Rare Japanese Horror Movie Book on 80s Splatter, Features HG Lewis and George Romero


World of Horror

Kazuo Kajiwara

Publisher Hagashoten, October, 1985 (Japanese Language).

Rare 80s Japanese Splatter! Lots of Herschell Gordon Lewis in this one! Splatter Movies, George Romero, 80s Horror. Packs a whallop! Softcover wraps with monochromatic Evil Dead cover. ISBN 4 8261-0117-1 


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Catalog #1

Spook Show and Dusk To Dawn Movie Ads


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

aThe Splatter Times
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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Herschell Gordon Lewis, Film Zines in First Shop Catalog


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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