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About jackbantry

Jack Bantry is the editor of Splatterpunk Zine. He works as a postman and resides in a small town at the edge of the North York Moors.

STRANDED by Bracken MacLeod (Book Review)

STRANDED by Bracken MacLeod (Tor Books) Wow, what can I say about Bracken MacLeod? He’s a writer rapidly rising to the top of the game. With his debut MOUNTAIN HOME Bracken established himself within the genre, now with STRANDED he … Continue reading

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BAD LUCK CITY by Matt Phillips (Book Review)

BAD LUCK CITY by Matt Phillips (Near to the Knuckle) Sim Palmer is the son of a deceased small time criminal who works as a journalist for the local Vegas bi-weekly newspaper. Life is slow. He’s an insomniac, single and … Continue reading

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THE FURY OF BLACKY JAGUAR by Angel Luis Colon (Book Review)

THE FURY OF BLACKY JAGUAR by Angel Luis Colon (Shotgun Honey) THE FURY OF BLACKY JAGUAR is a short novella about a badass crazy criminal who, while on the run, has his pride and joy, a ’59 Plymouth Fury, stolen … Continue reading

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IMPERIAL VALLEY by Johnny Shaw (Book Review)

IMPERIAL VALLEY by Johnny Shaw (Thomas & Mercer) Third instalment in the excellent Jimmy Veeder Fiasco series. I’m not going to go into the history of the series. If you haven’t read anything by Johnny Shaw start with DOVE SEASON … Continue reading

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DETRITUS IN LOVE by Mercedes M. Yardley & John Boden

DETRITUS IN LOVE by Mercedes M Yardley & John Boden (Omnium Gatherum) Detritus or Det to his friends, is an odd child. His best friend is a ghost, killed after a fancy dress party where he went as a Nazi … Continue reading

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FLANAGAN by James H. Longmore (Book Review)

FLANAGAN by James H. Longmore (Sinister Grin Press) Chris and Helen are a young–though not as young as they try to behave–married couple. Being teachers, they are ecstatic that spring break is upon them and they have plans for a … Continue reading

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MY NIGHT AS A ZOMBIE by Nathan Robinson (Non-fiction)

MY NIGHT AS A ZOMBIE by Nathan Robinson Recently, I was offered the opportunity to attend Zombie Uprising in Chesterfield. It’s a claustrophobic, real world shoot-em-up with air-soft weapons, where you complete missions in a derelict factory with the threat … Continue reading

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