America's #1 Horror Magazine
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.
- Published by Starlog Group
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Issue 208
November 2001

Issue 207
October 2001

Issue 206
September 2001
Elegy: Celebrating spaghetti splatter.
Postal zone: Cutting down killer chillers.
Monster invasion: Michael Myers makes his ''Homecoming''; terror on the range in ''Trigon''; ''Hannibal'' contests and the Chainsaw Awards winners.
Creating ''Creepers'': A monster of many parts marks makeup FX artist Brian Penikas' step into the big leagues.
His big Breck: The actor (Jonathan Breck) behind the ''Jeepers Creepers'' fiend speaks out.
Dr. Cyclops: Fulci's nasty habits in ''Demonia''; an ''Instinct'' to avoid.
Some thing or ''Others'': Prepare to get spooked by the English-language debut of Spanish sensation Alejandro Amenabar. (The Others)
John Carpenter spaces out: The director travels to another world with familiar themes in ''Ghosts of Mars.''
Sam Neil's Parking problems: The genre-vet actor returns to prehistoric terror in ''Jurassic III.''
Special Section: Splat's Italian!
The Gruesome 13: Douglas E. Winter surveys the greatest and grisliest of the country's unique horror output.
''Sleepless'' and slaughtered: When baroque murders plague Italy, you know Dario Argento is back behind the camera. (Non Ho Sonno)
''Quest'' for blood: Director Pupi Avati creates his own ''Knights'' tale and promises that he will shock you. (Knights Of The Quest)
Morghen shriek: Recalling his days in the likes of ''Cannibal Ferox'' gives this actor (John Morghen aka Giovanni Lombardo) plenty to chew on.
Pumped for horror: Muscleman Gordon Mitchell moved from showing off his body to working with dead ones in Italian genre fare.
Life with ''Dead Creatures'': The next Fango Video release is our second from zombie-drama specialist Andrew Parkinson.
DVD dungeon: A brilliant Bava trio and a pair of revisionist vampires.
Make mine Miike: Takashi (''Audition'') Miike may be Japan's busiest filmmaker - and its most uncompromising.
Nightmare library: Gaiman, ''Gods'' and greatness; Strieber's ''Last Vampire'' not quite first-rate.

Issue 205
August 2001
Elegy: Messing with your mind.
Postal zone: Our Far East coverage was far out
Monster invasion: We know Jack about ''From Hell''; more McFarlane mania; look into the ''AfterImage.''
Red planet scars: The ''Ghosts Of Mars'' are after human blood in the latest from John Carpenter.
Road rage: There's no driving away from the malefic marauder of Victor Salva's ''Jeepers Creepers.''
''Session 9,'' People 0: When a group of men enter a long-abandoned asylum, will they or their sanity survive?
Holey terror: Go down ''The Hole'' with a Brit director anxious to upgrade the youth-horror subgenre.
Dr. Cyclops: ''Guardian'' worth a hire; stay out of ''Cabin By The Lake''.
''Apes'' of wrath: Rick Baker returns to the beasts he does best as he makes up Tim Burton's ''Planet Of The Apes.''
Jurassic Joe: Will a new director bring fresh fear to the latest walk in the ''Park''?
To live and un-die in L.A.: The Goth scene takes a deadly serious turn in ''Hollywood Vampyr.''
Static in ''The Attic'': Join Jeffrey Combs and friends on ''Expedition'' into severly damaged minds.
''Fantasy'' die-land: A monstrous, fully computer-generated invasion threatens Earth in the ''Final Fantasy'' movie.
''Sleep'' no more: Michael Walker's ''Chasing Sleep'' proves vanished spouses are still good for sublime chills.
DVD dungeon: A ''Requiem'' to remember; new quality ''Shining'' through.
Devil's play: Whether acting good or evil, Patrick Bergin enjoys exploring the dark side.
Hello, Newman: Meet the British author who blends real and imaginary figures with a heaping helping of horror.
Nightmare library: Invest in ''The Company''; ''Six Inch'' comes up short.

Issue 204
July 2001

Issue 203
June 2001
Elegy: Rising sun, rising scares.
Postal zone: Zombie followers unite!
Monster invasion: Godzilla rampages again; another walk in ''Jurassic Park''; from Winter, catch ''Fever.''
''Ring'' my hell: Japan's terrifying franchise reaches the prequel stage with a new director and star.
Pretty and pyrokinetic: ''Gamera'' helmer Shusuke Kaneko introduces a really hot heroine in ''Cross Fire.''
The ''Cure'' thing: The first of Asias's hypnosis thrillers highlights filmmaker Kiyoshi Kurosawa's resume.
When anime attacks: A look at the best of the Japanimation that would make Walt Disney spin in - or rise from - his grave.
''Sakuya'' slays: If you thought ''Crouching Tiger'' would've been even better with lotsa monsters, have we got a film for you.
''Zero'' tolerance: Even its director doesn't want you to take the zombie rock opus ''Wild Zero'' seriously.
Die to ''Tell'': A highly praised chiller from Korea combines exploration of the human condition with body parts galore.
Dr. Cyclops: ''Pulgasari'' and ''Dragon Blue'': beasts from the east; no ''Salvation'' for ''Crow'' series.
Mummy's daddy: How could ''Mummy Returns'' be bigger than the original? Writer/director Stephen Sommers found a way.
On the ''Faust'' track: The dark superhero slashes his way out of the comics via producer/director Brian Yuzna.
DVD dungeon: Get into a ''Frenzy'' and give ''Book'' a second look.
Doctor Shocked 'er: Will UPN have the patients to let the hospital horror series ''All Souls'' thrive?
Nightmare library: King loses his grip in ''Dreamcatcher''; Farris' formidable ''Fury''.

Issue 202
May 2001
Elegy: A ''House'' abandoned. (House of 1000 Corpses)
Postal zone: Does ''Hannibal'' really bite?
Monster invasion: Attention: ''Chopper''; you'll be wild about ''Harry''; finally, the 10th Annual Chainsaw Awards ballot.
Mummy fearest?: When ''The Mummy Returns,'' the burning question is whether he'll do it with a straight face.
Dash from ''Ginger'': Forget ''Teen Wolf'' - here's what would really happen if a high-schooler became lycanthropic. (Ginger Snaps)
Ravishing ''Wilderness'': Fango Video presents another femme fatale who hears the call of the very wild.
Dr. Cyclops: Truly hellish ''Inferno''; ''Shriek If You'' have to sit through this horror parody.
Death drivers: The ''Forsaken'' cast kept their eyes on the road - when they weren't killing each other.
Fear is a many-legged thing: Especially when Gary Jones wrangles giant ''Spiders'' and a killer ''Crocodile.''
The rent will kill you: Spain's Alex de la Iglesia invites you into ''La Comunidad'' and previews his new ''Fu Manchu.''
Marriage made in hell: French vampire veteran Jean Rollin oversees the nuptials for ''La Fiancee de Dracula.''
Zaillian resurrection: An Oscar-winning scriptwriter helped bring Hannibal Lecter back to the big screen.
DVD dungeon: ''Fiend Without A Face'' is still well-spoken; duo of discs of the devil.
Making the ''Cut'': Slasher filmmakers get a taste of their own murder in a gruesome Australian import.
Little big monsters: Diminutive actor Phil Fondacaro has proven that terror can come in all sizes.
Petrified in Pasadena: A gallery of ghouls and girls from last year's CA Fango con.
Deep inside their ''Subconscious'': There's plenty of ''Cruelty'' to go around in this taboo-shattering shocker. (Subconscious Cruelty)
Nightmare library: New masterworks from Carroll, Mieville and Clegg; ''AntiCrist'' is second to nun.

Issue 201
April 2001
Elegy 2000: The year in fear.
Postal zone: Coming out for ''Shadows''; more on Gore.
Monster invasion: The real violent world of ''Series 7''; a Dario documentary; the 10th Annual Chainsaw Awards ballot!
Baring her ''Soul'': Eliza (''Buffy'') Dushku brings her bad-girl act to the big screen for ''Soul Survivors.''
Angel in the killing field: For ''Angel'' star David Boreanaz, the tortured romance at ''Valentine'' is nothing new.
The awful ''Truth'': You'll believe in ''Demons'' too when you see the latest shocker from Down Under.
Dr. Cyclops: An ''lnvasion'' of comic thrills; tepid terrors from the deep.
Dino phobias: Producer Dino De Laurentiis caps a fear-decade fear career by shepherding ''Hannibal'' to the screen.
The gruesome gang: Part 2 of our horror hero roundtable finds the group discussing how terror times have changed.
Makeup FX lab: 'Shadow Of The Vampire'': Or, how to turn an actor into a vampire playing an actor playing a vampire.
Cruisin' for a...: Step inside a revenge-warped mind behind the scenes of George A. Romero's ''Bruiser.''
Shocks and yocks: These screams and laughs coming from Montreal were the result of 2000's Fant-Asia festival.
Their darkest ''Visions'': Veteran anthologists Billy Brown and Dan Angel aim to make the ''Night'' a little scarier.
DVD dungeon: A disc with lots of ''Cell''-ing points; ''Hollow'' triumph.
Ramsey Campbell's personal terrors: A troubled life led to a brilliant career for this genre author.
Nightmare library: Run don't ''Walk'' for Little's latest; Koontz's ''Eye'' doesn't have it.
The Fangoria index: 2000 lf it scared you last year, you'll find it here.

Issue 200
March 2001
Welcome from John Carpenter: Why the veteran director thinks screen screams will never die.
History of horror: The '90s: It wasn't all lousy sequels, tame teen terror and direct-to-video dreck.
Blood-red reunion: A roundtable chat with the actors who portrayed modern movies' most memorable maniacs.
200 issues of Fangoria: Cartoonist Mark Voger joins the celebration.
Clive alive: Now a multimedia mogul, Clive Barker continues to explore new worlds of fear and fantasy.
''Hannibal'' lecture: It's the most-awaited chiller sequel in ages, and director Ridley Scott promises you'll eat it up.
Makeup call: Despite the advent of CGI, Hollywood's top creature creators aren't abandoning the old-fashioned ways.
Bruisin' and schmoozin': With a new movie (fianally!) on the way, George Romero takes stock of his place in the genre.
Keep repeating: It's only an interview: Wes Craven and Sean Cunningham reteam to discuss filmic frights.
Raving & drooling: Author/columnist David J. Schow makes a return to Fango's pages.
Reflections on horror, Part 1: Mick Garris and Tobe Hooper on the genre they've both served for over 20 years.
Reflections on horror, Part 2: Cutting remarks from veteran shock satirists Joe Dante and john Landis.
Love hurts: And it can even kill, as ''Valentine'' puts a grown-up face on the slasher trend.
The future of fear: These 13 talented artists from all over the world promise to scare us well into the 2000s.

Issue 199
January/February 2001
Elegy: Lost ''Cherry''
Postal zone: Convention salutes and video rebukes.
Monster invasion: ''Rocky Horror'' retakes the stage; a bloody ''Valentine''
Texas Gothic: Crossing and blending genres, author Joe R. Lansdale always keeps things disturhing.
Zombie's zoo: Harking back to the days when horror was horror, Rob Zombie unveils his ''Hoose of 1000 Corpses''
Beebe steps: For Dick Beebe,writing ''Blair Witch 2'' meant delivering more of the same, only different.
Dr. Cyclops: ''Doorway'' to cliches; ''Lantern'' not so bright.
I think I'm a clone now: So says Arnold Schwarzenegger in his new sci-fi thriller ''The 6th Day.''
Present tense: Sam Raimi merges his skills as terror and drama in the psychic suspense film ''The Gift.''
The count gets current: Wes Craven's ''Dracula 2000'' puts the bite on the first year of the new millennium.
Yes, another ''Buffy'' story: Joss Whedon promises still more surprises for fans of hisTV double-threat.
Schreck'a appeal: Adopting the face of the ''Nosferatu'' star Willem Dafoe casts a ''Shadow of the Vampire.''
For creep's sake: It's a highway so hell for anyone who encounters the fast-driving bloodsuckers of ''The Forsaken.''
The nightbird: Flying into play the latest ''Crow'' heroine is busy young actress Kirsten Dunst.
Nightmare library: ''Merrick'' is nice Rice; Campbell's ''Things'' are ''Grisly'' indeed; ''Clickers'' clicks
DVD dungeon: A special edition ''Beyond'' expectations; box of good ''Omen.''
The ''Soul'' truth: Youth horror gets a surreal, metaphysical twist in Steve Carpenter's ''Soul Survivors.''

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