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G.O.R.E. Score: Kings of the Dead

G.O.R.E. Score: Kings of the Dead

Author: Tony Faville Original Release Date: April 12, 2011 (reprinted) Publisher: Permuted Press Cole Helman never seriously expected anything like a real zombie uprising, but became fascinated with idea of one: what would happen if the dead started to rise and attack?  So had been stockpiling supplies, first aid and weapons ever since he first […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Asylum

G.O.R.E. Score: Asylum

Original Release Date: December 1, 2010 Publisher: Apex Publications Growing up offers many new experiences: the first time using a curse word, the fist time seeing an R-rated film, the first kiss, the first date, and so on. Mark Allan Gunnells’ novella “Asylum” tackles one such experience, albeit one that only a small percentage of […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Tooth and Nail

G.O.R.E. Score: Tooth and Nail

Original Release Date: April 1, 2010 Publisher: Schmidt Haus Books War is Hell ~William Tecumseh Sherman, 1879 The phrase “war is hell”has been used throughout history in quotes, songs, and stories as a way to describe one’s feelings to being witness to the violence, death, and destruction of our fellow man. War is with us […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Zombo

G.O.R.E. Score: Zombo

Released: 2009 – 2010 Publisher: 2000AD Format: serialized in 2000AD #s 1632-1639 & 1678-1684; collected graphic novel Hidden gems: those rare breed of items that you had no clue existed, yet when you find them you wonder how you’ve gone so long without knowing about their existence. In my line of work, the hidden gems […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Red Band!

Original release date: August 14, 2010 Publisher: Deaf Mute Press Science fiction, double-feature Dr X will build a creature See androids fighting, Brad and Janet Ann Francis stars in Forbidden Planet Oh-oh-oh-oh at the late night double-feature picture show —Science Fiction/Double Feature, The Rocky Horror Picture Show  Everyone has a memory from their past that sticks […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Plan 9 from Outer Space Strikes Again!

G.O.R.E. Score: Plan 9 from Outer Space Strikes Again!

Original Release Date: March 2009 Number of Issues: 1 (one-shot) Publisher: Bluewater Comics Let the bitch session begin. Those of you who know me are aware that I am an unofficial expert on Plan 9 from Outer Space.  I have a copy of Ed Wood’s original script, which I am using as the basis for […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Lazarus

Original Release Date: September 4, 2010 Publisher: Twisted Library Press It seems as though most zombie tales — whether it be movies or books or even video games — takes place in either present day, some version of the future, or at some point in the 20th century. Thankfully, within the past few years that […]