This is one of my favorite issues of COF. The cover is eye-catching, Boris Karloff is interviewed, and there's more to love. For instance, there is Stuart E. Samuels complaint in his Bat Mania article that there is too much camp in the Batman television show. We may scoff now, but he makes a good point about the longevity of "satire twice a week, every week, all year long." Then there's Robert C. Roman's (I'm not sure if any of these author names are legit, by the way) recognition of Laird Cregar, a horror actor who barely had a chance to reach stardom. Roman follows up with Victor Buono (King Tut on Batman), another stellar character actor. Outside the usual fare coverage continues with Judex (1963) and Fantomas, and Joe Dante makes some valid complaints about television horror. And...the too brief World of Science Fiction Fanzines is visited.
This copy courtesy of Professor Kinema. Here's the comic reader version: Download Castle of Frankenstein Issue 9
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