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SPECTRE
aka "FAMOUS FIENDS FROM FILMDOM"
Classic Monsters Fanzine from United States
Ceased publication

- First and last issue: 1964-1982
- The first 4 issues were called "Famous Fiends From Filmdom".
- Issues #5-25 were called Spectre.
- Issues 1-21 were published from 1964 to 1968.
- Issues 22-25 (Volume 2) were published from 1981 to 1982.
- Publisher/Editor: Mike Appel.

Last updated:
28 July 2014

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COVERS FOUND & MISSING
Info from the Database
Listing is not complete, so it is not known what is missing.
There are 25 issues listed in the database

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Covers found: 25
Covers missing: Not known
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CONTENTS: 1964 1967 1968 1969 1981 1982 (There are undated issues)GALLERIES: 1964 1967 1968 1969 1981 1982 All (There are undated issues)

Issue 25
Vol 2 # 4 1982
Fan fiction "Nancy", Reviews: Star Trek Wrath of Khan, The Secret of Nimh, Dawn of the Mummy, The Thing, E.T.


Issue 24
Vol 2 # 3 - Summer 1982
Reviews: The Beast Within, Cat People, Creepshow, Inseminoid!, Poltergeist, Swamp Thing, Tron


Issue 23


Issue 22
Vol 2 # 1 - December/Winter 1981
Reviews: Inseminoid!, Heavy Metal, Superman II, Outland, Wolfen, An American Werewolf in London


Issue 21
1969


Issue 20


Issue 19
May/June 1968
Interview of Bryant Haliday, Whatever happened to James Bond? part two, Reviews: Battle Beneath the Earth, Danger:Diabolik!, Something Weird, Theatre of Death, Valley Where Time Stood Still, The Brain & Black Torment, The Crimson Altar


Issue 18


Issue 17


Issue 16


Issue 15


Issue 14
August 1967
Short TV and film reviews, including Star Trek, The Green Hornet, It's About Time, Mission: Impossible, Tarzan, and The Time Tunnel (TV shows) and the James Bond movie You Only Live Twice. 8.5-in. x 11-in.; black and white; 10 pages; side-stapled. Cover price $0.25.


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Issue 6


Issue 5


Issue 4


Issue 3


Issue 2


Issue 1
1964

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