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Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Comic Book Collections Part 2

There’s time! There’s time! You still have time!

I know: you’re looking to buy that perfect, mid-priced, comic book collection for a friend or loved one as a gift for the holiday season, aren’t you? (Maybe, if you’re anything like me, you’re also looking to pick up a little holiday reading for yourself!)

Well, yesterday we posted a list of some higher-priced items. If you haven’t seen it yet (or need to refer back to it), you can find it right here. It’s got some great stuff for any comic book fan in your life.

But maybe those items are out of your price range. No worries. Biff Bam Pop! has got you covered.

In a couple of days, we’re going to list our lower-priced, generally softcover comic book compilations, best to give as gifts this year. Today, we’re in the mid-range. And there’s lots of great stuff to give!

So scribble these books down on paper, type them into your phone Notes app, ask Siri to remind you, or just simply print this page!

Either way, get to a comic book store, a bookstore or get online now – here we go!

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31 Days Of Horror 2014 – Murder By Decree (1979)

murder_by_decreeThe world over, and in even in the realm of pop culture, is there a more horrifying thought in public consciousness than the famously unsolved murders of Jack the Ripper?

Of course, innumerable amounts of people have written about their fascination with England’s most notoriously unknown murderer. We here at Biff Bam Pop! have done our part, too. Whether it’s a physical walk, book, poem, or a drawing, film has always had a fascination for the villain.

Although not a horror movie, Murder By Decree announces its intent through its opening scene: a rolling panorama of 1888 London during an October sunset, a fog rising, and the night’s first policeman whistles as Big Ben chimes in the distance.

Suspense and dread. That’s what the film offers. Oh! And a solving of the crime by fiction’s greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes!

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Buckle Up – Andy Burns Reviews In Fear

For so many horror flicks, there’s often the question, “why do bad things happen to good people?” That’s what I was thinking while watching In Fear, from writer/director Jeremy Lovering. Check out the trailer and then read on for my review of this solid film.

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Win A DVD Copy Of Cold Comes The Night With Bryan Cranston

Cold Comes The NightThis week saw the release of the brand new movie Cold Comes The Night, staring Bryan Cranston and Alice Eve in the story of a a nearly blind criminal who takes a mother and daughter hostage. Thanks to our friends at Sony Pictures, we’ve got four DVD copies of the film to giveaway! Here’s how you enter:

1) Follow us on Twitter

2) Like us on Facebook

3) Tell us the name of the classic sitcom where Bryan Cranston played a dentist who converted to Judaism – use #bbpcranston when you answer.

Contest closes Friday March 7 at 11:59pm. We’ll pick four random winners and notify them via the social media tool they enter with. Good luck!

Saturday At The Movies – Donovan’s Echo

Some movies just sneak up on you. You have no expectations and they just wind up holding you through its run time and then stick with you long after they’ve finished. That was definitely the case for both the Queen and I with Donovan’s Echo, starring Danny Glover and Bruce Greenwood.

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BIFF BAM POP! ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER RELEASE FOR STRANGE WORLD SHORT STORY ANTHOLOGY

eBook anthology to be released in the fall, featuring 13 unique horror, thriller and suspense stories, plus an intro by New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry.

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August 7, 2012, Toronto, ON – BIFF BAM POP! has announced a tentative September 2012 release date for the inaugural horror, thriller and suspense project, Strange World: A Biff Bam Pop Short Story Anthology. The collection will be released in eBook format with an introduction from horror icon Jonathan Maberry.

The book will include 13 “imagination altering” short stories, all sourced from the BIFF BAM POP! community of writers and readers. With the success of last year’s Biff Bam Boo comics collection, the team behind the BIFF BAM POP! culture outlet expect to find an even bigger audience with the Strange World anthology.

Featuring an introduction by multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry, Strange World: A Biff Bam Pop Short Story Anthology will also include the following authors and their stories: Read the rest of this entry

Reviewed: Meeting Evil And Exit Humanity

A few flicks worth to talk about this week. One is out on store shelves while the other has been around for a few weeks now. Both are of interest to suspense and horror fans. So find out more about Meeting Evil and Exit Humanity after the jump!

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Saturday At The Movies: Beyond

Question: how many people remember that Jon Voight was famous for acting before he became famous for being Angelina Jolie’s father?

I’m guessing it depends on how old you are, how many times you’ve seen Deliverence and how willing you are to follow the man’s career. While he still turns up in supporting roles, most notably for pop culture fans in the first Transformers film, it’s been a while since Voight headlined a film. However, you can see him in a small, supernatural flick called Beyond. Find out if it’s worth watching after the jump.

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BIFF BAM POP! MAKES LAST CALL FOR SHORT HORROR/THRILLER/SUSPENSE ANTHOLOGY SUBMISSIONS

March 12, 2012, Toronto, ON – Writers of horror, thriller and suspense… this is your FINAL call! The publishing team at BIFF BAM POP! has set a deadline of April 1st for submissions to their upcoming Short Story Anthology.

With a record breaking year for traffic to BiffBamPop.com and the success of last year’s Biff Bam Boo comics collection, writers can be sure that a huge exposure opportunity will accompany an inclusion in this year’s anthology. Any aspiring horror, thriller and suspense writers are reminded that these are the final weeks to submit their work for consideration. The finished Anthology will feature hand-picked short fiction from authors big and small.

“Already the response and anticipation internationally for this project has been overwhelming,” says Andy Burns, Editor-In-Chief, BIFF BAM POP! “Everyone who has submitted a story so far understands the potential opportunities that can come from contributing to our anthology. If you’re a writer whose short fiction contains elements of the horror, thriller and/or suspense genres, we want to see your work.”

Writers must submit their original prose before the 11:59pm (ET) April 1st, 2012 deadline. A panel of BIFF BAM POP! representatives will review every submission received, and those selected will be published in the Short Story Anthology to be released this Fall.

Submissions can be sent to: biffbampopsubmissions@gmail.com (RTF or Microsoft Word files). Please see the official submission guidelines for complete information about submitting to the BIFF BAM POP! Short Story Anthology.

About BIFF BAM POP!

Established in August 2008, Biff Bam Pop! is a website devoted to the world of pop culture, from comic books and video games, to movies, books, and music.  For additional information, visit www.biffbampop.com.

For more information, please contact:

Andy Burns, Editor-In-Chief BIFF BAM POP!

andyburns2112@gmail.com


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