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ArtPoetry

Musician and poet Davey Bales of LA-based The Wraith (previously of Richmond, VA based bands Shadow Age and Lost Tribe) recently released issue three of his Dead Flowers poetry series! Accompanied by macabre black and white art, the 24-page zine showcases a solid collection of Davey’s best poems. This issue

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Born in 1877, painter, printmaker and writer Alfred Kubin seems to have had a dark and tormented mind. He survived a suicide attempt at his mother’s grave at age 19, and the following year suffered a nervous breakdown after a year in the military. When he discovered the work of

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Imagine a world of deformed beings, where discomfort smothers every last hope; humanity is nothing but a memory and you can smell death everywhere. This represents the vision of an artist who speaks to the darkest part hidden within us all. Davide Rankore is originally from a small town in

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As the Bubonic Plague rolled across China, the Middle East, Russia and Europe from the 14th to 17th centuries, it claimed an estimated 150 million lives, along with the title of deadliest epidemic in human history. Originating in China in the 1300s, it hitched a ride on the Silk Road

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ArtComicsFeaturedIllustrationPainting

Sean sent me a couple of illustrators to check out for today’s art feature, and it took only one look at Sebastia Boada‘s illustrations for me to start writing this post. I mean, who can resist the combination of fantasy, horror, occult and erotica that Boada has going on? In his

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Ero Guro? What’s that shit, you say? Well, it’s an art that combines erotica (not pornography, just erotica) with elements of macabre and grotesque, which explains it’s other name, “erotico-grotesque.” It comes in many forms and shapes, like novels, short stories or movies, but today we are taking interest in the

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