Aug. 7, 2021

This Day in Halloween: Richard Matheson's classic "I Am Legend" is published by Gold Medal Books in 1954. / Illustrated by Gabriela Vega

I Am Legend is published by Gold Medal Books in 1954. Richard Matheson’s classic short novel serves as the source material for four movie versions, a BBC radio play, a comic book series as well as an inspiration for George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead.