Monday, September 28, 2009

Movie Monsters

Seaboard Periodicals
Publisher: Charles Goodman
Editor: Jeff Rovin
Dec. 1974 - Aug. 1975

Marvel Comics founder Martin Goodman left Marvel in 1972 and in 1974 created Seaboard Periodicals to compete with Marvel and DC. The company folded a year later, but not before publishing (amongst other things) four issues of Movie Monsters, a well written, nicely designed and illustrated mag that deserved a longer life. Editor Rovin had previously worked for Warren and would later write several books on fantasy films.

No. 1
Cover Art by Greg Theakston

No. 2
Cover Art by Greg Theakston

No. 3
Cover Art by George Torjussen

No. 4
Cover Art by George Torjussen


  1. The Phantom cover is so bizarre it's memorable.

  2. Agreed! And "The Thing" on #4 is an equally bizarre representation of that movie monster. Gotta give Mr. Torjussen props for originality!