Basil Gogos

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Gogos in November 2015

Basil Gogos (March 12, 1929 – September 13, 2017)[1] was an Egyptian-born American illustrator. He was born in Alexandria, Egypt. He was best known for his portraits of movie monsters which appeared on the covers of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine in the 1960s and 1970s.

Gogos died in Manhattan, New York of a heart attack on September 13, 2017 at the age of 88.[2]

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  1. Sandomir, Richard (26 September 2017). "Basil Gogos, Who Painted Monsters With Love, Dies at 88" – via
  2. John Squires (September 14, 2017). "R.I.P. Legendary Monster Artist Basil Gogos". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved September 16, 2017.

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