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British Horror Anthologies: 1914 to Present Day
Peter Haining (1940-2007)
A one-man publishing industry. Celebrate the legend of Britain's most prolific horror anthologist.
Peter Haining: 1940-2007
May 9, 2022 22:06:13 GMT
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.
William Croft Dickinson - Dark Encounters
by dem bones
Feb 1, 2022 10:41:47 GMT
Pan Horror Stories (and 'Dark Voices')
Herbert Van Thal's hideous legacy. Sadistic thrills!
Stephen Jones & David A. Sutton – Dark Voices 5
by dem bones
May 19, 2022 19:17:08 GMT
Aickman, Bernard, 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 Bernard & Co.
Stephen Jones [ed.] - Gaslight, Ghosts & Ghouls
May 21, 2022 14:59:35 GMT
Eighties & Nineties: Pre-Millennial Tension = Big Fat Books
Richard Dalby, Mike Ashley, Stephen Jones & Co. Blimey, that's a big one!
Richard Dalby - Shivers For Christmas
by dem bones
May 18, 2022 15:41:38 GMT
Robinson Mammoth Books of New Horror & Co.
Best New Horror, and Mammoth Monsters, Dracula, Frankenstein, Zombies, Werewolves, Jack The Ripper, etc.
Jones & Campbell (eds.) - Best New Horror 5
by dem bones
May 17, 2022 12:36:04 GMT
2000 and Beyond: The Brit Horror Anthology in the new century
The veterans meet the new breed: The Black Books of Horror, the 'Terror Tales' series, 'Horror Uncut!,' 'Scare Tactics,' 'Kitchen Sink Gothic' & Co.
This section dedicated to the memory of Charles Black, dead too soon 15/3/2019. 136
P. Coleborn & J. Edwards - Alchemy Press Book of Horror 3
by dem bones
May 21, 2022 14:17:46 GMT
favourite Short Stories ... Your DIY anthologies
Werewolves, zombies, vampires and ghosts, vindictive vegetables, dastardly dolls, plants hate you, etc. Anthologies that should have been.
Railways - the end of the line...
by dem bones
May 20, 2022 17:19:43 GMT
The Men and Women whose work you always look out for.
May 9, 2022 22:42:29 GMT
Scared Stiff - The short story collections and novels of the Brichester Terror!
Ramsey Campbell - The Grin of the Dark
May 4, 2022 14:11:49 GMT
Basil Copper (1924-2013)
Welcome to the Academy of Pain!
Basil Copper - And Afterward, The Dark
by Shrink Proof
Feb 21, 2020 16:48:43 GMT
Gruesome Cargoes & Perturbed Spirits: 1914-59
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. 97
The Archer in the Arras by Lewis Spence (1932)
Feb 15, 2022 14:56:54 GMT
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. 27
Mar 12, 2022 2:51:28 GMT
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.
Charles Lloyd [ed] - Tales Of Dread
Feb 9, 2022 15:11:24 GMT
'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. 42
R. H. Malden, Nine Ghosts
Apr 4, 2022 17:48:23 GMT
Gothic, Victorian, Edwardian. The stuff that Wordsworth Editions are made of.
American horror anthologies and vintage pulp magazines
Mostly modern, certainly post-pulp, post-seventies horror anthologies from the US. Kirby McCauley, Martin H. Greenberg, Michele Slung, YBH, Splatterpunks,
Shadows, Whispers, etc.
Years Best Horror Stories Series I -XXII, Martin H. Greenberg (1941 -2011)
Dennis Etchison - Metahorror
May 14, 2022 12:54:07 GMT
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 93
C. Dean Andersson - I am Dracula
Apr 21, 2022 9:19:50 GMT
Robert E. Lory, Donald F. Glut, Richard Laymon
Dracula Returns, The New Adventures Of Frankenstein, Horrorscope, Bugged, More Tales Of The Frightened, The Cellar, Out Are The Lights, and the 'Brother Blood' mystery solved at last. Welcome to Funland!
Midnight's Lair - Richard Laymon
Oct 18, 2021 15:30:15 GMT
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!
Classic Horror Pulps #1 Horror Stories & Weird Tales
by dem bones
Apr 30, 2022 9:35:22 GMT
Robert Bloch: Tales in a Jugular Vein
Psycho and his Closet Full of Skeletons. 47
Robert Bloch & Amicus: Take II
Oct 13, 2021 7:53:02 GMT
Horror across the Continents
The novels: The Great British Horror Pulp Explosion of the '60's, '70's & '80'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!
Latest Finds II
May 8, 2022 14:56:19 GMT
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.
Raymond T. McNally - Dracula Was A Woman
by dem bones
May 21, 2022 15:27:36 GMT
Rivals of the Rats
When Animals Attack! Bugs, slugs, maggots, rats, cats, dogs, birds, rats, creepy crawlies, reptiles, pathological poultry, livestock & Co. versus mankind. In short: All Creatures Great And Small (hate us).
Gordon McGill - Stallion
Mar 7, 2022 8:44:39 GMT
Morbid Mayflowers, Sordid Spheres, Ghastly Graftons, etc.
Sphere, Mayflower, Corgi, Panther, Arrow & Co. were determined NEL didn't have it all their own way.
Brian Lumley - Vampire World 2: The Last Aerie
May 21, 2022 14:04:00 GMT
Guy N. Smith
From the Sucking Pit they came: Crabs, Slime Beasts, Throwbacks - the lot.
The Slime Beast
Feb 24, 2022 18:23:03 GMT
Dennis Wheatley novels, 'True' Ghost stories, 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. 96
Man Bites Man: The Scrapbook Of An English Eccentric.
by dem bones
Feb 27, 2022 10:46:50 GMT
'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.
Leo Brett - The Alien Ones
May 22, 2020 18:38:24 GMT
John Burke: "A relatively unsung Brit pulp hero"
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! 30
John Burke - The Short Stories
May 15, 2021 12:07:30 GMT
The Vault Lists & Bibliographical Aids
Reference works: the most useful Guides to Horror and Pulp fiction!
The Werewolf Scrapbook
May 1, 2022 17:49:44 GMT
Paperback Fanatic, Pulp Mania, Paperback Dungeon, Men of Violence & The Sleazy Reader.
If you like this board, you'll love these magazines.
by dem bones
Apr 27, 2022 18:02:15 GMT
Horror Magazines, Comics & Graphic Novels
Favourite horror and ghost publications new and old!
House of Hammer/Monster Mag, etc
by Jojo Lapin X
May 21, 2022 17:55:52 GMT
Cut, Pritt stick & Photocopy: Fanzines & Small Press pre-2000
Your favourites from pre-internet days when everyone with access to paper, glue, stapler and vat of correction fluid was an editor.
Zines for every occasion ....
May 9, 2022 12:04:20 GMT
Ghosts & Scholars/ Haunted Library
Spectre versus Rector: Magnificent series of booklets by authors writing in the tradition of M. R. James.
Ghosts and Scholars issue 42
Apr 2, 2022 18:31:27 GMT
It's the new thing: Post-Millennium horrors
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.
Strange Tales - Tartarus Press
May 21, 2022 13:39:02 GMT
new horror-interest mags, small press, ezines, pdfs.
Bedabbled!, Kontinental X, Filthy Creations, One Eyed Grey, Black Static, etc. - the horror press now. 60
Bedabbled! Brit Horror & Cult Cinema mag
Mar 25, 2022 13:34:36 GMT
Miscellany Of Misery. Yet More books, film, TV, Radio, Music, Agro!, Sav. West, Sci-Fi, etc.
Some People Say It's Just Rock 'n Roll ...
"Pop and Rock filth ...": Bands real and fictional, horror and music, etc.
Vic Crume - The Partridge Family:Terror By Night
Apr 17, 2022 4:44:20 GMT
Horror Films, My TV Hell, Ghastly Radio, etc
Favourite horror films, terrifying sit-coms, chilling radio - a nice mixed bag.
What have you been watching?
May 13, 2022 17:28:43 GMT
Book of the horror film/ TV show, etc.
Survived the movie? Try the speed-written novelisation. Film/ TV novelisations & tie-ins.
Christopher Golden - Spike & Dru Pretty Maids all in a Row
Apr 18, 2022 10:49:21 GMT
Bikers versus London! Hells Angels, Skins, Boot Boys, Bovver Girls, Punks and Teeny Bopper Idols. The Spawn of Richard Allen. Bring back Rollermania!
Sol Yurick - The Warriors
Jul 29, 2021 15:09:51 GMT
Murder, Mystery & Suspense. Crime & Detection, Jack the Ripper, Villains - that type of caper. Vault at large in the murky Underworld!
Mark Daniel - Jack The Ripper
Mar 3, 2022 17:49:02 GMT
Paperback Covers: The Best and Worst. Favourite Artists & Photographers
Because there's nothing like a great jacket design ...
Mar 5, 2022 14:49:04 GMT
Bring Back Phwoar!
"Confessions ...", "Art Of Coarse ...", "What Rugby Songs Did Next", that type of thing ...
Film Extra by Timothy Lea
Feb 27, 2022 19:42:23 GMT
Vault Of Sci-Fi! Futuristic Fantasy
Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Sci-horror crossovers, Sword & Sorcery, the works.
Alfred Bester - The Demolished Man
Mar 13, 2022 16:13:23 GMT
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.
Piccadilly Publishing brings back Breed and Jubal Cade
May 15, 2022 19:41:57 GMT
Vault World Of Sport
Foul football, creepy croquet, the Wicket men, turf banditti, rotten rugger buggery, etc.
Dave Roberts - The Bromley Boys
by dem bones
Dec 6, 2021 11:41:56 GMT
Terrify the Small! Scary Books & Comics for the very young
Scary books and comics aimed at the young adult market. 'Uncle Montagues Tales of Terror', 'Horowitz Horrors,' Armada Ghost & Monster series, 'Nightmares,' 'Misty', 'Shiver & Shake', 'Bunty' 'Whizzer & Chips', Vincent Scarybloke, etc.
Top Sellers Pocket Chiller Library
by Michael Connolly
May 21, 2022 6:21:41 GMT
Realm Of Dusk: Members' Section
Seriously off topic
Mindless rubbish, Members Photo's, Happy Birthdays, Suggestions, Board Junk & So on. Plus ...
The Vault Advent Calendars 321
Best Decade For horror fiction since WW2!
May 19, 2022 19:56:36 GMT
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Window by Bob Leman
May 10, 2022 13:40:33 GMT
Place where members can swap their doubles. You can also put your Want Lists here if you like, though we'd not recommend it unless you like paying inflated prices.
Wanted: WITCHCRAFT magazines
Oct 18, 2021 19:31:21 GMT
Sealed Section: No one lived there.
The Workshop Of Filthy Creation). Members' short fiction, articles, artwork, dramatisations, bloody poetry, limericks, etc. 125
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