Posted on December 17, 2010 by Flames
It may be freezing outside, but it’s hot here at FlamesRising.com. We’ve donned our firefighting gear and have braved the fiery internet to rescue some hot horror news. From winning free stuff to horror flicks, check out this week’s hot links and new releases.
Charities and Contests
- Charity Auction to Benefit Inspiration for Igor from Dork Tower – Do you read John Kovalic’s Dork Tower webcomic? An illustrator, game designer and all-around funny guy, John is often inspired by the world around him. In this case, the real-life inspiration for Igor needs help with his medical bills. So, John put together a Charity Auction for Munchkin Zombies Cover Art to help him out. Ends on Christmas Day so go forth and do good deeds today!
- Horror Channel Partners with ThinkGeek for a Zombie Contest – Two words: Enter today. Newsletter sign-up is required, but you get a mega-ton of undead swag. Some of which is edible…
- Charlaine Harris Holiday Sweepstakes! – Love Sookie Stackhouse? Five lucky readers will win a stocking and a copy of Dead in the Family, both autographed by Charlaine Harris. Sweepstakes ends December 27th, so get a move on!
A Smattering of New Releases
- Zero Hunters: Dravald #3 from Cinemacomics – Have you checked out the Zero Hunters comic series? Issue number 3 debuts this week at DriveThruComics.com and is available digitally.
- More Adventures in Arkham Country from Miskatonic River Press – This brand new supplement will be a nice complement to your Call of Cthulhu game.
- The Sentinels: Stone of Tymora, Book III by R.A. Salvatore and Geno Salvatore – Once again, father and son team up to bring you the conclusion in this exciting series of dark fantasy novels.
- Pre-Order The Warlord’s Legacy by Ari Marmell – Ari Marmell is no stranger to horror or dark fantasy. After working in the hobby games industry for several years, Ari’s success continues to foster. Be sure to read our interview with Ari Marmell and our preview of The Conqueror’s Shadow.
- Pre-Order Secrets of the Demon by Diana Rowland – If you’re a fan of Diana Rowland’s books, you can now pre-order Book 3 in this urban fantasy series about demon summoners.
- Anne Hathaway and James McAvoy Rumored for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – Yep, you heard us right. A live action Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Our jury’s still out on that one. Here’s hoping.
- Still Photo of John Cusack in Poe’s ‘The Raven‘ – A modern adaptation of THE RAVEN is in the works. From the still, looks like Cusack could be an excellent choice for the film.
- Kelly MacDonald Slated to Appear in Harry Potter Finale – MacDonald’s scenes were shot post-production; appearing as the ghost of Rowena Ravenclaw, she’ll help Harry at Hogwarts.
- 68th Golden Globe Nominations – Horror and dark fantasy are hot at the Golden Globes this year with nominations handed out to the thriller Black Swan, Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland and more.
- DeadSpace 2 Trailer Released. Demo available 12.21.2010 – The horror video game community is buzz, buzz, buzzing about the terrifying trailer for DeadSpace 2. We watched it, and it looks really damn scary. Make sure you turn out the lights.
- Interview with Bruce Campbell from Evil Dead – Bruce Campbell. Do we really need to introduce Ash?
- Second Two-Book Deal for UK Horror Author Adam Neville – Congratulations is in order to horror author Adam Neville (APARTMENT 16) who recently signed a two-book deal. Scare thee well, Adam. May your dreams haunt us all.
- Clive Barker and Boom! Studios to Raise Hell in March – In a terrifying horror comic re-boot, Clive Barker will be releasing a brand new series set within the Hellraiser universe. If you’re a fan of the old series, they are available digitally through DriveThruComics.com and Checker Book Publishing.
Horror Movie and TV News
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