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

Amazing X-Plus Destroy All Monsters Vinyl Figure Collection

The Greatest Monster Mash Movie Gets The Greatest Collectible Figure Release The Japanese collectible company,  X-Plus, has announced the Monster Total Advance 50th Anniversary Set (Destroy All Monsters), an 11 figure set, and a new Large Monster Series Flying Ghidorah. Japanese vinyl is a highly specialized area of collecting that I haven’t ventured into, as a … Continue reading Amazing X-Plus Destroy All Monsters Vinyl Figure Collection

Godzilla Vinyl Figure Collectibles

Collecting Vinyl Godzilla Figures The first Godzilla figure was issued in 1966 by the Marusan Company and many vintage collectors consider Bullmark to be the finest and most varied line of Godzilla toys ever created, even making a cameo in Godzilla v Hedorah.  The Marusan and Bulwark lines, along with the original Bandai 8 inch line, are … Continue reading Godzilla Vinyl Figure Collectibles

Collecting Monsters @ San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Finding Monsters Amidst the Mayhem   Obviously, San Diego Comic-Con has a much broader pop culture and  entertainment focus than Monster Bash or Monsterpalooza, so seeking out new and interesting classic monster, retro Sci-Fi and vintage fantasy film memorabilia takes a bit of effort. Well, your roving reporter with an eye for magnificent –and not-so-magnificent … Continue reading Collecting Monsters @ San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Get Our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

 Our Favorite Modern Collectibles of Classic Monsters We live in a wonderful time for genre fans and collectors.   Our fellow monster kids have created companies who specialize in modern collectibles of classic movie and TV characters that are great to collect in their own right.   We also know not every monster kid or collector has the … Continue reading Get Our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Sputnik Supplies Ro-Boy – Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category Nominee

Collecting the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category – Part 9 Sputnik Supplies Ro-Boy Vinyl Figure It seems I’ve been exploring the intersection of iconic monsters and horrible movies in recent posts. In last week’s Classic Movie Poster post, I profiled 1958’s Attack of the 50 Foot Woman  – a bad movie with an iconic … Continue reading Sputnik Supplies Ro-Boy – Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category Nominee

My 2015 Rondo Classic Horror Awards Ballot

2015 Rondo Classic Horror Awards – my annual kick-in-the-pants Monster Kids spend a lot of time reminiscing about the bygone days of childhood.  The glorious 1960s and 70s are gone but not forgotten.  The 2015 Rondo Classic Horror Awards remind us that ‘classic’ doesn’t have to mean ‘vintage.’ We love our classic monsters, our retro … Continue reading My 2015 Rondo Classic Horror Awards Ballot

Monster Collector Resources

Monster Collector Resources On this page, I’ll link to websites, blogs and articles that I consider useful Classic Monster Collector Resources , or that I just plain love as a Monster Kid.   Collecting & Price Guides: Action Figure Authority Certified Guarantee Company  ComicsPriceGuide.com Collectors-Action Figures.com  Collectors Weekly Cool & Collected.com Kovels.com Nostomania Auction Sites: eBay.com … Continue reading Monster Collector Resources