The magazine that pulled back the curtain on movie special effects, Cinefex, is making its move to the iPad, and you have a chance to nab the entire digital archive. Plus, a group of scientists want to bring zombie ants to your living room (figuratively speaking), and two funny horror comics are headed to print.
We're all feeling a little let down by the World War Z movie, but that doesn't mean the zombie trope has expired. In fact, this year witnessed the emergence of an utterly original kind of zombie — and it's even scientifically plausible. I'm speaking, of course, about the "infected" from the game The Last of Us.
This image may look like something dreamed up for a surreal horror movie, but it's a real horror for the tarantula in question. This unfortunate arachnid is infected with Cordyceps, a parasitic fungus that replaces its host's tissue with its own.