Cover and full contents for FANGORIA #343, guest-edited by “HANNIBAL’s” Bryan Fuller!


Our next issue offers something very special for Fangorians and Fannibals alike: a menu of choice features curated by special guest editor Bryan Fuller, the man behind the boundary-pushing series HANNIBAL and lots more genre TV. Read on for the full contents and cover!

A key focus of FANGORIA #343 is, of course, HANNIBAL itself, with Fuller allowing an all-access pass to the set and the talent; we have extensive words with stars Hugh Dancy and Mads Mikkelsen, actress Gillian Anderson, makeup FX maestro Francois Dagenais et al., plus Neil Gaiman previewing the Fuller series based on his novel AMERICAN GODS and Tom Noonan looking back on playing the original Tooth Fairy in MANHUNTER. Beyond that, under Fuller’s guidance we explore horror in other media, with features on fright-film novelizations and the new wave of vinyl soundtracks, plus a look at the creation of terror trailers. Then there are retrospectives on classic animal-attack and “hagsploitation” flicks, Bauhaus frontman Peter Murphy recalling his time on Tony Scott’s THE HUNGER, an exclusive interview with Kevin Bacon on his tense new thriller COP CAR and more. Head down past the cover for the full details, click here to pre-order this issue and go here to subscribe to FANGORIA!



MINIFEATURE: RIP CHRISTOPHER LEE Screenwriter John Esposito eulogizes the last of the classic-horror greats to leave us.

“HANNIBAL”: ON SET Sink your teeth into a look at the making of the latest season.

“HANNIBAL”: HUGH DANCY AND MADS MIKKELSEN As Will Graham and Dr. Lecter, they perform a dance of obsession and death.

“HANNIBAL”: GILLIAN ANDERSON The “X Files” veteran is now half of an even more dangerous TV-horror partnership.

“HANNIBAL”: THE CUISINE When food stylist Janice Poon is on the case, the snacks are literally finger-lickin’ good.

“HANNIBAL”: THE FX Francois Dagenais is building quite a body of work creating the victims of Hannibal et al.

Q&A: TOM NOONAN The original Francis Dollarhyde recalls the whole tooth about playing Thomas Harris’ original madman.

PREVIEW: “AMERICAN GODS” With Bryan Fuller at the helm, Neil Gaiman doesn’t have to pray for a respectful televersion of his novel.

APPRECIATION: “THE STRANGERS” Over a decade after its release, the home-invasion chiller is still sending shock waves.

INTERVIEW: PETER MURPHY As part of Bauhaus, he provided a hell of an introduction to Tony Scott’s “The Hunger.”

RETROSPECTIVE: ANIMALS AMOK A look back at 10 films in which nature went on the warpath with human guidance. Plus: “Day of the Animals.”

RETROSPECTIVE: HAGSPLOITATION Some of Hollywood’s greatest actresses went very, very bad in their latter years.

FEATURE: HORROR ON VINYL For the record, an old format is receiving fresh life by playing the music of cinematic death.

INTERVIEW: KEVIN BACON He’s back in the thriller genre, on a deadly hunt for those who stole his “Cop Car.”

MINIFEATURE: RIP BETSY PALMER A tribute by David DeCoteau to the woman who played the mother of all slasher villains.

FEATURE: HORROR NOVELIZATIONS Sometimes schlocky, sometimes sublime, these books recapture big-screen terror.

ON SET: “DARK WAS THE NIGHT” A visit to the location sheds light on an above-average independent monster flick.

FEATURE: HORROR TRAILERS Editor Bill Neil reveals how fright films are carved and served in enticing condensed versions.


FIRST RITES Words from guest editor Bryan Fuller

POSTAL ZONE Rochon rocks, “Penny” thoughts

MONSTER INVASION Preview of “Sinister 2”

VHS YES! The substandard subterranea of “Trapped Alive”

DUMP BIN DIARIES Wesley Snipes in “Gallowwalkers”

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