopher R Witherspoon's The Rage 
  • Stephen Slaughter Head on Stiletto Film Festival & Women in Horror Month


Issue 9
March/April 2012
KEN RUSSELL'S LAST PICTURE SHOW
David Del Valle pays tribute to director Ken Russell (1927-2011), the bad boy of British film
THE DEVIL INSIDE
Kyle Kouri on the advent of the "Found Footage" film genre
MONDO PAGAN
Robert J.E. Simpson's study of Haxan and the witchcraft documentary phenomena
THE WOMAN IN BLACK: IS THE VERDICT IN?
David L. Rattigan sums up the reviews
DR. KNOX'S AUTOPSY TABLE
Kevin G. Shinnick dissects the party scene from the classic Night of the Demon
SIDNEY HAYERS AND NIGHT OF THE EAGLE
David Del Valle's unpublished interview with Burn, Witch Burn director Sidney Hayers
WITCHCRAFT: THE CRAFT OF DON SHARP
David L. Rattigan pays tribute to Hammer director Don Sharp (1921-2011)
MONTAGUE SUMMERS: TELL ME STRANGE THINGS
Sandy Robertson's journey through the conflicting life of the writer, priest, and occultist
THE VIRGIN OF NUREMBERG
Robyn Talbot's ongoing series on Italian Gothic cinema looks at Antonio Margheriti's film
OF MENACE AND MAMMARIES
David L. Rattigan's aside on the witch trials under the infamous Matthew Hopkins
THE MONK
Cleaver Patterson reviews Dominik Moll's new film
BALANCING ACT
Short fiction by Joan Eyles Johnson
ICONS OF HORROR
Robert J.E. Simpson looks at the iconic image of the Peeping Tom poster


Issue 8
January/February 2012
FAREWELL, KEN RUSSELL (1927-2011)
Obituary by Robert J.E. Simpson

IN A CAT'S EYE: KANETO SHINDO'S KURONEKO
Feature on the Japanese Horror Classic by Jay McRoy

KANETO SHINDO AND ONIBABA
Jay McRoy on Shindo's masterpiece

DANIEL RADCLIFFE IN HAMMER'S THE WOMAN IN BLACK
Robert J.E. Simpson on Hammer's return to its period roots

SUSAN HILL'S THE WOMAN IN BLACK
Raymond Cummings' sojourn into the original book and the play

HUMAN CENTIPEDE II
Kyle Kouri on the death of a genre and an opportunity for film

CREEPY CRAWLY: MARTIN SPEAKS!
Adrian Smith interviews Laurence R. Harvey, star of HC2

COWBOYS AND CANNIBALS
Adrian Smith interviews the legendary Ruggero Deodato

DR. KNOX'S AUTOPSY TABLE
David Kleiler dissects a key scene from Hitchcock's Psycho

DICKENSIAN GOTHIC
David L. Rattigan sheds light the Gothic aspects of Dickens' A Christmas Carol

A PACT WITH THE DEVIL
David L. Rattigan looks at Franz Liszt's A Faust Symphony and the composer's influence on the horror genre, in his bicentennial year

MARIO BAVA'S BLACK SABBATH
Robyn Talbot's continuing series on Italian Gothic cinema


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