Cthulhu Lives! now available as an audiobook

Years and years ago, inspired in no small way by Brian J. Showers’ wonderful book The Bleeding Horse and Other Ghost Stories, I wrote a little thing which was micro published by the man’s very own Swan River Press. It was supposed to be part of an collection which never quite came together. Years later, […]

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Heroes of Black History – Comic Book Workshop

  Just to remind you that from 1pm to 4pm, Wednesday October 29th Myself and John will be leading a workshop on making comics at the International Slavery Museum, as part of Black History Month. We will be focusing on black Heroes, be they superheroes, heroes from history, writers, scientists, musicians or local heroes who […]

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Unleash the Demon: Sherlock Holmes – The Liverpool Demon Director’s Commentary on the Forbidden Planet Blog

Seeing as it’s Halloween, Joe Gordon at Forbidden Planet very kindly gave us the opportunity to talk a bit about the supernatural goings on in Sherlock Holmes – The Liverpool Demon, the collected edition of which is due out in the second week of November. Read all about it at forbiddenplanet.co.uk/blog

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Sherlock Holmes – The Liverpool Demon #5 out today (with preview pages)

Having seen the Liverpool Demon with his own eyes, Dr. Watson sets out to find the fiend’s lair. Fearing the worst, Holmes searches frantically for his companion in the vast, uncharted labyrinth beneath the city’s streets. Meanwhile, at Hitchcock’s Menagerie, Inspector Thornton discovers to his horror that it’s feeding time… Buy digitally from ComiXology Order […]

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Sherlock Homes – the Liverpool Demon #3 preview pages

In shops and online tomorrow. At William Brown Museum, Holmes and Watson examine the clawed remains of curator Christopher Connor and find themselves on the trail of a mysterious missing object. Inspector Thornton has to deal with the bloody aftermath of crime lord Drummond’s somewhat unorthodox approach to dog fighting, while down at the docks […]

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Sherlock Holmes – The Liverpool Demon unleashed this December

September 18th, 2012, Mt. Laurel, NJ – Leah Moore and John Reppion return to Sherlock Holmes after their acclaimed Sherlock Holmes: The Trial of Sherlock Holmes series. Sherlock Holmes: The Liverpool Demon features dynamic pencils from Matt Triano and a fantastic cover by the winner of the 2012 Eisner-Award for Best Cover Artist, Francesco Francavilla! […]

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John Reppion’s Cabinet of Curiousities on Yo Liverpool

For the last couple of months I’ve been writing a (semi) regular posts over at Yo Liverpool about weird history, forteana, folklore and other fun stuff related to Liverpool and Merseyside. The forum is called John Reppion’s Cabinet of Curiosities and should be of interest to anyone who has enjoyed 800 Years of Haunted Liverpool […]

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Venus in sole visa

In 1639 at 15:15 on Sunday the 24th of November (4th of December according to the modern, Gregorian calendar)  a Toxteth man by the name of Jeremiah Horrocks  was one of only two people on the surface of this Earth to witness and understand the transit of Venus across the sun’s surface. Horrocks’ observations allowed […]

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Darklore VI reviewed on The Magonia Blog

Every issue of Dark Lore is eagerly anticipated, and the sixth is no disappointment. The twelve essays cover a huge range of the paranormal, the anomalous, and just simply the weird, and all are written with authority. As a Liverpudlian I was delighted to read John Reppion’s well-researched account of the history and legend of […]

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Out with the old, in with the new sale

Our workroom clearance sale continues with an unexpected find: the last few copies of the limited edition (only 150 printed) short horror pamphlet On the Banks of the River Jordan. In an appropriate time and place, reading On the Banks of the River Jordan can make one question their own security in a world filled […]

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Suggested stuff to buy this gift giving season #8 – Darklore Vol 6

Ladies and gentlemen: the sixth instalment of Darklore – a fantastic anthology series covering hidden history, fringe science and general Forteana – is now available for sale. Contents: Cat Vincent examines the birth of a modern monster meme: The Slenderman. Mark Foster unlocks the mystery of the ‘Trial Passages’ beside the Giza pyramids. Robert Schoch […]

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Coming soon… [revised, updated and fixed]

Sometimes with Twitter, and Facebook, and Google+, and everything else, we get so used to putting bitesized chunks of information out quickly, as and when, we forget that some of the more major stuff can easily get lost amid more trivial things. So, for the benefit of those of you who might not be addicted to any of the above sites (as well as those who are but just missed any of this info as it zipped past), here are few exciting bits of Moore & Reppion news: … Read the rest

Autumnal Equinox 2010 – half a year gone already

t 3.09 am (Greenwich Mean Time) tomorrow morning the centre of our Sun will be in the same plane as our planet’s equator and the Summer will officially turn to Autumn. There will also, for the first time in nine years, be a full moon in the sky to see in the new season. The Harvest Moon appears larger than other full moons and often takes on a reddish tinge
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800 Years of Haunted Liverpool + free Haunted Histories booklet

Copies of the third printing of 800 Years of Haunted Liverpool are now available for pre-order at www.moorereppion.bigcartel.com Each book comes with a free copy of my limited edition Swan River Press Haunted Histories booklet On the Banks of the River Jordan. Postage and packing is free to the UK and Ireland and books are […]

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800 Years of Haunted Liverpool reprints

I’ve just found out today that my 2008 book 800 Years of Haunted Liverpool has been re-printed for a third time and I’m thinking about doing some signed limited editions with some kind of small extra thing thrown in (like last time). The books would be £9.99 each with free postage to the UK and […]

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