Modern Monsters – magazine, USA, 1966


Modern Monsters is a 1966 American magazine that ran for just four issues (the first issue was named Modern Monster). It was published by Prestige Publications and edited by Jim Matthews, with Gunther Collins and Don Glut as assistant editors.


Cover art was by Larry Byrd or Jerry Kay and contents of each issue included the usual mix of profiles of new releases (such as The Beast of Yucca Flats), interviews with stars such as Nick Adams and Glenn Strange, retrospective pieces on classic horror movies (such as King KongMurders in the Rue Morgue), plus lots of images.

Each issue included a colour fold-out poster. Ads included items such as a two disc album of Christopher Lee reading Dracula, monster masks, hands and feet, a Shrunken Head and I-Scream Spoons.





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2 Comments on “Modern Monsters – magazine, USA, 1966”

  1. This mag is new to me. I grew up reading Famous Monsters of Filmland, Scary Monsters and later to Fangoria, Rue Morgue, etc.

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