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Mad Monsters (1962) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Mad Monsters (1962) 1

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    Cover by Steve Ditko. Edited by Ed Konick (credited as Abernathy Farquad). Art by Steve Ditko and others. Charlton's contribution to the monster craze of the '50s and '60s, a sister magazine to Horror Monsters (1961). The famously low-grade paper makes good-quality copies of these mags somewhat hard to find. This issue features the 3-pager "K," a bizarre story about a monster who creates a man, with early art (and a cover) by comics legend Steve Ditko, on the verge of the creation of Spider-Man. Konga; K; Saint George and the 7 Curses; Reptilicus; The Truth About Monsters; Black Sunday; Coffin Capers; Ghoul Giggles; Monster Cards; Rock and Roll in Monsterland. 8-in. x 11-in., 56 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #2
    Mad Monsters (1962) 2
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.43) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Edited by Ed Konick (credited as Abernathy Farquad). Charlton's contribution to the monster craze of the '50s and '60s, a sister magazine to Horror Monsters (1961). The famously low-grade paper makes good-quality copies of these mags somewhat hard to find. This issue features werewolf stories and films, and a profile of horror legend Bela Lugosi. Werewolves; Master of Horror Bela Lugosi; Hollywood's House of Horrors; Brides of Dracula; The Thing That Couldn't Die; Little Red Riding Hood and the Werewolf; Coffin Capers; Ghoul Giggles. 8-in. x 11-in., 56 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #3
    Mad Monsters (1962) 3

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    Edited by Ed Konick (credited as Abernathy Farquad). Charlton's contribution to the monster craze of the '50s and '60s, a sister magazine to Horror Monsters (1961). The famously low-grade paper makes good-quality copies of these mags somewhat hard to find. This issue features female monsters, and an interview with Boris Karloff. Female Fiends; The Master Monster Talks; The Immortal Monster Caltiki; Mysteries of Black Magic; Gorilla My Dreams; The Old Wooden Man Who Lived in a Shoe; Coffin Capers; Ghoul Giggles. 8-in. x 11-in., 56 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #4
    Mad Monsters (1962) 4

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Edited by Ed Konick (credited as Abernathy Farquad). Charlton's contribution to the monster craze of the '50s and '60s, a sister magazine to Horror Monsters (1961). The famously low-grade paper makes good-quality copies of these mags somewhat hard to find. This issue features The World of the Vampires and other Mexican horrors, and Lon Chaney Sr.'s vampire from the lost film London After Midnight. House of Frankenstein; The Beast of Yucca Flats; Invasion of the Body Snatchers; The World of the Vampires; London After Midnight; Coffin Capers; Ghoul Giggles. 8-in. x 11-in., 56 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #5
    Mad Monsters (1962) 5

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Edited by Ed Konick (credited as Abernathy Farquad). Charlton's contribution to the monster craze of the '50s and '60s, a sister magazine to Horror Monsters (1961). The famously low-grade paper makes good-quality copies of these mags somewhat hard to find. This issue features Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein and other comedy horror classics, and the original crossover film, Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man. The Three Stooges in Orbit; Abbott and Costello Meet the Monsters; Journey to the 7th Planet; Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man; Coffin Capers; Ghoul Giggles. 8-in. x 11-in., 56 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #6
    Mad Monsters (1962) 6
    • Corner piece missing from cover.

    Edited by Ed Konick (credited as Abernathy Farquad). Charlton's contribution to the monster craze of the '50s and '60s, a sister magazine to Horror Monsters (1961). The famously low-grade paper makes good-quality copies of these mags somewhat hard to find. This issue features extensive coverage of the premiere party of the horror film "Black Zoo," and a profile of horror icon Boris Karloff. Also featuring vintage monster ads, including Monster Model kits from World Wide Specialties. The Day of the Triffids; The Boris Karloff Story; Monster on the Campus; M.M. Goes to the Black Zoo Party; Horrorwood TV; The Hunchback of Notre Dame; Fiend File Pinups; Coffin Capers; Ghoul Giggles. 8-in. x 11-in., 56 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #7
    Mad Monsters (1962) 7
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Edited by Ed Konick (credited as Abernathy Farquad). Charlton's contribution to the monster craze of the '50s and '60s, a sister magazine to Horror Monsters (1961). The famously low-grade paper makes good-quality copies of these mags somewhat hard to find. This issue features coverage of the original city-smashing monster fight, King Kong vs. Godzilla, and a profile of horror star Lionel Atwill. Also featuring vintage monster ads, including a Do-It-Yourself Werewolf Kit. King Kong vs. Godzilla; Gentleman of Horror; I Married a Monster from Outer Space; Horrorwood TV; Corridors of Blood; The Deadly Mantis; Coffin Capers; Ghoul Giggles. 8-in. x 11-in., 56 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #8
    Mad Monsters (1962) 8

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Edited by Ed Konick (credited as Abernathy Farquad). Charlton's contribution to the monster craze of the '50s and '60s, a sister magazine to Horror Monsters (1961). The famously low-grade paper makes good-quality copies of these mags somewhat hard to find. This issue features Monsters of the Deep, and a profile of horror icon Lon Chaney. Also featuring vintage monster ads, including an offer to join "The Cult of Horror," Charlton's horror fan club. The Strangler; Monster of the Deep; The Vampire and the Ballerina; Chaney: Olympian of Chills; Menace of the Moon Monsters; The Devil Bat; The Giant Behemoth; Coffin Capers; Ghoul Giggles. 8-in. x 11-in., 56 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #9
    Mad Monsters (1962) 9

    Cover by Reynold Brown. Edited by Ed Konick (credited as Abernathy Farquad). Charlton's contribution to the monster craze of the '50s and '60s, a sister magazine to Horror Monsters (1961). The famously low-grade paper makes good-quality copies of these mags somewhat hard to find. This issue features Vincent Price and Roger Corman's Poe adaptations, including Masque of the Red Death, and a profile of horror icon John Carradine. Also featuring vintage monster ads, including an offer to join "The Cult of Horror," Charlton's horror fan club. Classic montage image of Vincent Price's face on the cover is from the Masque of the Red Death movie poster by Reynold Brown. Goliath and the Vampires; John Carradine; The Bat; Devil Wolf of Shadow Mountain; Masque of the Red Death; Coffin Capers; Ghoul Giggles. 8-in. x 11-in., 56 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #10
    Mad Monsters (1962) 10
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.75) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.96) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 1" spine split from top of comic covered with tape.

    Edited by Ed Konick (credited as Abernathy Farquad). Charlton's contribution to the monster craze of the '50s and '60s, a sister magazine to Horror Monsters (1961). The famously low-grade paper makes good-quality copies of these mags somewhat hard to find. This issue features the horror film with the greatest megatitle of all time, The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies, and profiles of horror icons Ray Dennis Steckler and Basil Rathbone. Also featuring vintage monster ads, including an offer to join "The Cult of Horror," Charlton's horror fan club. Incredibly Strange Creatures; Cash Flagg; Ray Dennis Steckler; Basil Rathbone; Hercules and the Princess of Troy; Coffin Capers; Ghoul Giggles. 8-in. x 11-in., 56 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.35.