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Jack P Pierce: The Man Who Made Monsters Biography Magazine

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Jack P Pierce: The Man Who Made Monsters – a biographical celebration of the make-up artist behind some of Hollywood’s greatest monsters.

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Horror movie fans owe a huge debt of gratitude to Jack Pierce, but many people don’t even know his name. His work at Universal led to a series of unforgettable monster designs in the golden age of horror cinema, as well as plenty of memorable anecdotes from those who worked with him.

Jack P Pierce: The Man Who Made Monsters

Classic Monsters are proud to present Jack P Pierce: The Man Who Made Monsters, a richly illustrated biographical magazine recounting the life, work and legacy of the man behind numerous enduring cinematic images. This beautiful 36-page magazine is packed with images of Pierce at work, as well as detailed examinations of his most powerful creations and an exploration of how he has inspired modern make-up artists.

Jack P Pierce: The Man Who Made Monsters Biography Magazine

Would the Frankenstein Monster have been so frightening – and yet so sorrowful – had it not been for those heavy eyelids, that mutilated skull, and those electrodes? Can we imagine the Wolf Man any other way? And then there’s the Mummy, swathed in bandages and viewed for just a moment before the transformation into the ancient-looking Ardath Bey… all these wondrous characters, and so many more, took shape in Pierce’s skilled hands.

Jack P Pierce: The Man Who Made Monsters Biography Magazine

This Jack Pierce biography magazine is a must for any fan either of Pierce himself, or of the Universal classic monster stable. With meticulously restored images showcasing the painstaking craftsmanship of the man himself, this unique publication offers a glimpse into the creative methods, rationale and practical application behind the monsters we love so much.

Jack P Pierce: The Man Who Made Monsters Biography Magazine

Within the pages of Jack P Pierce: The Man Who Made Monsters you’ll also gain an insight into the man himself, and his famously fearsome attitude to his colleagues. Was he acting like a diva, or simply a man trying to do his best? The quality of his work has never been in doubt, and we also reflect on his fall from grace in a changing industry. The world of horror character design would not be the same without his extraordinary vision and understanding of his craft – this luxurious Jack Pierce biography magazine is the perfect way to celebrate his talents.

Jack P Pierce: The Man Who Made Monsters Biography Magazine

  • 36 pages
  • A4
  • Full colour throughout
  • Luxury gloss laminated cover

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1 review for Jack P Pierce: The Man Who Made Monsters Biography Magazine

  1. Mark Rodgers (Sheffield, UK) (verified owner)

    A fascinating insight into the life and career of the man who made the classic monsters come alive. I knew little of this man until reading this guide and was absorbed from cover to cover in one sitting. Full of rare images of the man at work which I have never seen before and a thorough review of his career. Brilliantly restored stills as always and a real treat for the monster kids.

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