Engage your heart, your mind, and your taste for terror.
Diabolique is a lavishly illustrated print and digital magazine exploring every aspect of horror film, literature and art. The magazine brings fresh perspective to subjects old and new, foreign and domestic – from ancient folklore and Gothic classics to contemporary film releases and modern literary gems. Each issue brims with insightful commentary, analysis and engrossing information complemented by photos, illustrations and handsome, full-color design.
Since its inception in 2011, Diabolique and its writers and artists have been nominated for 17 Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards, including Best Magazine, Best Article, Best Interview, Best Cover, Best Theme Issue, and Best Overall Issue. In 2015, the magazine won the Rondo for Best Overall Issue. Past issues have included contributions from such horror luminaries as Jonathan Rigby, David Del Valle, David Huckvale, Paul Murray, and Elizabeth Miller.
What critics are saying about Diabolique…
“A heady, well-written excursion into the horror world. Diabolique takes its horror seriously, and the content reflects it. One of the best produced horror film mags introduced in recent years.” – Monster Magazine World
“A great horror magazine.” – Examiner.com
“A strong mix of research, great writing and even some fun. Diabolique is terrific.” – David Colton, Creator/President of The Classic Horror Film Board
“This is a great magazine. Elegant, beautiful. I love Diabolique.” – Chris Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Fangoria
“This is the first time in a while I’ve read a magazine without skipping past a section I just didn’t want to waste time on. Diabolique ventures to offer something different. A truly entertaining horror magazine that makes great strides in breaking out of the doldrums of mainstream horror in favor of indie and underground.” – Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
“Diabolique brings back the feeling of joy and awe you experienced when you cracked open your first horror magazine. Truly the cream of the crop.” – Fatally Yours Horror Reviews
“Quite insightful. An intriguing look into the history of horror while also keeping readers abreast of current events.” – Flamesrising.com
“While Diabolique is more cerebral than something like Fangoria, the writing makes for a read that is both fun and informative. Thoroughly impressed.” –Wearemoviegeeks.com
“Unique articles. Colorful and detailed layouts. Depth and quality. Anyone who is a horror fan or interested in the film industry should find Diabolique a good read.” – The Monster Librarian
“Still a relatively new kid on the block, Diabolique is already cementing its reputation as a horror mag with class. I would urge anyone to pick up an issue of Diabolique and give their brain a workout.” – Cyberschizoid.com
“Thought provoking writing on venerable horror classics, side-by-side with pieces on lesser known works. Meaty, detailed pieces on horror writers old and new. Think of Diabolique as the ‘Vogue‘ of the horror genre. (Maybe even the ‘Vogue Paris‘).” – Kyle Marffin, author of Gothique, Waiting for the 400, and Carmilla: The Return
The Diabolique Team
- Editor-in-Chief: Kat Ellinger
- Associate Editor: Samm Deighan
- Assistant Editor: Rebecca Booth
- Music & Culture Editor: Heather Drain
- Publisher, Producer, Artistic Director: Dima Ballin
- Daughters of Darkness Hosts: Kat Ellinger and Samm Deighan
- A Real Horror Show Host: Jon Cross
- Captive Eye Host: Stephen Slaughter Head