Wednesday, May 10, 2006

How I Taught Ashley To Read


This was about 1994. The book has B&W stills from the movie and word balloon dialogue. Ashley's favorite part was when the two drunks crashed their cars into each other and were eaten by the monster. The only other book this company made (I think it was the FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND guys) was THE MOLE PEOPLE. John Agar in the starring role. Oddly enough, I did not get yelled at for letting her "read" the book. Uncle Wayne

2 Comments:

Blogger chris said...

Interesting.

Thursday, May 11, 2006 6:37:00 PM  
Blogger Ormondroyd's Encyclopedia Esoterica said...

S-t, yeah! (oops, child present). Some of my fondest memories of becoming an oddball was reading Famous Monsters of Filmland, etc. in Steve Noel's basement, the only eight year old in Benton Harbor who could actually afford a subscription (and the only one who sent away for every tsochtke advertised in FMF and the Warren mags. Yes, he even had the MOLE PEOPLE Mole Person mask, which until your entry I thought only the guys at MST3K knew about. It was my first step into reading terra incognita, with no Children's Editor there to protect me...

Sunday, May 14, 2006 7:58:00 PM  

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