Classic Movie Poster – Creature from the Black Lagoon

Classic Movie Posters Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954, Universal ) U.S. One-Sheet (27 x 41) The Gill Man swam into theaters in 1954 and has since joined the ranks of the classic Universal monsters alongside Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster and the Wolf Man.  This classic film was originally released in 3-D and featured groundbreaking underwater … Continue reading Classic Movie Poster – Creature from the Black Lagoon

(Video) Monsterama Episode 18 – Collecting the Creature from the Black Lagoon

The Most Collectible of Classic Monsters Watch this video and see why collecting the Creature from the Black Lagoon is such a passion for classic monster collectors. The last of the great Universal Monsters to come along, the Creature from the Black Lagoon swam his way into our Monster Kid hearts in glorious 3-D in … Continue reading (Video) Monsterama Episode 18 – Collecting the Creature from the Black Lagoon

Classic Monster Comics: Dell Comics The Creature

Classic Monster Comics – Dell Comics The Creature: Movie Classics #142 THE CREATURE, No. 1 (Dell Comics, 1963) An unbelievable thing emerges from the murky Amazon jungle…a Monster! Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide lists this as Movie Classic #12-142-302, but “Movie Classic” does NOT appear on cover. Indicia title is “THE CREATURE, No. 1.” In … Continue reading Classic Monster Comics: Dell Comics The Creature

Monsters for Free: Anchor Hocking Universal Monsters Drinking Glasses

The Coolest Gas Station Giveaways of the 1960s Anchor Hocking Universal Monsters Drinking Glasses             Set of 4 – 1963 The mid-1960s was the peak of the Monster Craze in the U.S. and classic monsters were everywhere; on Saturday afternoon television, in toy and hobby stores, on the magazine rack and … Continue reading Monsters for Free: Anchor Hocking Universal Monsters Drinking Glasses

Colors of a Monster Kid: Monster Gallery Coloring Book

This Wasn’t Your Ordinary Coloring Book Monster Gallery coloring book (Troubadour Press, 1973) Troubadour Press published  beautifully crafted coloring books that stood head and shoulders above the usual coloring book fair.  They specialized in genre content and  treated these subjects with the same reverence as the kids who these books were made for. These 11×14″, heavy paper … Continue reading Colors of a Monster Kid: Monster Gallery Coloring Book

(Video) Monsterama Episode 19: Basil Gogos Artwork

Basil Gogos is THE Artist for Generations of Monster Kids Like a bizarro-world Norman Rockwell, Basil Gogos artwork changed the face of classic horror.  For 25 years, Monster Kids delighted in his horrifying yet dazzling images of their ghoulish heroes on their favorite magazine covers. His film monster portrait art of Frankenstein, the Creature from the Black … Continue reading (Video) Monsterama Episode 19: Basil Gogos Artwork

Top 10 Most Valuable Movie Monster Props

Top 10 Most Valuable Monster Movie Props & Costumes Ever Sold at Auction We love our movie monsters and we love collecting them in al their forms.  From creatures from outer space to beasts from the ocean depths, movie makers have spent decades creating monsters to keep us on the edge of our seats. Here we take … Continue reading Top 10 Most Valuable Movie Monster Props

FUNKO REACTION UNIVERSAL MONSTERS – RONDO AWARDS 2015 BEST TOY NOMINEE

Collecting the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category – Part 10 Funko ReAction Universal Monsters Collection This is the final installment in my review of the 2014 nominees for the Best Toy, Model, Collectible category of the Rondo Hatton Horror Awards and we finish with the most classic of all monsters –the Funko ReAction Universal … Continue reading FUNKO REACTION UNIVERSAL MONSTERS – RONDO AWARDS 2015 BEST TOY NOMINEE

Classic Movie Posters Gallery – Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

Classic Movie Posters Gallery (click image to enlarge) Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (Allied Artists, 1958) Three Sheet (41″ X 81″) This 1958 camp science fiction movie has the unique distinction of being considered one of the worst science fiction movies ever made and one of the most valuable movie posters of all time. Released … Continue reading Classic Movie Posters Gallery – Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Winner

And the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Winner is…. Diamond Select Creature from the Black Lagoon Specs: 7-inch-scale 16+ points of articulation Sculpted by Jean St. Jean 2 variations:  Toys R Us exclusive (simpler, above-water base) and Deluxe variant available through Previews to Collectible Stores (underwater base) Retail Price: $24.99 Deluxe display base Features a … Continue reading Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Winner