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Content & Short Stories

  • The Punambra (a foreword by editor Cat Yronwode)
  • In Your Hands (a foreword by Steve "Stephen" Bissette)
  1. Lo (by Steve Bissette; 1985)
  2. Sneaky Pete (by Rick Veitch; 1978)
  3. Forgotten Fears of the Fifties (by various artists; 1980)
  4. Curious Thing (by Steve Bissette; 1978)
  5. Pick of the Litter (by Steve Bissette; 1977)
  6. Cell Food (by Creative Burnouts; 1979)

All recoloring is done by Nancy O'Connor (1, 5-6), Ken Feduniewicz (2-4), and Steve Bissette (1).

Forgotten Fears of the Fifties is a series of fictional b-movie pin-ups from the 1950s presented with some extra narrative by host Larry Shell and his several personae. The movie titles and posters are:

  • The Day After Tomorrow!
  • "Sauron, the Thing with the Thing" and also "Attack of the Big Phlegmoids" shown at the Boulder Dam Drive-in Theater.
  • Teenage Porky
  • Pus Suckers
  • Invasion of the Slug Women
  • Video Invaders
  • Peeping Howard
  • Big Eyed Beans from Venus

Artists and writers: Murray Boltinoff credited as Bill Kelley, David Bianculli, Glenn Lovell, Earl J. Bondgrasse (all for screenplay), Rick Taylor (letters), and Rick Vretch, Joe Ragusa, Tom Marnick, John Totleben, and Ernest "Ernie" Pasanen (all for ad & poster art). Produced and presented by Steve Bissette.

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Warming up for Bedlam! 0

First of all most of these stories are not real horror stories!They are weird, surreal, out of your mind, gory, and some are even disgusting unless you have some sort of fetish for snot. I do not... and this one-page story is not so funny although it was meant to be, I guess. Well, those stories are not necessarily the kind of horror that won't let you sleep at night. Again, don't try to eat while looking at that particular page.Lets start from the beginning.This is a two-part anthology collecti...

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