Rich Horton review of Black Static 12
for his column in the October Locus
. He says that, "Black Static
's version of "horror" probably fits my taste as well as any horror magazine. The best story in the August/September issue is Nina Allen's atmospheric My Brother's Keeper
," and Steve Rasnic Tem's Charles
, "... is at first funny, but it closes on an effectively sad note. And T. F. Davenport's Bryson Feeds Families
is funny throughout..."