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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 #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 #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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    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 #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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    • 3" cumulative spine split. Cover oxidation.
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    • 7" cumulative spine split.

    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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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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    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 #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 #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 #47
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 47
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    • Crack to upper right corner of slab.
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    • 1" spine split from top of comic.

    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 #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
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    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.

  • Issue #53
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 53
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    Features in this issue include: "Horror in the Lighthouse" (short story by Poe and Robert Bloch); "Castle of Terror" (reprint of William Castle article); "Face 1001" (reprint of Chaney Sr. article); a feature on Hammer Horror films; movie previews; and more. Stunning realistic cover painting by Basil Gogos is of The Amazing Colossal Man. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #54
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 54
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    • 1/2" tear.

    Features in this issue include: an article by Lon Chaney Sr.!; "Behind the Ape Ball"; "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (reprinted article); and more. The continuing trend of reprinting articles from previous issues is a disturbing cost-cutting measure, but the magazine remains a favorite of film fans and monster buffs. Ron Cobb provides the cover painting of the Martian from the underrated Invasion of the Saucer Men. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #55
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 55

    Features in this issue include: a reprint of the "Hunchback of Notre Dame" filmbook; an obituary of legendary makeup artist Jack Pierce; "Fang Mail" (featuring a picture of artist Richard Corben in monster makeup); short story "Dracula 2000"; and more. The uncredited cover painting is of a snake on the make in Land of the Giants (the mag contains a preview of the film). Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #57
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 57
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    Features in this issue include: "Fang Mail" (including a letter by Robert "Psycho" Bloch); an Invasion of the Vampires filmbook; a synopsis and preview of guilty pleasure The Green Slime; and more. A scene from The Green Slime (by artist Vic Livoti) graces the cover. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #59
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 59
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    • Label #1240850012

    Features in this issue include: filmbooks of Dracula has Risen from the Grave and Frankenstein Must be Destroyed; a reprint of the John Carradine feature "The Thin Monster Captured"; an article about Jonathan Frid; and more. Basil Gogos provides the eerily realistic cover painting of Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins from Dark Shadows. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #60
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 60

    Features in this issue include: "Shape of Screams to Come" (movie previews); an editorial called "Inside Ackerman"; "Terrors of the Man Eating Plants"; and more. The stunning Portrait of Dorian Grey cover painting is by fan-favorite Basil Gogos. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #61
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 61

    Features in this issue include: part one of an abridged version of John W. Campbell's classic story "Who Goes There?"; "Fang Mail" (including a letter by Ed Naha); "The Clown at Midnight" (a reprint of a Robert Bloch article); a reprint of the famous photo featuring Phantom of the Opera (Claude Rains) unmasked; Mark of the Vampire filmbook; and more. Cover painting of Lugosi and Carroll Borland from Mark of the Vampire is by Peter Green. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #62
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 62

    Features in this issue include: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932 version) filmbook; part two of an abridged version of John W. Campbell's classic story "Who Goes There?"; part two of Robert Bloch's "The Clown at Midnight" article (reprinted from a previous issue of FM); and more. Cover painting by the great Basil Gogos is of Fredric March as a shifty-eyed Mr. Hyde. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #63
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 63

    Features in this issue include: a "Mystery Photo" of Boris Karloff's daughter; "The Weird and Wonderful Pictures of Edgar Allan Poe"; "The Many Hands of Orlac" (an article about the various films based on the story); and more. Famed cover artist Basil Gogos painted the striking figure of Peter Lorre from The Hands of Orlac. The back of the mag features an ad for Monster World magazine. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #65
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 65

    Features in this issue include: filmbooks The Phantom of the Opera (Chaney version) and The Mask of Fu Manchu; the making of The Seven Faces of Dr. Lao; an obituary of Karl Freund; "Professor Gruebeard" (debut of Answer Man column); "Karloff's Air-Raising Interview"; and more. Cover painting by Basil Gogos features Karloff in The Mask of Fu Manchu. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #66
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 66

    Features in this issue include: filmbook The Old Dark House; "The Change of the Leech Woman"; "The Apes of Wrath" by Vern Langdon; "Professor Gruebeard" (featuring the Answer Man); and more. The cover painting is of a terrorized woman from The Old Dark House. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #67
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 67

    Features in this issue include: an article on witches and demons in the movies; filmbook The Black Cat; "Professor Gruebeard" (featuring the Answer Man); "Girls and Ghouls Gallery"; and more. Excellent cover painting by Vic Prezio of Lon Chaney Jr. in Witchcraft. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #68
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 68

    Features in this issue include: filmbook The Mysterious Island; "Time Traveler #1" (about George Pal); "The Phantom Revisited" (a nicely researched article by Rudy Belmer about Chaney's Phantom of the Opera); an article about astrology and monsters; reprint article "When Dracula Invaded England"; and more. Vic Prezio painted the Mysterious Island cover. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #70
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 70

    Features in this issue include: "Mister Monster, The Legendary Lon"; an article about the Tales of Frankenstein television series; filmbook London After Midnight; "Professor Gruebeard" (featuring the Answer Man); a synopsis of The Tropi; and more. Basil Gogos' cover painting is of Lon Chaney from the lost film London After Midnight. Issues 70-79 of Famous Monsters exist in the form of Monster World 1-10. Beginning with #80, the magazine returns to its original name. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #71
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 71

    Continuing with the "lost" issues of Famous Monsters of Filmland, issue #71 will bring more of the classic style that made FM the iconic magazine it has become. This issue will feature an original Frankenstein vs. The Wolfman cover by artist Joe Jusko, with accompanying film book. Classic staples like The Graveyard Examiner, Professor Gruebeard, Mystery Photo, and "You Axed for It" will all be included, along with some of the best horror of the late 60s! Cover price $8.99.

  • Issue #81
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 81

    Features in this issue include: filmbooks Captive Wildwoman and Island of Lost Souls; "Fires of Death" (an article about a Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea episode); a feature on Dick Smith's Dorian Gray makeup (TV version); a photo of FM editor Forrest J Ackerman in his living room, surrounded by collectibles; and more. Jungle Captive cover painting by Harold Shull. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #86
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 86

    Features in this issue include: synopses of The House that Dripped Blood and Devil Bat; "Professor Gruebeard" (ask the Answer Man); a quiz by John and Michael Brunas; reprint of Edward Eustace's article "Compared to Werewolf of London, Dracula was a Sissy"; and more. Uncredited cover painting is from The House that Dripped Blood (featuring a stunning likeness of Peter Cushing). Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #88
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 88

    Features in this issue include: synopsis of Night of Dark Shadows; obituary of Michael Rennie; reprinted article "In the Days of the Dinosaurs"; reprinted article "Famous Munsters of Ticklevision"; and more. Cover photo depicts scene from Night of Dark Shadows. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #89
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 89

    Features in this issue include: Dracula vs. Frankenstein synopsis; reprinted feature "Do You Recall the Black Zoo"; reprinted article by G. John Edwards called "Rip Van Dracula"; "The Black Heart of Dorian Gray" reprint; "Professor Gruebeard" (ask the Answer Man); and more. Cover photo depicts Zondor Vorkov as Dracula in Dracula vs. Frankenstein. (FM editor Forry Ackerman had a role in the film). Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #90
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 90

    Features in this issue include: "Professor Gruebeard" (with the Answer Man); synopses of Cry of the Banshee, Scream and Scream Again, and The Vampire Lovers; "Attack of the Giant Tarantula" reprint; Tor Johnson obituary; "The Call of Dracula" reprint; and more. The cover features promotional art from Scream and Scream Again. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #94
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 94

    Features in this issue include: an article by Thomas Rogers about surprise endings in horror films; a synopsis of Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde; "How to Make a Mummy" reprint; "In the Days of the Dinosaurs" reprint; an overview of the Rue Morgue films; "Fascinating Karloff Facts" reprint; and more. Gracing the cover is a stunning painting of the Frankenstein monster (from Bride of Frankenstein) by Sanjulian. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #95
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 95
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    Features in this issue include: "Attack of the Giant Insects" reprint; filmbooks of Dr. Phibes Rises Again and Conquest of the Planet of the Apes; "Graveyard Examiner"; synopsis of Blacula; "The Unerving Night Stalker"; and more. Luis Dominquez painted the cover, which depicts Claudia Barron from Guess What Happened to Count Dracula." Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #96
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 96
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    Features in this issue include: reminiscence by Forry regarding the death of Lon Chaney; synopses of Twins of Evil, Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman, and Hands of the Ripper; preview of Scars of Dracula; and "The Critics Crypt" (featuring book reviews); and more. The cover combines two previous cover paintings: Mr. Hyde from the 1967 Yearbook and the werewolf from issue #41. Cover price $1.00.