Issue 23 (November 1990)
82 Pages in total

Fear Fiction:
The Onion People – Mike Newland – 6.5 Pages
[DLS Review to come]

The Eskimo Quest – Ralph Hill – 3.5 Pages
[DLS Review to come]

Warts And All – Mark Morris – 7 Pages
[DLS Review to come]

When The Gardens Bloom At Night – Andrew Wilson – 1.5 Pages
[DLS Review to come]

The Soul Of My Suit – Glen Dennis – 3 Pages
[DLS Review to come]

Fiction Files:
Dan McGirt – Fiction File 18 – 0.5 Pages
“Liz Holliday talks to the man who’s crazy about Cosmo.”

Jack Womack – Fiction File 19 – 0.5 Pages
“The author of the critically acclaimed Terraplane, Ambient and the newly published Heathern argues the balance between idea and story within science fiction with FEAR’s John Gilbert.”

Tad Williams – Fiction File 20 – 0.5 Pages
“The author of the Memory, Sorrow and Thorn trilogy shares with John Gilbert his concern for standards within the fantasy genre.”

Dario Argento – Short Films About Killing – 5 Pages
“Though the movies of Dario Argento have suffered at the hands of international censors, the Italian director has been heralded by horror fans and filmmakers as one of the most exciting proponents of the genre.  During a recent visit to the UK to launch his new film, Two Evil Eyes, Argento talked to Mark Kermode about the violent beauty which is at the heart of all his work.”

Michael Moorcock – Fantastic Anarchy – 5 Pages
“Michael Moorcock, master of fantasy and mainstream fiction, creator of Jerry Cornelius and Elric and coscripter of The Land That Time Forgot discusses his hatred of Twilight Zone-type genre clichés, racism, sexism and pornography with FEAR’s Stan Nicholls.”

The Fear Factor:
Sex And The Swastika – 6 Pages
“In the first instalment of a two part feature, Julian Petley examines cinema’s obsession with the eroticisation of that most repressive of regimes – Fascism.”

Graphic Detail – 2 Pages
“Jay Ackroyd tracked down Warren Lapworth in just enough time for Judge Dredd to intimate him into writing this month’s comics column.  What a card!”

Book Reviews:
The Ghost Now Standing On Platform One – Richard Peyton  4/5
Kisaeng – Marc Olden  4/5
Eric – Terry Pratchett  5/5
Egypt Green – Christopher Hyde  3/5
The Homeward Bounders – Diana Wynne Jones  4/5
Fire And Hemlock – Diana Wynne Jones  4/5
Dark Future: Route 666 – David Pringle  2/5
Dark Future: Demon Download – Jack Yeovil  2/5
Short Sharp Shocks – Julian Lloyd Webber  4/5
The Gates Of Eden – Brian Stableford  3/5
The War Of The Ring: The History Of The Lord Of The Rinds Part Three
J R R Tolkien 3/5
The Difference Engine – William Gibson & Bruce Sterling  3/5
Random Walk – Lawrence Block  4/5
The Seaharp Hotel – Charles L Grant  3/5
More Tales From The Forbidden Planet – Roz Kaveney  3/5
Sweetheart – Peter James  4/5
The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook Three – David S Garnett  4/5
Man And His Symbols – Carl G Jung  5/5
Buck Rogers: Armageddon Off Vesta – M S Murdock  3/5
Summer Of Fear – Lois Duncan  2/5
A Graveyard For Lunatics – Ray Bradbury  5/5

Film Reviews:
Leviathan - Directed by George P Cosmatos  3/5
Not Quite Human 2 – Directed By Eric Luke  1/5
Sweet Murder – Directed By Percival Rubens  3/5
Peacemaker – Directed By Kevin S Tenney  3/5
The Killer – Directed By John Woo  3/5
Transformations – Directed By Jay Kamen  2/5
Honey, I Shrunk The Kids – Directed By Joe Johnston  4/5
Malediction – Directed By Bert Gordon  3/5
Frankenhooker – Directed By Frank Henenlotter  3/5
Monkeyshines: An Experiment In Fear – Directed By George A Romero  4/5
Prophesies – Directed By Tom McLoughlin  2/5
Phantoms – Directed By Charles Band  3/5
Outcast – Directed By Roman Buchok  2/5
Limit Up – Directed By Richard Martini & Lu Anders  3/5
Prom Night 3: The Last Kiss – Directed By Peter R Simpson & Ron Oliver  4/5
Blind Fury – Directed By Phillip Noyce  3/5
Robocop: Detroit Crimewave – Directed By Bill Hutton & Tony Love  3/5
Videodrome – Directed By David Cronenberg  5/5
The Exterminator – Directed By James Glickenhaus  1/5
Stephen King’s This Is Horror Vol 3  4/5
Dead Ringers – Directed By David Cronenberg  5/5
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Directed By Steve Barron  4/5

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