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Issue #97 • ships from May 16 2002
News-stand Price UK £3.99 / US $6.99

Resident Evil
• Enter the Hive and face the Red Queen, along with the Licker and a host of zombies as the biggest-selling Horror computer game comes to the screen...! Plus The Red Queen – a mad computer – features in our startling pull-out poster for Resident Evil

Erik Per Sullivan in WendigoWendigo
• “I feel Horror is everywhere, encroaching on all our lives…” Indie film-maker Larry Fessenden brings his unique style to the Wendigo legend (a shape-shifting forest creature) in a new movie

Geoofrey Bayldon as CatweazleGeoffrey Bayldon
• The gentlemanly actor reflects on his eccentric and sinister roles, including the time-travelling medieval wizard Catweazle, plus his appearances in Hammer and Amicus Horror films

Ian Holm in the 1968 TV version of FrankensteinTV Gothic
• Cult screenwriter and onetime Shivers Q & A man David McGillivray on the oft-forgotten power of Horror on British TV as Jonathan Rigby's English Gothic gains a new edition

Sarah Michelle Gellar - did Buffy jump too far?Has Buffy jumped the shark?
• That's the term for the point where a series starts to go downhill. Keith Topping (author of the Slayer guides) argues that Buffy, even in its 6th year, still has the power to shock us…

Christopher Fowler
• The author of Spanky and Psychoville - and creator of the ‘London Gothic’ genre - talks to Shivers

Udo Kier
• The German actor, star of Andy Warhol’s Dracula and the new British thriller Revelation has long been a Shivers favourite. We report on Udo Kier's recent appearance on stage at London's ICA

Chiller Theatre
• A report from the popular US Horror/Fantasy convention where guests included Linda Blair and George Lazenby, and attendees had to battle heatwaves and hurricanes!

  • Dog Soldiers director Neil Marshall takes on Arthurian myth in next film
  • Schwarzenegger to play gunslinging robot in remake of Westworld
  • Ashton Kutcher to star in Butterfly Effect
  • The hunt is on for a new Superman…
  • - and more, as Alan Jones reports!
  • Kim Newman reflects on Le Testament du Docteur Cordelier, Jean Renoir’s 1959 version of the Jekyll and Hyde story, starring ‘the French Olivier’ Jean Louis Barrault
Pitt of Horror
  • Ingrid Pitt writes about her participation in a new computer-generated animé series called Dominator, and remembers battling rubber monsters in Doctor Who!
The Fright of Your Life
  • Jonathan Rigby looks at a powerful recent Horror film from New Zealand called The Irrefutable Truth About Demons
12 packed pages of reviews including…
  • Video Reviews
    We review a special DVD edition of The Wicker Man, hopping Hong Kong vampires in Mr Vampire, the Angel Season Two box set, heavy metal Horror in Cradle of Fear plus the chance to win Buffy Season 4 on DVD!
  • Film Reviews
    A terrifying study of a serial killer in the French film Roberto Succo, plus the return of Wesley Snipes as the daywalking vamp killer in Blade II and Stuart Townsend as the Vampire Lestat in Queen of The Damned
  • Book Reviews
    A tense thriller, Fiddleback, a chilly ghost story, A Winter Haunting and a collection of Stephen King’s short stories in Everything’s Eventual
  • TV Reviews
    We examine the latest episodes of Buffy and Angel: Xander and Anya prepare for their wedding in Hell’s Bells and Cordelia’s champion returns…

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