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Shock! Horror!: Astounding Artwork from the Video Nasty Era Paperback – 19 Jan 2005

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Product details

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: FAB Press (19 Jan. 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1903254329
  • ISBN-13: 978-1903254325
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.5 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 6 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,506,739 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The place: Great Britain. The year: 1980. The dawn of the video age. With new video companies appearing on a weekly basis, competition for shelf space was fierce. Eyecatching video cover designs were essential to succeed in this saturated marketplace. Video was new, unregulated, and out of control. These were the outlaw years. The glory days of horror video cover design spanned barely five years, and the legal crackdown of 1984 swiftly removed the vast bulk of these crazy designs from rental shop shelves forever. But some brave souls were determined to archive these amazing artifacts, and built up impressive collections from whatever back-street sources they stumbled upon. Marc Morris is proud to have been one of these avid collectors. We have plundered his priceless archive and chosen what we consider to be the most striking, outrageous, rare, valuable and highly sought-after cover designs from the halcyon days of horror! This important historical document will prove to be irresistible for horror fans everywhere. Exploitation artwork is a universal language, and these amazing, audacious designs cross national boundaries - and the ages - with arrogant ease.


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