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Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine comic books

  • Issue #1
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 1
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    Published by James Warren and edited by Forrest J Ackerman, Famous Monsters of Filmland is a hugely influential movie magazine with an infectious love for horror, science fiction, and fantasy. Generations of film fans and pros grew up worshiping at the altar of "Uncle Forry" and his pun-filled, picture-packed publication. Most feature gorgeous cover paintings by the likes of Basil Gogos, Ken Kelly, and Ron Cobb. This landmark first issue contains such articles as "Welcome Monster Lovers," "Monsters are Good for You," "The Scream Test," and "How Hollywood Creates a Monster," which shows how Paul and Jackie Blaisdell designed the Martians from Invasion of the Saucer Men. The cover features a photo of publisher Jim Warren in a Frankenstein Monster mask standing next to Marion Moore, his blonde-haired girlfriend. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #2
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 2
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    Features in this issue include: "Dear Monster" (a letters page that includes a missive by Robert Bloch); "The Monster Who Made a Man" (an article about Boris Karloff); Public Vampire #1 (a piece on Bela Lugosi); "Girls will be Ghouls" (a feature on female monsters); and more. The photo cover is of publisher Jim Warren wearing a horned mask. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #3
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 3

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    Features in this issue include: "The Shape of Things to Come" (a piece on forthcoming film projects), "The Boy who Became a Monster" (makeup Gary Morris transforms a boy into a ghoul); "You Axed for it" (the first appearance of the fondly remembered reader's photo request section); and more. Painted cover by Jim Warren is of Lon Chaney as the Phantom of the Opera. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #4
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 4

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    Features in this issue include: "Dear Monsters" (which includes a letter by Ray Bradbury's daughter Ramona); "All Shook Up" (a piece on horror host Zacherley); "Horrib Lee Yours" (an article about Christopher Lee); "Monsterama Quiz" (testing your movie knowledge); and more. Painted cover by Albert Nuetzell is of the Martian from George Pal's War of the Worlds. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #5
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 5

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    Features in this issue include: plot synopses of all three Creature films; a preview of The Alligator People; a feature on Monster greeting card artist Oz; a list of makeup contest winners; and more. Painted cover by Albert Nuetzell is of Bela Lugosi donning test makeup for his role as "Sayer of the Law" in Island of Lost Souls. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #6
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 6

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    Features in this issue include: "Terrors of the Time Machine" (a preview and synopsis of the George Pal film); "Monster International" (photos of monster fans worldwide); "Kong-Fidentially Yours" (a history of King Kong); and more. Painted cover by Albert Nuetzell is of King Kong, who has a tiny Phantom of the Opera in his mouth. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #7
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 7

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    First issue marked "Collector's Edition" on cover. Features in this issue include: "Dear Monster" (which includes a letter by future genre expert Bill Warren); a preview and plot synopsis of Dr. Cyclops; "Mad Labs" (pictures of mad doctors in their labs); and more. There's a photo inside of Editor Forrest J Ackerman with Nancy Reagan (who starred in Dr. Cyclops). Painted cover by Albert Nuetzell is of television horror host Zacherley. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #8
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 8

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    Features in this issue include: a complete Lon Chaney filmography; a profile of makeup artist Chris Robinson (entitled "The Robinson Gru-so Story"); an editorial called "The Fourth of Ghoul Eye"; and more. Painted cover by Albert Nuetzell is of a creature from William Castle's 13 Ghosts. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #9
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 9

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    Features in this issue include: a synopsis and preview of Roger Corman's The Fall of the House of Usher; an article about The Phantom of the Opera novel and the Lon Chaney film; Basil Wolverton cartoons; and more. Seminal FM cover artist Basil Gogos makes his debut with a masterful rendering of Vincent Price as seen in The Fall of the House of Usher. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #10
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 10
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    Features in this issue include: "Fang Mail" (including a new logo by Jack Davis); an article by Robert Bloch comparing older and newer films; "Return of the Phantom" (referring to the Claude Rains version of Phantom of the Opera); and more. Painted cover by Basil Gogos is of a masked Claude Rains as The Phantom. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #11
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 11
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    Features in this issue include: "Son of Mister Monster" (referring to Lon Chaney Jr.); a preview and synopsis of Gorgo the Gargantuan; an overview of the various Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde movies; a feature on films based on Poe stories and poems; and more. Gorgo, painted by Basil Gogos, is pictured on the cover. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #12
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 12
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    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Features in this issue include: "Fang Mail" (which includes a letter by Bert I. Gordon); an overview of robot films; an FM obituary of Bride of Frankenstein star Earnest Thesiger; a preview and synopsis of Curse of the Werewolf; the debut of "Inside Darkest Acula" (in which Forry critiques I was a Teenage Frankenstein); and more. Basil Gogos painted the cover, which depicts Oliver Reed as the monster in Hammer's Curse of the Werewolf. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #13
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 13
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    Features in this issue include: an index on the previous 12 issues; a story about a kid who got to visit Forry's Ackermansion; Forry's take on The Incredible Shrinking Man; an opinionated piece about horror mags by Robert Bloch; the first FM article by Forry's wife (Wendayne Wahrman); and more. The cover is an uncredited painting of a rather generic Frankenstein monster. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #14
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 14
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    Features in this issue include: an article on the films of Bert I. Gordon; a spotlight on makeup artist Dick Smith; a preview and synopsis of Roger Corman's The Pit and the Pendulum; and more. Painted cover by Basil Gogos is of Vincent Price from The Pit and the Pendulum. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #15
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 15

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    Features in this issue include: "Return of the Burn" (about makeup artist Bob Burns); Forry's take on Invasion of the Body Snatchers (he liked it, of course); short fiction (starring some famous monsters) by Charles Nuetzel and Viktor Vesperto; and more. Basil Gogos provides the painted cover of TV horror host Zacherley. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #16
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 16
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    Features in this issue include: "The Clown at Midnight" (a piece on the nature of horror by Robert "Psycho" Bloch); "The Man Who Lost his Face" (by makeup artist Dick Smith); an AIP contest; and more. FM poster child Basil Gogos painted the Lon Chaney cover. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #17
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 17
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    Features in this issue include: part two of Robert Bloch's "The Clown at Midnight"; an article about Glenn Strange (entitled "The Lone Stranger"); "He Killed Dorian Gray" by makeup Artist Dick Smith; and more. Gorgeous painted cover of The Bride of Frankenstein by Basil Gogos. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #18
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 18
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    Features in this issue include: "Tape of Things to Come" (movie previews); Forry's take on The Amazing Colossal Man and War of the Colossal Beast; "Inside Ackerman"; "Dante's Inferno," and an article by future director Joe Dante, who at this time went by Joe Dante Jr. Dante inexplicably slams such B-movie classics as I was a Teenage Werewolf and The Blob. Cover painting by Bernard Jues is of Dracula disciple Renfield. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #19
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 19
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    Features in this issue include: a preview and synopsis of Tales of Terror; a Dracula short story called "These Were Their Lives"; a bio of Peter Lorre; and more. Painted Basil Gogos cover depicts Peter Lorre, Basil Rathbone, and Vincent Price from Roger Corman's Tales of Terror. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #20
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 20

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    Features in this issue include: a bio of John Carradine; a feature on Miami horror host John O. Burke; "Son of Kong" (a Forry-penned bio of Ray Harryhausen); and more. The cover painting by Basil Gogos is a truly frightening rendition of Lon Chaney in the lost film London After Midnight. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #21
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 21

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    Features in this issue include: part two of "Son of Kong"; an article about the Route 66 monster episode; a brief bio of Dwight Frye; a photo essay and synopsis of The Bride of Frankenstein; and more. The cover depicting Frankenstein and his Bride is a photo that has been retouched in color by Basil Gogos. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #22
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 22
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    Features in this issue include: a piece on the late Charles Laughton; "Meal with a Monster" (by future Logan's Run author William F. Nolan); Forry's obituary of King Kong animator Willis O' Brien; bio of Dracula director Tod Browning; a history of Dracula; and more. The cover is a retouched photo of Bela Lugosi as Dracula and Dwight Frye as Renfield. April 1963, 5th Anniversary Special Edition. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #23
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 23
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    No # on cover or inside. June, 1963 Vol. 5, No. 2 on inside. Features in this issue include: "Dracula Award" (presented to Forry for editing FM); a werewolf short story by Peter Wang and Spencer Strong; "Calling Dr. Caligari" (horror film essay by Robert Bloch); a piece on Dracula and other movie vampires; Forry's interview with Boris Karloff; and more. Painted cover by Basil Gogos is of the giant from War of the Colossal Beast. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #24
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 24
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    No # on cover or inside. Aug., 1963 Vol. 5, No. 3 on inside. Features in this issue include: "The Amazing Ackermonster" (starring Forest J Ackerman's Ackermansion); photos and a synopsis of Werewolf of London; an article comparing werewolves and vampires; a piece on Phantom of the Opera films; and more. The uncredited cover painting is a profile of Henry Hull in The Werewolf of London. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #25
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 25
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    Features in this issue include: "Vincent the Invincible" (about Vincent Price); a humorous Larry Talbot (The Wolfman) letter; an article about amateur filmmakers; and more. The cover features several small stills from King Kong. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #26
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 26

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    Features in this issue include: an article about giants in film; info on Edison's 1910 Frankenstein film; an Outer Limits feature by Roger Elwood; and more. The cover has a painting (artist unknown) of the alien creature in the Outer Limits episode "The Architects of Fear." Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #27
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 27

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    Features in this issue include: an article on fanzines; a preview of They Saved Hitler's Brain; an obituary of actor Henry Daniell; and more. The cover is an uncredited painting of the Cyclops from The 7th Voyage of Sinbad. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #28
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 28
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    Features in this issue include: a preview of Children of the Damned; an article on makeup artists; a feature about a French Frankenstein film; an Island of Lost Souls filmbook; and more. The cover has a painting (artist unknown) of an extremely hairy Bela Lugosi as the "Sayer of the Law" in Island of Lost Souls. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #29
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 29
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    Features in this issue include: a reprint of DC Comics' "Jerry Lewis Meets the Monsters"; a preview of The Seven Faces of Dr. Lao; a werewolf story by 14 year old Alan B. Green; part two of the Island of Lost Souls filmbook; a Peter Lorre obituary; and more. The cover is a painting (artist unknown) of a character from The Flesh Eaters. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #30
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 30
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    Features in this issue include: an article about Peter Lorre; "The Powers of Dracula-28 Fascinating Facts about the Vampire Count"; "Giants from Japan"; a feature on Fay Wray; and more. Russ Jones supplies the painted cover depicting Bela Lugosi as Dracula. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #31
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 31
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    Features in this issue include: previews of The Creeping Terror and Monster on Campus; an obituary of Edward Van Sloan (of Dracula fame); "Myths of Mister Monster" (about Lon Chaney Sr.); and more. Maurice Whitman's painted cover is of Boris Karloff as The Mummy. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #32
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 32
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    Features in this issue include: "Monster Land U.S.A." (an article on The Munsters); filmbooks of The Hideous Sun Demon and Two on a Guillotine; "What Kind of Monster Reads FMoF"; "Master Model Maker Winners" (winner Lance Herpeck's King Kong model is featured on the cover); and more. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #33
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 33
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    Features in this issue include: "The Ape and the Ape Girl"; a filmbook of The Hunchback of Notre Dame; "Castle of Terror" (about William Castle); and more. Ron Cobb's expertly painted rendition of Lon Chaney from The Hunchback of Notre Dame graces the cover. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #34
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 34
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    Features in this issue include: previews of "Future Fright Films"; a feature on Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde films; "The Change of the Leech Woman"; "Cheers Chaney"; and more. Maurice Whitman's spot-on painting of Fredric March as Mr. Hyde graces the cover. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #35
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 35
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    Features in this issue include: an article about Lugosi's 1951 trip to England; "Monsters are Good for Your Children, Yours Too!"; "Godzilla! King of the Creatures" filmbook; an article on Richard and Alex Gordon; a feature on an obscure Charlton Heston movie (called Peer Gynt); and more. The Bela Lugosi as Dracula cover painting is by Vic Prezio. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #36
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 36

    Features in this issue include: a "Monster Makeup Handbook" by Dick Smith; a transcript of Forry's appearance on a television program called The Joe Franklin Show; filmbooks of The Alligator People, St. George and the Seven Curses, The Return of the Fly; and The Mummy's Ghost; and more. The cover painting of Lon Chaney Jr. as The Mummy is by Vic Prezio. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #37
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 37
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    Features in this issue include: Forry's take on Fiend Without a Face; an unlikely story about Bela Lugosi and a bat; a Boris Karloff interview; "Hunch Facts of Notre Dame"; filmbooks of Curse of Dracula and 20 Million Miles to Earth; and more. Gray Morrow provides the cover painting of The Ymir from 20 Million Miles to Earth. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #38
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 38

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    Features in this issue include: a piece on Forry, Don Post, and Tor Johnson appearing at a grocery store; a feature about Dr. Who; filmbooks of White Zombie and Curse of the Demon; and more. Cover painting of the snarling demon from Curse of the Demon is by Vic Prezio. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #39
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 39
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    Features in this issue include: an obituary on actor Herbert Marshall (star of The Fly); an article on makeup artists such as Mike Westmore and Jack Pierce; an overview of Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster; a Forry-conducted interview of Carroll Borland (Mark of the Vampire); fascinating drawings by Kong animator Willis O'Brien of Frankenstein battling King Kong; and more. Vic Prezio provides the cover painting of the monster from the very odd Frankenstein Conquers the World. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #40
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 40
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    Features in this issue include: "Great Lugosi Mystery" (an unlikely story of Lugosi and a ghost haunting); a comic adaptation of The Mummy's Hand; a preview of The Deadly Bees; a feature on Dick Smith, Bud Westmore, and other makeup artists; a filmbook of The She Creature; and more. The cover painting by Ron Cobb is of a monster from Horror Hotel. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #41
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 41
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    • Signed by editor Forrest J. Ackerman (contents page) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Features in this issue include: an obituary of actor Wally Ford (The Ape Man, The Mummy's Tomb); "The Thin Man Captured" (referring to John Carradine); filmbooks of Munster Go Home and The Curse of The Mummy's Tomb"; and more. The mangy (but scary) looking werewolf painting on the cover is by an uncredited artist. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #42
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 42
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    Features in this issue include: an interview with Christopher Lee; "The ABC's of Aliens, Beasts and Creatures"; a feature on John Chambers' makeup for "The Sixth Finger" episode of The Outer Limits; Forry's take on Invasion of The Body Snatchers; and more. Classic cover painting of Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman is by Rob Cobb. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #43
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 43
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    Features in this issue include: Forry's firsthand account of the Count Dracula Society Awards Dinner; a feature on Fantastic Voyage; a House of Dracula filmbook; and more. Ron Cobb's painting of Christopher Lee as Dracula graces the cover. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #44
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 44

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    Features in this issue include: an article about some of Boris Karloff's non-monster roles; a synopsis of the Doctor Who film "The Daleks are Coming"; filmbooks of Attack of the Giant Tarantula and The Monster that Challenged the World"; and more. The spiffy keen King Kong painting on the cover is by Dan Adkins. 82 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #45
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 45
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    Features in this issue include: a very cool article about "House of Wax"; a synopsis of Return of the Vampire; "Monster Mail Call" (including a letter by Richard Corben); filmbooks of The Projected Man and The Human Monster; and more. The creepy/goofy cover painting of the Projected Man is by Ron Cobb. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #46
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 46
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    • Label #0351024008

    Features in this issue include: a Boris Karloff press conference; synopses of The Mummy's Shroud and The Vampire and the Ballerina; the making of The Devil Commands; and more. Sports cover painting of Oliver Reed in Curse of the Werewolf (artist unknown). Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #47
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 47
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    Features in this issue include: "Return of the Phantom" (about the less than stellar Claude Rains version of Phantom of the Opera); a Claude Rains obituary; a preview of James Bond film You Only Live Twice; a feature on black cats in films; and more. Highly realistic Basil Gogos cover painting of Claude Rains as The Phantom. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #48
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 48

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    Features in this issue include: movie previews, part one of The Ghost of Frankenstein filmbook; "The Monster from One Million B.C." (comic drawn by Tom Sutton); and more. The photo cover is of a man in a Santa suit wearing a Mummy mask. The back of the mag has an ad for Eerie magazine, which debuted a couple of years or so prior. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #49
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 49

    Features in this issue include: a Frankenstein comic; a feature on Bela Lugosi's career in films as Dracula; "The Undead" (Dracula short story); part two of The Ghost of Frankenstein filmbook; movie previews; and more. Ron Cobb's creepy cool painting of Henry Hull as The Werewolf of London is on the cover. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #50
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 50

    Features in this issue include: movie previews; a synopsis of Lugosi's The Devil Bat; Gorgo the Gargantuan filmbook; a feature on makeup artist Ben Nye; "Horror of Dracula" (reprinted comic); and more. The Basil Gogos cover painting of Gorgo is reprinted from issue #11. Cover price $0.50.