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Author Cotter, Bobb.

Title The great monster magazines : a critical study of the black and white publications of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s / Robert Michael (Bobb) Cotter.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2008.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  001.944 C827g 2008    ---  Available
Description vi, 230 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 227) and index.
Summary "This work provides an overview of monster magazines from the 1950s to the 1970s. The term "monster magazine" for the purposes of this study is used to describe both magazines that focus primarily on popular horror movies and magazines that contain stories featuring monsters which are illustrated in comic book style but printed in black and white"--Provided by publisher.
Contents Preface : monsters-- unleashed! -- Introduction : four-color fiends -- Monster movie madness -- Creepy monsters, eerie zombies, and generally undead no-goodniks -- Invasion of the vampires, or, Bat's entertainment! -- Conan the franchise : monsters, muscles and maidens -- Thrilling savage adventure tales : the bloody pulps -- Crazy kung fu apes fight space wars, or, Jump on in, the bandwagon's fine -- The new breed : illustrated horror, science fiction and fantasy -- Appendix : publications by category : comic books ; movie monster magazines ; black-and-white magazines.
Subject Monsters in motion pictures -- Periodicals -- History.
Horror films -- Periodicals -- History.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- History and criticism.
Monsters in literature.
ISBN 9780786433896 (illustrated case binding : alk. paper)
0786433892 (illustrated case binding : alk. paper)

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