Trapped at the bottom of the ocean, David Ames fights a terrible menace that would rule the world with cadavers!
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We are a channel honoring the yellowed, and blackened bones of many prominent authors. We will be digging up several obscure, strange, and forgotten authors who influenced many of the great horror, science fiction, and fantasy writer’s today.
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We received quite the stir in our tomb recently. We were honored with a verification by The Horror Writer’s Association for “Wolves, Wings, & Other Things”. We’re keeping our claws crossed and breaking a wishbone or three for luck in the hope of further advancement. Hopefully, we get to howl at the moon if we win.
In the meantime, we’ll keep slithering on to new novels and quite a few new stories for the channel and collections.
Tonight, we bring back that master or horror and suspense, Robert Albert Bloch. Too many great horror writers owe this immortal their careers. More importantly for this writer, he’s a from-the-grave mentor.
Bloch was a fiction writer with a diverse array of stories in crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction. He is best known as the writer of “Psycho” that led to Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece, many great tales on Rod Serling’s “Night Gallery”, Weird Tales, Strange Stories, and others. Our personal favorite is the Hammer horror film classic, “The House That Dripped Blood”.
Horror and comedy were his trademark. Robert Bloch’s fondness for humor in horror was evident in puns. It could be seen in the titles of his story collections such as “Tales in a Jugular Vein”, “Such Stuff as Screams Are Made Of” and “Out of the Mouths of Graves”.
And of course, there’s the classic Bloch favorite line that tickles our funny bone, “I have the heart of a child. I keep it in a jar on my shelf.”
A protégé’ to H.P. Lovecraft, Robert Bloch was in a select group known as the Lovecraft Circle with such greats as Frank Belknap Long, Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith and many more. Learning with these masters, Bloch created hundreds of short stories and over 30 novels.
Robert Bloch won numerous awards in writing. He won The Hugo Award (“That Hell-Bound Train”), The Bram Stoker Award, and The World Fantasy Award. Bloch served a term as president of The Mystery Writers of America (1970). He was a member of The Mystery Writers of America, Science Fiction Writers of America, The Writers Guild of America, and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Most notably, there is one society he probably still is an undead member of –The Count Dracula Society.
Imagine being trapped three thousand feet beneath the sea in a dark cavern. For most, that would be terrifying enough. But in that cold, pitch-black cavern things lumber out of ocean tombs to kill you. This is the heart of terror in Robert Bloch’s “He Waits Beneath the Sea”. The tale first appeared in Strange Tales Volume 2 Number 2 in (1939).
Who is “The One Who Waits”? Can our hero David Ames and his girlfriend survive the terrors in the dark recesses of the ocean floor?