Monday, September 30, 2013

Jackson & Landis

Michael Jackson and John Landis on the set of "Thriller".

Mystery Revealed

Lionel Atwill from "Mystery of the Wax Museum". 

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Friday, September 27, 2013

Amity Island

I think you will all recognize this billboard!

Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Operation

Dr. Waldman begins his procedure to destroy the Monster in "Frankenstein".

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The Curse is Upon Him!

"Curse of the Werewolf" is really one of the best werewolf make-ups to hit the screen.

Establishing the Scene

Legends of horror fill the screen in "Son of Frankenstein".

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Monday, September 23, 2013

Monster Art: Frankenstein

The Frankenstein Monster painted by Daniel Horne!

Come Into My Arms!

Count Dracula lures Mina into his grasp in "Dracula".

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Friday, September 20, 2013

Don't Mess with This Monster

Boris Karloff as the Frankenstein Monster from "Son of Frankenstein".

I'm Not Gonna Hurt Ya

I'm just gonna bash your brains in!
A great behind the scenes photo from "The Shining".

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Only a Silver Bullet Can Kill a Werewolf!

From "Curse of the Werewolf".

A Childhood Illusion

The illusion of this photo to a 5 year old version of myself was that the Monster was drowning in popcorn!  In reality, it's just his hairy chest.
From "Son of Frankenstein".

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Barnabas Collins

It's Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins from "Dark Shadows"!

Mr. Henry Bemis

Burgess Meredith from the classic episode of "The Twilight Zone", "Time Enough at Last".

Monday, September 16, 2013

Egyptians Unite

Zita and Boris in "The Mummy".

Scream, Blacula, Scream!

Here is one of Blacula's vampire minions from "Scream, Blacula, Scream".

I've Never Seen Blood Like That

The good Doctor examines the Monster's blood in "Son of Frankenstein".

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Al and Butch Chat It Up

Al Lewis (Grandpa) and Butch Patrick (Eddie) takes five on the set of "The Munsters".

Saturday, September 14, 2013

A Tale of Two Lugosis

Here's Bela Lugosi and his son Bela Jr. in front of a marquee with Lugosi's name for his role in the stage play of "Arsenic and Old Lace".

Attack of the Villagers

The villagers are on the search for Maria's killer in "Frankenstein".

Friday, September 13, 2013

FM Cover Fridays - #191

The last issue of Famous Monsters' original run.  Coming up next will be all the Fearbooks from the original run.

Thursday, September 12, 2013


It's Eddie Munster and his pal Woof Woof!

Bringing the Monster Back to Life

The experiments begin in "Son of Frankenstein".

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Painting the Model

An amazing behind the scenes shot from "The Picture of Dorian Gray".

The King of Fools

Quasimodo is put on display and whipped in front of the crowd in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Dignified and Dapper

That's Bela Lugosi as Count Dracula, the Vampire!
From "Dracula".

The Man in the Wall

The dead guy that comes out of the wall was one of the scariest things I had ever seen on film.  
From "The Gate".

Monday, September 9, 2013


Boris Karloff in his most iconic role from "Son of Frankenstein".

The Monkey Talks

Here's a rare shot from "The Monkey Talks".
Jack Pierce created this ape make-up and look how incredible it is!  Just as good as "Planet of the Apes"!

The Freak

From "The Funhouse".

Sunday, September 8, 2013

I Want Friend!

Dr. Pretorius discusses his plans to make the Monster's Mate in "Bride of Frankenstein".

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Friday, September 6, 2013

Rick Baker Masks

His talent was evident even in the early days.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Guess the Immortal!

Is it obvious who the 3,000 year old mummy is?
From "The Mummy".

Monster Art: Pacific Rim

A "Pacific Rim" poster with a familiar twist.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

What Could Surprise the Monster So Much?

Does the appearance of Wolf von Frankenstein cause this reaction of the Monster?
From "Son of Frankenstein".

Zombie Touch Up

Rick Baker makes some adjustments to Michael Jackson's Zombie make-up as John Landis look on.
From the music video for "Michael Jackson's Thriller".