Today’s generation say they prefer the Hammer pictures because they left a great deal to the imagination. There was no foul language, no gratuitous violence and, in the end, good always triumphed over evil.
~ Peter Cushing
In March 1995, a new monster magazine launched — the UK-based “Hammer Horror”.
Issue #1 (which someday I hope I’m lucky enough to own!) featured a delightful 6-page look at horror’s hero, the inimitable Peter Cushing.
Published a year after his death, Hammer Horror #1 worked a little Frankenstein magic, combining quotes and images to create a compelling look into the world of horror, as told through the eyes of its (arguably) greatest star.
Whoever uploaded these magazine scans online, this fan of Hammer horror thanks you. I’ve highlighted a few of my favourite quotes, but click on any image to view a larger version so it’s easier to read the rest. Continue reading