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No New Posts Welcome to Vault

Welcome to Vault: Tell us something about yourself if you feel so inclined.

147 1,063 new member
by Anthony Hogg
Jan 3, 2017 14:36:49 GMT
No New Posts Plan 9 Channel 7: Newsdesk

Vault Of Evil's answer to the Burley Observer: New publications, forthcoming events, bookfairs, signings, etc. All the scoops two years after they happened, etc.

390 3,255 Parallel Universe news thread
by dem bones
Jan 19, 2017 12:40:08 GMT

British Horror Anthologies: 1914 to Present Day

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No New Posts Peter Haining (1940-2007)

A one-man publishing industry. Celebrate the legend of Britain's most prolific horror anthologist.

84 622 Peter Haining - Murder On The Menu
by dem bones
Nov 27, 2016 16:58:49 GMT
No New Posts Sixties and Seventies - Pan & Fontana, Michel Parry, Richard Davis, Hugh Lamb & Co.

Demon flower power! Michel Parry, Richard Davis, Hugh Lamb, Ramsey Campbell, David Sutton, Brian A. Netherwood, Charles Birkin's return, Alex Hamilton et al.

154 955 Amy Myers: The 2nd Book of After Midnight Stories
by missscarlett
Dec 29, 2016 17:04:08 GMT
No New Posts Pan Horror Stories (and 'Dark Voices')

Herbert Van Thal's hideous legacy. Sadistic thrills!

95 1,308 Pan Horror 3 - Under the Slab
by missscarlett
Jan 22, 2017 18:26:29 GMT
No New Posts Aickman, Barnard, Chetwynd-Hayes & Danby. The Fontana Horror, Ghost, Tales of Terror series' ... and beyond.

The wonders of Mary Danby, Robert Aickman, R. Chetwynd-Hayes and Christine Barnard & Co.

109 795 Aickman - 8th Fontana Ghost Stories
by ropardoe
Jan 22, 2017 12:46:11 GMT
No New Posts Eighties & Nineties: Pre-Millennial Tension = Big Fat Books

Richard Dalby, Mike Ashley, Stephen Jones & Co. Blimey, that's a big one!

84 606 Richard Dalby - Dracula's Brood
by ripper
Jan 6, 2017 9:26:13 GMT
No New Posts Robinson Mammoth Books of New Horror & Co.

Best New Horror, and Mammoth Monsters, Dracula, Frankenstein, Zombies, Werewolves, Jack The Ripper, etc.

72 757 Stephen Jones – Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women
by ripper
Aug 23, 2016 7:40:44 GMT
No New Posts 2000 and Beyond: The Brit Horror Anthology in the new century

The veterans meet the new breed: Charles Black, Gary Fry, Paul Finch, Jonathan Oliver, John Mains, &Co.

101 1,592 Terror Tales of the Seaside
by andydecker
Jan 18, 2017 21:19:02 GMT
No New Posts favourite Short Stories ... Your DIY anthologies

Werewolves, zombies, vampires and ghosts, vindictive vegetables, dastardly dolls, plants hate you, etc. Anthologies that should have been.

79 1,220 Going Postal
by missscarlett
Dec 24, 2016 18:55:01 GMT
No New Posts Favourite Authors

The Men and Women whose work you always look out for.

116 1,327 L.P. Hartley - Collected Macabre Stories
by dem bones
Jan 17, 2017 12:10:40 GMT
No New Posts Ramsey Campbell

Scared Stiff - The short story collections and novels of the Brichester Terror!

39 353 Campbellian / Campbellesque Horror Films
by billyc
Jan 21, 2017 15:19:57 GMT
No New Posts Basil Copper (1924-2013)

Welcome to the Academy of Pain!

20 175 Basil Copper - The Great White Space (Sphere 1980)
by maciste
May 3, 2015 22:33:01 GMT

Gruesome Cargoes & Perturbed Spirits: 1914-59

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No New Posts Between The Wars : Gruesome Cargoes

The first golden age of the British Horror Anthology. On the one side the Not At Night and Creeps series, on the other, the Century Books, Thrills, The Supernatural Omnibus, Cynthia Asquith's first Ghost Book etc.

81 702 Sax Rohmer - The Daughter Of Fu Manchu
by ripper
Dec 31, 2016 19:34:04 GMT
No New Posts Not At Night: 1925-1936

Christine Campbell Thomson's Not At Night Anthologies. 170 tales of mad scientists, evil surgeons, unlikey brain transplants, tropical horrors, circus freaks, vampires, werewolves, man-eating plants, enormous spiders, the re-animated dead & Co.

26 156 A Not At Night gallery
by dem bones
Dec 12, 2016 8:41:08 GMT
No New Posts Creeps: 1932-1936 & Charles Birkin

Charles Lloyd/ Birkin's Creeps series. 158 stories, similar obsessions to the above but with added unhealthy cannibalism and leprosy fixations.

33 296 Charles Birkin and the "CREEPS" series
by mrhappy
Jan 10, 2017 0:09:56 GMT
No New Posts 'Forties and 'Fifties: Post War, Pre Pan Horror.

1940-1959: R.C. Bull, John Keir Cross, Anne Ridler, Kay Dick, the return of The Ghost Book and the road to Herbert Van Thal.

32 330 William Fryer Harvey - Beast With Five Fingers
by bobby
Dec 17, 2016 14:25:59 GMT

Gothic, Victorian, Edwardian. The stuff that Wordsworth Editions are made of.

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No New Posts From Walpole & Monk Lewis to the first World War.

Gothic Bluebooks, Penny Dreadfuls, Victorian Tales of Terror from a Gaslit Graveyard, Edwardian eeriness, Wordsworth Mystery & The Supernatural editions.

139 1,772 E.F. Benson Ghost Stories
by Michael Connolly
Jan 11, 2017 13:23:06 GMT

American horror anthologies and vintage pulp magazines

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No New Posts American Gothic

Mostly modern, certainly post-pulp, post-seventies horror anthologies from the US. Kirby McCauley, Martin H. Greenberg, Michele Slung, YBH, Splatterpunks, Shadows, Whispers, etc.

Sub-boards: Years Best Horror Stories Series I -XXII, Martin H. Greenberg (1941 -2011)

179 1,069 Greg Kihn - Horror Show
by dem bones
Jan 1, 2017 16:38:58 GMT
No New Posts Paperback Library * Ballantine * Fawcett * Bantam * Leisure * Manor * Dell * Lancer * MacFadden

Paperback Library, mid-sixties-early seventies: Dark Shadows overkill, Marilyn Ross, Horror meets Romance, Goth girls on the run, outrageous retitling of Stoker novel, gorgeous, often entirely inappropriate cover artwork. Now extended to include other board favourites, BALLANTINE LEISURE and MANOR BOOKS, etc

63 476 Ghoul : Brian Keene
by kooshmeister
Dec 30, 2016 3:51:57 GMT
No New Posts Robert E. Lory & Donald F. Glut

Dracula Returns, The New Adventures Of Frankenstein, Horrorscope, Bugged, More Tales Of The Frightened, The Empire Strikes Back, and the 'Brother Blood' mystery solved at last.

21 122 Donald F Glut Frankenstein in the Lost World #6
by Truegho
Jun 28, 2015 14:59:40 GMT
No New Posts The Fantastic Pulps

America's finest: From 'Weird Tales', 'Strange Tales' The Shudder Pulps and the 'Spicy' titles to 'Shock', 'Web Terror Stories', 'Startling Mystery Stories', 'Magazine of Horror', 'Witchcraft & Sorcery, etc. And the creepy anthologies derived from same!

127 933 Marvin Kaye with Saralee Kaye (eds.) - Weird Tales
by dem bones
Jan 21, 2017 18:05:47 GMT
No New Posts Robert Bloch: Tales in a Jugular Vein

Robert-Bloch-The-Man-Who-Wrote-Psycho and his Closet Full of Skeletons.

37 245 Robert Bloch & Amicus: Take II
by franklinmarsh
Jan 18, 2017 13:37:11 GMT

Horror across the Continents

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No New Posts Vintage Horror across the Continents

Vault Versus The Rest Of The World! Euro Terror, Australian pulp, macabre Oriental shockers & Co.

38 409 Gaston Leroux
by dem bones
Dec 1, 2016 20:36:50 GMT

The novels: The Great British Horror Pulp Explosion of the '60's, '70's & '80's

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No New Posts Nasty Nel's

New English Library: Ultra-Trashy Horror Novels! The marvels of Robert Lory, Guy N. Smith, Brian Ball, Raymond Giles, Martin Jenson, Errol Lecale, Etienne Aubin - All the old masters!

184 2,086 Scorpion - Michael R Linaker
by kooshmeister
Jan 16, 2017 23:03:14 GMT
No New Posts The House Of Hamlyn

Spiders, Pestilence, Tricycles and Slime! Death to Brainy Horror! Richard Lewis, Gary Brandner, John Halkin, Edward Jarvis, Lewis Mallory, Nick Sharman, Marc Olden, Gerald Suster, Daniel Farson & Co.

80 518 Gary Brander - The Howling
by dem bones
Nov 20, 2016 12:55:38 GMT
No New Posts Rivals of the Rats

When Animals Attack! Bugs, slugs, maggots & rabbits versus mankind.

56 378 Scorpions - Mike Cook
by kooshmeister
Jan 9, 2017 23:36:04 GMT
No New Posts Morbid Mayflowers, Sordid Spheres, Ghastly Graftons, etc.

Sphere, Mayflower, Corgi, Panther, Arrow & Co. were determined NEL didn't have it all their own way.

200 929 Gerald Suster - The Devil's Maze
by dem bones
Jan 3, 2017 14:45:46 GMT
No New Posts Guy N. Smith

From the Sucking Pit they came: Crabs, Slime Beasts, Throwbacks - the lot.

87 696 cover artist of Guy N Smith novels
by droogie
Dec 10, 2016 14:10:06 GMT
No New Posts Dennis Wheatley novels, tasty Witchcraft & Black Magic 'non-fiction'

Vault explore the world of black sorcery, ghosts, haunted houses, and all things unexplained via a bunch of commendably seedy paperbacks.

Dedicated to the memory of Bob Rothwell, Wheatley enthusiast and friend of Vault who passed away 26/12/06.

74 438 Kevin Logan - Satanism & The Occult
by andydecker
Jan 2, 2017 18:33:43 GMT
No New Posts 'Peter Saxon' and all things Five Star

Wheatley without the party political broadcasts. The Guardians series, The Torturer, Scream And Scream Again, etc. Now extended to include all things W. Howard Baker, W. A. Ballinger, Wilfred McNeilly, Five Star and the 'Sexton Blake' books.

44 310 The Martin Thomas Sexton Blakes
by ripper
Dec 20, 2016 20:10:36 GMT
No New Posts John Burke: "A relatively unsung Brit pulp hero"

From Dr. Terrors House Of Horrors and The Plague Of The Zombies to London's Burning: Blue Watch Blues via The Smashing Bird I used To Know. John Burke: The man who novelised the world!

26 208 TV adaptation of Party Games (1968)
by Craig Herbertson
Oct 3, 2016 14:30:42 GMT
No New Posts The Vault Lists & Bibliographical Aids

Reference works: the most useful Guides to Horror and Pulp fiction!

51 681 Character Guides? (SPOILERS!)
by kooshmeister
Nov 26, 2016 7:27:28 GMT

Magazine Rack

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No New Posts Paperback Fanatic, Pulp Mania, Paperback Dungeon, Men of Violence & The Sleazy Reader.

If you like this board, you'll love these magazines.

63 671 Paperback Fanatic 35, Men Of Violence 5
by Jojo Lapin X
Nov 24, 2016 14:36:08 GMT
No New Posts Horror Magazines, Comics & Graphic Novels

Favourite horror and ghost publications new and old!

94 753 Magazine freebies
by andydecker
Jan 22, 2017 20:48:39 GMT
No New Posts Cut, Paste & Photocopy: Fanzines & Small Press pre-2000

Your favourites from pre-internet days when everyone with access to a stapler and a pot of correction fluid was an editor.

33 561 cut, paste and photocopy plus
by dem bones
Jan 16, 2017 23:20:40 GMT
No New Posts Ghosts & Scholars/ Haunted Library

Spectre versus Rector: Magnificent series of booklets by authors writing in the tradition of M. R. James.

43 524 The Antiquary and the Crocodile
by ropardoe
Jan 20, 2017 13:06:13 GMT

It's the new thing: Post-Millennium horrors

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No New Posts Best New Horror? Macabre & supernatural fiction post-2000

In thirty years time, we'll be collecting this stuff and moaning "Books were better then ...." Modern novels, single author collections - if it's not an anthology, it goes here.

162 1,054 Slaughter Beach - Benedict J Jones
by benedictjjones
Jan 18, 2017 15:30:00 GMT
No New Posts new horror-interest mags, small press, ezines, pdfs.

Bedabbled!, Kontinental X, Filthy Creations, One Eyed Grey, Black Static, etc. - the horror press now.

47 510 Worlds Of Strangeness
by franklinmarsh
Dec 27, 2016 20:20:56 GMT

Miscellany Of Misery. Yet More books, film, TV, Radio, Music, Agro!, Sav. West, Sci-Fi, etc.

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No New Posts Phew! Rock 'n Roll!

"Pop and Rock filth ...": Bands real and fictional, horror and music, etc.

90 788 Lou Reed - Berlin
by franklinmarsh
Jan 18, 2017 20:46:45 GMT
No New Posts Horror Films, My TV Hell, Ghastly Radio, etc

Favourite horror films, terrifying sit-coms, chilling radio - a nice mixed bag.

229 3,321 The Saint!
by dem bones
Jan 18, 2017 8:09:36 GMT
No New Posts Book of the horror film/ TV show, etc.

Survived the movie? Try the speed-written novelisation. Film/ TV novelisations & tie-ins.

118 1,055 Mark Morris - Dead Island
by dem bones
Jan 21, 2017 19:08:55 GMT
No New Posts AGRO!

Bikers versus London! Hells Angels, Skins, Boot Boys, Bovver Girls, Punks and Teeny Bopper Idols. The Spawn of Richard Allen. Bring back Rollermania!

18 142 Shaun Hutson - Compulsion
by benedictjjones
Jan 17, 2017 16:49:18 GMT
No New Posts CRIME!

Murder, Mystery & Suspense. Crime & Detection, Jack the Ripper, Villains - that type of caper. Vault at large in the murky Underworld!

103 650 The Monster's Lament - Robert Edrich
by benedictjjones
Jan 18, 2017 13:59:36 GMT
No New Posts Paperback Covers: The Best and Worst. Favourite Artists & Photographers

Because there's nothing like a great jacket design ...

47 529 Hugh Rankin
by dem bones
Jan 20, 2017 9:37:08 GMT
No New Posts Bring Back Phwoar!

"Confessions ...", "Art Of Coarse ...", "What Rugby Songs Did Next", that type of thing ...

40 375 Jonathan May: Confessions from the Beat
by ripper
Apr 16, 2016 10:21:21 GMT
No New Posts Vault Of Sci-Fi! Futuristic Fantasy

Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Sci-horror crossovers, Sword & Sorcery, the works.

93 852 Wargods of Ludorbis by Adrian Cole
by cromagnonman
Nov 17, 2016 11:33:54 GMT
No New Posts WAR!, Westerns, Men's Adventure & General Tough Guy stuff

War Pigs! Sven Hassell, Klaus Netzen, Leo Kessler, Wolf Kruger & the Legion of the Damned versus The Piccadilly Cowboys, The Destroyer, The Executioner, The Inquisitor & other scary named fellows.

57 353 The Touchfeather Books of Jimmy Sangster
by andydecker
Jan 22, 2017 20:35:42 GMT
No New Posts Vault World Of Sport

Foul football, creepy croquet, the Wicket men, turf banditti, rotten rugger buggery, etc.

23 506 Vault Football library
by ripper
Oct 27, 2016 12:45:08 GMT
No New Posts Terrify the Small! Scary Books & Comics for the very young

Scary books and comics aimed at the young adult market. Vincent Scarybloke, 'Uncle Montagues Tales of Terror', Armada Ghost & Monster series, 'Misty', 'Shiver & Shake', 'Bunty' 'Whizzer & Chips', etc.

105 742 Misty
by andydecker
Dec 13, 2016 19:19:39 GMT

Realm Of Dusk: Members' Section

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No New Posts Seriously off topic

Mindless rubbish, Members Photo's, Happy Birthdays, Suggestions, Board Junk & So on. Plus ... The Vault Advent Calendars

228 4,205 Best/ Least Worst of 2016; Annual round-up
by dem bones
Jan 15, 2017 8:38:50 GMT
No New Posts Ask Stuff

Need help loading images, searching the site, identifying the title or author of a vaguely remembered horror story?

Moderator: dem bones

218 2,009 Two on a Guillotine, by Henry Slesar
by dem bones
Jan 18, 2017 20:27:57 GMT
No New Posts Swap Shop

Place where members can swap their doubles. You can also put your Want Lists here if you like.

70 326 Looking for Night Voyages #10 (1984)
by mrhappy
Nov 25, 2016 4:05:43 GMT
No New Posts Sealed Section: No one lived there.

(formerly The Workshop Of Filthy Creation). Members' short fiction, articles, artwork, dramatisations, bloody poetry, limericks, etc.

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