Saturday, May 9, 2015

MONSTERS FROM THE VAULT'S LAST HURRAH


Well, it finally happened. Editor and Publisher Jim Clatterbaugh has announced the upcoming last issue of his award-winning magazine, MONSTERS FROM THE VAULT. For two decades, Clatterbaugh has brought to his admiring audience some of, if not the best, words and pictures from the era of classic monsters. Jim explains:

"While it's much later than planned, the time has finally come to reveal the contents and covers for the final issue of Monsters from the Vault. The issue was initially set to premiere at Monster Bash in June 2015, but due to a couple of medical setbacks that required both me and my wife to have surgery (she already had hers, and mine will be on May 6th), the issue will now premiere at Monster Bash on the weekend of October 16-18, 2015. First, the issue is going to be huge (over 200-plus pages). Second, the issue will have 5 cover variants (a possible 6th will be revealed at a later date). Because of the size and cover variants, plus my desire to not rack up a HUGE printing bill for my final issue, I've decided to go the print-on-demand route through Amazon's CreateSpace."

The Contents
(Subject to Transformation)

  • ONE HELL OF A RIDE!: The Monsters from the Vault Story by Jim Clatterbaugh & Marian Owens
  • THE MAGAZINE THAT CHANGED EVERYTHING by David Colton
  • THE CENSORSHIP SAGA AND STUDIO POLITICS OF BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN by Greg Mank
  • THE 10 MOST IMPORTANT THINGS I LEARNED FROM CLASSIC HORROR FILMS by Steve Kronenberg
  • THE LITTLE FELLOW WHO CRIED WOLFMAN…AND DRACULA…AND THE MONSTER by John Stell
  • MONSTER FIGHTERS' OFFSPRING: Her Father Fought the Creature and Her Mom Met the Wolf Man, The Daughter of Richard Denning and Evelyn Ankers Tells All! Interview by Tom Weaver
  • OF LOBOS AND HOMBRES: Mexican Werewolf Cinema, 1958-1976 by Bryan Senn
  • ATOMIC GOTHIC: Horror Movies Didn't Die in the 1950s, They Went Into Disguise by Mark Clark
  • THE CAT CREEPS (1930) WHILE THE CANARY SLEEPS by Gary Rhodes
  • THE HUMAN MONSTERS OF PARAMOUNT by Steven Thornton
  • OUR READERS SPEAK!: Recollections and Remembrances of Monsters from the Vault
  • FILMS FROM THE VAULT
  • BOOKS FROM THE VAULT

As usual, the covers are all superb and you'll be seeing them here in future posts. Pictured today is the cover by Michael Kronenberg.

In the meantime, visit MONSTERS FROM THE VAULT blogspot for the rest of the 4-1-1.
 

1 comment:

Jim Clatterbaugh said...

Thanks for the plug John!

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