night of the living dead


George A. Romero and the Invention of the Zombie as We Know It

George A. Romero and the Invention of the Zombie as We Know It

Before Romero made Night of the Living Dead, nobody thought zombies ate human flesh Zombies came from Haitian folklore They were said to be corpses revived through voudoun magical rituals In real life, what people thought were zombies were often living people who had been drugged to be mindless servants after incurring debts to powerful[...]

Lost George A. Romero Film The Amusement Park Being Shopped

Lost George A. Romero Film The Amusement Park Being Shopped

Not so with the Night of the Living Dead director's film The Amusement Park Lost over time, the film has been found and restored in 4K by IndieCollect in New York The whole thing is produced by Suzanne Romero It sounds like while not a straightforward horror film, Romero made an intense, impactful film about[...]

Shudder Offering 30-Day Free Trial Regardless of Coronavirus Quarantine Status

Shudder Offering 30-Day Free Trial Regardless of Coronavirus Quarantine Status

Instead of the typical seven-day free trial, Shutter is extending their trial to 30-days with the promo code “SHUTIN.” The network also posted a still of Ben (Duane Jones) from Night of the Living Dead trying to reinforce his barricade.[caption id="attachment_1179562" align="aligncenter" width="600"] AMC Networks[/caption]https://twitter.com/Shudder/status/1239641792951263232?s=20Starting in 2016, the AMC-owner streamer touts hundreds of original titles[...]


Dawn of the Dead One:12 Collective Figures Up for Order Now

Dawn of the Dead One:12 Collective Figures Up for Order Now

Dawn of the Dead is getting the One:12 Collective figure treatment from Mezco. Only not just one figure, a two pack! Flyboy Zombie and the Plaid Shirt Zombie are going to come packaged together, available for preorder now. Not much in the way of accessories will come with these guys, just Flyboy with a pistol. […]

Tina Romero Picks up Where Her Father Left off with Queens of the Dead

Tina Romero Picks up Where Her Father Left off with Queens of the Dead

Tina Romero, daughter of horror icon George Romero, is following in her late father's footsteps and directing a zombie film of her own. Queens of the Dead will tell the tale of the zombie apocalypse through the eyes of club-goers at a drag night club. Tina Romero, who is also a DJ, will be making […]

Twitter Reacts To The Passing Of Horror Icon George A. Romero

Twitter Reacts To The Passing Of Horror Icon George A. Romero

He is survived by his wife, Suzanne Desrocher Romero, and his daughter Tina.Romero was an American-Canadian filmmaker, writer and editor who changed the face of horror in 1968 with his socio-political take on the zombie genre with Night of the Living Dead Romero refined what horror movies could do, elevating them from just popcorn fluff[...]

George A. Romero Creator Of The Living Dead Films Dead At 77

George A. Romero, Creator Of The Living Dead Films Dead At 77

He passed following a brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer, according to a statement given to the Times by is producing partner, Peter Grunwald.Romero was the co-writer on the 1968 classic film, Night of the Living Dead The film's impact on the horror genre, and zombie films in particular went on to inspire generations[...]

Castle Of Horror Podcast: Urban Legends Come to Night of the Living Dead&#8211 Live

Castle Of Horror Podcast: Urban Legends Come to Night of the Living Dead– Live

For eight years, the Bug Theatre in Denver has presented a live adaptation of Night of the Living Dead We talk to Kris Hipps on how to translate the most anxious film of the 60s into a stage play This season, "it involves adding urban legends." Listen to this episode here:[embed]http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-142357/TS-1115589.mp3[/embed]Castle of Horror Podcast Links: Join us[...]

Double Take Trades Are More Than Just A Collected Edition

Double Take Trades Are More Than Just A Collected Edition

All of the stories launched from the same place, the 1968 film Night of the Living Dead These titles included: Rise, Slab, Medic, Soul, Honor, Dedication, Spring, Z-Men, Remote and Home Now, five issues in, it's time to do a collected edition.But Double Take is once again doing something different The 10 creative teams took[...]

Double Take Goes Classical To Promote 3rd Issues And Pack

Double Take Goes Classical To Promote 3rd Issues And Pack

Double Take, the company the created 10 new interrelated comics using Night of the Living Dead as the catalyst point has made this new trailer to remind folks that the third issue of each series will be out on February 24th The books will be sold individually or in a superpack as they had done[...]

Amazon Glitchwatch: Night Of The Living Dead TPB Slipcase

Amazon Glitchwatch: Night Of The Living Dead TPB Slipcase

The five Night Of The Living Dead tradepaperbacks from Avatar Press in a brand new slipcase, priced up on Amazon.co.uk for £14.99, around $20, plus free delivery in the UK, out any day now It is meant to be £60.Even the US Amazon price is $80 Quite a drop for Amazon UK and whoever is selling[...]

Jeff McComsey Talks Z-Men Rise And Double Take

Jeff McComsey Talks Z-Men, Rise And Double Take

Double Take launched their 10 titles in a day based on the Night of the Living Dead recently and I had a chance to talk with the writer of two of the company's flagship titles, Jeff McComsey Jeff writes Z-Men and co-writes Rise with Michael Coast Here he talks about the two series and how[...]

Hot Topic Bans Bill Jemas Zombie Comics Over Sex And Drugs References

Hot Topic Bans Bill Jemas' Zombie Comics Over Sex And Drugs References

Last month we learned that the Hot Topic chain was to sell the Double Take line of Ultimate Night of The Living Dead comics, published by Bill Jemas, nationally.And that was to happen this week Until Monday, when Double Take shipped the comics currently getting a big write-up in the New York Daily News and[...]

Bill Jemas Ultimate Night Of The Living Dead Gets A Super Pack Trailer (Video)

Bill Jemas' Ultimate Night Of The Living Dead Gets A Super Pack Trailer (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGxIqhGdxKAVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Ultimate Night of the Living Dead | Double Take (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGxIqhGdxKA) For the Double Take Comics launch of ten ongoing zombie comic books on one day – this Wednesday – or in a super pack, as the trailer will seek to convince you to buy. Has Bill Jemas […]

Living In The Night Of The Living Deadiverse

Living In The Night Of The Living Deadiverse

Or something.With ten separate ongoing comics set in the Night Of The Living Dead world, here's a map of Evans County, PA that lays out where each individual title takes place in relativity to the others, and how characters will be found in multiple series...They also have the ten digital storyboard versions of the comic in full[...]

Talking Double Take And Their 10 Title Launch With Gabe Yocum

Talking Double Take And Their 10 Title Launch With Gabe Yocum

All of them in a shared universe that uses the George Romero classic Night of the Living Dead as it’s starting point The company is founded by former Marvel president Bill Jemas, who I will be interviewing for Bleeding Cool Magazine in the next couple of days… but to find out more about the company[...]

Bill Jemas Is Publishing 10 Zombie Comics In September

Bill Jemas Is Publishing 10 Zombie Comics In September

We mentioned that Bill Jemas was publishing and co-writing a couple of zombie comic books in July this year, dubbed "Ultimate Night Of The Living Dead" for Double Take, the comic book spinoff from Take2 Interactive Software.Well those two issues appear to have been revamped and resolicited for July.. and they are bringing some friends[...]

Bill Jemas Is Writing Ultimate Comics Again Folks

Bill Jemas Is Writing Ultimate Comics Again, Folks

Based on the Night Of The Living Dead movie, though it is in public domain, they have taken no chances and decided to to use the name in their titles.. instead using the group title Ultimate Night Of The Living Dead, a reference to the Marvel line he started and that is currently facing its[...]