Paperbacks from Hell: the art of vintage horror novels

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Paperbacks from Hell: the art of vintage horror novels


Grady Hendrix, author of Paperbacks from Hell:The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction, discusses his book and leads a panel of illustrators about their work from the ’80s and ’90s. Chad Laird, anadjunct associate professor who teaches a class about horror films in FIT’s History of Art Department, also joins the conversation. The illustrators discuss their careers in the worlds of publishing, visual art, and the ComicCon world, talking about then genre of horror and an iconic era of book cover illustration.
Library Associate Jane Mahoney organized this event as part of FIT’s Love Your Library program, a series of events intended to connect the Gladys Marcus library with students and faculty, and to raise its visibility in the public eye.


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