Friday, October 29, 2010

Monday, October 25, 2010

Famous Monsters Series - Addendumdum

Let's wrap this thing up with this observation as to who was responsible for the lame doodling on those cards. I suggest it was Ed Urbank! (Article from FM #3)

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Famous Monsters Series - Addendum

See the "Corrugated Brute" in his natural habitat, the FM makeup contest winners article in #18. Some of the fans who were later immortalized in card form.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Famous Monsters Series 49-64

Several cards used photos from FM make-up contests. I'm sure a lot of people have wondered what movies those photos are from. (There are several question marks on these cards as it is!)

Scans by Skeen.

49. The Snake Pit (FM Make-Up Contest)
50. Reptilicus
51. Circus of Horrors
52. The Sea Monster (The Hideous Sun Demon)
53. Dracula's Daughter (The Raven - 1963)
54. The Ghost (FM Make-Up Contest)
55. (War Of) The Colossal Beast
56. Konga
57. The Corrugated Brute (FM Make-Up Contest)
58. Invasion of (the Star) Creatures
59. (Invasion of the) Star Creatures
60. The Yelloe Serpent (Tales of Terror)
61. The Devil's Doll (Bob Burns Make-Up)
62. The Beastly Horror (Attack of the Puppet People)
63. Haunted Fear (FM Make-Up Contest)
64. Horrors of the Black Museum


Friday, October 22, 2010

FM 253

Early version of the cover with Kerry Gammill's cover art.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Famous Monsters Series 33-48

Ok, now the outlining is just getting annoying!

Scans by Skeen.

33. Invasion Of (The) Saucermen
34. How to Make a Monster
35. The Claw ?
36. The Werewolf and Frankenstein (How to Make a Monster)
37. Teenage Werewolf (How to Make a Monster)
38. Werewolf Meets Teenage Frankenstein (How to Make a Monster)
39. Invasion Of (The) Saucerman
40. Coffin of Terror ?
41. The She Creature
42. The Hook ?
43. (The) Unknown Terror
44. Horrors of the Black Museum
45. Circus of Horrors
46. (Prisoner Of) The Iron Mask
47. I Was a Teenage Frankenstein
48. (Prisoner Of) The Iron Mask

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

FM #70

Word is that these retro issues (#70-79, published irregularly) will be full on reproductions of vintage FMs, including pulp paper, Forry puns and retro film articles, news, etc. Hopefully, the later covers will be a little more retro than the first one.

FM No. 70
Cover Art by Jeff Preston

Monday, October 18, 2010

Famous Monsters Series 17-32

More of those anoying outlines!

Thanks to Skeen for the scans! (Or is it "Scan for the skeens"?)

17. Goliath and the Barbarians
18. Konga
19. Goliath and the Dragon
20. Circus of Horrors (Goliath and the Dragon)
21. Educated Skeleton (?)
22. The Melting Head (FM Make-Up Contest)
23. The Head Shrinker (?)
24. The Giant Lizard (?)
25. (I Was A) Teenage Frankenstein
26. Cruel Terror (The Mask)
27. How to Make a Monster
28. Creation of Frankenstein (I Was A Teenage Frankenstein)
29. Goliath and the Dragon
30. The Blood of Dracula
31. The Voo Doo Man (?)
32. The Devil's Curse (?)