Wednesday, October 9, 2013


Hermes Press is noted for their archival quality volumes that specialize in the field of comic art. Coming soon is a collection of the best from the latest incarnation of FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND. Included are articles and features, a cover gallery with variants and some material that was previously only available in limited quantities. The cover is by Rick Baker.

The price is a little steep At $59.95 only the most hardcore of collectors will spring for this, I imagine. Otherwise, if you've been buying FM's products for the last year-and-a-half, then you've got most of what's offered here. Nevertheless, this is certain to be a beautiful addition to any Monsterologist's bookshelf.

Here is the text from the Captain Company order page:
"Vol. 1 of the FM FEARBOOK features the best interviews, articles, and features from our first 18 months back from the grave (2010-2011)! DRACULA, GODZILLA, ISLAND OF LOST SOULS, Hammer Horror, Heavy Metal, they're all here. With interviews from Rick Baker, Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, Haruo Nakajima, John Carpenter, and many more! Plus, for the first time ever, a cover gallery of all the FM covers from 250-258, variants and all. Includes selections from FM 250-258, Retro 70 and 71, Dark Arts vol. 1, Annotated #1, and FM Underground #1. Featuring rare Frankenstein's Monster cover by Rick Baker, previously only available in our limited edition Comic Con variant."

1 comment:

Doug B. said...

Looks nice, but you are right about the price being a disincentive. It is tempting, though!


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