He may not be as famous as Godzilla, but Gamera is still one of the most awesome creatures ever created. And he's celebrating his 50th anniversary this month. To celebrate, Famous Monsters Magazine crafted a new cover by award-winning artist Bob Eggleton. See the whole thing below.
Famous Monsters of Filmland continues to be a must-read magazine. The latest issue not only features a cover story on King Kong's 80th birthday, and a Cthulhu feature, it also has a ginormous section on Gerry Anderson, creator of Thunderbirds, Space:1999 and UFO.
Famous Monsters is more than just an iconic magazine founded by Forrest J. Ackerman — it's a lifestyle. Long before Lady Gaga was a fame monster, there were Frankenstein, Dracula and other classics, basking in their celebrity status.
There have been movies based on Mary Shelley's classic for almost as long as there have been movies themselves. But why are so few of them any good?