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    FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND
    The Magazine Of Classic Fantasticinema
    Page last updated:
    5 July 2015
    Subject: Classic Monsters,  Horror,  Sci-Fi,  Fantasy,  
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    Special thanks for this page goes to:
    Garry Malvern
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    Scott Matheson
    Classic Monsters, Horror, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Magazine from United States published by Warren Publishing Co., Ray Ferry, Philip Kim/IDW,


    - First issue: 1958
    - 275 issues are listed in the moviemags.com database. (full listing). Highslide JS
    - Fantastic cinema from the 30s to present.
    - Published by James Warren (1958-1983), Ray Ferry (1993-2008), Philip Kim/IDW (2010-).
    - Nostalgia at it's best. Full with excellent printed photos and comments from someone who really knows.
    - The 10 issues of Monster World, published from 1964 to 1966, are considered issues 70 to 79 of FMoF.
    - Forrest J Ackerman, editor from 1958 to 1995, was a legendary figure and a true lover of fantastic movies. He was the one who invented the term "Sci-Fi" among many others.
    - Website: www.famousmonstersoffilmland.com

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    HP LOVECRAFT
    CTHULHU cover
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    Lovecraft Cthulhu cover
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    King Kong cover
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    Issue #266
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    Creature cover
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    Wicked Witch cover
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    Issue #265
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    Ray Bradbury cover
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    The Hobbit
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    Issue #264
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    Munsters family cover
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    Herman cover
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    Herman cover
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    Issue #263
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    The Thing cover
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    Universal Monsters
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    San Diego ComiCom
    SDCC imprint
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    Issue #262
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    Monster World cover - Regular version
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    Clash of the Kaiju
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    Monster World
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    Issue #261
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    The Outer Limits
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    Dark Shadows
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    Issue #192
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    Dated: February 1983
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    Famous Monsters Retro #192
    25th Anniversary Collector's Edition
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    Issue #260
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    Christopher Lee
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    John Carter
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    Issue #259
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    Twilight Zone
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    Wolfman
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    Issue #71
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    Features articles on Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man: Lon Jr. Vs. Bela in a Filmbook; Girls and Ghouls: Bela Casts a Large Shadow Over Black Friday; Confessions of a Collectomaniac; Professor Gruebeard and Much More!!!
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    Issue #258
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    Features articles on The Lady is a Vamp; The Ladies of Evil Dead; Evil Dead Lives On; Which Witch? From Salem to Suspiria; FM Comic Preview: Luna #1; Vampirella: Vampirella's Fella, If the Suit Fits and Much More!!!
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    Issue #257
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    Monster Kids
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    Monster Kids
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    Baker Frankenstein
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    limited distribution.
    1000 copies only
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    San Diego ComiCon
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    Baker Frankenstein cover
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    Richard Corben/
    Heavy Metal
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    Features articles on 30 Years of: Heavy Metal, Ray Harryhausen's Clash of the Titans & Stan Winston; Rick Baker: Monster Maker; Super 8 and Much More!!!
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    Issue #255
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    the "Diamond retail cover".
    The cover art
    is from artist
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    inspired by
    H.P. Lovecraft's At the Mountains
    of Madness.
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    Issue #254
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    Vincent Price cover
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    Issue #253
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    Primary Cover: Captain Company/subscriber cover by Bill Selby

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    LIMITED NUMBER! Tomb Much to Handle! Cover by William Stout.
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    The Dead Walk (Black) - Happy Horrordays! Cover by Charlie Adlard.
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    The Dead Walk (Orange) - Happy Horrordays! Cover by Charlie Adlard.
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    Issue #252
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    Diamond Distribution cover by Guy Davis and Jeromy Cox
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    Diamond retailer incentive cover by Bill Stout
    Primary Cover: Captain Company/subscriber cover by Bill Selby
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    Issue #251
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    Primary Cover: Richard Corben - This will be available in all outlets, comics shops, book stores, etc.

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    Incentive Cover: William Stout - This will be available at comics shops serviced by Diamond as an incentive cover, in a ratio of one copy to every 10 Primary Covers ordered.
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    FM Online Exclusive Cover: Basil Gogos - This cover is available only through the FM Online Store.
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    Famous Monsters Convention Cover - This will be sold only at the FM Con in Indianapolis.
    Limited to 3500 copies only.
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    Issue #250
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    Issue #249
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    Bela Lugosi as Murder Legendre from White Zombie is on the cover of this latest edition of the greatest classic monster movie magazine of all time.
    Includes:
    How to Make a Mummy!
    TV's First Family of Fright (The Munsters)!
    Look What Lon Don After Midnight!
    Monsters Are Good for Kids! (feature article from the owner-operators of MyMovieMonsters.com!)
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    Issue #248
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    I WAS A TEENAGE WEREWOLF!
    KING OF THE ROCKETMEN!
    MEETING THE PHANTOM!
    WHEN LUCY MET KONG!!
    Plus More
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    Issue #247
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    Hammer Horrors - The Hollywood Connection ; The Sounds of Horror - How The Movies Learned to Talk ; War of the Worlds - George Pal's 1953 Classic ; Farewell to the Creature - Tribute to Ben Chapman
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    Issue #246
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    * The Peter Lorre Story, Conclusion
    * How They Made The Technicolor Phantom!
    * New FM Filmbook: THE MYSTERIANS!
    * Free Golden Age Full Color Mars Attacks Art Print!
    Plus much more.
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    Issue #245
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    Peter Lorre - The Little Giant of Horror ; The Redhead and the One-Eyed Monster ; Frankenstein on Television ; King of the Rocketmen
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    Issue #244
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    Includes 'The Forgotten Mr. Hyde,' 'Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man,' 'Shock Theater Legend Speaks Out,' 'The Art of Makeup Special FX,' Monster Valentine cards and the usual features like 'Fang Mail,' 'You Axed for It,' and much, much more!
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    Issue #243
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    Includes 'Quasimodo's Finest Hour,' 'The Science of Frankenstein,' 'Back Lots of Horrorwood, Part 1,' return of the 'FM Lucky 7 Contest' and the usual features like 'Fang Mail,' 'You Axed for It,' and much, much more!
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    Issue #242
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    Includes 'X: The Man With the X-Ray Eyes,' 'The Day the Earth Caught Fire,' 'King Kong: All-American Monster,' 'Horrors in Plastic: the Aurora Monster Kits,' and much, much more!
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    Issue #241
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    Includes 'The Man Who Captured King Kong,' 'The Hidden Horrors of Toyland,' 'Behind the Screams of Dracula vs. Frankenstein,' and much, much more!
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    Issue #240
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    Includes interview with Carolyn Kearney, 'Thriller TV,' 'The Phantom Creeps,' 'The Ken Strickfaden Story' and more!
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    Issue #239
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    Includes 'In Search of Van Helsing: Life After Universal,' 'Vampire Bat,' 'The History of Sci-Fi Cliffhangers,' 'The Horrors of Spider Island,' and much more!
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    Issue #238
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    Issue #237
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    Issue #236
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    Issue #235
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    2nd cover
    The art of stop motion animation: A retrospective of the greatest SM films ever made!
    Fall Of The House Of Usher!: New Filmbook of the terrorific 1960 Vincent Price film.
    Remembering American International Pictures: Get the inside scoop on the little studio that dominated the sci-fi 'B' movie market in the 1950s!
    The men behind the monsters!: FM's new behind-the-screams column on how movie makeup effects are created with tips on how you can create your own monsters at home.
    Shriek peek at ''Elvira's Haunted Hills'': Her new film coming this Howl-oween!
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