Classic Monster Magazines: Marvel’s Monsters to Laugh With

Marvel’s First Monster Magazine is All Fun & Games Monsters to Laugh With #1                                                 (Non-Pariel Publishing, 1964) In the early 1960’s, Marvel Comics was on a role. Their unique approach to super heroes … Continue reading Classic Monster Magazines: Marvel’s Monsters to Laugh With

Marvel Monsters: Power Records Curse of the Werewolf

The Action COMES ALIVE As You Read! For 1970s kids, there were few combinations as powerful as Marvel Comics and Power Records.  Known for their book and record combo sets, Power combined the graphic awesomeness of comic books with the imagination-stirring storytelling of narrative records. Popular with collectors of all stripes, we’ll focus on Power’s … Continue reading Marvel Monsters: Power Records Curse of the Werewolf

Classic Monster Trading Cards: Topps Marvel Monster Stickers

Topps Comic Book Heroes Sticker Sets Included The Marvel Monsters Released by the Topps Company in 1975 and 1976, these stickers showcase just how much monsters were in the mix at the House of Ideas. Marvel Comics was in a golden era of creativity and had their own legion of monsters, grounded in the Universal Monsters … Continue reading Classic Monster Trading Cards: Topps Marvel Monster Stickers

Collecting Monsters @ San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Finding Monsters Amidst the Mayhem   Obviously, San Diego Comic-Con has a much broader pop culture and  entertainment focus than Monster Bash or Monsterpalooza, so seeking out new and interesting classic monster, retro Sci-Fi and vintage fantasy film memorabilia takes a bit of effort. Well, your roving reporter with an eye for magnificent –and not-so-magnificent … Continue reading Collecting Monsters @ San Diego Comic-Con 2017

New Universal Monsters Prints by Alex Ross

Acclaimed Illustrator Alex Ross Releases Monster Art for SDCC Chances are you’ve seen this amazing new Universal Monsters artwork by famed Marvel and DC comic book artist Alex Ross. Well, we finally know how we can get our fan hands on these prints for our collections. The  Alex Ross Universal Monsters Set will debut at this … Continue reading New Universal Monsters Prints by Alex Ross

Classic Monster Comics: Marvel Classics #20 Frankenstein

Marvel Classics Adapted Classic Horror and   Sci-Fi Literature in the 1970s Marvel Classics Comics #20 Frankenstein (Marvel Comics, 1977) MAN vs MONSTER The Ultimate Classic of Nightmare and Retribution told in the MIGHTY MARVEL MANNER! Like many kids my age, I owe a debt of gratitude to Marvel for introducing me to classic literature through … Continue reading Classic Monster Comics: Marvel Classics #20 Frankenstein

Classic Monster Comics – Marvel’s Godzilla

The King of the Monsters Rampaged Through The 1970s Marvel Universe Godzilla King of the Monsters #1 (Marvel Comics Group,  February 1977) Look Out America! The Mightiest Menace of Them All is Coming Your Way! Written by Doug Moench Drawn by Herbe Trimpe & Jim Mooney Lettered by Joe Rosen Colored by Janice Cohen About GODZILLA KING OF THE MONSTERS … Continue reading Classic Monster Comics – Marvel’s Godzilla

Classic Monster Magazine: Marvel Movie Premiere #1

Classic Monster Magazines Marvel Movie Premiere #1: The Land that Time Forgot (Curtis Magazines, 1975) Last week, we inducted the British quad poster for this movie into our Classic Movie Poster Gallery so it only makes sense to feature this classic movie magazine for the same Amicus film, The Land That Time Forgot. This was a … Continue reading Classic Monster Magazine: Marvel Movie Premiere #1

Classic Monster Comics – Marvel Premiere #28

Classic Monster Comics Marvel Premiere #28 The Legion of Monsters (Marvel Comics Group,  February 1975) Action in the Mysterious Marvel Manner! Written by Bill Mantlo Drawn by Frank Robbins Inked by Steve Gan Lettered by Karen Mantlo Colored by Janice Cohen The Most Spine-Tingling Team-up of All! Once Ted Sallis, now The Man-Thing Johnny Blaze, … Continue reading Classic Monster Comics – Marvel Premiere #28

Classic Monster Comics – Marvel Premiere 28

Classic Monster Comics Marvel Premiere #28 The Legion of Monsters (Marvel Comics Group,  February 1975) Action in the Mysterious Marvel Manner! Written by Bill Mantlo Drawn by Frank Robbins Inked by Steve Gan Lettered by Karen Mantlo Colored by Janice Cohen The Most Spine-Tingling Team-up of All! Once Ted Sallis, now The Man-Thing Johnny Blaze, … Continue reading Classic Monster Comics – Marvel Premiere 28