The January–February 2014 issue is dedicated to the memory of TTA Press magazine supporter and contributor of twenty years Joel Lane, who passed away in November 2013. Nicholas Royle pays tribute to his dear friend in The Conscience of the Circuit.MoreThe January–February 2014 issue is dedicated to the memory of TTA Press magazine supporter and contributor of twenty years Joel Lane, who passed away in November 2013.
Nicholas Royle pays tribute to his dear friend in The Conscience of the Circuit.Black Static 38 contains new horror and dark fantasy fiction by John Grant, Tim Waggoner, Andrew Hook, Maura McHugh, Danny Rhodes and, this issue’s debut author, Malcolm Devlin. The front and back cover art is by Joachim Luetke, and interior illustrations are by George Cotronis, Richard Wagner, David Gentry, Vincent Sammy, and Geoffrey Grisso.
The usual features are present: Coffinmakers Blues by Stephen Volk and Blood Pudding by Lynda E. Rucker (comment)- Blood Spectrum by Tony Lee (DVD/Blu-ray reviews)- Case Notes by Peter Tennant (book reviews: includes an interview with author Gary Fry and a review of Paul Meloys Dogs with their Eyes Shut.)Black Static is essentially a fiction magazine containing short stories in the horror and dark fantasy genres.
But it covers other aspects of the genre via comment columns, reviews of books, movies, DVDs and TV.Fiction this issueA Knot of Toads by Andrew HookThe Last Fear by Tim WaggonerPassion Play by Malcolm DevlinThe Hanging Tree by Maura McHughPasschendaele by Danny RhodesHis Artist Wife by John GrantThe issues artists areDavid GentryGeorge CotronisGeoffrey GrissoRichard WagnerVincent SammyJoachim Luetke (Cover art)Peter Tennants Case Notes book and novella reviews this issue includeGary Fry’sShades of NothingnessConjure HouseEmergenceLurkerMenaceplus author interviewRupetta by N.A.
Sulway,Darkscapes by Anne-Sylvie SalzmanLa Squab by David Britton,Lord Horror: Reverbstorm by David Britton & John Coulthart,The Réparateur of Strasbourg by Ian R. MacLeodFlying Fish by Randall SilvisDogs With Their Eyes Shut by Paul MeloyIn the Broken Birdcage of Kathleen Fair by Cate GardnerBroken Sigil by William MeikleThe Black Church by Toby TateThe Fading Place by Mary SanGiovanniNightmare Man by Alan RykerTony Lees DVD reviews this issue:The Conjuring, Insidious Chapter 2, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Youre Next, Blood Glacier, Bounty Killer, The Complex, Kiss of the Damned, Odd Thomas, John Dies at the End, Big Ass Spider, The Colony, Prisoners, Frost