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Beautiful Beasts: The Jaffe

by George Lea This is an ongoing series. Read the other articles here. There are likely to be more than a handful of Clive Barker’s creations in this series. The man’s tendency to create entities that exist and operate outside the bounds of tradition or proscription; entities that are as […]

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Beautiful Beasts: Hannibal Lecter

by George Lea This is an ongoing series. Read the other articles here. What? You don’t think Hannibal qualifies because he’s essentially human? That somewhat begs the question as to how we define “monster” in this instance and what they express for us. All monsters are essentially human, at their […]

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Beautiful Beasts: The Pale Man

by George Lea This is an ongoing series. Read the other articles here. Trying to select a specimen of monstrous beauty from Guillermo del Toro’s various bestiaries is a little like trying to pick a favourite book; all but impossible, as each one is engaging, disturbing and brilliant in its […]

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The Art of DARK MOON DIGEST Issue #28

Every story published in the physical issues of our magazine is accompanied by an illustration by Editor-in-Chief Lori Michelle. Today, we thought we’d share with you the illustrations found in our latest issue. If you haven’t ordered your copy yet, now’s the time! First, here’s the glorious (and, perhaps, depressing) […]

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The Myth of the Extreme

by George Lea The notion of the “extreme” is a perpetually problematic one in the realm of independent horror publishing. With entire sub-genres revolving around the concept, almost constant controversies concerning publishing houses and platforms that either promote subjects that some consider wholly transgressive or inconsistently decry them, the issue […]

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Let’s Get Spooky With the New DARK MOON DIGEST

Who said Halloween wasn’t in July? Oh, every calendar in existence? Well, forget about them. They’re worthless. Nobody ever got anywhere in life by owning a calendar. It’s July (for another day or so) and it’s time to get hella spooky, folks. The new issue of Dark Moon Digest is finally available […]

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Beautiful Beasts: The One Reborn

Written by George Lea This is an ongoing series. Read the other articles here. Shifting gears completely for this installment, whereas the previous entry, Jason and the Argonaut’s Talos, dealt with a cinematic creature burned into my memory since childhoood, The One Reborn is a creature from an entirely different […]

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Beautiful Beasts: Talos

Written by George Lea This is an ongoing series. Read the other articles here. Monsters are a part of my existence, and have been since before I can recall. My earliest memories are of fascination with the beasts of mythology and fantasy; of cartoons, comics and toy-lines. Anyone who knew […]

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