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The Monster Times #04

The Monster Times #04

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Published by Vinnie Rattolle
Featured articles include The Bride of Frankenstein, pulp magazines, Green Lantern and Green Arrow, Roger Corman Meets Edgar Allan Poe, the '10 Crumbiest' films of 1971, legal troubles surrounding the 1970 film "Bram Stoker's Count Dracula," Tales from the Crypt the movie, and more! March 15, 1972.
Featured articles include The Bride of Frankenstein, pulp magazines, Green Lantern and Green Arrow, Roger Corman Meets Edgar Allan Poe, the '10 Crumbiest' films of 1971, legal troubles surrounding the 1970 film "Bram Stoker's Count Dracula," Tales from the Crypt the movie, and more! March 15, 1972.

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PR
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in·bet
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issue
...
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aga
in
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are
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no
ose-like
thr
eads
of
simi
la
rity
whichtiethe
articles
together
.One
theme
is
MelodramaticSoap
Op
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and
the
re'sa
rather
vag
uetheme
of
Re--d
oing Things
.
For
in
s
tan
ce,
THE
BR
ID
E
OF
FRANKENSTEIN
wasas
equel,
trying to do
-o
ver the
success
of
FRANKENSTEIN
...
and
yet
th
ou
gh
it
left
al
ump
in
throat,
it
l
eft
a
lu
mpin
th
e
heart,
too, what
with
Boris
Karloff's
sensitive,
pathetic portrayal
of
TheMonster
-
and
it
also
resulted
in
a large
lump
inthe
producers' wallets.
Then
there'
s
the
7-
loot
tall
FRANKENSTEIN
poster,whi
chis
product
-
tested
...
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was
try
ing tore-de
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IN
mon
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ter
...
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s
ult,
sa
dly.
looksas
jf
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Monster
was
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48
hours
of
cont
inu
ous
soa
poperas.Che
ck
itout
on
page6, and
see
if
you
d
on
't
agree!
The
peo
ple
who
put
out
the
book
.
TH
E
PULPS,
to
cash
inonth
e
No
stalgia
Market.
we
re
in
a
se
n
se
t
rying
to
re-do
somethi
ng-
theywanted
to
do-over
th
esuccess
of
stor
ies
whenthey
fir
stappeared,
in
thu
d-and
·
blunderpulp
magazines.
Asthe
book,origin
ally
$15_00,
is
now
being
rem
aindered
in
book
stores
for
$6.95,
we
have
our
d
oubts
if
they
s
uc
ceeded.
Th
en
there's
the
n
ew
GREEN
LANTE
RN-GREE
N
ARROW
paperback
bo
o
k;
a
slight
revisi
onof
the
originalcomic
b
ook
s
tories
was
mad
e .
..
re-writing
and
re-drawi
ng
the
pa
nels,
to
make
twocomic
books
read
smooth
ly
as
one
co
mi
xn
ovel.
And
anyone who's
ever
rea
d
the DennyO'Neil,
Ne
at
Adams
classic
in-the-
m
ilkin
g,
knowsthatthis
is abo
ut
the
on
ly
se
rie
s
in
which
peop
le
act
with
hum
an m
otiv
ati
ons
and
emotion
s.
The
states
South of
the
Mason-Dixon
-li
ne,
in
c
identally,
would
not
di
st
ribute
GREEN
LANTERN-GREENARROW
co
mi
cs
-seems
they
hea
rd
com
i
cs
expo
sed
the
subversive,
radi
ca
l
or
just-plain
un-Southern
sent
imen
ts
of
su
ch
Dixie-bo
rn
and
bred
rad lcals
as
Abraham
Linco
ln and
Th
omas
Jefferso
n,
am
o
ng
o
ther
s.
Thi
s
hurt
one-quarter
of
the
sa
les,and
the
s
erie
s
(d
ue
to
financial
difficultie
s)was
fir
st
cancelled.
But
now,
as
THE
MONSTER
TI
MES
goes
to
pre
ss
,
we
've
learned
that
G.L
.-G
.A.
LIVES!
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in
the
back
ofTHEFLASH
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mi
x.Not a
book
of
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ow
n,
but
12
g
ood
G.L.,
G
.A.
pages are
better
'n'
nothin
g.
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wecome
to
the
great
Re-Doe
r
of
all
time
,
ROGER
CO
RMAN,who
made
EDGAR
ALLEN
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ld
name
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titl
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of
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i
ng
else. Andg
ood
gosh!
did
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rie
sever
re
se
mble
TV
so
apoperas!-apersonwh
o'd
neverreadPoe,
on
seeing thesefi
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would
think
that
a
llthe
Olde
Ma
s
ter
of
Terror
ever
wrote
a
bout
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of
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ud
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amp
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ecome
monster
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The
Monster
Volume
I,
No.4
1
THEBRIDE
OF
FRANKENSTEIN
,
The
tale
of
woe
of
one
monster-maker
's
family
.
6
THE
MONSTER
MARKET
,
Produ
cttest
of
a
testy prod
u
ct.
A
monster!
7
THE
P U L ~
A
-
EVIEW
;
They
were grand
and
gloriou5where modernwritings
are
bland
and
boring.
10
THE
HERO
-
PULP
INDEX
-
ANOTHERREVIEW
,a
book
thatlist
s
titles
of
s
tor
iesand
author
s
that
appeared
in
THE
PULPS
_
11
GREEN-LANTERN-GREEN
ARROW
BOOKNO
.1,
Yet
anot
her
bo
ok
review
-
of
ac
omix
paperba
ck
tha
i
i ~
mOl'e"Literatu
r
e"
t
hanthe
other
two
book
s,
..
,ie
'wed
15
ROGER
CORMAN
MEETS
EDGAR
A
LL
EN POE!
The
bat
tle
of
the
century!
Poe
liv
es
again,
so
rt
of.
Roger
Corman
lives
yet
-
very
well,
too
.
16
GN
AWI
NG
OBSESSI
ON,
PART
ONE
,A
sp
ecial
COr'
ma
n-esQue,Poe
-esQ
ue
co
lor
co
m
ic
strip
byJeff
Jone
s.
20
THE
10
CRUMBIEST HORRORFILMS
OF
1971,
Th
e
award
sare
dub
iO
US
ac
hievement
s,
defi
ni
tel
y,bu
t
everyo
neseems
to
be
compet
i
ng
fo
l'
them
_
22
MAIL
DEPARTMENT
,
Learn
wha
t
we
did
rig
h
t,
as
we
learn
what
we
did
wr
ong,
fr
om thereaders'
point
sof
view.
23
DRACULA
GOES
TO
CO
URT
,The
world'
sgreatestand
most authoritative
version
of DRAC
ULA
...
and
we
may
nevers
ee
it
!
Why?
2
1/1
MONSTER
T
IMES
TELETYPE
,
~
Who
needs
Variety
anymore
,
now thatyou
haveus
to
reportonMonst-Six?
26
TALES
FROM
THE
CRYPT;
Ashl'iek
preview
of
the
film of
theyear
..
.
to
EC
comix
fan
s,
sure
to
make
gains
fol' Gaine
s.
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NG
PAI?T
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FA
I
L.EC'
,
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E
1:00CHfP
AN(7THEK
PECISION...
THIS
ISSUE
'SCOVER
:Elsa
Lanehmer
&
BorisKarloffin
THE
BRIDE OF FRANK
Still
collectors
may
not
r
ecognizethis particular
shot
,
w h ~
h
isa
prized
result
of
our
artdep
artment layout
wizards
Orill
&
Waldstein.
who
also
Createdand
Publish
THEMONS
TE
R
TIMES
YayBoss
es!They
also
concoctedthe
first
page. amini-
calor
-
poster
.
THE
MONSTER
TIMES.
No
.
4,
March
15th,
1972
publishedeverytwo
w
eeksby The Monster Times
Publishi
ng
Company
.P.O.
80x 595
,OldChelsea
Station
,
New
York
,N.Y.
100
11.
Subscri
p
tions
inU.S.A.:S 6.
00
for
13issues,
outs
i
de
U.S.A_:
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.
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26
ISS
Ues
.
Second
classmail
pr
ivileges auth
orized
alNew
York
,N.Y.
and atadditiona
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ng offices
.
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i
bution
sareinvited
provided
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et
urnpostage
isenclosed;
howev
er,
no
re
sponsibility canbeaccepte
d
for
unsolicited
material.
Entire
contents
copyrighted
.(cl
1972
,
byTheMonster
TimesPublishing
co
mp
any.
Nothing may be reprinted
in
whole or
in
part
without
wri
tten
permissionfrom thepublisher
.
Subsc
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of add
ress;give 8
weeks
n
ot
ice.
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an
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i
nt
fromrecent
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or state exactlyhow
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