McKenna, Mark. 2022. Snuff. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.
McKenna, Mark, and William Proctor (eds.) .2021. Horror Franchise Cinema, London and New York: Routledge.
McKenna, Mark. 2020. Nasty Business: The Marketing and Distribution of the Video Nasties. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.


McKenna, Mark. 2019. ‘Sylvester Stallone and the Economics of the Ageing Actor, Celebrity Studies, 10 (4): 489-503.


McKenna, Mark and William Proctor. 2021. ‘The Death and Resurrection Show: Horror Franchise Cinema and the Romanticization of Cult’, in McKenna and Proctor (eds.) Horror Franchise Cinema, London and New York: Routledge: 1-28.
McKenna, Mark. 2021. ‘“What Film is your Film Like?” : Negotiating Authenticity in the Distributive Seriality of the Zombi Franchise’, in McKenna and Proctor (eds.) Horror Franchise Cinema, London and New York: Routledge: 145-158.
McKenna, Mark. 2017. ‘Constructing the Economic Canon: Subcultural Capital, Cultural Distinction and Value in High Art and Low Culture Film Distribution’. In: Jonathan Wroot and Andy Willis (eds.) Cult Media – Re-packaged, Re-released and Restored. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan: 31-48.
McKenna, Mark. 2015. ‘A Murder Mystery in Black and Blue: The Marketing, Distribution and Cult Mythology of Snuff in the UK’, in Neil Jackson et al. (eds.) Snuff: Real Death and Screen Media, London and New York: Bloomsbury: 121-136

Forthcoming and planned publications

McKenna, Mark (2022) Big Wednesday: Authorship, Genre and Myth.  Cinema and Youth Culture series, London: Routledge.
McKenna, Mark (ed.)  Screening Controversy, London: Routledge.
McKenna, Mark and Wikanda Promhuntong (eds.) Global Censorship. London: Bloomsbury.
McKenna, Mark and Sarah Thomas (eds.) The Star-driven Franchise. London: Routledge.


McKenna, Mark, ‘“Just a man and his will to survive”: Constructing Sylvester Stallone’ (article submitted to The Journal of Class and Culture (forthcoming).

McKenna, Mark, ‘Don’t Be Afraid It’s Only Business’, in Ernest Mathjis & Daniel Biltereyst (eds.) Screen Censorship Companion: Critical Explorations in the Control of Screen Media (forthcoming).
McKenna, Mark, ‘Art, Commerce and the Auteur, in Callum Waddell (ed.) Refocus: The Films of Wes Craven. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press (forthcoming)


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