Journal of Frankenstein (1959 New World Enterprises) comic books 1956-1969
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Stories and art by Boris Karloff, Calvin Beck, Peter John Dyer, David Shea Bond, William Thomaier, Wolf Mankowitz, Kenneth Beale and Richard Williams. One of the original monster magazines, Journal of Frankenstein was an early effort by Calvin Beck, who went on to publish the influential monster mag Castle of Frankenstein. This issue features a biography of Frankenstein actor Boris Karloff, an interview with TV horror host Zacherley, and extensive coverage of 1950s horror and sci-fi films. Also featuring an article by future animation legend Richard Williams (Who Framed Roger Rabbit) on his first animated film, The Little Island. Plus a debate on whether sci-fi will ever be a serious film genre. A real piece of monster & movie history. Final issue until publisher Dennis Druktenis revived the series, 40 years later. Frankenstein at Large; The 7th Voyage of Sinbad; Master of Horror: The Boris Karloff Story; The Return of the Son of the Bride of Frankenstein; All Manner of Fantasies; Zacherley; The Little Island; The House on Haunted Hill; The Lion Tamer; 1958: The Year of Macabre & Horror Films; Pro and Con Forum: Will Science Fiction Become Major Film Trend? 8-in. x 11-in., 36 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.50.