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Monday, August 25, 2014
For Monsters Only, 1 of 2
One of Cracked's spin-off magazines before they only did annuals, similar to the title Monster Howls they did around the same time. This was a combination of Cracked and Famous Monsters of Filmland, based on the success of the latter. They even had ads in the back for model kits, posters, and the like. There was a lot of repackaging, using material from previous issues of Cracked and original material that was later reprinted in that magazine as well. This was the first issue from November...I want to say 1965 or 66.
The masthead used the last names of actual contributors to the magazine. “McCartney” was the name Bill Ward used for some material.
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Much of the material here is at least a generation old and therefore sometimes has racist and sexist standards we wouldn't conform to today. I try, but can't always do a line-item veto. You're not wrong to be offended, think of it like a friend you like hanging out with 95% of the time but once in a while they embarrass you. My own attitude is to move forward.
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SAM HENDERSON has been doing comics, illustration and writing popular among people aware of their existence since his birth, though he wasn't paid for it until 1991. In addition to his own book,The Magic Whistle, clients have included Nickelodeon, New York Press, DC Comics, Heavy Metal, New York Observer,and ...um... Screw. He was a storyboard director for SpongeBob Squarepants in 2001.
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