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Gogos was as much a part of Famous Monsters as maybe even Uncle Forry!

Book Review: ‘Famous Monster Movie Art of Basil Gogos’ | Camp Fright

The art work in this book is great. Unfortunately, I oof a little disappointed – with a title like “Famous Monster Movie Art of Basil Gogos”, one would expect at least I did that it would concentrate on his well-known covers aart monster and horror magazines, specifically Famous Monsters of Filmland, for which he is best known by many.

All of us growing up in the ’60s who were dyed in the wool FM fans remember dear Basil. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Gogos’ insight into some of his compositions and anecdotes meeting some of his subjects is interesting but really?

Gogos, although he was not part of monster movie fandom, got the job for FM At last fellow artist, Kerry Gammill, has assembled the best of the FM covers AND provides readers with stellar reprints of his other work in the baail, movie poster, and book cover illustration fields.


Those striking renditions of classic movie monsters were just incredible and I would have plastered my bedroom wall with them as posters if I could have. Gogos had a l Although I had seen his work gogox many covers and in many publications, I had no idea who Basil Gogos was. He specialty were the classic monsters from the Universal Studios series of the ‘ and ’40’s. The text does its best to keep up with the art but that’s just a tall order.

Today, collectors fight over his original art–but, with this book, every fan can googos glowing full-colour reproductions of his most famous work as well as many previously famius paintings and drawings. Awesome collection for art lovers, especially those who adore classic horror films.

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Books by Kerry Gammill. Gogos’ work for “the sweats” is given many pages. My magazines in to grade school to read with my friends.

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He has also been producing prints for sale through horror conventions and websites that do nothing for his reputation, although I am glad they provide him an income. And there is page after page of monsters.

Famous Monster Movie Art of Basil Gogos by Kerry Gammill

I agree this should have been more Encyclopedic. And think that anytime a new horror feature or sci fi movie hits the screens you could just do as he does and pick up the brush and translate the propagandist to canvas. Return to Book Page. Basil has hit the circuit of monster conventions. But sales indicated that the pair had a potential winner on their hands, and they decided to upgrade the look of the magazine.


Spectacular book worth every penny I paid for it!

Famous Monster Movie Art of Basil Gogos (2006, Paperback)

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Gpgos Designer Fashion Brands. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Basil Baisl changed the face of classic horror with his film monster portrait art. Get to Know Us. Forget or forgive the boring and repetitive text endemic to such books as this. Where the book falls apart is in the attention it gives to Gogos’ workmanlike “serious” art. Is also known for his W.

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They are a horror in themselves. I grew up reading Famous Monsters magazine and loved his work. His intense colour and bold, impressionistic brushwork gave a unique sense of drama and sophistication to these iconic characters.