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Biography (print)

John Kenneth Muir. The Films of John Carpenter. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., Inc., 2000. ISBN 0786407255

Robert C. Cumbow. Order in the Universe: The Films of John Carpenter (2nd ed.). Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2000. ISBN 0810837196

Christian Genzel. The Films of John Carpenter. An Auteur of Isolation: A Critical Analysis of a Genre Filmmaker's Body of Work. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2009. ISBN 978-3-639-16845-7

Kim Gottlieb-Walker. On Set with John Carpenter. London: Titan Books, 2014. ISBN 178329468X

Biographical movies
Celluloid Apocalypse: An Interview with John Carpenter (2006) (V)

Working with a Master: John Carpenter (2006) (V)

Rue Morgue (Canada)April 2016, Iss. 165, pg. 59, by: Michael Doyle, "Hands of Darkness"
Rue Morgue's Horror Movie Heroes (Canada)September 2014, Vol. 2, pg. 15, by: Michael Doyle, "John Carpenter on Dario Argento"
Rue Morgue (Canada)March 2013, Iss. 131, pg. 16-22, by: Michael Doyle, "The Laureate of Strange"
Rue Morgue (Canada)November 2012, Iss. 128, pg. 16-22, by: Michael Doyle, "The Essence of Evil"
Fangoria (USA)May 2011, Iss. 303, pg. 42-44 & 97, by: Trevor Parker, "A Ward Winner"
Scream (UK)March 2011, Iss. 4, pg. 6-10, by: Michael Doyle, "John Carpenter: Whistling in the Dark"
Rue Morgue (Canada)October 2007, Iss. 72, pg. 16-25, by: John W. Bowen, "Man is Still the Warmest Place to Hide"
Fangoria (USA)October 2006, Iss. 257, pg. 58-62, by: Dayna Van Buskirk, "Masters of Horror: Pro-Life Story"
Rue Morgue (Canada)August 2006, Iss. 59, pg. 21-22, by: David Bertrand, "Behind the Screams: Up Close With a Master of Horror"
Starburst Special (USA)August 2006, Iss. 76, pg. 96-102, by: Steven Eramo, "Master Carpenter"
Ciak (Italy)September 2001, pg. 84-87, by: Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan, "I miei marziani metallari"
Creative Screenwriting (USA)January 1999, Vol. 6, Iss. 1, pg. 62-65+76, by: Erik Bauer, "Things That Go Bump In The Night"
Starlog (USA)December 1998, Iss. 257, by: Steve Swires, "Red Rivers"
Gallery (USA)March 1998, Vol. 26, Iss. 3, pg. 52-57
Total Film (Greece)July 1997, Iss. 1, pg. 59-62
Vox (Hungary)July 1997, Iss. 3, pg. 6, "Exkluzív interjú john Carpenter rendezõvel"
Total Film (UK)May 1997, Iss. 4, pg. 74-78, by: Stephen Applebaum
Fangoria (USA)September 1996, Iss. 156, pg. 20-25, by: Anthony C. Ferrante, "Escape From L.A: Coming Back to Escape"
Première (France)1996, Iss. 237, pg. 105-107, by: Gerard Delorme
Fangoria (USA)June 1995, Iss. 143, pg. 40-45 & 82, by: Darcy Sullivan, "Village of the Damned: The Eyes Still Have It"
Fangoria (USA)March 1995, Iss. 140, pg. 32-35, by: Michael Rowe, "Master of Madness"
Shivers (UK)March 1995, Iss. 15, pg. 38-41, by: Marshall Julius, "The Carpenter's Tale"
Fangoria (USA)November 1994, Iss. 136, pg. 12-22 & 90, by: Anthony C. Ferrante, "Halloween: The Night He Came Home"
Fangoria (USA)September 1993, Iss. 126, pg. 44-49, by: Anne Moore, "Body Bags: Of Fear and Fun"
Starlog (USA)April 1992, Iss. 177, by: Steve Swires, "John Carpenter's Guide to Hollywood (In)visibility"
Fangoria (USA)March 1992, Iss. 110, pg. 42-45, by: Anthony C. Ferrante, "Memoirs of An Invisible Director"
Starlog Yearbook (USA)1989, Vol. 4, Iss. 4, pg. 37-40, by: Steve Swires, "John Carpenter's Memos from a Maverick Filmmaker"
Starlog (USA)November 1988, Vol. 12, Iss. 136, pg. 37-40,+43, by: Steve Swires, "John Carpenter & the Invasion of the Yuppie Snatchers"
Fangoria (USA)October 1988, Iss. 78, pg. 24, by: Steve Swires, "The Curse of 'Halloween'"
Fangoria (USA)October 1988, Iss. 78, pg. 20-24, by: Marc Shapiro, "They Live: Run! Run! Run For Your Life!"
Fear (UK)July 1988, Iss. 1, pg. 12-15, by: Kim Newman, "John Carpenter: They Live!"
Slaughterhouse (USA)1988, Iss. 1, pg. 27-30, by: Steve Cambell, "Candid Carpenter on They Live, The Thing and the Long Awaited Escape From New York Sequel!"
Starlog (USA)December 1987, Vol. 11, Iss. 125, pg. 12-15,+69, by: Steve Swires, "John Carpenter's Guerilla to Hollywood Survival"
Starlog (USA)February 1987, Vol. 10, Iss. 115, pg. 52-55, by: Steve Swires, "John Carpenter's Terror Tales from Tinseltown"
Starlog (USA)August 1986, Vol. 10, Iss. 109, pg. 10-13, by: Steve Swires, "John Carpenter: Kung Fu, Hollywood Style"
The Bloody Best of Fangoria (USA)1986, Vol. 5, pg. 16-19, by: Randy and Jean-Marc Lofficier, "John Carpenter: Of Fogs and Things"
Starlog (USA)November 1985, Vol. 9, Iss. 100, pg. 46-49, by: Steve Swires, "John Carpenter: Success & Failure in Hollywood, Part Two"
Starlog (USA)March 1985, Vol. 8, Iss. 92, pg. 19-22, by: Steve Swires, "John Carpenter on 'Starman': Romancing the Clone Part One"
Starlog (USA)July 1982, Vol. 5, Iss. 60, pg. 26-28, by: Steve Swires, "John Carpenter: Directing 'The Thing'"
Oui (USA)August 1981, Vol. 10, Iss. 8, pg. 68-69, by: Claude Rathbone, "An Interview with the Kings of Horror"
Fangoria (USA)August 1981, Iss. 14, pg. 10-11 & 40-41, by: Bob Martin, "John Carpenter"
Starburst (UK)1981, Iss. 37, pg. 46-50, by: Tony Crawley, "A Starburst Interview with John Carpenter"
Fangoria (USA)October 1980, Iss. 8, pg. 22-26, by: Bob Martin, "John Carpenter"
Cinefantastique (USA)July 1980, Vol. 10, Iss. 1, pg. 5-11 & 40-44, by: Jordan R. Fox, "John Carpenter: Riding High on Horror"
Starlog (USA)1980, Vol. 5, Iss. 41, pg. 28-30, by: Steve Swires, "John Carpenter's 'Escape from New York': High Adventure in the Future"

The Village Voice (USA)27 August 2008, by: Scott Foundas, "John Carpenter Lives in a BAM Retrospective"
Request (USA)September 2001, pg. 34, by: James Diers, "Director's Chair: John Carpenter"
Film Comment (USA)January 1999, Vol. 35, Iss. 1, pg. 26-31, by: Kent Jones, "John Carpenter: American movie classic"
Film Comment (USA)September 1996, Vol. 32, Iss. 5, pg. 50-53, "John Carpenter's Guilty Pleasures"
Cinefantastique (USA)February 1995, Vol. 26, Iss. 2, pg. 44 & 45, by: Alan Jones, "John Carpenter: Directing IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS a la H.P. Lovecraft"
Films in Review (USA)April 1980, Vol. XXXI, Iss. 5, pg. 218 - 224, by: Jeffrey Wells, "New Fright Master:John Carpenter"

Magazine cover photo
Scream (UK)March 2011, Iss. 4
Fangoria (USA)September 1993, Iss. 126
Cinefantastique (USA)July 1980, Vol. 10, Iss. 1

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