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A.F. Kidd is the pen name of Chico Kidd.
Professor Abraham van Helsing is a character from the 1897 Gothic horror novel Dracula.
Aleister Crowley (born Edward Alexander Crowley; 12 October 1875 – 1 December 1947) was an English occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, painter, novelist, and mountaineer.
Algernon Henry Blackwood, CBE (14 March 1869 – 10 December 1951) was an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre.
Alice Askew (18 June 18746 October 1917)Death notice in The Times, 15 October 1917, p. 11Two news clippings from the Daily Express, Tuesday, 16 October 1917, and Thursday, 18 October 1917 (page numbers unknown) – the first reporting Alice Askew and her husband Claude "drowned in a torpedoed vessel in the Mediterranean on October 5"; while the second that "the Italian steamer Bari, (...) was torpedoed by a German submarine off the Ionian Islands at 4 a.m. on October 6".
Angel Heart is a 1987 American noir horror mystery film written and directed by Alan Parker, and starring Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, and Lisa Bonet.
Avatar Press is an independent American publisher of comic books, founded in 1996 by William A. Christensen, and based in Rantoul, Illinois.
Baffled! is a 1973 television movie intended as a pilot for a television series.
Betrayer is a first-person action-adventure video game developed by Blackpowder Games.
Bix Barton, Master of the Rum and Uncanny is a fictional comic book character featured in the British science fiction anthology magazine 2000 AD.
Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish author, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel, Dracula.
Brian Lumley (born 2 December 1937) is an English horror-fiction writer.
Thomas Carnacki is a fictional occult detective created by English fantasy writer William Hope Hodgson.
Christopher Sequeira (also published as Chris G.C. Sequeira, Christopher G.C. Sequeira, C.G.C. Sequeira) is a Sydney-based Australian writer and artist who works predominantly in the speculative fiction realm, especially with the horror, science fiction and mystery genres.
A comic book or comicbook, also called comic magazine or simply comic, is a publication that consists of comics art in the form of sequential juxtaposed panels that represent individual scenes.
Comic Book Resources, also known as CBR, is a website dedicated to the coverage of comic book-related news and discussion.
Constantine is a 2005 supernatural action-thriller film directed by Francis Lawrence as his feature film directorial debut, starring Keanu Reeves as John Constantine, with Rachel Weisz, Shia LaBeouf, Tilda Swinton, and Djimon Hounsou.
Criminal Macabre: A Cal McDonald Mystery is a comic book series starring Cal McDonald, an antihero American comic book character created in 1990 by Steve Niles (writer).
Cross Generation Entertainment, or CrossGen, was an American comic book publisher and entertainment company that operated from 1998 to 2004.
A curse (also called a jinx, hex or execration) is any expressed wish that some form of adversity or misfortune will befall or attach to some other entity—one or more persons, a place, or an object.
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D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die is an episodic video game developed by Access Games and originally published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox One.
Dan Curtis (born Daniel Mayer Cherkoss; August 12, 1927 – March 27, 2006) was an American director and producer of television and film, best known among fans of horror films for his afternoon TV series Dark Shadows and TV movies such as Trilogy of Terror.
Doctor Spartacus Dandridge is a fictional character in 2000AD created by Alec Worley & Warren Pleece.
Dark Detectives: Adventures of the Supernatural Sleuths is an anthology of fantasy and horror detective stories edited by Stephen Jones.
Dark Horse Comics is an American comic book and manga publisher.
Darren McGavin (May 7, 1922 – February 25, 2006) was an American actor best known for his portrayal of the grumpy father in the film A Christmas Story, and for the title role in the television horror series Kolchak: The Night Stalker. He appeared as the title character in the 1950s television series Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer.
Dean Ray Koontz (born July 9, 1945) is an American author.
is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata.
Dennis Yates Wheatley (8 January 1897 – 10 November 1977) was an English author whose prolific output of thrillers and occult novels made him one of the world's best-selling writers from the 1930s through the 1960s.
A detective is an investigator, usually a member of a law enforcement agency.
Devlin Waugh (a play on Evelyn Waugh) is a fictional character who has appeared regularly in 2000 AD and in the Judge Dredd Megazine.
Dion Fortune born Violet Mary Firth (6 December 1890 – 8 January 1946), was a prominent British occultist, author, psychologist, teacher, artist, and mystic.
Doctor Spektor is a fictional comic book "occult detective" that appeared in Western Publishing's Gold Key Comics.
Douglas Noel Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English writer, humorist, and dramatist.
Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker.
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Dylan Dog is an Italian horror comics series featuring an eponymous character (a paranormal investigator) created by Tiziano Sclavi for the publishing house Sergio Bonelli Editore.
Evelyn Charles Henry Vivian (1882 –) was the pseudonym of Charles Henry Cannell, a British editor and writer of fantasy and supernatural, detective novels and stories.
An eponym is a person, a place, or thing for whom or for which something is named, or believed to be named.
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Francis Paul Wilson (born May 17, 1946 in Jersey City, New Jersey) is an American author, primarily in the science fiction and horror genres.
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Fitz James O'Brien (also spelled Fitz-James; 31 December 1828 – 6 April 1862) was an Irish writer, some of whose work is often considered a forerunner of today's science fiction.
Gabriel Knight is a series of point-and-click adventure games developed and released by Sierra On-Line in the 1990s.
In folklore, mythology, and modern media such as literary fiction, a ghost (sometimes known as a spectre or specter, phantom, apparition, spirit, spook, or haunt) is the soul or spirit of a dead person or animal that can appear, in visible form or other manifestation, to the living.
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, originally titled, is a light novel series written by Fuyumi Ono.
, also known as Ghosts at School, is a 20-episode anime series created in 2000 by animation studio Pierrot and Aniplex for Fuji Television, based on a book series by Tōru Tsunemitsu.
is an adventure game developed by Capcom for the Nintendo DS and iOS.
Gig Young (November 4, 1913 – October 19, 1978) was an American film, stage, and television actor.
Gold Key Comics was an imprint of Western Publishing created for comic books distributed to newsstands.
Grant Morrison, MBE (born 31 January 1960) is a Scottish comic book writer, playwright and occultist.
Granville Van Dusen (born March 16, 1944 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota) is an American stage, screen, and voice actor who portrayed Race Bannon in the 1986 television series The New Adventures of Jonny Quest, Jonny's Golden Quest, Jonny Quest vs. The Cyber Insects, and six episodes of The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest.
Gravel is the name given to a series of limited and ongoing series by Warren Ellis, illustrated by Mike Wolfer and published by Avatar Press.
Grimm is an American police procedural fantasy television drama series.
Hellblazer (also known as John Constantine, Hellblazer) is a contemporary horror comic book series, originally published by DC Comics, and subsequently by the Vertigo imprint since March 1993, when the imprint was introduced.
Hellboy is a fictional superhero created by writer-artist Mike Mignola.
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Major Hesketh Vernon Prichard, later Hesketh-Prichard, DSO, MC, FRGS, FZS (17 November 1876 – 14 June 1922) was an explorer, adventurer, big-game hunter and marksman who made a significant contribution to sniping practice within the British Army during the First World War.
In a Glass Darkly is a collection of five short stories by Sheridan Le Fanu, first published in 1872, the year before his death.
Jessica Amanda Salmonson, born January 6, 1950, is an author, editor and poet of fantasy and horror fiction.
John Burke (born John Frederick Burke: 8 March 1922 – 20 September 2011 was an English writer of novels and short stories. He had written under the names J. F. Burke, Jonathan Burke, Jonathan George, Robert Miall, Martin Sands, Owen Burke, Sara Morris, Russ Ames, Roger Rougiere, Joanna Jones and co-written with his wife Jean Burke under the name Harriet Esmond.
John Constantine (also known as Hellblazer) is a fictional character, an antihero, appearing in comic books published by DC Comics.
John Thunstone is a fictional character and the hero of a series of stories by author Manly Wade Wellman.
Joseph Payne Brennan (December 20, 1918 – January 28, 1990) was a prolific American writer of fantasy and horror fiction, and also a distinguished poet.
Jules de Grandin is a fictional occult detective created by Seabury Quinn for Weird Tales.
Kolchak: The Night Stalker is an American television series that aired on ABC during the 1974–1975 season.
Lama ("chief" or "high priest") is a title for a teacher of the Dharma in Tibetan Buddhism.
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Laurell Kaye Hamilton (born February 19, 1963) is an American fantasy and romance writer.
Leonard Simon Nimoy (March 26, 1931 – February 27, 2015) was an American actor, film director, photographer, author, singer, and songwriter.
Linwood Vrooman Carter (June 9, 1930 – February 7, 1988) was a prolific American author of science fiction and fantasy, as well as an editor, poet and critic.
This list consists of fictional detectives from science fiction and fantasy stories.
This is a list of minor 2000 AD stories.
Lord Darcy is a detective in an alternate history, created by Randall Garrett.
Lord of Illusions is a 1995 American horror film written and directed by Clive Barker, based on his earlier short story, The Last Illusion (from Books of Blood Vol. 6).
Louis Jourdan (born Louis Robert Gendre; 19 June 1921 – 14 February 2015) was a French film and television actor.
Manly Wade Wellman (May 21, 1903 – April 5, 1986) was an American writer.
Margery Lawrence (8 August 1889 – 13 November 1969) (pseudonym of Mrs. Arthur E. Towle) was an English romantic fiction, fantasy fiction, horror fiction and detective fiction author who specialized in ghost stories.
Mark Valentine is the author of ten short story collections, two biographies, two poetry volumes, introductions to over thirty books and essays about books.
Marvel Worldwide Inc., commonly referred to as Marvel Comics and formerly Marvel Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Comics Group, is an American publisher of comic books and related media.
Mercedes Ritchie Lackey (born June 24, 1950) is an American writer of fantasy novels.
is the general name for a series of Japanese light novels written by Japanese novelist Nisio Isin and illustrated by Taiwanese illustrator Vofan.
is a Japanese animated television series produced by Toei Animation.
Murdered: Soul Suspect is an adventure stealth video game developed by Airtight Games and published in 2014 by Square Enix for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
is a manga series written and illustrated by Yuki Urushibara.
A near-death experience (NDE) is a personal experience associated with impending death, encompassing multiple possible sensations including detachment from the body, feelings of levitation, total serenity, security, warmth, the experience of absolute dissolution, and the presence of a light.
Neuro: Supernatural Detective, known in Japan as, is a Japanese supernatural detective manga series written and illustrated by Yūsei Matsui.
is a late night anime TV series created by Ayana Itsuki that is adapted from a PC game titled.
Number Seven, Queer Street is a collection of supernatural detective short stories by author Margery Lawrence.
Penny Dreadful is a British-American horror drama television series created for Showtime and Sky by John Logan, who also acts as executive producer alongside Sam Mendes.
Peter Alexander Haining (2 April 1940 – 19 November 2007) was a British journalist, author and anthologist who lived and worked in Suffolk.
Planetary is an American comic book series created by writer Warren Ellis and artist John Cassaday, and published by the Wildstorm imprint of DC Comics.
Pulp magazines (often referred to as "the pulps") are inexpensive fiction magazines that were published from 1896 through the 1950s.
Randall Garrett (December 16, 1927 – December 31, 1987) was an American science fiction and fantasy author.
Repairman Jack is a character in a series of novels by F. Paul Wilson.
Richard Burton Matheson (February 20, 1926 – June 23, 2013) was an American author and screenwriter, primarily in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres.
Rick Kennett (born 1956) is an Australian writer of science fiction, horror and ghost stories.
Ritual of Evil is a 1970 TV film, made as a sequel to Fear No Evil (1969), which also starred Louis Jourdan as Dr.
Edward Robert Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton, GCB, GCSI, GCIE, PC (8 November 1831 – 24 November 1891) was an English statesman and poet.
Robert Martin Culp (August 16, 1930March 24, 2010) was an American actor, screenwriter, voice actor and director, widely known for his work in television.
Robert Ervin Howard (January 22, 1906 – June 11, 1936) was an American author who wrote pulp fiction in a diverse range of genres.
Robert Allan Weinberg (born November 11, 1942) is a biologist, Daniel K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), director of the Ludwig Center of the MIT, and American Cancer Society Research Professor.
Robin Wood (born 1944) is a Paraguayan comic book writer and author.
Roy Thinnes (born April 6, 1938) is an American television and film actor best known for his portrayal of lonely hero David Vincent in the ABC 1967-68 television series The Invaders.
Ruse is a comic book featuring detectives Simon Archard and Emma Bishop.
Arthur Henry Ward (15 February 1883 – 1 June 1959), better known as Sax Rohmer, was a prolific English novelist.
Seabury Grandin Quinn (also known as Jerome Burke; December 1889 - 24 December 1969) was an American pulp magazine author, most famous for his stories of the occult detective Jules de Grandin, published in Weird Tales.
Sebastian O is a comic book series written by Grant Morrison, drawn by Steve Yeowell and published by the Vertigo imprint of DC Comics in 1993.
Sergio Bonelli Editore (formerly CEPIM) is a publishing house of Italian comics founded in 1940 by Gian Luigi Bonelli.
(Shadow of Destiny in North America) is an adventure game developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo and published by Konami.
Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (28 August 1814 – 7 February 1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic tales and mystery novels.
Simon Iff is the protagonist of a series of short detective stories written by occultist Aleister Crowley.
Simon Richard Green (born 25 August 1955) is a British science fiction and fantasy author.
Spectre is a 1977 made-for-television movie produced by Gene Roddenberry.
Stephen Jones (born 4 November 1953 in Pimlico, London) is an English editor of horror anthologies, and the author of several book-length studies of horror and fantasy films as well as an account of Lovecraft's early British publications.
Steve Harrison is a fictional police detective created by Robert E. Howard.
Steve Niles (born June 21, 1965) is an American comic book author and novelist, known for works such as 30 Days of Night, Criminal Macabre, Simon Dark, Mystery Society and Batman: Gotham County Line.
Steve Rasnic Tem (born 1950) is an American author.
The supernatural (Medieval Latin: supernātūrālis: supra "above" + naturalis "natural", first used: 1520–1530 AD) is that which is not subject to the laws of physics or, more figuratively, that which is said to exist above and beyond nature.
Supernatural is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric Kripke.
Susan Hampshire, Lady Kulukundis, OBE (born 12 May 1937) is a three-time Emmy Award-winning English actress, best known for her many television and film roles.
A television program is a segment of content intended for broadcast on television, other than a commercial, channel ident, trailer, or any other segment of content not serving as attraction for viewership.
The Adventures of Dog Mendonça & Pizzaboy is a comic book trilogy, created by Filipe Melo and illustrated by Juan Cavia and Santiago Villa.
The Champions is a British espionage/science fiction/occult detective fiction adventure series consisting of 30 episodes broadcast on the UK network ITV during 1968–1969, produced by Lew Grade's ITC Entertainment production company.
The Dresden Files is a series of contemporary fantasy/mystery novels written by Jim Butcher.
The Dresden Files is a Canadian/American television series based on the fantasy book series of the same name by Jim Butcher.
The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.
The Night Stalker is a made for television movie which aired on ABC on January 11, 1972.
The Originals is an American television series that began airing on The CW on October 3.
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is a 2014 horror adventure video game created by independent Polish studio The Astronauts for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4.
The World Beyond is the second of two pilots for an occult detective television series.
The X-Files is an American science fiction horror drama television series created by Chris Carter.
A literary trope is the use of figurative language – via word, phrase, or even an image – for artistic effect such as using a figure of speech.
Vidocq (North American DVD title: Dark Portals: The Chronicles of Vidocq) is a 2001 mystery film, directed by Pitof, starring Gérard Depardieu as historical figure Eugène François Vidocq pursuing a supernatural serial killer.
Warren Girard Ellis (born 16 February 1968) is an English author of comics, novels, and television, who is well known for sociocultural commentary, both through his online presence and through his writing, which covers transhumanist themes (most notably nanotechnology, cryonics, mind transfer, and human enhancement).
What Dreams May Come is a novel by American author Manly Wade Wellman.
William Hope Hodgson (15 November 1877 – April 1918) was an English author.
, also known as Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi.
2000 AD is a weekly British science fiction-orientated comic.