McKenna, Mark, (Forthcoming, 2021) Big Wednesday: Genre, Myth & Trauma (part of the Cinema and Youth Culture book series), London: Routledge.
McKenna, Mark, (Forthcoming, 2023) Big Wednesday: Genre, Myth & Trauma (part of the Cinema and Youth Culture book series), London: Routledge.
McKenna, Mark (2023) Snuff. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.
McKenna, Mark, and William Proctor (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.
Chapters & Journal Articles
Submitted or In Press
McKenna, Mark (2023) ‘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. (Book and chapter contracted, first draft due for submission to editors in April 2022)
McKenna, Mark. (2023) ‘Twenty-First Century Digital Snuff: Understanding the Circulation of Images and Videos of Real Death Online’. In: Coleclough et al (eds.) Difficult Death: Challenging Cultural Representations of Death, Dying and the Dead in Media and Culture. Routledge, London.
McKenna, Mark, Proctor, William (2021) ‘The Death and Resurrection Show: Horror Franchise Cinema and the Romanticization of Cult’, in: McKenna, Mark and Proctor, William (eds.), Critical Studies in the Horror Film Franchise, London: Routledge.
McKenna, Mark, (2021) ‘“What film is your film like?”: Negotiating Authenticity in the Distributive Seriality of the Zombi Franchise’, in: McKenna, Mark and Proctor, William (eds.), Critical Studies in the Horror Film Franchise, London: Routledge.
McKenna, Mark, (2019) ‘Sylvester Stallone and the Economics of the Ageing Actor, Celebrity Studies Journal, Taylor & Francis.
McKenna, Mark (2017) ‘Constructing the Economic Canon: Subcultural Capital, Cultural Distinction and Value in High Art and Low Culture Film Distribution’. In: Wroot, Jonathan & Willis, Andy (eds.) Cult Media - Re-packaged, Re-released and Restored. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
McKenna, Mark. (2015) ‘A Murder Mystery in Black and Blue: The Marketing, Distribution and Cult Mythology of Snuff in the UK’, in Jackson, N et al. (eds.) Snuff: Real Death and Screen Media, London and New York: Bloomsbury.