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G.O.R.E. Score: Marvel Zombies Return

Original Release Date: January 1, 2010 (collected) Number of Issues: 5 Publisher: Marvel Entertainment “Marvel Zombies Return” was a mini-series designed to give readers a sense of closure for the story concerning the “original” Marvel Zombies, superheroes from an “alternate” Earth who were stricken by an alien virus and became flesh-munching monsters.  Marvel was also […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Rot & Ruin

Original Release Date: September 14, 2010 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Kids are funny. Having had one of my own for the past year-plus now, I am just starting to relate to a lot of the things that parents often say about kids.  While my daughter is still young enough to not engage in some of […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Patient Zero

Original Release Date: March 3, 2009 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin A lot of zombie novels in the stores these days present themselves as “standalone” stories; that is, they make it clear through the story-telling process that the story you are reading in that book is all the story you’re going to get, and the ending […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Marvel Universe vs. The Punisher

Released: 2010 Publisher: Marvel Entertainment Format: 4-issue mini-series; collected graphic novel Even though it seems like so long ago, at one time I was a bright-eyed, fresh-faced lad of 16 who was out looking for his first job. Call it fate, Karma, or just plain dumb luck, but I chanced my way into getting hired […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Zombie CSU

Zombie CSU (2008) Original Release Date: September 1, 2008 Publisher: Citadel 2008 doesn’t seem like that long ago. Yet in the world we live in, one of instant gratification, media-on-demand, technology that’s outdated by the time it hits the shelves, and a constant worldwide demand for the “next big thing” to be and better and […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Zombie Women of Satan

Zombie Women of Satan (2009) Original Release Date: August 31, 2009 (U.K.) Run Time: 85 minutes Exactly one year ago (of the date this review was initially posted), I reviewed a film from 1964 called “The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-up Zombies.” In that review, I said the following: “Sometimes you […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Night of the Living Trekkies

Night of the Living Trekkies (2010) Original Release Date: September 15, 2010 Publisher: Quirk Books It was bound to happen sooner or later. That’s right, my friends…my worlds have officially collided, not once, but TWICE this year. Readers who don’t know me personally may not realize that, before I became the zombie-enthralled connoisseur that I […]