Publish date: November 1st 2005
Publisher: Avatar Press
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
, Bizarro Fiction
Series: The Drive-In (#1)
My love of horror was born at the drive-in movies my parents would take me to when I was little. Since then my love has turned away from films and focused on books instead, so this short novel was a perfect pick for my Year of Lansdale challenge. The Drive-In takes place at a somewhat of a super d...
I especially like Lansdale's wackier stuff like Zeppelins West and Flaming London. The Drive-In is almost as wacky as those books. However, it's not an absurd pastiche. Instead, it's an homage to B-movie horror flicks (obviously). I found this to be a highly entertaining read, once I got past the dr...
All hail the Popcorn King!!This is some great B-rated reading. As Lansdale said himself. What the Drive-in movies use to be. But something was missing and it wasn't the black & white comic.Maybe the actual story by itself would have been more interesting.
This one was a trip. A B-Movie romp with B-Movies Gods! Good solid fun and good times…trapped in the drive-in with the Popcorn King! 3.5*
Cheap fun, like a B-horror movie. Lots of gore and cussing with an insensible plot with some funny observations thrown in by the narrator in a detached way. In one word - Bizarro. Good for killing-off an hour or so if you are in the mood to read something with an over-the-top plot like this.
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