(Toy Fair 2018) Super7 Debuts New Universal Monsters & Planet of the Apes Collections

Toy Fair 2018 Spotlight on Super7 Super7 is best known for resurrecting the legendary 3.75 inch action figures in the retro Kenner-style and a fan-fave with many classic monster collectors for it’s original run of Universal Monsters figures released while ReAction was licensed by Funko. Well, based on what Super7 just showcased at Toy Fair 2018, … Continue reading (Toy Fair 2018) Super7 Debuts New Universal Monsters & Planet of the Apes Collections

Vintage Dinosaur Toys

I Love Dinosaur Toys Before monsters entered my world, there were dinosaurs.  As I have detailed in previous posts, dinosaurs were my gateway to monsters and played an influential part in my becoming a full-fledged Monster Kid. In reality, my favorite kind of monster movie usually includes a dinosaur or derivative thereof — atomic behemoths rampaging through … Continue reading Vintage Dinosaur Toys

Jakks 40-Inch Godzilla 2014 Action Figure – Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category

Collecting the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category – Part 8 Jakks Pacific 4o” Godzilla Toy It’s Monday and that means it’s time for another entry in my continuing series profiling all the nominees in the 2015 Rondo Awards.  With the one-year anniversary of Legends Godzilla, or Godzilla 2014 as it’s become known, hitting the theaters, we’re taking … Continue reading Jakks 40-Inch Godzilla 2014 Action Figure – Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category

X-Plus War of Gargantuas Vinyl Figures – Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category

Collecting the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category – Part 6 X-Plus War of Gargantuas Vinyl Figures I continue my series profiling each of the 2015 Rondo Awards nominees for Best Toy/Model/Collectible category with the X-Plus set of vinyl figures from Toho’s 1966 kaiju classic, War of the Gargantuas.   NOTE: I recently wrote a Monster Kid Memories … Continue reading X-Plus War of Gargantuas Vinyl Figures – Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category

Collecting Playmobil: Take-Along Haunted House Playset & Monsters

Playmobil Releases Updated Haunted House & Monster Figures Founded in 1974, Playmobil is the largest toy company in Germany and a favorite of kids and collectors for generations.  While monsters and spooky characters have been offered by the company over the years, there seems to be a more concentrated effort for Halloween-themed playsets from the … Continue reading Collecting Playmobil: Take-Along Haunted House Playset & Monsters

2016 Rondo Awards Ballot Recommendations

Cast Your Vote in the 2016 Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards For the past 15 years, The Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards has honored those who strive to keep the genre of Classic Horror vibrant via research, creativity and film preservation. Truly the Oscar, the Emmy and the State Fair Blue Ribbon, the ‘Rondos’ is essential  for us Monster Kids! … Continue reading 2016 Rondo Awards Ballot Recommendations

Classic Monster Comics – Marvel’s Godzilla

The King of the Monsters Rampaged Through The 1970s Marvel Universe Godzilla King of the Monsters #1 (Marvel Comics Group,  February 1977) Look Out America! The Mightiest Menace of Them All is Coming Your Way! Written by Doug Moench Drawn by Herbe Trimpe & Jim Mooney Lettered by Joe Rosen Colored by Janice Cohen About GODZILLA KING OF THE MONSTERS … Continue reading Classic Monster Comics – Marvel’s Godzilla

Monstrous Auction Prices Paid for These Monster Movie Puppets

These Puppets All Claimed Quite a Price at Auction Puppets.  We all know they’re basically creepy and evil. And Hollywood movies have given us some of the creepiest. Here are 5 horrible examples of monster movie puppets you should try not to think about too much. The Wrath of God – Raiders of the Lost … Continue reading Monstrous Auction Prices Paid for These Monster Movie Puppets

Top Websites for Classic Monster Collectibles

Finding Classic Monster Collectibles Online: For new collectors, finding classic monster collectibles online is a smart place to start.  Not only does the internet make it easy to search for and purchase collectibles, it is also an excellent way to determine current values and prices for collectibles. Having a good sense for what specific collectibles have recently … Continue reading Top Websites for Classic Monster Collectibles