Death Lives in the Vault of Horror!

Cover of a vintage copy of Tales of the Crypt novel based upon the classic 1972 motion picture that starred Peter Cushing and Joan Collins.

Vintage horror terror tales from the crypt paperback


Few things in life are more  frightening than a mime, aka a silent clown. So one can only imagine the horror made possible by a supernatural thriller about a mime?

Oh yeah, the true harbinger of evil is The Mime. Forget about running scared from the Devil in a red jumpsuit,  horns and wielding a pitchfork, or hiding from a kid who can “see dead people”, or trying to escape from the bowels of  the Biodome with Pauly Shore and Stephen Baldwin.

From the back cover:

“A girl crazed by torment!

The man who was her lover and the man who was her doctor watched the girl they thought they knew so well, and listened to unimaginably shocking words pouring from her mouth…

How could a girl this lovely be so familiar with such ugliness? How could a creature so light and airy be captive to such dark forces?

You are invited on a journey into evil beyond even the occult – where heartbeats echo in the silence and blood spells out the message of…The Mime.”

The Mime is a supernatural horror novel by Tony Profumo. Scary book about a Mime.


I just love the idea of this freakin’ book.

Look out! Is that Marcel Marceau behind you, pressed up against an invisible box?

Scared you, didn’t I?


“Beyond Coma, the Medical Novel That Takes the Final Step Into Terror”.

I bought the book just for the cover illustration. I’m crazy like that. You could say that I lose my head over wacky paperback covers.

Heads by David Osborn is an insane horror medical thriller.

“Forget the I -got-your-nose game. I just got-your-severed-head!”

Kingdom of the Spiders is one of two classic 1970s horror starring the great William Shatner. The other, of course, is The Devil’s Rain.

Kingdom of the Spiders is a masterpiece. It shows the true terror of mankind threatened by angry insects. This vintage paperback novelization captures the claustrophobic horror of hundreds and hundreds of spiders overtaking  a small town in the American West.

The cover art captures William Shatner’s torment and pain as he fends off the never-ending march of the spiders.

Kingdom of the Spiders Used Book Vintage Paperback William Shatner Illustration Art Work

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