Mike Carey’s Dark Urban Fantasy Work and Why You Should Check it Out

Mike Carey’s Dark Urban Fantasy Work and Why You Should Check it Out

Mike Carey has made a name for himself as a prolific writer in the realms of comics, novels, and screenwriting, with his distinct style and approach to dark urban fantasy earning him a well-deserved place among the genre’s most influential figures. From his early work in comics like “Lucifer” and “Hellblazer” to his renowned Felix…

10 Multi-Season Urban Fantasy TV Shows to Binge-Watch Right Now

10 Multi-Season Urban Fantasy TV Shows to Binge-Watch Right Now

Calling all fans of the dark, the dangerous, and the downright magical! Urban fantasy television series are the ultimate guilty pleasure, offering viewers a tantalizing taste of the supernatural, served with a side of humor, angst, and lovably flawed characters. Need a new show to sink your teeth into? Look no further! We’ve compiled a…

The Laundry Files: Charles Stross’s Cult Urban Fantasy Series

The Laundry Files: Charles Stross’s Cult Urban Fantasy Series

In a realm where urban fantasy novels are as ubiquitous as pumpkin spice lattes in the fall, “The Laundry Files” by Charles Stross stands out like a sore thumb—or perhaps more accurately, like a tentacle emerging from the office water cooler. This captivating series has not only managed to carve out its own cult status…

Dark Urban Fantasy Vs Horror: Differences, Similarities, and Their Impact on Literature

Dark Urban Fantasy Vs Horror: Differences, Similarities, and Their Impact on Literature

In the realm of speculative fiction, horror and dark urban fantasy often intersect, creating a literary landscape filled with magic, mystery, and fear. Both genres share a fascination with the supernatural and the unknown, but they diverge in their focus and intent. Horror seeks to elicit fear and dread in the reader, often focusing on…

The Felix Castor Series: A Cornerstone of Dark Urban Fantasy

The Felix Castor Series: A Cornerstone of Dark Urban Fantasy

Mike Carey’s Felix Castor series has left an indelible impact on the dark urban fantasy genre, inspiring a new wave of authors who craft enthralling supernatural noir tales. Yet, this remarkable series often remains overshadowed by more prominent urban fantasy titles. Some attribute this underappreciation to the similarities between Carey’s protagonist and the iconic John…

Cabal and Nightbreed: Exploring Clive Barker’s Groundbreaking Contribution to Horror and Urban Fantasy

Cabal and Nightbreed: Exploring Clive Barker’s Groundbreaking Contribution to Horror and Urban Fantasy

WARNING: THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS. Prepare to enter the twisted and wondrous world of Clive Barker’s “Cabal,” a tale that takes us to the shadowy corners of horror and urban fantasy. For those unfamiliar with Clive Barker, he’s a master of the macabre, an author, and filmmaker who has left an indelible mark on…

Top 10 Dark and Disturbing Urban Fantasy Novels That Will Keep You Up at Night

Top 10 Dark and Disturbing Urban Fantasy Novels That Will Keep You Up at Night

Urban fantasy offers an irresistible setting for darker and more disturbing narratives, as it combines the familiar urban landscape with supernatural and magical elements. The genre’s inherent appeal lies in its ability to merge our everyday reality with the fantastical, transforming the mundane cityscapes into sinister and enigmatic worlds full of hidden dangers and secrets….

DARK SOLSTICE Out Now – Northern Irish Urban Fantasy Horror!

DARK SOLSTICE Out Now – Northern Irish Urban Fantasy Horror!

For my newest series, Greytown Horrors, I have returned to my home country of Ireland. Specifically, Northern Ireland with all of its colourful culture…and swearing. Lots of fucking swearing. Dark Solstice started off as a passion project of sorts. I just wanted to write something wild and crazy set in my own culture, a comedy…