Unlike Herman Munster, the Addams Family did not spring to life with a bolt of lightning. They evolved over time from the primordial soup of cartoonist Charles Addams’s imagination. His single-panel comics about the humorously macabre family eventually became an appropriately twisted domestic sitcom in the ’60s and then a pair of big-budget movies in the ’90s. Was there ever any doubt that the subversive clan would... More >>>