Frankenstein Horror Series – collection of novels

Frankenstein Horror Series was a collection of nine American horror novels published in 1972 and 1973 by New York based Popular Library. Aside from the overarching collection name they appear to have no common theme or authors, however they are notable for their lurid titles and cover artwork.The collection consists of:

The Curse of Quintana Roo by Matt Gardner

Curse of Quintana Roo, (1972, Matt Gardner, publ. Popular Library (Frankenstein Horror Series), #445-01548-075, $0.75, 206pp, pb) Cover Gray Morrow

The Frankenstein Wheel by Paul W. Fairman

Frankenstein Wheel, (1972, Paul W. Fairman, publ. Popular Library (Frankenstein Horror Series), #445-01544-075, $0.75, 190pp, pb)

The Marrow Eaters by Harris Moore

The Marrow Eaters, (1972, Harris Moore, publ. Popular Library (Frankenstein Horror Series), #445-01577-075, $0.75, 189pp, pb) Cover Gray Morrow

The Night of the Wolf by Frank Belknap Long

Night of the Wolf, (1972, Frank Belknap Long, publ. Popular Library (Frankenstein Horror Series), #445-01562-075, $0.75, 175pp, pb) Cover Gray Morrow

Ghoul Lovers by Robert Tralins

Ghoul Lovers, (1972, Robert Tralins, publ. Popular Library (Frankenstein Horror Series), #445-01558-075, $0.75, 208pp, pb)

Seven Tickets to Hell by Robert Moore Williams

Seven Tickets to Hell, (1972, Robert Moore Williams, publ. Popular Library (Frankenstein Horror Series), #445-01572-075, $0.75, 190pp, pb) Cover Gray Morrow

The Hospital Horror by Otto O. Binder

The Hospital Horror, (1973, Otto O. Binder, publ. Popular Library (Frankenstein Horror Series), #445-01593-075, $0.75, 192pp, pb) Cover Gray Morrow

Dragon’s Teeth by Keith Miles

Dragon's Teeth, (1973, Keith Miles, publ. Popular Library (Frankenstein Horror Series), #445-00489-095, $0.95, 207pp, pb) Cover Jeff Jones

The Beast with the Red Hands by Sidney Stuart

Beast with the Red Hands, (1973, Sidney Stuart, publ. Popular Library (Frankenstein Horror Series), #445-01587-075, $0.75, 192pp, pb) Cover Gray Morrow

We are hugely grateful to the Groovy Age of Horror for information and Too Much Horror Fiction for the images above and providing the inspiration for this post. If anyone has any of these titles and would like to review one please get in touch.



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