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An Interview with John Skipp

An Interview with John Skipp

John Skipp is one of the innovators of contemporary horror. In 1986, his novel The Light at the End (with Craig Spector) hit the New York Times bestseller list, helped launch the splatterpunk movement, and inspired the character of Spike in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Their 1989 anthology Book of the Dead was the beginning of modern post-Romero zombie fiction.  After their script for A Nightmare on Elm St. 5: The Dream Child was bastardized out of all recognition, the duo moved to Hollywood, wrote one more book (Animals), and promptly parted ways.  Then Skipp disappeared from the scene. Over a decade later, Skipp returned with the solo collection Conscience, and has published 13 new titles since, including Spore (with...

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