FEAR, Issue 27, March 1991
THE WORLD OF FEAR
Tim Burton exclusively reveals his latest wacky creation, Edward Scissorhands . . . Wes Craven creates Night Visions a spine-chilling new television series while the promise of high production values going into a revival of the cult horror show Dark Shadows is bringing the vampires and ghouls out of their plush Californian graves . . . Mary Gentle discusses Rats And Gargoyles, Soldiers And Scholars . . . spare—part surgery in Blood Salvage . . . and Freddy Krueger moves off Elm Street.
THE BLACK ARTS
Everything you wanted to know about the Devil and all his works, courtesy of FEAR magazine: The Infernal Anthropologist — an investigation into the Shamanism of 60s' counter-culture guru Carlos Castaneda. sex and Chaos: Neo-Paganism — Storm Constantine separates the white from the black. The Dark Council — psychic Andrew Collins talks to Stan Nicholls about the Black Alchemist and contemporary Satanism. Speak of the Devil — Andy Oldfield interviews the Prince of Darkness. Forbidden Fruit — John Gilbert puts a candle to the history of magic. Unfrocked — the black mass revealed. The Comic Antichrist — Warren Lapworth looks at the devil in comics and graphic novels. Satan on Celluloid — Kim Newman investigates black magic in the movies. Demon Lovers — the horned one gets horny. Dennis Wheatley — John Gilbert casts a critical circle around the black magic works of this maestro.
ALSO: Info on drugs, demons, Hell and how they've all been represented in the media.
More spooky stories from the hinterlands of rationality. Evil brews among the coffee dregs, it flies through the ether, it's reflected darkly in a mirror and, laughing in the face of reason, it comes back from the dead.
We donate two more pages to your views and abuse.
A critical appraisal, in our inimitable style, of such film gems as Hardware, The Guardian, King of New York, and Night of The Living Dead. The word on Thomas The Rhymer, Greenmantle, The Magical World Of The Inklings, and Frankenstein Unbound, all of which are even now on their way to your local bookshop.
Another amazing avalanche of videos, watches and . . . baseball caps!
Danny Elfman and Donovan — not Jase — feature in our muso section.
Old plots and new technology, going ape, and getting in the swing with the latest Spider-Man — Warren Lapworth fills you in on the latest comic books.