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ISSUE 4 (December 2019)

 +Issue #4+ +Edited by Jason V Brock+ +Published by Cycatrix Press+ Available in Print or PDF editions here.  Amazon Kindle: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B083FJXDJH  ____________________________________________________________________ ~Table of Contents~ +Fiction & Poetry+ “Feed the Plow” by JG Faherty “She Paddles the Impossible Canoe” by Geoffrey W. Cole “Oil King” by Carson Buckingham “The Advertising Man” by Robert Guffey “Dancing… Continue reading ISSUE 4 (December 2019)

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APPEARANCE: Jason V Brock — Orycon, Fall 2015 as Editor GoH

Jason V Brock is an award-winning writer, editor, filmmaker, composer, and artist, and has been widely published online, in comic books, magazines, and anthologies, such as Innsmouth Nightmares, Disorders of Magnitude (Bram Stoker Award Finalist for Nonfiction; Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Award Finalist for Best Book), Simulacrum and Other Possible Realities (fiction/poetry collection), Fungi, Weird Fiction… Continue reading APPEARANCE: Jason V Brock — Orycon, Fall 2015 as Editor GoH

EVENT: “THE UNSEEN CINEMA OF HR GIGER” — May 2015, Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum of Arts and Design (NYC)

Coinciding with the recent Nameless Digest review of the documentary Dark Star: The World of H. R. Giger, a major cinematic event is happening at New York City’s Museum of Arts and Design (MAD): The Unseen Cinema of HR Giger, a film festival in three parts on FRIDAY, MAY 22nd and SATURDAY, MAY 23rd, 2015. This is a ticketed event… Continue reading EVENT: “THE UNSEEN CINEMA OF HR GIGER” — May 2015, Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum of Arts and Design (NYC)

MEMOIR: GROWING UP THE SON OF A ‘MAD MAN’

There are many memories of the so-called “golden era” of advertising that are conjured up expertly by Matthew Weiner’s TV show Mad Men on AMC Networks. Largely, it is the effort to create a world that somehow captures the excitement of an era that stood for unyielding possibility. For someone like me, who was a small… Continue reading MEMOIR: GROWING UP THE SON OF A ‘MAD MAN’

Artist Spotlight: Samuel Araya

      And lastly, we turn our attention to our Artist Spotlight, the amazing Samual Araya and his full cover art for A Darke Phantastique.   Samuel Araya is a professional illustrator. His work has appeared in a variety of media, from videogames, T-shirts, posters, and records, to cards and books, including two editions of the prestigious Spectrum: The… Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Samuel Araya

Author Spotlight: Tom Conoboy

Even S. T. Joshi exclaimed that he’d never read anything like “Phoenix on the Orange River”, the final story in A Darke Phantastique. Written by Tom Conoboy, it begins:   Once, on a moonlit road, quiet and warm, Death trundled by with a handcart bearing the belongings of my father. I was kissing a woman at the time, Magenta… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Tom Conoboy

Author Spotlight: Nickolas Furr

“In the Wardrobe” is the story by our next Author Spotlight contributor to A Darke Phantastique, Nickolas Furr. Here’s a sneak peak:   Lord Butler-Graham leaned on his walking-stick, hand over hand, his knuckles rolling beneath scarred skin as he shifted his weight. The lamps glowed dimly, casting shadows about the room. A few dozen of the club’s gentlemen sat… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Nickolas Furr

Author Spotlight: Wendy Rathbone

Continuing our Darke spotlight, we next find Wendy Rathbone. Her beautiful story, “I Keep the Dark That Is Your Pain”, begins:   Rumor had it the man in the old house at the edge of the woods was the greatest hunter the town had ever known. Stories told that he’d taken down rogue bears, the most rabid and fiercest of… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Wendy Rathbone

Author Spotlight: Ian Futter

Next up, we have poet of the dark, Ian Futter. His poem “Him”, is a beautiful piece in A Darke Phantastique. I fell in love with death. He stopped my heart and stole my breath. With charming smiles of bone and eyes like caves that called me home.   And what is behind this seduction?  … Continue reading Author Spotlight: Ian Futter