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Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Grandenetti’

Binder Blood & Thunder Overlooked & Underrated: The Binder/Grandenetti 1960s Horrors For Monsters Only Remain Beneath the Radar The following installment is the fourth concerning the long-overlooked and forgotten “The Secret Files of Marc Vangoro” horror comics stories published in Cracked’s For Monsters Only #6, 7, and 8 (1968-1969), scripted by Otto Binder and illustrated [...]

Grandenetti Guignol Redux The Master’s Originals from his Prime Era Wrapping up this week’s overview of the forgotten masterpieces of Jerry Grandenetti with a quartet of pages generously photographed by Richard Gagnon, from his own original art collection. These are shared here with Richard‘s very kind permission, and pretty much speak for themselves. It’s great [...]

Grandenetti Guignol! Or; How a Trio of For Monsters Only‘s Comics Ushered In the Era of Revisionist 1960s Trash Horror How unloved was For Monsters Only? In its day, probably no more or no less than any other monster magazine that wasn’t either published by Jim Warren, or up there with Castle of Frankenstein in [...]

Grandenetti Unchained! Or; How Cracked Made A Splash in the 1960s Monster Mag Market Cracked magazine’s entry in the 1960s monster mag bonanza, For Monsters Only, never got a lot of love—then, or now. Still, it obviously sold well—or, at least, well enough—resulting in a ten-issue run plus one Annual, and it became grist for [...]

Calling All Cryptozoologists… …& For Monsters Only: The Unloved Monster Mag Having been a lifelong reader of all things cryptozoological, and having had the great & grand privilege of at last meeting and dining with one of my all-time favorite cryptozoological writers, Loren Coleman, just two summers ago (with my pals G. Michael Dobbs and [...]