Shivers 89 • ships from 17 AprUK £3.99/US $7.99 FEATURE NEWS REVIEWS

In this month's 64-page bumper issue of Shivers

Buffy's Adam, by Greg SolomonBuffy Make-Up Part 2
• Greg Solomon, the talented Optic Nerve make-up artist who creates Buffy’s monstrous enemies, explains exactly how Adam was made, plus the genesis of the sinister Gentlemen... With exclusive pictures from Greg Solomon's archive!

Weisz and Fraser in The Mummy ReturnsThe Mummy Returns
• We trace the roots of the new Horror action blockbuster. This sequel stars Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz, joined by WWF superstar The Rock as the Scorpion King! Plus a pull-out Poster version of our cover: Fraser & Weisz vs.The Rock & Arnold Vosloo!

An American Werewolf in LondonBattle of the Werewolves
• Twenty years on, we compare two great Horror classics – John Landis's An American Werewolf in London and Joe Dante's The Howling. Alec Worley asks: which one is the biggest scare, and what happened to the werewolf genre?

Phantom of the ParadisePhantom of the Paradise
• Part 1 of our look at the making of Brian de Palma’s oddly timeless 1974 spoof – arguably Horror’s scariest Rock Opera – as we talk with some of the stars, including Jessica Harper, Paul Williams and William Finley, plus producer Ed Pressman

Conrad Veidt: From Caligari to Casablanca
• How a charismatic German actor begame the first bona fide Horror star with his performances in the classic Cabinet of Dr Caligari and The Man Who Laughs

The Forsaken
• We meet Phina Oruche, who plays Rupert Giles’s girl-friend in Buffy and now gets to star as a vampire in this new Horror road movie alongside Kerr Smith and Jonathan Schaech

Frost is Faust
• British actor Mark Frost takes the Faustian role of a monster superhero in Brian Yuzna’s barnstorming new version of, well, Faust. We join him behind the scenes for tales of nudity, cannibalism and the ‘big red rubber condom’

Plus our regular sections:

  • Eleven pages of Horror Reviews
    • Books: Tim Lebbon's excellent As the Sun Goes Down, plus Peter Straub’s Magic Terror and Mark Z Danielewski's House of Leaves
    • Video / DVDs: The terrifying Japanese horror film Ring arrives on video and DVD, plus Funny Games and Neil Jordan’s murky parable In Dreams plus an overview of the exclusive Horror DVDs only available from outside the UK
    • Films: More Japanese Horror with Audition and a low-budget British chiller called The Hole
    • TV Reviews: More new season episodes of Buffy and Angel...
  • News by Alan Jones
    New roles for Christian Bale, Timothy Dalton and Ralph Fiennes, the latest on Wes Craven’s Jekyll and Hyde and how Brian Singer will treat the new TV version of Battlestar Galactica
  • Opinion: Kim Newman sets the record straight about Vlad the Impaler - who wasn’t a vampire!
  • In The Pitt of Horror: Ingrid Pitt takes afternoon tea with Ray Harryhausen and some little monsters
  • The Fright of Your Life: Jonathan Rigby examines another classic scare from Horror film history. This month, OAP Horror in The Brotherhood of Satan

Images taken from this issue are copyright: 20th Century Fox, Optic Nerve / Greg Solomon, UIP, Reynolds & Hearn, Contender video

All other contents © Visual Imagination Ltd 2001. Not for reproduction.

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