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The Journal Of Horror And Erotic Cinema
Horror, Adult Fanzine from United Kingdom
Ceased publication

- First issue: 1993
- After seven issues Necro is publishing on an annual basis as a book.
- Editor: Andy Black.
- 60 black and white A4 pages.

Last updated:
8 January 2019
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Special thanks for this page goes to:
Scott Matheson
Garry Malvern

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CONTENTS: 1993 1994 1995 1999 2000 2002 2003 2005 2007 GALLERIES: 1993 1994 1995 1999 2000 2002 2003 2005 2007 All

Book # 5
Necronomicon Book 5: The Journal of Horror and Erotic Cinema by Andy Black (Editor)
Audition : Takashi Miike's perverse universe will needle you
Rural Gothic : Cabin Fever & House of a 1000 Corpses
Weird Westerns : The Killing Box
Hammer Horror : Quatermass and the Pit
Neo-Zombies : In 28 Days Later & Resident Evil
Sexy Vamps: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Germanic Murder : Mayhem uber alles
The Company of Wolves : Dog Soldiers & Brotherhood of the Wolf
And Much More...

Book # 4
Necronomicon Book 4: The Journal of Horror and Erotic Cinema by Andy Black (Editor)
Don't Look Back In Anger : From Egyptology to Nazism with Kenneth Anger
Magic Is Everywhere : Occult rituals and surreal images in Suspiria
Photo-Finish : Existential Horror in Michaelangelo Antonioni's Blow Up
Screams and Sequels : Parody and terror in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 4
Snakes Alive ! : Repulsion uncoils in Anaconda and The Reptile
Diabolical Capers : Sexy spies in Danger Diabolik and Austin Powers
Modern Gothic : Nightmare Visions in Sleepy Hollow
All That Jazz : Venus in Furs will be smiling...on Jess Franco
Inside Borowczyk : The Making of Blood of Dr. Jekyll
And Much More...

Book # 3
Necronomicon Book 3: The Journal of Horror and Erotic Cinema by Andy Black (Editor)
Necronomicon: Book Three once more seeks out the dark underbelly of transgressive cinema and the bizarre images it yields. Includes:
Mario Bava: Ancient evil and modern myths
The Story Of O: Legendary erotica exposed
Jean Rollin: Sanguinary female vampires
Brian Yuzna: Stateside slaughter
Soledad Miranda: Dark passions aroused
Scream And Scream Again: Horror icons collide
Nosferatu: Lyrical vampirism unearthed
Wax Mask: New Italian Gothic
In The Mouth Of Madness: Carpenter meets Lovecraft
Arthouse exploitation: Sex in the name of art
Plastic surgery disasters: Beauty is only skin deep
From Dusk Till Dawn: Mexican blood and meyhem
And much more....

Shocking Cinema of the 70s.
"The first in a series of special themed editions" of Necronomicon.

Book # 2
Necronomicon 2 by Andy Black (Editor)
Necronomicon: Book Two continues the thought-provoking exploration of transgressive cinema begun by the first volume, with more illustrated insights into the world of celluloid sex and violence. Includes:
Jesus Franco: Sex, surrealism, de Sade
Russ Meyer: Mudhoney deconstructed
Walerian Borowczyk: Living dolls and broken angels
SS Sexploitation: Swastikas of naked flesh
Manson, Polanski, Macbeth: Cathartic blood orgies
George A Romero: Night of the Living Dead resurrected
Hisayasu Sato: Japanese avant garde porno
Baba Yaga/Cemetery Man: Comicbook karma
Female Vampire: Girl Power from the crypt
Argento's Women: Beauty on a razors' edge
Progressive Horror: Nightwatch and Mute Witness
Nouveau Noir: The dark world of Se7en
Mainstream Sickness: The true horrors of Copycat
And much more....

Book # 1
Necronomicon 1 by Andy Black (Editor)
Necronomicon: Book one continues the singular, thought-provoking exploration of transgressive cinema begun by the much-respected and acclaimed magazine of the same name. The transition to annual book format has allowed for even greater depth and diversity within the journal's trademarks of progressive critique and striking photographic content. Includes:
Jean Rollin: The surreal and the sapphic
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Exploitation or modern fairytale?
Barbara Steele: Icon of S/M horror
Frightmare: Peter Walker's psycho-delirium classic
Marco Ferreri: Sadean cinema of excess
Deep Throat: Pornography as primitive spectacle
Dario Argento: Tortured looks and visual displeasure
Last Tango in Paris: Circles of sex and death
H P Lovecraft: Visions of crawling chaos
Witchfinder General: Michael Reeves' classic of visceral violence
Herschell G. Lewis: Compulsive tales and cannibal feasts
Evil Dead: From slapstick to splatshtick
And much more....

Issue 7
Five Dolls For An August Moon: Investigating Mario Bava's giallo.
Lina Romay: Star of over a hundred films, from crazy comedies, to gross horror to hard porn.
Desperately Soaking Susan: A bedtime story you will want to stay up for.
House On The Edge Of The Park: Grue and brutality from Ruggero Deodato.
Trauma: Dario Argento meets Sigmund Freud.
Dressed To Kill: A hint of Hitchcock, a dash of giallo film and a surfeit of stylish chills signals one of Brian De Palma's best works.
Vampire Circus: One of Hammer's most action-packed and gratuiutous offerings.
Jezebel: Redemption's wicked sister.
The Keep: A neglected classic worthy of rediscovery.
Horror Express: Eugenio Martin's film.
Richard Kern: Into the forbidden zone... The nihilistic world of an underground filmmaker.
The New York Ripper: One of Lucio Fulci's most violent and controversial movies.
What A Carve Up: Not a bona fide Carry On film but the spirit and some of the stars are here.
The Erotic Dreams Of Cleopatra: A well staged historical epic complete with eroticism.

Issue 6

Issue 5

Issue 4

Issue 3
Mask of Satan
The Church
Carry on Screaming
Requiem Pour Un Vampire
Interviews: Riccardo Schicchi, Jorg Buttgereit
Argento fever: Deep Red & Inferno
Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

Issue 2
Special Vampire Issue: Horror Of Dracula, Vampire Lovers, Lust For A Vampire, Nosferatu, El Conde Dracula, Dance Of The Vampire, Daughters Of Darkness, Le Frisson Des Vampires, Salem's Lot, and Bram Stoker's Dracula.

Issue 1
Jorge Grau's Living Dead at the Manchesrter Morgue
Bob Clark's Murder By Degree
Vipco's Mike Lee interview
Traci Lords tribute

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