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Modern Horror, Classic Monsters Monthly Magazine from New York ,United States
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- First and last issue: 1979-2016
- Horror movies.
- Fango changed a lot of things when first appeared and remains today the #1 horror movie mag.
- Covers mostly commercial studio releases, without neglecting independent, low budget, films.
- Editor: Anthony Timpone
- Published 10 times a year by Starlog Group, Inc, 84 colour pages in A4 format.
- Resumed publishing in 2018.
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Issue 188
November 1999
Monster invasion: One last "Scream"; "A Better Place" shows youth at its worst.
Slayer's way: There's a lot to look forward to on the new season of "Buffy," according to Sarah Michelle Gellar.
"Sleepy," Heads: Travel back to a "Hollow" of horror with Tim Burton, Johnny Depp and a murderous Horseman.
The "End" of Arnold?: On the eve of the Millennium, Schwarzenegger battles to stop a satanic takeover.
"Broadcast" news: It's a mock-documentary about evil in the woods - and it came before the one you're thinking of.
Dr. Cyclops: Driven to praise by "Roadkiller"; an unfulfilling "Wishmaster 2."
Driving you "Bats": A new and hungry animal menace is flying into theaters, courtesy of director Louis Morneau.
His new "House": Filmmaker William Malone follows in the footsteps of another William-Castle-to "Haunted Hill."
"Phantom" Menace: For the first time, Italian legend Dario Argento tackles a classic horror character.
Tales of resurrection: Russell Mulcahy returns to terror with a vengeance in a pair of new releases.
Tromadical Maniac: A killer stalks the schlockmeisters of "Terror Firmer"-but where does reality end and the movie begin?
DVD/Laser spotlight: You 've got "Brain Damage" if you miss this one; '70s cult favorites return on disc.
Boardwalk Vampires: a seaside town finds an extra chill in the air thanks to the bloodsuckers of "Cold Hearts."
Nightmare library: "Me X" hits the spot; screams of a "Winter Knight."

Issue 187
October 1999
Monster invasion: Arnold vs. Udo in "End of Days"; Tim Burton's "Sleepy Hollow" awakens.
Bit players: Little fish meant a lot when New World's superior "Piranha" swarm into theaters.
Review: "Stir of Echoes": Kevin's haunting brings home the bacon for ghost-film fans
This new "House": Director William Malone, Geoffrey Rush and others welcome you to their "House of Haunted Hill."
Saving "Lost Souls": How the devil can believer Winona Ryder convince an atheist that Satan is after him?
Dr. Cyclops: "Killer Tongue" leaves a bad taste; "Some Nudity" bares pretension.
How "Sixth Sense" became #1: Even director M.Night Shyamalan couldn't have predicted the success of his moody ghost story.
Spells Trouble: "Warlock: The End of Innocence" pairs a new sorcerer and an ambitious young director.
"Kolobos" cuts up: Housebound horrors await the victims in this gruesome low-budgeter.
Death after graduation: The team behind "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" previews the new season and introduces the "Angel" series.
The other Argento: On shockers like "Phantom of the Opera," Dario's brother Claudio keeps the production fear-free.
DVD/Laser spotlight: "Ghosts" busts out all over; fun extras drive "Space Truckers."
Jack of all 'fraids: "Wishmaster 2" sees Jack Sholder return to the director's chair on a fright feature.
Cross-country terror: Beware-it's Fangoria's last haunted house report of the millennium!
Nightmare library: A "Marriage" worth attending; "Unhallowed" proves uneven.

Issue 186
September 1999
Monster invasion: A new "House," without Castle; the definitive "Halloween" DVD; dark Ryder in "Lost Souls."
"Early" to dread: Only two decades after his death could an Ed Wood script attract a cast like that of "I Woke Up Early the Day I Died."
Ghost on the brain: When Kevin Bacon undergoes hypnosis to open his mind, the result is an unsettling "Stir of Echoes."
Shock-it man: Just because "The astronaut's Wife" is paranoid doesn't mean her husband isn't out to get her.
To Nell and back: Indie-film queen Lili Taylor takes a plunge into megamovie territory with "The Haunting."
Dr. Cyclops: "Eternal" endures; half-decent "Moon"; an infectious "Tainted."
Croc addicts: Stan Winston and company submerged themselves in natural research to create the beast of "Lake Placid."
"Placid" bytes: CGI stood for Crocodile-Generating Ingenuity for the folks at Digital Domain.
Fishmasters: When the sharks bite in "Deep Blue Sea," it's done through a combination of special FX techniques.
Makeup FX lab: "Wishmaster 2": This team fulfilled their desire to give the murderous Djinn a scary new look.
"Lady ": Killer: For over half a decade, filmmaker Maurice Deveraux was committed to his "Lady of the Lake."
DVD/Laser spotlight: A classic series ("Alien"), a remake of a classic ("Psycho") and a maker of classics ("Gods and Monsters").
"The X Files" Sixth Season Episode Guide: Perhaps Mulder and Scully should investigate why this batch was so uneven.
Fear in training: Spain's Eugenio Martin made several chillers, but none tracked better than "Horror Express."
Nightmare library: You'll eat up "Hannibal" and adore "Dark Sister."

Issue 185
August 1999
Monster invasion: Talkin' 'bout "Generation aX."
No Gidding around: The scripter of 1963's "The Haunting," Nelson Gidding, wrote of terrors you couldn't see.
Crocodile Rock: If Steve Miner has his way, "Lake Placid" will now be known for more than the Olympics.
Harlin fishing: Director Renny Harlin returns to his horror roots in the cinematic sharker "Deep Blue Sea."
Shell-bent for destruction: The new improved monster turtle continues his rampage in "Gamera 3."
Bitez n the hood: A gigantic, mutated "King Cobra" is slithering its way onto the genre scene.
Dragon race: "Komodo" finds the world's largest lizards developing one heck of a mean streak.
Dr. Cyclops: "Dentists 2" mouths off; political incorectness in "Terror 2000."
Ghost wrangler: Despite its updated FX, Jan De Bont insists his new "Haunting" is still more scary than flashy.
Kiss-ing up: With a revival of his music and new movie, Gene Simmons keeps on shocking and rolling.
Laser & DVD spotlight: Throw away your bootlegs: "The Johnsons" and "Night of the Hunted" come to disc.
Nightmare library: "The Descent" rises to the top; seven schlocky "Sins."
Anime agony: The best new psycho film isn't a teen pic; it's the Japanimation thriller "Perfect Blue."
"Stanley" screamer: Filmmaker William Grefe unleased lethal nature to darken the Sunshine State.
Unhappy campers: "The Blair Witch Project" is the first film to scare its cast as much as its audiences.

Issue 184
July 1999
Monster invasion: A ghost story to cause a "Stir".
A-"Haunting" we will go: The house, the FX and the expectations are bigger in this lavish remake.
20 years of Fangoria: Comic artist Mark Voger helps us celebrate.
Macabre milestones: A special gatefold honoring two decades of horror history.
Shark treatment: Renny Harlin's "Deep Blue Sea" pits suffering scientists against super-smart sharks.
Dr. Cyclops: "Carnival" goes sour; "Black Circle Boys" a success.
A thorny problem: "Stigmata" and other religious afflictions torment Patricia Arquette - who the devil is responsible?
Beyond bandages: Makeup FX master Nick Dudman helped create "Mummy" unlike any seen on screen before
The 8th Annual Chainsaw Awards Winners: Did your favorites make the cut?
Frights of the rising sun: Swords, sorcery and monsters highlight Japanese director Keita Amemiya's work.
Laser & DVD spotlight: At last, "The Evil Dead"; a packed "Progeny"; "Cat" disc fever.
United we escape: Four ambitious genre fans take shot-on-video horror to new levels with "The Dividing Hour."
The Blair Facts: From the wilds of Maryland comes the year's most frightening film: "The Blair Witch Project."
"Silent" but deadly: It's rattlers on the rampage in the made-for-cable chiller "Silent Predators."
Armand hammers: For two decades, director Armand Mastroianni has been plugging away at genre fare.
The best "Parts": The 1972 cult classic "Private Parts" is kinkier than anything Howard Stern could dream up.

Issue 183
June 1999
Monster invasion: The biggest "Haunting" yet.
Wicked weekend: Fear film favorites converged at the New York Fango convention.
Dr Cyclops: Send out "The Clown"; "Cather" in the wrong.
Laser & DVD spotlight: "Bride" earns a bouquet; the truth about "Legend".
Twins, terror & trouble: Throughout his career, director John Hough crafted chillers under adverse circumstances.
Vampz n the hood: When "Modern Vampires" infest LA, a new Van Helsing enlists street gangs to fight evil for a change.
Shockin' and Rollin: Jean Rollin's lyrical, erotic and often bloody vampire films were unlike any others.
Hooked for more: What better time for Candyman to make a reappearance than on the "Day of the Dead"?
Vosloo's villain: His name is Arnold, he plays a time displaced killer, but his "Mummy" role is a unique one.
The Mummy wars: Getting the Universal remake to the screen was almost as complex a task as excavating King Tut's tomb.
Anything but "Idle": These young performers are all on the rise thanks to their funny/scary work in "Idle Hands."
A killer career: Across three decades, asian actor Danny Lee has tackled gunmen, bun men and "Mighty Peking Man."
Visions of eXistenZ: When you enter this chilling VR realm, you're seeing Carol Spier's handiwork.
Counting on terror: "99.9" is a lucky number for genre fans, thanks to Spanish director Agustin Villaronga.
Nightmare library: Dreamy "Incubus" and "Screams & Nightmares."

Issue 182
May 1999
Monster invasion: "Monster Fighters" take no prisoners.
Dean Koontz is making sure the new screen versions of his books are done right.
The Mummy: Universal ups the action and spectacle as they revive a classic for the 1990s.
When "Talos" Walks: Russell Mulcahy enters Egyptian evil derby with a film that homages Hammer.
"The Eternal" never dies: An unconventional mummy movie from Michael Almereyda puts the ire in Ireland.
Dr. Cyclops: Foreign and domestic vampires; lightweight "Dark Angel".
An eye for "I, Zombie": The new Fangoria Home Video line debuts with a personal tale of ghoulish transformation.
"Hands" - on director: Returning to features from TV, Rodman Flender didn't stint on the R-rated aspects of "Idle Hands."
"Rage" on the page: Sequel scripter Rafael Moreu had to "Carrie" on through a change in directors.
The Mighty Peking Man: As the giant ape storms U.S. theaters, Hong Kong director Ho Meng-Hua recalls taming him and other animals.
I Stand Alone: In this French psychodrama, there's nothing more horrifying than the human condition.

Issue 181
April 1999

Issue 180
March 1999
Monster invasion: "Ravenous": You are what he eats.
The Bates of his existence: For nearly 40 years, "Psycho" and "The Outer Limits" have been part of screenwriter Joseph Stefano's life.
Laser & DVD spotlight: The Redemption of Eurohorror; freshly minted "Document".
Let's slay together: A tight-knit, enthusiastic crew takes us step by step through "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".
"In Dreams" I stalk: Robert Downey Jr.'s more disturbed than usual in director's Neil Jordan psychothriller.
Dr Cyclops: Here comes an "Eighteenth" story breakdown; flat "Aberration".
This show blows: Killer winds and unending snow are just a tiny part of the problems in Stephen King's "Storm of the Century".
The night walker: In "8MM", the writer of "Se7en" plunges into the nightmarish world of snuff filmmaking.
Dying in a box: There's death in every corner when six characters enter the nightmare world of "Cube".
Screams to be hurd: She's handled Aliens and giant worms, so a "Virus" was no problem for producer Gale Anne Hurd.
Be grue to your school: Director Robert Rodriguez tackles his second straight fear film with "The Faculty."
"Texas Blood Money" talks: There'll be no daytime heists for the vampire robbers in this "From Dusk Till Dawn" sequel.
Satan through the '80s: Even after the debacle of "Exorcist II," devil movies continued to raise their ugly heads.
Nightmare library: Wonderfully warped Wilson; dive into "Faces Under Water."
Also Letters, Video reviews, games, books and more.

Issue 179
January/February 1999
Postal zone: "Halloween H20": trick or treat?
Monster invasion: "Carrie" on; new life for the "Living Dead."
Little girl found: Danielle Harris survived two "Halloween" sequels only to meet her end in "Urban Legend."
The devil movie made 'em do it: When Satan left Regan at the end of "The Exorcist," he flew into a host of imitators.
Re-Bates: Can a new version of the all-time killer classic succeed? The people behind the '98 "Psycho" think so.
Cannon Fodder: He turned down the original, but "I Still Know What You Did Last Summer" hooked director Danny Cannon.
Weird science class: With Robert Rodriguez and Kevin Williamson on board, "The Faculty' ought to make the grade.
Laser & DVD spotlight: Some "Thing" great; a good hit of "Ganja."
"Mighty Joe Young" at heart: The big ape gets a '90s makeover, headed by director Ron ("Tremors") Underwood.
Dr. Cyclops: "Phantasm: Oblivion" throws curve balls; gushing over "Bleeders."
As "The Crow" flies again: On TV, martial-arts actor Mark Dacascos earns his wings taking over for Brandon Lee.
Ex-boyfriend of the Bride of Chucky: He has been a killer and a victim, and in this follow-up, Alexis Arquette is both.
Raising "Progeny": This Brian Yuzna film finds aliens invading not our society, but one woman's body.
Terrifying and "Tender": Veteran character actor Aldo Sanbrell put the fear in a pair of Jess Franco flicks.
Nightmare library: Bats over "Vespers"; it's got a "Big Rock Beat," but you can't dance to it.

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