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The Horror of it All: The Sub-genres and Cross-overs of Horror!

Posted by Harbinger451 on January 13, 2012

The Horror of it All CategoryThe second Horror of it All webpage is now up – it defines the numerous sub-genres and cross-overs of Horror and attempts to explore them all… for better or worse – the good and the bad. Soon, each of these Sub-genres and Cross-overs will be explored in detail, first in the fields of Fact & Folklore, then in Fiction and in Film, followed by the field of  Music & Games and then in ‘zines and on the Web.

There are 26 Sub-genres and Cross-overs altogether – we ARE open to suggestions for more (just reply to this post)… but here’s the list as it stands.

Vampires Revenants & Ghouls
Zombies & the Re-animated Dead
Werewolves & other Shape-shifters
Ghosts Hauntings & Seances
Demons & other Supernatural Entities
Aliens & Trans-dimensional Life-forms
Witches Warlocks Magicians & Sorcerers
Goblins Elves & other Fairy-folk
Mutants & Mutations
Time Travel Terrors

Far & Dystopian Futures
Body Horror
Killers Psychos Madmen & Murderers
Crypto-creatures & Mythic Monsters
Robots Automatons & A.I.
Psychic powers & powerful Psychics
Artifacts Fetishes & Totems of Power
Sadists & Torture Chambers
Cannibals & Head-hunters
Acts of “God” & Apocalyptic Ruin
War is Hell… “literally!”
Death & other Harbingers of Doom

Dark & Forgotten Pasts”
Psychological Horror

Read the descriptions for these sub-genres and cross-overs HERE.

Vote for your favourite Sub-genre or Cross-over in this POLL.

Comment on, discuss and debate these Sub-genres and Cross-overs by replying to this post.

Enter HERE all those who delight in horror, death, the macabre, the occult, black humor, weird tales, dark fantasy – and all such nefarious pleasures.


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