The Sabbath #1; Horror Fanzine 1976

The Sabbath No.1 (1976)
Stapled; 54 pages
Premier issue of a rare horror fanzine called The Sabbath, signed by the publisher/editor.

A rare and passionate effort from a fan keen on Hammer Horror and the associated stars of those gothic horror films. No information provided on where it originated, but my guess is somewhere on the East Coast of the US.

There is a stapled in Editorial page that is signed by the publisher Mark Richmond as well as a charming if odd inscription to his mother next to a full page drawing of Ingrid Pitt.
Includes reviews of non-Hammer and current at the time genre films, interview with Forrest J. Ackerman, Peter Cushing, coverage of the Famous Monsters Convention in NYC of 1975 and more. $40

George Kuchar and Lower East Side’s Lighthouse Cinema

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Listed in Catalog #1
Desperate Visions
– SIGNED
Journal of Alternative Cinema
Creation Books, 1996
Interviews and essays by Jack Stevenson. CAMP AMERICA: The Films of John Waters and George & Mike Kuchar.

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Signed by the late George Kuchar, “To Jim, We meet in all the best places. Best, George Kuchar” Includes Lighthouse Cinema handout with listings for The Films of George and Mike Kuchar as well as other interesting programming. $80

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Spook Show and Dusk To Dawn Movie Ads

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Fireball 481
Terrance Jennings Wharton/Xeromorphic, 1994. $30.

A rare passion project featuring “the wild and wordy newspaper ads for “dusk till dawn” engagements from the Stan Kohlberg early 60’s drive-ins in the Chicago area. A well researched unearthing of the remarkable Kohlberg ads. Dave Friedman, who produced many films for HG Lewis including his Gore Trilogy, is quoted from his book A Youth In Babylon. Highlight includes a remarkable screaming horror ad written by Herschell Gordon Lewis and Dave Friedman.

4” x 11”; 16pp. Rare. Spiral bound, printed on bright orange paper. (top pages show fading). Designed to accomodate column width advertising.

As seen in Catalog #1.

Splatter Times – Horror Zine Newspaper

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From Catalog #1. With a tag line like “A decidedly unsavory publication.”, it’s hard to imagine going too wrong.

Offered are two single issues of this early 80s horror cinema gem. Published by Donald Farmer, these early issues were printed as a larger format newspaper before they were modified later to a stapled design.

12pp, 11.5” x 14” newsprint

#2, Summer 1983; Small tear at fold. $28
#3, Winter 1983-84 $28

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Samhain Early Issues – Rare UK Horror Zines

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SAMHAIN MAGAZINE
From Librocio Books Catalog #1, a set of four rare Early Issues of the UK’s long running zine covering exploitation and horror.

Samhain #2, 1987
28pp; A4

Samhain #3, 1987
32pp; A4

Samhain #6, 1987
36pp; A4

Samhain #7, 1988
32pp; A4

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Samhain ran from 1986-1997 and included news, reviews, interviews covering the world of horror movies.

John Gullidge was Publisher and in the zine’s small masthead, he credits himself also as Editor, Writer, Layout, Typist, General Dogs Body and Nagger of Contributors.

All four issues, $120.

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Herschell Gordon Lewis, Film Zines in First Shop Catalog

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Our first shop catalog is out! I will be releasing listing publications like this regularly to reference and announce curated items. Librocio Books Catalog #1 inclues some rare film zines and books, with the works of The Godfather of Gore, Herschell Gordon Lewis featured prominently. Other cool items include rare issues of The Splatter Times, Terror Fanastic and more!

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