Monthly Archives: April 2010

New Sister Site: Scream-Trilogy.net

Check out our new “sister” website for coverage of the now-retro SCREAM series – scream-trilogy.net

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Freddy Krueger’s A Nightmare on Elm Street magazine

In 1989 Marvel Comics gave Freddy Krueger is own black and white magazine.  The magazine only lasted for two issues due to the outcry from angry parents.  Marvel wanted no part of the controversy and cancelled the book before the … Continue reading

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Monsters Attack #2

Monster Attack! was a short lived black and white horror magazine published by Globe Communications, the same folks responsible for Cracked magazine, from 1989 to 1990.  Editor Mort Todd mixed horror stories from famous artists with articles on  horror films, directors, … Continue reading

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Fright Flicks

In 1988 Topps released Fright Flicks, a cards set featuring gory images from popular horror films.  It’s pretty clear Topps saw Freddy Krueger as the star of the set when one looks at a Fright Flicks box.  On top a grinning Freddy … Continue reading

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Freddy Krueger Week Starts Today

Retro Slashers is celebrating the return of Freddy Krueger to the big screen with a week dedicated to the slasher icon.  We’ll showcase some of the Freddy merchandise that popped up during the height of Freddy Mania, offer a mini review … Continue reading

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Updated: Robert Englund guest stars on Bones tonight

Robert Englund will make a guest appearance on tonight’s episode of Bones.  “The Death of the Queen Bee” has Booth and Bones investigating a death at a class reunion.  Englund will be a chief suspect (but a red herring I … Continue reading

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Retro Slashers is now Retro Mini Moni

Earlier this week Platinum Dunes, unhappy with the negative coverage their line of slasher remakes received on this site, bought the rights to Retro Slashers.  The new owners have one simple rule: NO MORE SLASHER COVERAGE OF ANY KIND.  So … Continue reading

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