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

Lesson #2: Monster Movies are Scary

Monster movies are scary. It’s a lesson I learned early in my journey to becoming a monster kid.  How one responds to that fear is what separates monster kids from everybody else.  Monster kids love the monsters that scare them. This is the story of how I learned this lesson and how I responded. My parents … Continue reading Lesson #2: Monster Movies are Scary

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

Monster Kid Memories: The Library & the Giant Ape

           My First Monster Movie Begins                    A Lifelong Love Affair It was the summer of 1970.  Or maybe it was 1971.  I was 4, maybe 5, years old.  My little brother had just been born and my mom, like all parents of newborns with … Continue reading Monster Kid Memories: The Library & the Giant Ape

Classic Monster Magazines: Marvel’s Monsters to Laugh With

Marvel’s First Monster Magazine is All Fun & Games Monsters to Laugh With #1                                                 (Non-Pariel Publishing, 1964) In the early 1960’s, Marvel Comics was on a role. Their unique approach to super heroes … Continue reading Classic Monster Magazines: Marvel’s Monsters to Laugh With

(GIVEAWAY) COMET TV MONSTER SUMMER PRIZE PACK

EVERYONE WINS WITH THIS SUMMER’S SUNDAY NIGHT MOVIES Beginning May 27, COMET will be airing a double-header of classic monster movies every Sunday throughout the summer, with the first film each night featuring your favorite giant lizard and the second starring some lesser-known beasts. The Godzilla films featured run the gamut from his 1954 debut Gojira, to the campy Son … Continue reading (GIVEAWAY) COMET TV MONSTER SUMMER PRIZE PACK

Book Preview: Forrest J Ackerman Scrapbook

New Hardcover Book Pays Loving Tribute to Uncle Forry  If you are reading this website, then I don’t need to introduce you to Forrest J Ackerman.  You already know that he was the long-time editor of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine and  a legend in his lifetime.  You also know he was an author, agent, … Continue reading Book Preview: Forrest J Ackerman Scrapbook