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Classic Monsters Magazine Issue #8

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Classic Monsters of the Movies issue 8 is the classic horror movie magazine you’ve been waiting for. The full-colour pages of this high-quality glossy publication are packed with crystal-clear stills and posters, as well as compelling articles exploring the world of horror movie history in the playful yet reverential style that you won’t find anywhere else.

Whether you’re an original monster kid, or a new recruit to the world of classic horror movie magazines, you’re sure to enjoy what Classic Monsters of the Movies magazine has to offer. This issue ranges from well-known movies such as Universal’s 1931 Frankenstein, to Barbara Shelley’s performances in the world of Hammer Horror and legendary 1972 movie The Abominable Dr Phibes.

Everything is wrapped up in a stunning high-gloss cover, with breathtaking artwork by Daniel R Horne. No fan of horror film magazines should be without a copy, and monster kids of a certain age will be immediately transported back in time to those halcyon days of their monster-collecting youth.

Issue 8 includes:

  • Frankenstein – the 1931 Universal classic has been discussed countless times, and its contribution to horror culture is immeasurable, and has informed the conception of the Monster in the popular consciousness. We explore the powerful impact of the film on early 1930s audiences and its relevance today, as well as Boris Karloff’s timeless performance.
  • Anatomy of a Monster – when Mary Shelley devised the story of Frankenstein, she gave generations of filmmakers, artists and writers one of the most compelling characters of all time. This special feature to back up our cover story examines the various incarnations of her immortal creature.
  • Vampires in Film – new contributor Bruce G Hallenbeck takes a definitive look at vampire cinema from the silents right up to the 1940s, and examines the evolution of the bloodsucking fiends that seduce us time and time again.
  • Barbara Shelley – Hammer Glamour was never more dignified than in the hands of this cool, calm and collected heroine. Our in-depth biography delves deep into her extraordinary career and legacy.
  • The Abominable Dr Phibes – it’s kitsch, it’s camp and outrageous in its Art Deco extravagance. Pushing the boundaries of humour and horror in equal measure, Vincent Price’s luscious performance of absurd revenge comes under the microscope.
  • Ed Wood – Tim Burton’s 1994 biopic has long been revered by both critics and fans alike. Telling the story of one of Hollywood’s most lovably notorious filmmakers, it features top-notch performances from an all-star cast. Here, we look at what makes this retelling of history so irresistible.
  • And so much more too!

Issue #8 of Classic Monsters of the Movies is packed to bursting with the kinds of articles, stills and artwork that will awaken nostalgia in any monster kid. With the passion of the classic horror movie magazines of yore, but with the sophisticated production values, design and journalism we’ve become renowned for, CMotM is fast becoming the world’s favourite horror film mag.

Daniel Horne’s beautifully moody portrait of Karloff as the Frankenstein Monster is the perfect wrapping for such a diverse collection of ghoulish goodies.

Remember, you can save money with a discount on each issue when you purchase an advance subscription to Classic Monsters of the Movies. Click here for details!

Magazine specification:

  • 68 pages
  • Full colour throughout
  • Packed with stills, posters, articles and info
  • Printed and finished to the highest standard

Want to know more about the magazine? Visit the official Classic Monsters of the Movies magazine website here.

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7 reviews for Classic Monsters Magazine Issue #8

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    As I savor every excellent page of Issue #8, it’s time for me to resubscribe!

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    This mag just keeps getting better and better! EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    I received my newest copy of classic monsters the other day with a set of postcards they are beautiful thank you for them. It being the final issue on my subscription I immediately re subscribed. Your magazine is absolutely the greatest thing since FMoF. It’s like being transported back to 1972 sitting in my treehouse with my copy of Denis Giffords history of horror and the latest issue of FMoF. Thank you for putting out such an amazing magazine. Every time a new issue comes in the mail I’m 12 years old again.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    I received issue #8. It’s fantastic. I have already subscribed for another year. Issue #9 looks amazing 🙂 Thank You.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Love the recent issues I have received. Your magazine is the absolute best #1 source for the monster movies I love and cherish!

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    I think this is one of the best magazines produced today From the great layout and pictures to the insightful articles. It comes through that the various authors really love the subjects they write about yet they do acknowledge the flaws many of these films have. Most of all, they have made me revisit films I passed by in the past. The recent piece on “The Alligator People” is a prime example.

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    The issues look GREAT!!

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