I first interviewed Rick Baker in 2012 for ET. He was happy to discuss his humble beginnings and love for Famous Monsters.
I’ve assembled a bunch of fun STAR WARS-themed covers of Famous Monsters, classic and contemporary, for your viewing pleasure.
Inspired by our Rondo Award win, I shine a spotlight on the current roster of artists painting for Famous Monsters and the brand-new art that came about during the time that I was editor of the magazine.
The winners of the 15th annual Rondo Hatton Awards were announced Sunday night. Famous Monsters won Best Magazine (Classic), and also won Best Cover for Rick Baker’s amazing American Werewolf in London!
Medusa from CLASH OF THE TITANS reads Famous Monsters. I know this to be true from the photographic evidence.
Celebrated Famous Monsters cover artist Terry Wolfinger talks about his formative years and reveals the secrets to his commercial art success.
A look back at how my exclusive James Cameron ALIENS 30th anniversary interview came to be for Famous Monsters magazine.
My detailed appreciation of Ray Harryhausen’s stop-motion spectacular THE 7th VOYAGE OF SINBAD on its 60th anniversary.
The origins of Ideal’s S*T*A*R Team and how one toy company is giving the short-lived toy line new life.
Are a plethora of pop-culture references enough to keep audiences satisfied with Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of READY PLAYER ONE?
Natalie Portman’s new Sci-Fi flick is a refreshingly cerebral thriller with intense visuals and even more intense questions.
THE LAST JEDI is an unapologetic hybrid of key thematic elements from The Original Trilogy in new packaging, and that’s either good or bad depending on how you look at STAR WARS movies these days.
Big-screen super friends Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Flash, and Cyborg team up to save the world. Was it worth the wait?
A new book on Steven Spielberg’s CLOSE ENCOUNTERS details incredible, alternate possibilities that never made it to the screen.
My favorite classic horror film to watch in the days leading up to Halloween is actually not a horror film at all, but a comedy.
Is Rick Deckard a Replicant or not? Does BLADE RUNNER 2049 live up to expectations? Read the Flick Flack review of the long-awaited sequel.
My compelling interview with Sean Young on BLADE RUNNER, DUNE, BATMAN, and how she has been treated by Hollywood over the decades.
When the autumn winds kick up, THE EXORCIST sits atop a demonic pedestal as my staple requirement in film, TV and print.