By Forrest J. Ackerman
In the event you enjoyed recognized Monsters of Filmland journal as a tender child boomer, this nostalgic glance again by way of the child-at-heart editor, Forrest J Ackerman, will convey again hot thoughts. Its like sitting with Forry as he is going in the course of the first 50 matters ("the nifty fifty") and reminisces in regards to the contents of every one. alongside the best way he tells a laugh (and occasionally unhappy) anecdotes in regards to the production of the journal in his trademark stream-of-consciousness sort, sprinkled calmly with the oddball puns you used to like again within the '60s. Very informative, with a pleasant photograph of every disguise, and the total tale of the way the journal used to be based through writer James Warren and editor FJA.
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