DON’S WRITING CREDITS (Chapter Three)

SHORT STORIES: “Who Really Was that Masked Man?”; “Ranger to Eternity”; “My Creation, My Beloved,” “Dr. Karnstein’s Creation,”  “Origin of a Super-Hero,”  “To Be Frank,” “F.R.A.N.K.E.N.S.T.E.I.N.”  (these five and many others included in the short story collection Tales of Frankenstein; “Vampire’s Gold” (not published); “Tragg and the Jaws of Death“; “Demon Stone“; “Valley of the Shadow”; “The Girl Who Taught David to Love”; Tales of Frankenstein  (collection comprising approximately two dozen stories).  NOTE: Some stories Don wrote were without name credit.

  

COMIC BOOKS, STRIPS, MAGAZINES & GRAPHIC NOVELS:Tales of Frankenstein ; Captain America; Thor; Tarzan Weekly; What If; The Invaders;Kull the Destroyer;  3-D Man; Dagar the Invincible(creator); The Occult Files of Dr. Spektor (creator); Tragg and the Sky Gods(creator); Conan AnnualSolomon Kane; Tales of the Hyborian Age; Ghost Rider; Classics IllustratedForbidden Gallery; Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction; Vampirella; CreepyThe Creeps; Eerie; Psycho; Arrgh!; Twilight Zone; Ripley’s Believe It or Not!Boris Karloff’s Tales of MysteryGrimm’s Ghost Stories; Walt Disney Digest;Golden Digest; House of  Mystery; House of Secrets; Chilling Adventures in Sorcery; Madhouse; Haunt of HorrorThe Protector; Dr. Spektor Presents Spine-Tingling Tales; Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig; Tweety and Sylvester; The Little MonstersSpace Family Robinson; Ghost Manor; Ghostly Haunts; Ghostly Tales; Star Wars; Daddy Cool; Mystery Comics DigestTerra O’Hara (creator, with Alfredo P. Alcala); Fanta  (creator);  Eldorado Red, Tor-Gund the Beast Chief (Tarzan), Bwana War (Tarzan).  Blood of the Dragon (Jane), The Lost World (graphic novels, not published); others. NOTE: Many stories Don wrote were without name credit.

   

MAGAZINE ARTICLES (excluding “fanzines”): Modern Monsters (editor);Famous Monsters of Filmland; Castle of Frankenstein;  Coffin CutiesDinosaur; Dinosaur Times; Dinosauria; King of the Monsters (associate editor); E-Go Collectors Series  (associate editor); Monsters of the Movies (associate editor); Henry Winkler Magazine (associate editor); TV’s Dynamic Heroes (associate editor);  Mediascene/Prevue  (West Coast editor); Dinosaurs Invade Philadelphia; Pizzazz; Wizard of Oz; Monsters Unleashed!; Search Magazine; Vampire Tales; Science Fiction Illustrated; Natural HistoryThe Journal of Frankenstein The American Way; Family Circle; GritTiger Beat; Fave; Right On!Incredible Science Fiction; Model Graphix; Dino-Frontline; Jack Kirby Collector; The Occult Files of Dr. Spektor; Dagar the Invincible; Tragg and the Sky Gods; Golden Comics Digest Mystery Comics Digest; Walt Disney Comics Digest; Scary Monsters; others

   

MISCELLANEOUS: Creature from the Black Lagoon (1982 Bob Burns Halloween show, televised on CBS); Teenage Monster Rumble and The Prodigy Son (showcase scenes, also directed);  You Bet Jurassic  (Islands of Adventure, Orlando, FL); Dinosaurs in the Movies (museum laserdisc exhibit); record album, cassette & CD liner notes: Frankensteinand Dracularadio shows (liner notes); “Give Our Love (to All the People”) (song co-writer,Penny Arkade: Not the Freeze CD album; also performed, co-wrote liner notes); also liner notes for the three “Dinosaur Tracks” and three “Dinosaur Talks” CDs produced for Fossil Records, some featured in various TV and video documentaries; wrote and performed songs “Dinosaur Valley Girls”and “Jurassic Punk” for the movie Dinosaur Valley Girls, “The Mummy’s Wrap” for The Mummy’s Kiss(included on soundtrack CD), “Rhythm and Bones” (with David Price) ( The Mummy’s Kiss: 2nd Dynasty),  “Earth Shaker” (Attack of the 60 Foot Centerfold),  “Little Horses” ( Blood Scarab),  “Rebels with Claws”  (Dances with Werewolves ) and “Transylvania Twang” (with David Price)  (Tales of Frankenstein); wrote the Universal Monsters Press Kit  (not issued); Tales of Frankenstein trading cards; various Pecosborn Productions calendars;  also, briefly, copywriting for Milt Valera Public Relations, Van Nuys, CA; and wrote numerous scripts for Jim Harmon’s Mini-Drama radio series, two of which — “Frankenstein” (part 1) and “Madhouse of Death” — can be heard on the Tales of Frankenstein DVD.

   

FANZINES: Don began writing in 1962 for “fanzines,” contributing to many such publications (e.g., The Fantasy Journal, The Transylvanian Newsletter, Radio Hero, Review,  Outre’ ,  Night, Amateur Producer’s Magazine, Wonder Stories, Ready for Showing, Mammoth, Guts, Graphic Story World, Alter Ego, Journal of Vampirism, Prehistoric Times and Dinosaur World). In 1962, he published/edited (with Dick Andersen) the fanzine Shazam! and in 1994 the one-shot Dinosaur Tracks Newsletter.