HENRY HULL: From Werewolf to Edgar Allan Poe by Cortlandt Hull. Cortlandt Hull discusses his great-uncle's roles (and makeups) in the 1935 film WereWolf of London and the 1936 Broadway play Plumes in the Dust (in which he played Edgar Allan Poe).
THE CURSE OF THE CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE: A Production Diary by Greg Mank. MFTV regular Greg Mank provides a detailed look at the troubled (nine days over schedule and $60,000+ over budget) Val Lewton production The Curse of the Cat People.
SPECIAL DISPATCH FROM ED MALONE! David Hedison Reports on The Lost World by Mark F. Berry. First-time contributor Mark F. Berry (author, The Dinosaur Filmography) interviews David Hedison about working with Irwin Allen and the making of Allen's 1960 film The Lost World.
MANLY P. HALL, DRACULA, AND THE COMPLEXITIES OF THE CLASSIC HORROR FILM SEQUEL by Gary D. Rhodes. Everyone knows the sequel to 1931's Dracula was missing one thing---Dracula! Gary Rhodes provides proof that if Bela Lugosi and Manly P. Hall had had their way, that wouldn't have been the case.
UNIVERSAL HORRORS: An Interview with Authors Tom Weaver, John Brunas, and Michael Brunas by John Clymer. Another first-time contributor, John Clymer, talks with the authors of the book Universal Horrors. First published in 1990 (and considered by many to be the "Bible" of Universal's classic horror output), the volume has been dusted off and spruced up for its second edition.
FILMS FROM THE VAULT: DVD Reviews by Mark Clark. DVDs reviewed are Icons of Horror Collection: Sam Katzman, Cult Camp Classics: Volume 1 - Sci-Fi Thrillers, Fox Horror Classics, The Fly Collection, Witchfinder General, Return of Dracula/The Vampire, and Tales from the Crypt/The Vault of Horror.
BOOKS FROM THE VAULT: Reviews by Mark A. Miller, Mark Clark, Anthony Ambrogio, and Steve Kronenberg. Books reviewed are Mario Bava: All the Colors of the Dark by Tim Lucas, A Year of Fear: A Day-by-Day Guide to 366 Horror Films by Bryan Senn, The Dinosaur Filmography by Mark F. Berry, and Universal Horrors: The Studio's Classic Films, 1931-1946, Second Edition by Tom Weaver, Michael Brunas, and John Brunas.
All this, plus editorial comments, letters, and tons of photos. Published Summer 2008.