Chiaroscuro (2000 AD)

Chiaroscuro was a horror series which appeared in the British weekly comic 2000 AD . It was written by Simon Spurrier with art by Cam Smith (also known as Smudge).


  • Anthony Elvy is a film journalist and the son of a famous film director . He is sick of the fake sincerity that surrounds the film industry.
  • Samuel Erin is a seventy-year-old movie director who is full of self-pity. He hands Elvy has a real movie before he is killed in an accident.


London 2006. Anthony Elvy and Elstree film & television studio to do an interview with a film director Samuel Erin. During the interview, it is discovered that Erin is full of self-pity. At the end of the interview, he hands up Elvy a film reel telling him it will be what he is best known for. Elvy decides to head to the home. He Discovers, à son horror, ict Actually That was Mondo movie showing US troops executing Cubans During Operation Urgent Fury in Grenada , 1983. He phones Erin Reviews another interview for goal he is lying dead, impaled we prop set and Surrounded by fire.

See also

  • Ancient Images , was in 1989 ) novel by Ramsey Campbell with a similar theme
  • The Grin in the Dark by Ramsey Campbell that deals with the horrors of a silent film and actor.
  • Flicker , ( 1991 ) by Theodore Roszak
  • Faces of Death , one of the most famous Mondo movies

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