Browsing Archive: November, 2017

NEW REVIEW: Hellbound Media - Slaughterhouse Farm: Issue 4 (2017)

Posted by Chris Hall on Sunday, November 26, 2017, In : New Review 
DLS Reviews gets their surgical gear out and give Hellbound Media’s fourth and final instalment in their grindhouse ‘Slaughterhouse Farm’ comic series a full blood-drenched dissection.

As you’d hope and no doubt expect, ‘Slaughterhouse Farm: Issue 4’ (2017) is brutal, uncompromising and splattered with gore throughout.  And it delivers one hell of an over-the-top splatter filled ending.

Nice one Hellbound Media!


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NEW REVIEW: Hellbound Media - Slaughterhouse Farm: Issue 3 (2015)

Posted by Chris Hall on Sunday, November 26, 2017, In : New Review 
Next up on DLS Reviews we have a full blood-drenched dissection of Hellbound Media’s third instalment in their gore splattered Slaughterhouse Farm comic series, with ‘Slaughterhouse Farm: Issue 3’ (2015).

Let the bodies hit the floor…


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NEW REVIEW: John Smith - Cradlegrave (2011)

Posted by Chris Hall on Saturday, November 25, 2017, In : New Review 
Socially deprived council estates can quickly become the breeding ground for some pretty nasty shit.  Throw in Britain’s ASBO generation, along with some completely messed-up body-horror, and you’ve got a wickedly dark and altogether sickening piece of gloomy horror fiction.
 
In a nutshell that’s what John Smith and Edmund Bagwell offer up in their disturbing graphic novel ‘Cradlegrave’ (2011).

Trust me, this is not pretty reading…


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NEW REVIEW: Mike Duke - Low (2017)

Posted by Chris Hall on Sunday, November 19, 2017, In : New Review 

Mike Duke knows how to weave a damn gritty yarn or two.  He was a cop for some twelve years before he turned his hand to writing fiction.  Because of this he’s seen a lot of the vileness that lurks in the shadows of our streets.  He’s had firsthand experience of dealing with the scum.  Of going up against those that chose a criminal way of life.

In his first full-length novel, ‘Low’ (2017), Duke gets knee-deep in the filth of the streets, whilst at the same time throwing in an ancien...


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NEW REVIEW: John Ajvide Lindqvist - I Am Behind You (2014)

Posted by Chris Hall on Sunday, November 12, 2017, In : New Review 
John Ajvide Lindqvist has been hailed the Swedish Stephen King by readers and critics alike.  And there’s definitely some truth in that statement.  In his novel ‘I Am Behind You’ (2014) which has recently been translated into English, we see Lindqvist taking on an ‘Under The Dome’ (2009) meets ‘Lost’ (2004 – 2010) style of mysterious sci-fi horror.

The book is the first instalment in the author’s ‘First, Second and Last Place’ trilogy.  And it’s creepy as hell…

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NEW REVIEW: Lydian Faust - Forest Underground (2017)

Posted by Chris Hall on Friday, November 3, 2017, In : New Review 
Next up on DLS Reviews we have a dark and decidedly twisted offering from US author Lydian Faust.  For her debut novella ‘Forest Underground’ (2017), Faust takes us down some damn creepy pathways, with madness and murder as your only companion along the way…

Trust me, this ‘aint no fairy-tale.


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