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Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine comic books

  • Issue #151
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 151

    Features in this issue include: preview of Ralph Bakshi's The Lord of the Rings; "A Rick Baker Monsterpiece"; preview of Invasion of the Body Snatchers remake; article by Eric Ashton on claws in films; and more. Cover photo is a montage of images: Christopher Reeve as Superman, Golum from Lord of the Rings, a Cylon warrior, and some Star Wars action figures. The back of the mag is an ad for Superman records and books. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #152
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 152

    Features in this issue include: part one of werewolf in film article; "Superman -He Soars. He Scores"; Valerie Perrine interview; Superman writing contest; article on Hammer FX man Les Bowie; 72nd birthday celebration for John Carradine; 10th anniversary memorial of the death of Boris Karloff; and more. Cover depicts Christopher Reeve as Superman. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #153
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 153

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    Features in this issue include: synopsis of Nosferatu; filmbooks of The Reptile and Dracula A.D. 1972; David Prowse interview; "When Boris Karloff Died" (by FM editor Forrest J Ackerman); and more. Cover is tinted photo of Klaus Kinski as Nosferatu. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #154
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 154

    Features in this issue include: obituaries of Ted Cassidy, Richard Kelton, Andre Morrell, and Geoffrey Unworth; previews of Love at First Bite and The Black Hole; review of CBS special Monsters, Madmen, and Creatures of the Night; feature on comedy team genre films; birthday wishes for Vincent Price, George Lucas, and Peter Mayhew; and more. Cover photo is of George Hamilton and Susan St. James in Love at First Bite. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #155
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 155

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    Features in this issue include: review of Dr. Who television series and a preview of the films; preview of the Cat and Canary films; obituaries of director Steve Sekely and FX expert Adam Beckett; previews of Starcrash, Aliens, and Buck Rogers; and more. Cover features montage of Dr. Who photos. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #156
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 156

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    Features in this issue include: previews of The Empire Strikes Back and Moonraker; review of Alien; birthday greetings to Stanley Kubrick, Zita Johann, Robert Heinlein, and Harrison Ford; obituary of actor Victor Kilian; and more. Cover photo is a still from Alien. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #157
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 157

    Features in this issue include: Alien article by FM editor Forrest J Ackerman; preview of Frank Langella version of Dracula; article on Richard Kiel (Jaws in Moonraker); preview of The Amityville Horror; Battlestar Galactica episode guide; Forry denying that he released the addresses of Christopher Lee and William Shatner; and more. Dual photo cover shows Frank Langella as Dracula and Richard Kiel from Moonraker. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #158
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 158

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    Features in this issue include: Star Wars preview reprint; retrospective of 3D films; H.R. Geiger article and interview; detailed feature on Alien; and more. Alien cover painting is by H.R. Geiger. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #159
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 159

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    Features in this issue include: preview of The Muppet Movie; an assortment of critiques of Alien; preview of Time After Time; Max Fleischer obituary; "Mos Eisley's Cantina; and more. Cover photo depicts Alien attacking Veronica Cartwright. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #160
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 160

    Features in this issue include: previews of The Martian Chronicles and Werner Herzog's Nosferatu; Gil Gerard interview; birthday greetings to Claude Rains, Boris Karloff, and others; "Tyrannosaurus Wrecks"; Meteor filmbook; and more. Cover is poster art from Meteor. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #161
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 161

    Features in this issue include: "Shedding Some Light on The Black Hole" making of The Day Time Ended; Walter Koenig interview; article on teenage film monsters; "Star Trek, The Emotion and Action Picture"; and more. Dual photo cover features stills from Star Trek the Motion Picture and The Black Hole. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #162
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 162

    Features in this issue include: reactions to Star Trek the Motion Picture; article on Barbara Steele; behind-the-scenes article on The Black Hole; Stephen King talks about movies based on his books; The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms filmbook part one; previews of The Fog and Tanya's Island; and more. Cover photo is a still from The Black Hole. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #163
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 163

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    Features in this issue include: synopsis and preview of Friday the 13th; The Fog filmbook; preview of Westworld television series; The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms filmbook part two; and more. Cover photo is of young Jason Vorhees from Friday the 13th. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #164
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 164

    Features in this issue include: Saturn 3 review; synopsis and preview of The Humanoid; Curse of the Crimson Cult filmbook; Stephen King interview by Paul R. Gagne; article on evil dolls in film; and more. Cover photo is of Kirk Douglas being attacked by robot in Saturn 3. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #165
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 165

    Features in this issue include: review of films released in 1979 by Vinny Garney; "The Creeper-The Rondo Hatton Story"; Donald F. Glut interview about The Empire Strikes Back; preview of Humanoids from the Deep; "Fright Films of Freddie Francis"; David Prowse interview; and more. Cover depicts alien bounty hunters from The Empire Strikes Back. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #166
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 166

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    Features in this issue include: Veronica Cartwright interview; extended article about The Empire Strikes Back; Dawn of the Dead preview; article on proposed Salem's Lot television series; Black Sunday (part one) and I Monster filmbooks; and more. Cover photos are from The Empire Strikes Back. Boba Fett cover. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #167
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 167

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    Features in this issue include: "FM on Friday the 13th"; preview of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hype"; opening night coverage of The Empire Strikes Back; humorous "interview" with Godzilla; synopsis and preview of The Shining; part two of Black Sunday filmbook; obituaries of George Pal and Alfred Hitchcock; and more. Cover features photo montage from The Empire Strikes Back. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #168
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 168

    Features in this issue include: article on robots in film; article on special edition of Close Encounters of the Third Kind; article on aliens in film; brief feature on Jaws; "The Golden Age of Terrorvision"; and more. Cover photo is of Richard Dreyfuss and aliens from Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #169
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 169

    Features in this issue include: Contamination: Alien on Earth filmbook; Thundar the Barbarian preview; obituary of Kathleen Burke; previews of Zombie and The Hearse; feature on creatures from The Clash of the Titans; and more. Cover painting of mother skeleton from Psycho is by Basil Gogos. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #170
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 170

    Features in this issue include: article on Universal Studios; previews of Altered States and Battle Beyond the Stars; preview of Flash Gordon; "The Horrorwood Reporter"; and more. Cover montage features still of Max Von Sydow from Flash Gordon, still from Battle Beyond the Stars, and poster art from The Awakening. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #171
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 171

    Features in this issue include: article on Hammer Frankensteins; Flash Gordon review; feature on Hammer Horror fan Sammy Davis Jr.; genre television article; interviews with Sam Jones and Max Von Sydow; and more. Cover painting of Lon Chaney as The Phantom of the Opera is by Basil Gogos. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #172
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 172

    Features in this issue include: previews of Scanners, Motel Hell, Fiend, Maniac, The Final Conflict, and The Incredible Shrinking Woman; obituary of Steve McQueen; "Horrorwood Reporter"; and more. Cover photo is from The Incredible Shrinking Woman (starring Lily Tomlin). Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #173
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 173

    Features in this issue include: retrospective of Tod Browning's Freaks; previews of People that Time Forgot and The Funhouse; review of The Devil and Max Devlin; article on Universal Studio tour and its monsters; info on premature reporting of Forry's death; obituary of Beulah Bondi; and more. Cover photo is of devilish Bill Cosby in The Devil and Max Devlin. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #174
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 174

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    Features in this issue include: Friday the 13th Part 2 synopsis and preview; Christopher Lee on Star Wars and Close Encounters of the Third Kind; part one of article on Hammer vampire films; article about the She Creature (including the costume's appearances in other movies); preview of Outland; and more. Cover photo montage depicts Darth Vader and other star warriors. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #175
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 175

    Features in this issue include: preview and behind-the-scenes feature on Clash of the Titans; part two of article on Hammer vampire films; previews of Superman 2, Caveman, Raiders of the Lost Ark; "The Graveyard Examiner"; Rodan filmbook part one; and more. Cover photo montage includes scenes from Clash of the Titans, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Superman 2. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #176
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 176

    Features in this issue include: Terence Fisher obituary and retrospective; previews of Dragonslayer, Mindwarp, and Excalibur; Rodan filmbook part two; article on monster maker James Cummins; and more. Cover painting of creature from The Mutation is by Basil Gogos. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #177
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 177

    Features in this issue include: previews of Outland, For Your Eyes Only, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and An American Werewolf in London; reprint of Donald F. Glut Empire Strikes Back interview; preview of The Beast Within by Ronald Borst; and more. Cover photos depict Yoda from The Empire Strikes Back and Christopher Reeve from Superman 2. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #178
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 178

    Features in this issue include: "King Karloff and Legendary Lugosi"; preview of An American Werewolf in London; Terence Stamp interview; critiques of Raiders of the Lost Ark; Frankenstein and Dracula reprinted filmbooks; and more. Cover photos are from Superman 2 and The Raiders of the Lost Ark. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #179
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 179

    Features in this issue include: preview of Conan the Barbarian; feature on '70s vampire films; previews of Wolfen, Heartbeeps, and Halloween 2; Raiders of the Lost Ark photo album; Richard Matheson article by Randy Palmer; and more. Cover features Basil Gogos painting of The Gorgon and photo of Arnold as Conan. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #180
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 180

    Features in this issue include: synopsis of The Grim Reaper; article on An American Werewolf in London; previews of The Quest for Fire, Hellnight, and The Watcher in the Woods; obituary of Melvyn Douglas; and more. Cover features uncredited painting of Karloff as the Frankenstein monster and a photo from The Grim Reaper. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #181
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 181

    Features in this issue include: previews of Heartbeeps, Ghost Story, and The Time Bandits; article on films that influenced Raiders of the Lost Ark; Bobbie Bresee interview with accompanying preview of The Mausoleum; and more. Cover photo is of Andy Kaufman, Bernadette Peters, and robot from Heartbeeps. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #182
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 182

    Features in this issue include: interview with Kimo Kaawa, director of the Hollywood Wax Museum; overview of Caroline Munro; part one of feature on atomic monster films; Clash of the Titans overview; article on the devil in films; preview of My Bloody Valentine; and more. Cover features photos of Bobbie Bresee from The Mausoleum and witches from Clash of the Titans. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #183
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 183

    Features in this issue include: previews of Swamp Thing and Modern Problems; part one of feature on winged monsters in the movies; retrospective on The Lost World; part two of feature on atomic monster films; and more. Cover photo is of the film version of DC Comics' Swamp Thing. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #184
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 184

    Features in this issue include: appreciation of Dragonslayer by Tim Moriarity; overviews of the original Cat People and the remake; "B.C. = Before Conan-Famous Barbarians of Filmland"; "Godzilla, The Jolly Japanese Giant"; list of Famous Monsters readers who have become pros; part two of feature on winged monsters in the movies; and more. Cover photos are from Dragonslayer and Conan the Barbarian. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #185
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 185

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    Features in this issue include: previews of Bladerunner, Poltergeist, The Thing, The Wrath of Khan, and Conan the Barbarian; article on friendly film aliens; overview of The Mutant; feature on Alex Gordon; and more. Cover painting is of Lon Chaney Jr. as Kharis the Mummy; photos are from Star Trek II. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #186
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 186

    Features in this issue include: a feature on Universal Studios; synopses on Road Warrior and The Beastmaster; overview of Star Trek II; preview of Poltergeist; and more. Cover features three stills from Poltergeist. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #187
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 187

    Features in this issue include: previews of Creepshow and The Thing; critical assessment of Star Trek II by Tim Moriarty; part one of John Carradine retrospective; article about the movement to revive Dark Shadows; and more. Cover features three stills from Star Trek II. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #188
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 188

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    This issue is loaded down with reprints, including Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde filmbook, Phantom of the Opera filmbook, House of Frankenstein filmbook, article covering the First Annual Science Fiction and Fantasy Film Festival; and more. Cover paintings of The Wolfman, Dracula, and the Frankenstein monster are also reprints. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #189
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 189

    Features in this issue include: preview of third Friday the 13th film; part two of John Carradine retrospective; article on Steven Spielberg and E.T. The Extra Terrestrial; piece on 20th SF Film Fest and 9th Annual Awards; and more. Uncredited cover painting is of E.T. The Extraterrestrial. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #190
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 190

    Features in this issue include: retrospective of The Empire Strikes Back (article coincides with re-release of the film); preview of Superman 3; feature on mummies; The Time Machine filmbook part one; part three of John Carradine retrospective; and more. Cover is poster art from The Empire Strikes Back. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #191
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 191

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    Features in this issue include: the announcement of Forrest J Ackerman resigning as FM Editor-in-Chief; Forry retrospective and farewell article by Randy Palmer; The Dark Crystal preview; videogame article by Jeff Rovin; reviews of The Road Warrior, Halloween III, The Funhouse, and other films; role playing game article by Jeff Rovin; article on computer animation by Roscoe Pound; The Time Machine filmbook part two; and more. Uncredited cover painting depicts creatures from The Dark Crystal. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #192
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    Cover by Bill Selby. Edited by Joe Moe and Philip Kim. Stories by Joe Moe, David Colton, Dennis Billows, and Max Cheney. Special 25th anniversary issue, from 2012, features a retro look, right down to the February 1983 on the cover. Includes Selbys original cover for issue 192, left unpublished when Warren folded in 1983; Star Wars, John Carpenter, and other movie highlights of the 80s; a look at the horror classic House of Long Shadows with Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing and John Carradine. 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #193
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  • Issue #194
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  • Issue #195
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  • Issue #196
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  • Issue #197
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  • Issue #198
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  • Issue #199
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  • Issue #200
    Famous Monsters of Filmland (1958) Magazine 200

    Cover by Frank Kelly Freas. The Love and Lure of Lugosi; King Karloff; One Man Monster Show - 63 years after his death he still knocks 'em dead; Son of Mister Monster - Horrorwood hung a star on his dressing room door...the Pentagram; Son of Kong - the man who walked in Mighty Kong's footsteps; Where are the Monsters? Modern mom (now grandmom) Terri Pinckard recaps her famous 1965 FM article; The World's Greatest Collector - a never-before-published piece by Mrs. Ackermonster; The Amazing Ackermonster - the ABC's of FJA; Beast Witches, Forry - Happy 35th Anniversary greetings from the world's biggest Forry Fans; Famous Monsters Short Story Contest Winners; FJA's Famous Monstercon '93; What Glory Price - a loving tribute to the merchant of menace...Vincent Price...by Horrorwood Historian Ron Borst. Cover price $7.95.